Online Nursing Courses - RNSG 325 - RN to BSN Online Completion Degree

Online Nursing Course - Advanced Health Assessment - RNSG 325

4 Units

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Course Description:

Course provides the BSN student with the opportunity to build on their assessment skill and decision making competencies related to individual patient care in the area of medical surgical nursing. Course is taught through the utilization of web learning activities, case studies and written assignments. Focus is place on advanced assessment; comparing and contrasting of normal and abnormal finds; development of nursing plans of action to address specific scenarios which present nursing history, chief complaint and physical assessment and findings.

Course Objectives:
  • Analyze cultural, developmental, spiritual, and psychosocial variations in the health state of clients based upon the provided health assessments.
  • Identify ethnic and cultural variables related to assigned specific case study and explain their effects on plan of care.
  • Apply principles of assessment across continuum of care to specific case scenarios and web simulation activities.
  • Differentiate normal physiological alterations from pathological findings.
  • Document the health assessment data in accordance with legal and ethical guidelines in a clear, accurate, and relevant manner for assigned web simulation activities.
  • Analyze assessment data and utilize findings in the formulation of nursing plans of care for the specific case studies assigned.
  • In addition to course objectives, there are specific learning objectives for each topic / module in the course.

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