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Chamberlain College of Nursing NR509 Advanced Physical Assessment Alternative Writing Assignment Guidelines and Grading Rubric Purpose As a family nurse practitioner, you must possess excellent physical assessment skills. This alternative writing assignment mirrors the discussion content of the debriefing session and will allow the student to expand their knowledge of physical health assessment principles specific to the advanced practice role. Course Outcomes This assignment is guided by the following Course Outcomes (COs): 1. Apply advanced practice nursing knowledge to collecting health history information and physical examination findings for various patient populations. (PO 1, 2) 2. Differentiate normal and abnormal health history and physical examination findings. (PO 1, 2) 4. Adapt health history and physical examination skills to the developmental, gender-related, age-specific, and special population needs of the individual patient. (PO 1, 2) The purposes of this assignment are to: (a) identify and articulate advanced assessment health history and physical examination techniques which are relevant to a focused body system (CO 1), (b) differentiate normal and abnormal findings with regard to a disease or condition that impacts the body system (CO 2), and (c) adapt advanced assessment skills if necessary to suit the needs of specific patient populations (CO 4). NOTE : You are to complete this alternative writing assignment ONLY if you had not participated or do not plan to participate in a debriefing session for the given week. Due Date: This alternative written assignment is due no later than the Sunday of the week in which you did not attend the weekly debriefing session . For example, if you did not attend a debriefing session for Week 3, this written assignment is due the Sunday at 11:59 p.m. MT of Week 4.
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  • Fall '15
  • Nursing, Physical examination, physical assessment skills

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