The University of Texas at ArlingtonCollege of NursingN5220—400 Advanced Health Assessment and Diagnostic Reasoning (AO)Fall 2020Instructor(s): Courtney Stewart, MSN, APRN, CPNP-PCOffice Number:Pickard Hall #626Office Telephone Number:817-272-4885Email Address:[email protected]Faculty Profile:Office Hours: by appointment onlySection Information: NURS 5220—400—Stewart (Lead Faculty)NURSC 5220—400—Stewart (Lead Faculty)NURSG 5220-400—Stewart (Lead Faculty)Course Start Date: August, 2020Coach Groups: Students are placed in coach sections. Final coach assignments will be posted in class announcements when the course opens. Description of Course Content:Apply theoretical foundations of comprehensive health assessment across the lifespan. Prerequisite: Graduate StandingStudent Learning Outcomes: 1.Determine elements of a comprehensive and problem-focused physical examination across the lifespan.2.Differentiate between objective and subjective findings in documenting a history and physical examination. 3.Develop appropriate differential diagnoses. 4.Differentiate among normal variations, normal and abnormal findings across the lifespan. 5.Incorporate socio/cultural beliefs, values and practices relevant to health into assessment.NURS 5220—400—Advanced Health Assessment/Stewart – Fall August 2020 Syllabus1 | P a g e
MSN EssentialMSN UTA Program OutcomeCourse OutcomeModule ObjectiveAssignmentVIII: Recognizes that the masters-preparednurse applies and integrates broad, organizational, client-centered, and culturally appropriate concepts in the planning, delivery, management, and evaluation of evidence-based clinical prevention and population care and services to individuals, families, and aggregates/identified populations.Develops skillsto provide careand case management for patients in ambulatory settings, acuteand chronicallyill community settings, acutecare facilities and extended care facilities1.Determine elements of a comprehensive and problem-focused physical examination across the lifespanExplain variations of head to toe examPretestXI: Recognizes that nursing practice, at the master’s level, is broadly defined as any form of nursing interventionthat influences healthcare outcomes for individuals, populations, or systems. Masters-level nursing graduates must have an advanced level of understanding of nursing and relevant sciences aswell as the ability tointegrate this knowledge into practice. Nursing practice interventions include both direct Promotes the skills to develop collaborative relationships with community agencies concerned with health problems related to economic, psychosocial, cultural and environmental factors in the quality improvement of healthcare delivery CO 2, 4, 52: Differentiate between objectiveand subjective findings in documenting a history and physical examination.