Theoretical basis for assessing the health status of individuals emphasizing cultural diversity, age-related differences, and lifestyle factors. Introduction to the role of the professional nurse in identifying, documenting, and communicating normal findings and common deviations from normal. Application of cognitive, psychomotor, communication, and critical thinking skills in the performance of a systematic, holistic health assessment by nurses. PRQ: R.N. status or consent of school. Class Notes: "Regional Delivery fee of $156.00 per credit hour. Additional material fees may apply to this course.". Enrollment Requirements: PRQ: R.N. status or consent of school.