Health History

1: Explain expected client behaviors while differentiating between normal findings, variations, and abnormalities. (PO
CO 2: Utilize prior knowledge of theories and principles of nursing and related disciplines to integrate clinical
judgment in professional decision-making and implementation of nursing process while obtaining a physical
assessment. (POs 4 and 8)
CO 3: Recognize the influence that developmental stages have on physical, psychosocial, cultural, and spiritual
functioning. (PO 1)
CO 4: Utilize effective communication when performing a health assessment. (PO 3)
CO 5: Demonstrate beginning skill in performing a complete physical examination, using the techniques of inspection,
palpation, percussion, and auscultation. (PO 2)
CO 6: Identify teaching/learning needs from the health history of an individual. (POs 2 and 5)
CO 7: Explore the professional responsibility involved in conducting a comprehensive health assessment and providing
appropriate documentation. (POs 6 and 7)

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