This course focuses on the development of advanced critical thinking and clinical judgment skills through comprehensive health assessment. Health promotion and health maintenance content, including relevant research findings are utilized to evaluate health status and to evaluate health risk among individuals and groups. Age, gender, and cultural variations in health and implications for advanced practice are included. Advanced practice health assessment skills are developed and refined.
Pre-req or Co-req: HSCI.5500 Human Development and Pathophysiology, or MLSC.5510 Advanced Pathophysiology, or HSCI.5510 Clinical Pathophysiology.