Course description

This course is designed to help the RN or RPN acquire the knowledge and critical skills required to develop and perform a complete health assessment. Assessment of each body system will include transcultural and lifespan considerations. Students will review methods of obtaining and recording a holistic health assessment including a health history, and physical and psychosocial assessments. There will be review of screening tools for the assessment of domestic violence, mental status, nutritional status, and pain. NOTE – there is no lab component to this course.

Course details

Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

Please note: This course is offered through OntarioLearn. To review important information such as textbook, exam and grade information, visit the OntarioLearn Information web page.

Credit transfer

Have you taken this course or an equivalent course? Contact the Credit Transfer Office.

Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Winter 2023 registration opens November 28, 2022. Spring 2023 registration opens February 27, 2023.

Delivery options

In person: classes held in person on a campus/site in a classroom/lab/shop/studio for the course duration

Online - Asynchronous: ​100% online delivery, no scheduled day or time course requirements with the instructor, assigned due dates

Online - Synchronous: 100% online delivery, scheduled day and time course requirements with the instructor, assigned due dates

Hybrid: any combination of in person, timetabled, on campus, online, and hyflex delivery