Units:2.0 - 3.0
Prerequisite: NURS 6020 and instructor's consent.
Advanced health assessment provides knowledge and experience in obtaining child health histories, performing physicals, and screening for normal versus abnormal cognitive, physical, and psychosocial functions. Developmentally oriented and emphasizes health promotion and well-child care of children/families from birth to adolescence. Pediatric nurse practitioner students must enroll for 3 credits and will receive additional instruction and work related to a particular patient population.