Physical and Health Assessment

Health Assessment Online Course

Course Name

Physical and Health Assessment Online Course with Exam Reviews

Course Description

Physical and Health Assessment Nursing Online course covers concepts and principles underlying assessment of the health status of individuals are presented with emphasis placed on interviewing skills, health histories, and the physical and psychosocial findings in the well person. Communication and assessment skills are developed. Students obtain health histories, perform physical and psychosocial assessments, establish a database, and formulate initial nursing plans using the nursing process.

Prerequisites: none

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify principles of history taking in the assessment process of
  2. Conduct a health history, including environmental exposure and a family
    history that recognizes genetic risks, to identify current and future health
  3. Demonstrate physical examination skills including focused physical,
    behavioral, psychological, socioeconomic, and environmental assessments
    of health and illness parameters in patients, using developmentally and culturally appropriate approaches and according to established criteria.
  4. Document problems and needs in individuals from data discovered during
    the health history and physical examination.
  5. Compare and contrast the roles and responsibilities of the nurse in the
    process of health assessment and health promotion.
  6. Demonstrate responsibility for independent learning

  • Course Fee: $79.99
  • Course Category: Nursing Sciences
  • Students Taken : 1007
  • Lessons Included: 27
  • Average Time to Completion: 21 hrs
  • Overall Student Pass Rate: 99%

Average Course rating

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Topics and Lessons


Part I

Health Assessment
Wellness and Health Promotion
Health Assessment Across Lifespan
Cultural Considerations
Psychological Assessment
Techniques and Equipments
General Survey
Pain Assessment
Nutritional Assessment
Health History
Skin, Hair and Nails
Head, Neck and Related Lymphatics

Part II

Ear, Nose, Mouth and Throat
Respiratory System
Breasts and Axillae
Cardiovascular System
Peripheral Vascular System
Urinary System
Male Reproductive System
Female Reproductive System
Musculoskeletal System
Neurological System
Assessment of Infants, Children and Adolescent
Pregnant Female
Older Adult

Learning Resources

Video eBook Audio Notes Powerpoint presentations Certificate


Online Quizzes Assignments Review Exams
Quizzes assignments Review Exams

  1. Grade Score of 70% or more makes the participants eligible to Certificate of Achievement that can be downloadable as a PDF file.
  2. A letter grade is also assigned on the Certificate of Achievement

Course Credits

  • None
  • Certificate Level
  • College/University Level

Availability of Assistance

  • Self Study (No instructor)
  • Instructor Available
  • Instructor Request (If needed)

Course Features

  • Online Courses
  • Unlimited Accessibility for 6 and 12 months
  • 24/7 Availability
  • Start Anytime
  • Self-Paced
  • User Friendly
  • Suitable to All Students
  • PC & Mac Compatible
  • Android/iOs Mobile and Tablet
  • Class Surveys


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