NURS 2160 Basic Health Assessment and Nursing Skills
Credit Hours 6.0
Prerequisites acceptance into the nursing program
Corequisites NURS 2040, NURS 2060, NURS 2061, NURS 2080 and SNHP 3000

Four lecture hours and six laboratory hours a week.
The course is designed to facilitate the student’s acquisition of both health assessment and basic nursing skills. It is composed of three distinct components: health assessment theoretical content, basic skills theoretical content, and laboratory/clinical performance. In order to pass the course students must pass all three components. An additional component of the course is mastery of basic drug calculations.