Nursing Assessment: The Key to Quality Patient Care
OVERVIEW:

The nurse often serves as the eyes and ears of the patient's healthcare team, as he or she has the most frequent direct and prolonged patient contact. This frequent contact is a primary reason it is important for a nurse to be highly adept at patient assessment. A detailed assessment is part of every initial contact and is often referred to as the intake or admission assessment. This program demonstrates and describes the characteristic approach and "tools used in a system-based assessment of a patient.

OBJECTIVES:

After completing this course, the learner should be able to:
  1. Describe the role of the nurse in patient assessment.
  2. Explain the concept of assessment as an ongoing process.
  3. Differentiate between the three types of nursing assessments. and their uses.
  4. List the tools used for an assessment.
  5. Discuss the role of intuition in assessment.
  6. Differentiate between subjective and objective assessment.
  7. Discuss the nurses obligations regarding documentation and reporting.
  8. Demonstrate an effective end-of-shift report. 
Price: $299.00 USD

Product ID: CLP211
Media: DVD
Year: 2013
Duration: 18:00 minutes
Language: English
Tags: Basic Clinical Skills
 
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