Rapid Physical Assessment

This updated program gives a new look and feel to Medcoms popular and trusted course for performing a rapid physical assessment. The program provides a comprehensive review of the steps required to perform a rapid physical assessment including:

  • Pre-assessment information gathering
  • General observations
  • Performing a physical exam of all major body region
The results of this assessment will help reveal undiagnosed complaints and lay the groundwork for any additional testing that might be necessary.


After completing this course, the learner should be able to:
  • Describe what is involved in a rapid physical assessment
  • Explain the importance and purpose of a rapid physical assessment
  • Identify and perform pre-assessment tasks
  • Take vital signs and make general observations about the patients condition
  • Perform a rapid physical assessment of major body regions
  • Describe the need to change approach immediately in the event of a highly abnormal finding, or if the patient expresses a crucial complaint.
This program also includes workbooks that can be ordered separately.

 This program has been designated for 1 contact hour of continuing nursing education credits.
Price: $315.00 USD

Product ID: MED679
Media: DVD
Year: 2012
Duration: 25:22 minutes
Language: English
Tags: Physical Assessment
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