Rapid Physical Assessment
OVERVIEW:

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.

OBJECTIVES:

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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