NSG 513 Advanced Physical Examination and Diagnostic Reasoning for Primary Care, 4 credits

(3 credits of didactic, 1 credit laboratory) This course focuses on comprehensive physical examination of individuals across the lifespan. The process of diagnostic reasoning, hypothesis formulation and differential diagnosis of disorders commonly seen in the primary care setting is stressed. Students learn to interpret diagnostic and laboratory findings and use effective communication skills to develop clinical hypotheses.

Co-requisites: NSG 511