Advanced Clinical Assessment Lab
This graduate level laboratory course will involve application of advanced health assessment principles and skills for comprehensive examination of adult and older adult clients. Emphasis is placed on physical, psychosocial, and cultural assessments skills that are necessary to develop a comprehensive health assessment. This lab will focus on interviewing and history-taking, advanced physical assessment skills, diagnostic reasoning, and development of a plan of care. The clinical laboratory will emphasize techniques for identifying common normal and abnormal findings and documentation of these findings. Students will engage in actual practice with task trainers, fellow students, and Standardized Patients using simulated patient clinical encounters involving common health problems.