About the Workshop:

Health Assessment skills enable the nurse to confidently assume responsibilities for assessing a client’s health by evaluating symptoms and performing physical examinations. In this workshop, graduate nurses will have the opportunity to learn or improve health assessment skills with a focus on the frail elder. Activities will include lectures, discussions, audiovisual presentations, demonstrations, and simulated health assessments.

Learning Objectives:

Gain proficiency in administering a complete independent physical assessment.

Identify where to concentrate their efforts in order to be successful in conducting physical examinations.

Have the opportunity to practice the hands-on components of physical examination assessment skills.

Improve their skill set based on verbal feedback of their performance throughout the workshop.

Identify where to concentrate their efforts in order to be successful in conducting physical examinations.