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Health Assessment Review for Nurse Practitioner Students

Health Assessment Refresher Course for Nurse Practitioner Students

August 22, 23, 24, 2018

0830 – 1600

Clinical Education Centre

31 George Street

Queen’s University

 

Overview

During this 3-day workshop, the learner will have the opportunity to practice their health assessment skills.  The workshop is designed to consolidate the pre-course learning for the Advanced Health Assessment and Diagnostics, prepare you for the pre-course OSCE which will be held in 2-3 week of September and give you confidence in your skills for your first clinical experiences. 

You will work in groups of 2-3 persons. The days will begin with a plenary presentation followed by hands on practice. 

 

 

Wednesday

Aug 22

 

Thursday

Aug 23

 

Friday

Aug 24

 

0830 - 1200

Introduction/Overview

General Assessment

Cardiovascular

Practice time

0830 - 1200

MSK assessment

 

Practice time

0830 - 1200

Skin

Head/neck

Head to toe – putting it together

Practice time

 

LUNCH

LUNCH

LUNCH

1300-1600

Respiratory

Abdomen

GU

Practice time

1300-1600

Eyes/ENT

Neurological assessment

Practice time

 

1300-1600 

Practicing a head to toe exam

 

 

Coffee/Tea/Muffins provided at 0900 every morning

Coffee Break provided at 1430 each afternoon

When: August 22-24, 2018

Where: Clinical Education Centre (31 George St.), Queen’s University, Kingston, ON

Fee: $300 (13% HST included) ($100/day for individual days).

Course Description

This three-day workshop is designed for current and future students of the Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner program. The focus will be on advanced health assessment and diagnosis. Participants will benefit from the detailed review and hands-on practice of the core elements of a Comprehensive Physical Examination.

Light refreshments will be provided.

Registration Info

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