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College of Nursing Offers Basic Health Assessment Refresher Course  

3 Nursing StudentsSeton Hall University will be offering the Basic Health Assessment Refresher course beginning December 1, 2020 through February 28, 2021. This online program provides an opportunity for registered nurses to further develop and hone basic health assessment skills prior to beginning an advanced health assessment course. The course is open to Seton Hall College of Nursing students who are currently enrolled in one of the Nurse Practitioner programs and have been taking classes for at least one semester. Nurse practitioner students outside of Seton Hall who need this course are also welcome to register.

This refresher course involves self-study using a textbook and online course material PLUS practice with a self-selected qualified mentor who is an APRN, MD, or DO and approved by the course coordinator. Course content includes how to complete a comprehensive health history and conduct a physical exam on specific body parts as well as on the neurological system.

The course is taught by Maryanne Barra, D.N.P., F.N.P.-B.C., R.N. and Moira Kendra, D.N.P., M.A., ACNP-BC, R.N., both distinguished members of the Seton Hall faculty who have extensive teaching experience in both clinical and didactic settings.

Students should be organized and self-directed in completing the course content and assignments and able to work at an individual pace to complete all work within a specified timeframe. The course will be available online Dec. 1, 2020 through Feb. 28, 2021. Although they may complete this program at their own pace, students will have up to three months to complete the course to be awarded the 25 contact hours. This course will satisfy the pre-requisite for Seton Hall Nurse Practitioner students entering Advanced Health Assessment and Graduate Nursing Practicum I for Fall 2021.

At the completion of this program, students will have learned how to complete a head-to-toe physical assessment in a systematic manner by demonstrating the skills and techniques with their mentor.

When: Course open Dec. 1, 2020 through Feb. 28, 2021
Location: Virtual
Registration Cost: $325
Course Materials: $168-191

To find out more and register, click here.

Seton Hall University College of Nursing is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by New Jersey State Nurses Association an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. P#196-10/2021.

Categories: Health and Medicine

For more information, please contact:

  • Joyce Maglione
  • 973) 761-9305