|Differentiate initial, baseline and focused assessment.
Discuss the importance of each type of assessment.|
|Outline a systematic approach to baseline assessment.|
Review the primary assessment techniques of inspection, palpation, percussion, and auscultation.|
Discuss performance tips associated with each assessment technique.|
Differentiate between systolic and diastolic murmurs.|
Relate abnormal assessment findings to pathophysiological
|Using clinical scenarios, identify common assessment
findings frequently seen with disorders of the cardiovascular,
respiratory, gastrointestinal and neurological systems.|
Discuss the fundamentals of a neurological assessment
including verbal response, eye|
response, and motor response.
Discuss the value of percussion and palpation in a focused
Perform an integrated assessment of a patient with multiple
organ dysfunction syndrome.|