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Vital Signs: An Introduction to Patient Assessment
In this one time course, we will be looking at one of the most critical and fundamental aspects of patient assessment, vital signs. We will learn what they mean, what they can tell us about our patient and how to check them.
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In this course, the aspiring nurse, doctor or any future healthcare professional will learn the knowledge and skills to perform vital signs. In this engaging and hands on course, your student will learn all the aspects of vital signs including pulse, temperature, respiration and blood pressure. Students will learn why assessing vital signs is critical to patient health and what the normal values are for varying types of patients. Students will also learn the fundamentals of assessing...
By the end of this course, students will be able to explain why assessing vital signs is critical to patient care, recite the normal values of vital signs, and demonstrate how to perform the basics skills of checking pulse and respiration. Students will also be able to identify normal vs. abnormal temperature and blood pressure.
As a licensed RN and state licensed educator and CNA instructor. I have 8 years of experience in nursing working in areas such as med-surg, cardiac ICU, pediatrics, and public health and 4 years of experience teaching in a brick and mortar high school as well as virtual school.
All materials needed for the course will be provided by the teacher.
Student progress will be monitored through the lesson as evidence by participation and in class questioning activities.
1 hour 5 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Carly Crowder, RN, BSN, Ed.SRegistered Nurse and Licensed Healthcare Educator
66 total reviews
47 completed classes
Education is the heartbeat of Healthcare! As a licensed Registered Nurse and licensed Health Science Instructor my passion is to educate the future healthcare professionals - our students! I have been a Registered Nurse for eight years and a...