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NURSNG 16, Physical Assessment    1 unit

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: Nursing 10, 10L or equivalent.

The focus of this course is to enable the student to further develop techniques of physical assessment. It includes a description of fundamental assessment techniques including measurement of vital signs, then details assessment procedures and findings for specific body systems. The examination techniques presented are related primarily to adult patients. Gerontological considerations are included for each body system, with a focus on identifying normal age-related variations.

1298   11:15a-2:20p TTh   BUNDY 321   Williams E J

Above section 1298 meets at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

NURSNG 60, Multicultural Health and Healing Practices    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: None.

This course satisfies the Santa Monica College Global Citizenship requirement.

This course introduces the student to the health and healing beliefs and practices among people from culturally diverse backgrounds. Cultural concepts applicable to health and wellness behavior are examined. The health, healing beliefs and practices of select American cultural groups: Native, Asian, African, Latino, and European, will be studied in the larger context of the American health care delivery system.

NURSNG 60 is the same course as HEALTH 60. Students may earn credit for one but not both.

1299   10:00a-12:05p MTWTh   BUNDY 328   Adler E

Above section 1299 meets at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

1300   Arrange-3 Hours        Staff

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