Review of Health Assessment Across the Lifespan
November 11, 2023
1 day course
Delivery Format: In-Class
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This one-day course is a review of health assessment using a systems approach and includes how to do a head to toe assessment. Participants will practice focused health assessments in a simulation laboratory. This course is a refresher on health assessment for registered nurses or nurse practitioner students or nurse practitioners who wish to review and build upon their health assessment skills. This course has been developed with experts in the fields of nurse practitioner practice and education. An opportunity to learn about newborn health assessment will be offered in an afternoon session for participants interested in the populations.
- To increase learners’ confidence when performing physical assessments.
- To increase the learners’ ability to perform a focused health assessments so they can perform a comprehensive head to toe assessment on clients across the lifespan.
- To increase the learners’ understanding of normal and abnormal physical findings.
- To increase the learners’ ability to perform advanced assessments.
Registered Nurses wishing to refresh/review their health assessment skills, Nurse Practitioner students and Nurse Practitioners.
Jarvis, C. et al. 2024. Physical Examination and Health Assessment – Canadian, 4th Edition. Elsevier. (or similar text on physical assessment)
What past participants have said about this course:
“This was worth every penny. Thank you for providing this course.”
“This was a great course!”
“Excellent course, thank you for such an extensive review!”
Schedule and Location
Time Topic Speaker 8:00 Welcome and Introductions 8:15 – 8:45 Health Assessment Techniques Marg Verkuyl 8:45 – 10:00 Adult Health Assessment
Demonstration and practice of health assessment using a systems approach.
Marg Verkuyl 10:00 – 10:15 Break 10:15 – 12:00 Adult Health Assessment (continued)
Demonstration and practice of health assessment using a systems approach.
Marg Verkuyl 12:00 – 12:30 Lunch 12:30 – 16:00 Assessment Skills – Practice Stations All Faculty 16:00 Wrap up and Evaluation
Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing Health Sciences Building University of Toronto 155 College Street Toronto, ON, Canada M5T 1P8 ( map )
Margaret Verkuyl MN, NP-PHC
Nursing Professor, Toronto Metropolitan University/Centennial College/George Brown College Collaborative Nursing Degree Program
Early Bird Price
October 11, 2023
Coupon Code (EarlyBird)
$350+ HST Regular Price
November 10, 2023
$415 + HST U of T Nursing Alumni
$350 + HST U of T Nursing Adjunct and Status Faculty
$350 + HST
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- Refund Policy – To withdraw from a course, send a written request to firstname.lastname@example.org by October 11, 2023. No refunds will be given after this date. All refunds are subject to an administrative fee of $100 + tax. Alternatively, a colleague may attend in your place. Please send your substitution request at least 3 days prior to the course to email@example.com.If you are registered for an in-person courses, and are ill, we ask that you do not attend. You are eligible for a credit towards a future course, or a refund.
- Registration is limited.
- Advanced registration is required. You must register by November 10, 2023.
- No on-site registration at the event.
- U of T Nursing Alumni discount is available to participants who hold a BScN, MN, PMNP Diploma, MScN or PhD from the Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto.
- U of T Nursing Faculty discount is available to participants who hold a current faculty position, a clinical instructor position, an adjunct appointment or a status appointment to the Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto
- Applicable taxes (13% HST) will be added to the registration fees.
- Course Cancellation Policy –The Centre for Professional Development reserves the right to cancel courses due to circumstances. The decision to cancel a course is normally made 15 days prior to the course. If you are enrolled in a course which is subsequently cancelled, you may apply your fee to another course, or receive a full refund. The Centre is not responsible for any travel or other expenses incurred by you.
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