Nursing Physical Assessment

Course # 0108


The purpose of this course is to introduce the learner to physical assessments in nursing.


Nursing Physical Assessment is a 1 hour continuing education course that identifies many important areas of physical assessment. It identifies the purpose of a physical assessment and the basics of a physical assessment, system by system. The course also discusses normal vs. significant assessment findings.

Learning Objectives

1. Identify the purpose of a physical assessment 2. Identify the basics of a physical assessment 3. Discuss normal vs. significant assessment findings

Criteria for Successful Completion

To receive continuing education credit for this program, you must complete the entire course, including registration, viewing the video program, taking the post-test and obtaining a score of at least 70% or better, and completing the program evaluation. (Social workers must obtain at least an 80% or better score.) If you do not score a 70% or better, (80% for social workers) you may take the exam again as many times as necessary to receive a passing score. When a score of 70% (80% for social workers) or better is achieved, you will be able to move forward to the evaluation and receive your certificate online.

This Course is Approved for the Following Professionals


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