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<span id="_ctl16__ctl0_head_title">Ryerson: The Chang School: Course: CNUR 816</span>

CNUR 816 Health Assessment

Degree Credit
Community Services Program Area

Duration: 52 Hours
Fee: $882.88* (Payment in full is required at time of enrolment.)
Available through Distance Education

This course provides the student with knowledge and skill in the area of health assessment across the lifespan. Content will focus on interviewing, the health history, mental status, cultural beliefs and values, physical assessment of body systems, and will include trans-racial considerations. Assessment of the family, as well as domestic violence screening and assessment are incorporated.

Note: In order to take this course, you must have a current nursing registration/licensure with a College of Nurses or nursing regulatory body in a Canadian province or territory. You must also be formally admitted to the post diploma BScN degree through the Daphne Cockwell School of Nursing prior to enrolment in this course.

The scheduling reflects the classroom-based instruction. In addition, students are required to participate in a mandatory weekly Internet component.

Students enrolled in Internet sections of this course are required to write the course test and/or exams online at preassigned dates and times that may vary or extend past the scheduled course end date. Details will be provided at the start of each course.

Students in this course are required to complete a head-to-toe return demonstration exam which may take place on a scheduled day and time that may differ from scheduled in-class lab, or dates assigned for the Distance: Internet version of the course. Students living within a 200 km distance from Ryerson University will complete this exam on campus. However, students at a greater distance may be provided with the following options to complete the return demonstration: at Ryerson; or to make arrangements to complete the return demonstration at an approved lab setting where there is access to Internet and web-camera capabilities.

See the Nursing website,, for further information.

Sample Classroom Course Outline

Fall 2018
Enrolment for this term is closed.
Distance Delivery Option
Distance: Internet 10 Sep 2018-14 Dec 2018
Classroom Delivery Option
Thursday5:00 PM - 7:00 PM 13 Sep 2018-13 Dec 2018
Thursday7:00 PM - 9:00 PM 13 Sep 2018-13 Dec 2018
Tuesday5:00 PM - 7:00 PM 11 Sep 2018-11 Dec 2018
Tuesday7:00 PM - 9:00 PM 11 Sep 2018-11 Dec 2018
Winter 2019
Enrolment for this term is closed.
Classroom Delivery Option
Thursday5:00 PM - 7:00 PM 17 Jan 2019-18 Apr 2019
Distance: Internet 14 Jan 2019-19 Apr 2019
Classroom Delivery Option
Wednesday5:00 PM - 7:00 PM 16 Jan 2019-17 Apr 2019
Wednesday7:00 PM - 9:00 PM 16 Jan 2019-17 Apr 2019
Thursday7:00 PM - 9:00 PM 17 Jan 2019-18 Apr 2019
Spring/Summer 2019
Enrolment for Spring/Summer 2019 is currently open; see Important Dates for specific enrolment periods. See Enrolment for instructions on enrolling online, by mail, or in person. Undergraduate Students: Please enrol using RAMSS for courses applicable to your degree program.
There are no classes/sections scheduled for this course in Spring/Summer 2019

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