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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: $857.50* (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 be a Regulated Registered Nurse (RN) and have a registration/licensure with a College of Nurses 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 2017
Enrolment for this term is closed.
Classroom Delivery Option
Tuesday4:30 PM - 6:30 PM 12 Sep 2017-12 Dec 2017
Distance: Internet 11 Sep 2017-09 Dec 2017
Winter 2018
Enrolment for Winter 2018 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.
Classroom Delivery Option
and Distance: Internet
4:30 P.M. - 6:30 P.M.23 Jan 2018 - 24 Apr 2018
23 Jan 2018 - 24 Apr 2018
and Distance: Internet
5:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M.24 Jan 2018 - 25 Apr 2018
24 Jan 2018 - 25 Apr 2018
and Distance: Internet
7:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M.24 Jan 2018 - 25 Apr 2018
24 Jan 2018 - 25 Apr 2018
and Distance: Internet
7:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M.25 Jan 2018 - 26 Apr 2018
25 Jan 2018 - 26 Apr 2018
and Distance: Internet
5:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M.25 Jan 2018 - 26 Apr 2018
25 Jan 2018 - 26 Apr 2018
Spring/Summer 2018
This term is not yet open for enrolment via the Shopping Cart. Priority enrolment for certificate students for this term begins on February 12, 2018. Regular enrolment begins on February 26, 2018.
There are no classes/sections scheduled for this course in Spring/Summer 2018.

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