Tips for Physical Assessment - page 2

by uwa2012 16,503 Views | 11 Comments

Well we finally started clinical last week. I have to admit I was a bit nervous. Maybe more than a bit. We have to do head to toe assessments and I'm having a hard time remembering every little detail to look for in each system. ... Read More


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    Thank you for posting these assessment questions! I can't wait to try out your method! I'm a first semester student and I've been hunting around for assessment help. Love when fellow student nurses help each other out. All the best to everyone!
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    What they teach you in nursing school vs. what you do in the real world are very different. I remember going into SO MUCH DETAIL during my health assessment class, but in the real world that is not the case. And it takes time to develop assessment skills - your first attempts at doing a head-to-toe assessment will probably be shaky, and that is okay. The more you do it, the better you will get at it.


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