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22-06-01 Health Assessment Module

Module 1: Health Assessment
(NPWH Activity Number 22-06-01)

Director of Publications, National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health, Washington DC
Editor in Chief, Women’s Healthcare: A Clinical Journal for NPs

Target Audience New graduate women’s health nurse practitioners (WHNPs), and other nurse practitioners involved in women’s and gender related healthcare.

Approval CE Approval Period: April 4, 2022, through April 4, 2025
Post-tests must be completed during the approval period with a passing score of 70% or higher to earn CE. No refunds will be issued if the activity is not completed within the approval period.
This activity has been approved for 1.75 continuing education contact hours

  1. Describe components of a comprehensive health history.
  2.  Describe physical examination techniques for all body systems.
  3. Differentiate normal and abnormal physical examination findings

Content Outline
  1. History taking: Past medical history, History of Present Illness, Medication Reconciliation, Surgical history, Obstetric/Gynecologic history, Allergies, Health risks, Family history, Social history, Sexual history
  2. Physical examination: Anthropometric (such as BMI, Weight, Height)
    measurements, HEENT, Heart and lungs, Breast, Abdomen (Evaluation of the acute abdomen, hernia), Reproductive (Female and Male), Colorectal, Musculoskeletal, Neurologic, Skin. 

Accreditation StatementThis activity has been evaluated and approved by the Continuing Education Approval Program of the National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health (NPWH) for 1.75 continuing education contact hours.

Faculty Disclosures Beth Kelsey EdD, APRN, WHNP-BC, FAANP has the following disclosure - receives royalties from Jones and Bartlett Learning.

Successful Completion Requires participants to:
  1. Read the objectives, disclosures, and disclaimers.
  2. Watch the activity and review the handout.
  3. Complete the post-test with a score of 70% or higher.
  4. Complete the session evaluation.
  5. Print your CE certificate.
  6. Go to your profile to view all earned certificates.

Commercial Support
This activity has no commercial support.