This course teaches the advanced assessment component of the nursing process. Students will collect comprehensive subjective and objective data for practice as a Primary Health Care Family Nurse Practitioner. Emphasis is placed on interpretation of data for the purpose of differentiating normal findings from variations from normal and recognizing actual and potential health problems. The problem-oriented system of organizing and recording data is covered. Course content includes discussion of the impact of the cultural diversity of patients and ethical issues related to the assessment process.