Clinical Assessment: The Cardiopulmonary System

by Altura Learning

Course Description:

This course will provide you with the skills required to obtain person's thorough medical history and to conduct a cardiopulmonary assessment.

Learning Outcomes:

After viewing the course participants should be able to:

  • Outline how to obtain a comprehensive history before assessment
  • Conduct a cardiopulmonary assessment including: preparing for the assessment including equipment, hand hygiene, positioning of the person, and preparing the environment, inspection, palpation, auscultation, percussion, completion of the assessment including cleaning and replacing equipment, documentation and reporting of assessment findings

Who is this course appropriate for?

This course is appropriate for RNs.

Continuing Professional Development Hours:

Up to 8 hours can be earned completing this course.

You can earn 1 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hour by completing the video and assessment questions. If you wish to extend your learning and earn up to an additional 7 CPD hours, you may download the extension exercise which is attached to this course.


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