NUR 2180-Physical Assessment


Documentation of problem based assessment of the musculoskeletal system.

Purpose Of Assignment: 

Learning the required components of documenting a problem based subjective and objective assessment of musculoskeletal system. Identify abnormal findings.

NUR 2180-Physical Assessment

Course Competency:

Demonstrate physical examination skills of the skin, hair, nails, and musculoskeletal system.



1.You will perform a history of a musculoskeletal problem on someone or one that you have experienced and perform an assessment of the musculoskeletal system.

2.You will document your subjective and objective findings, note any abnormal findings

3.In terms of your objective findings, remember to only record what you have assessed. Do not make a diagnosis or state the cause of a particular finding. You are not coming to any conclusions within your documentation. When your documentation is complete, you will note any findings that were abnormal.

4.You can use your parents or grand parents for your assessment if they will let you.

NUR 2180-Physical Assessment assignment