Level of Organization

Chapter 1:  Introduction

Chapter 2:  Temperature

Chapter 3:  Pulse and Respiration

Chapter 4:  Oxygen Saturation

Chapter 5:  Blood Pressure

Chapter 6:  Knowledge Integration

Chapter 7:  Conclusion


Learning Outcomes

  • Define the vital signs used in healthcare
  • Integrate knowledge about anatomy and physiology with vital sign measurement
  • Evaluate influencing factors related to vital sign measurement
  • Synthesize knowledge about various methods and techniques of vital sign measurement across the lifespan
  • Integrate knowledge about alternative methods of vital sign measurements
  • Assess normal and abnormal vital sign values
  • Evaluate significance of vital sign findings
  • Generate best interventions based on vital sign findings