Continuing Education Course: Advanced Health Assessment & Differential Diagnosis

(NURA 687-09 Advanced Health Assessment & Differential Diagnosis)

Barry University is pleased to offer to CRNAs an online, self-paced, 3 credit hour course designed by a CRNA for CRNAs to establish differential diagnosis based on logical diagnostic reasoning for health maintenance, disease prevention and detection.

As of July 2008, in accordance with the National Council of States Boards of Nursing (NCSBN), for entry into APRN practice and for regulatory purposes, APRN education must include, at a minimum, three separate comprehensive graduate-level courses, also known as the APRN Core: advanced physiology/pathophysiology, including general principles across the life span; advanced health assessment, including assessment of all human systems, advanced assessment techniques, concepts and approaches; and advanced pharmacology, including pharmacodynamics, pharmacokinetics and pharmacotherapeutics of all broad categories of agents. (

The content of this course is designed to build upon previously acquired knowledge and skills of advanced physiology and pathophysiology, advanced pharmacology, and the domains and competencies common to advanced practice roles.

This course will be offered during the Summer 2019 semester (May 20, 2019 - August 9, 2019), and takes approximately 45 hours of time to complete. Requirements include a 300 MHz Pentium (or equivalent) computer with internet access. Broadband (DSL or cable modem) internet access is highly recommended.

Total cost for this course is $3,420.00. This covers tuition and technology fees. Financial aid is not available for NURA 678-09 Advanced Health Assessment and Differential Diagnosis. No refunds will be given after May 27, 2019.

In order to expedite the registration process and secure a spot in this class, kindly please submit your documents on or before Thursday, May 16 by emailing your forms to or faxing them to 954-367-8697.

Download the Summer 2019 Registration Packet