Comprehensive Health Assessment Paper
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Obtaining periodic health assessments on patients provides an opportunity for health care providers to get a snapshot on the health status and the health risks of their patients. Health assessment is a process involving systematic collection and analysis of health-related information to identify and support beneficial health behaviors and work to direct potentially harmful health behaviors.
a. Develop interviewing skills to obtain a detailed comprehensive history and perform a technically correct physical exam.
b. Identify and prioritize patient health issues, establishing proactive, planned care.
c. Clearly and succinctly document the pertinent data in a logical organized format using appropriate medical terminology.
a. Select a client to interview.
b. Obtain a complete history from the client and perform a complete physical exam (no invasive exam).
c. Formulate diagnosis and possible treatment plan based on data collected.
d. Document the history and the exam using a standard organized format, including genogram.
e. Include a reference list for any treatment plan that you select in APA format.
Length: 5-7 pages, not including title or reference pages
At least 5 scholarly references; include a reference list for any treatment plan that you select in APA format.
The completed assignment should address all of the assignment requirements, exhibit evidence of concept knowledge, and demonstrate thoughtful consideration of the content presented in the course.
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