GC NRS429 Week 4 Assignment Latest 2016 November

Subject: General Questions    / General General Questions    



Select a family to complete a family health assessment. (The family cannot be your own.)

Before interviewing the family, develop three open-ended, family-focused questions for each of the following health patterns:

    Values, Health Perception
    Role Relationship

NOTE: Your list of questions must be submitted with your assignment as an attachment.

After interviewing the family, compile the data and analyze the responses.

In 1,000-1,250 words, summarize the findings for each functional health pattern for the family you have selected.

Identify two or more wellness nursing diagnoses based on your family assessment. Wellness and family nursing diagnoses are different than standard nursing diagnoses.

Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

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Health assessment questions

1.Values, Health Perception

i. What does the family believe about being healthy?

ii. How does the family view the aspect of health?

iii. How does the family determine one is not healthy?

2. Nutrition

i. How is good nutrition maintained in the family?

ii. What does the family consider their diet should include for good nutrition?

iii. How does the family consider nutrition?

3. Sleep/Rest

i. How is the aspect of rest looked at in the family?

ii. How long does the family consider adequate sleep time?

iii. When is the appropriate time for sleeping or resting?

4. Elimination

i. Where does the familyeliminate bodily wastes?

ii. How does the family consider cleanliness of the place stated above?

iii. How is the hygiene of these places dealt with?

5. Activity/Exercise

i. What is the activities/exercise that the family gets involved to?

ii. How does the family consider the aspect of exercise?

iii. Why do they get involved in the mentioned activities/exercise?

6. Cognitive

i. What are the academic levels and achievements of the members?

ii. What does the family perceive to being their general cognitive ability?

iii. Does the family member have problems with understanding each other?

7. Sensory-Perception

i. What does the family member perceive the best method of learning?

ii. Do the family members have problems with sight and hearing?

iii. What is the general measure of the family members’ senses?

8. Self-Perception

i. Do the family members feel good about themselves?

ii. Does the family have hopes for their well-being?

iii. Is here any lost hope among the family members?

9. Role Relationship

i. What is the structure of the family?

ii. What social groups are the family members involved in?

iii. How does the family interact with neighbors and the society at large?

10. Sexuality

i. How do the parents describe their relationship?

ii. Do the female children have problems with their menstruation?

iii. What are the changes in the relationship of the parents?

11. Coping

i. What ae the changes underwent in the family for the recent like two years?

ii. How do the family deal with stress, for instance, who is always their counselor?

iii. In cases of stressful; situation, do the family members take drugs, or medication?