Advanced Health Assessment for Nurse Educators

Select one patient (neighbor, family, or friend) and write-up their comprehensive health history. Include the following variables:

1. Identifying data.
2. Past medical history.
3. Health status, perceived barriers, and support.
4. Chief complaint (CC).
5. History of present illness (HPI).
6. Family and/or social history (PFSH).
7. Focused review of systems (ROS).
8. Identify age, spiritual values, and cultural variables that were considered and how these variables influenced your interviews or health history.

In a 1,000-1,250-word essay, summarize effective interview techniques for collecting a patient’s health history. Include the following:

Address how to elicit the patient’s interpretation of their health status, their perceived barriers, and support.
Critique the effectiveness of several histories taking techniques with rationale from the readings.



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