Health History Assignment (15%)
This project is worth 30 marks and 15% of your overall grade. This project is to be done individually. The marking scheme is also on page 8 of your course package. This is due week 4.
This assignment is designed to introduce students to the concept of collecting accurate, detailed, subjective data through the interview process. Each student will interview their lab partner and create a nursing care plan responding to one concern in the “patient’s” presentation.
This assignment will assist you to meet the following learning objectives:
Gathering Data /16
All systems discussed in detail
o Hair and Nails
o Ears, Nose, Sinuses, Mouth, Throat and Neck
o Respiratory system
o Cardiovascular system
o Peripheral vascular system
o Gastrointestinal system
o Urinary system
o Female/ Male genital system
o Musculoskeletal system
o Neurological system
o Hematological system
o Endocrine system
Summary of Findings /4
Think key points from above
o Hints: reason for seeking care, background details of pt, what you saw, priorities/ abnormalities/ concerns, etc.
Nursing Diagnosis and Health Promotion Plan /5
o (These sites are here to assist you with this step)
o I also have a textbook you can request to use in advance
o Accurate & relevant
o Phrased approp.
Health Promotion Plan
o A min. of 4 health promotion plans
Hints: be specific, give examples, use resources to expand/ support ideas
T1 T2 Headings
o Min. of 2 scholarly references (used in health promotion plan)
Spelling & Grammar