Essay on Nursing Rua Nr 302

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Chamberlain College of Nursing

NR 302 Health Assessment: Part I

Before any nursing plan of care or intervention can be implemented or evaluated, the nurse assesses the individual through the collection of both subjective and objective data. The data collected are used to determine areas of need or problems to be addressed by the nursing care plan. This assignment will focus on collecting subjective assessment data, synthesizing the data, and on identifying health/wellness priorities based on the findings. The purpose of the assignment is two-fold:

To recognize the interrelationships of subjective data (physiological, psychosocial,
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Provide a written reflection that describes your experience with conducting this
Health History. First, reflect on your interaction with the interviewee holistically. Consider the interaction in its entirety: include the environment, your approach to the individual, time of day, and other features relevant to therapeutic communication and to the interview process (if needed, refer to your text for a description of therapeutic communication and of the interview process). Finally, be sure your reflection addresses each of these questions:
 How did your interaction compare to what you have learned?
 What went well?
 What barriers to communication did you experience? o How did you overcome them? What will you do to overcome them in the future?
 Were there unanticipated challenges to the interview?
 Was there information you wished you had obtained?
 How will you alter your approach next time?

Written Communication (5points)
Your writing should reflect your synthesis of ideas based on prior knowledge, newly acquired information, and appropriate writing skills. Scoring of your work in written communication is based on proper use of grammar, spelling and how clearly you express your thoughts and reasoning in your writing.
Feel free to consult with your faculty member as you work on this project.

NR 302 RUA 022216 LS


Chamberlain College of Nursing

NR302 Health Assessment I