An exploration of a needs orientated approach to care planning The purpose of this assignment is to explore a needs orientated approach to care planning, through the use of a problem solving approach to care, and a nursing model. It aims to show an understanding of what both a problem solving
Clinical Case Study Nursing is a complex and ever expanding profession. Nursing care mainly focuses on the patient’s physical care, which allows nurses to be with their patients for much longer than many other health professionals. Systematic patient assessment is an integral part of a nurse’s job as it permits patient care to be prioritized according to severity of condition, and also molds the basis of care plans (Anderson, 1998). Through early detection of a deteriorating patient, appropriate treatment can be elicited, which could prevent adverse events and potentially save a patient’s life.
Introduction This essay will evaluate the extent to which assessment is a fundamental component which adult nurses should adhere to in their everyday practice. In doing so, it will reflect on the bio psychosocial aspects of assessment and in particular the increased emphasis placed on holistic and evidence based-practice. It will give an insight on different types of assessment such as physical, risk and spiritual and various types of assessment tools used to facilitate with this process. It will also analyse why nurses commonly apply a nursing framework or model to organise the data obtained to form a health assessment.
Hi Milda – thank you for sharing you physical wellness assessment. As you have mentioned, Fair (2011) presented that physical wellness has numerous components like medical, pharmaceutical and drug, nutritional, aerobic capacity, muscular fitness, flexibility, and body composition wellness. What is my assessment for my physical wellness? The stage of my physical wellness has been in contemplation stage. Fair (2011) described that stage as the patient being aware that he/she is engaging in behavior that could lead to a health problem but still uncertain which approach to follow. “Despite the benefits of regular exercise and healthy eating, most people have difficulty beginning and maintaining positive behavioral changes” (Brinthaupt, Kang, &
Assessment of a patient is a big process of decision making, it is about the collection of information which will contribute to an overall judgement of a person and the illness they may have. Lloyd (2010) states that assessment is one of the first steps which is needed to be done in the nursing process, it is a building block for a relationship and an ongoing process which lets health professionals gather the correct information to help them understand the problems and needs that the patient is going through. Most of the nursing assessment which are in use today will all have very similar aims. The difference is that how the assessment’s are carried out is where the differences come from.
Nursing knowledge and clinical skills These are obvious essentials for nursing practice. Nurses are required to perform many clinical tasks, for instance physical assessments and injections, which require competent clinical skills to ensure safe outcomes for patients. A broad base of nursing knowledge including physiology,
Health History and Physical Examination RUA Chamberlain College of Nursing November 2014 In this Assessment nursing course, one of the major things that is taught is the most important part of giving proper care to a patient. Correct patient assessment is needed before any nursing care plan or treatment can be implemented. This post-review of a person’s assessment will demonstrate the proper way to go about assessing a person’s health.
My is Rickey wilbourn and I appreciate being around games and peopling. I feel one of the fundamental inspirations of me tailing this profession way is on the grounds that I am experiencing childhood in the most physically roused eras ever. I have been around both of my grandmas on
Altruism: The ultimate goal of a physical therapist is to improve a patient’s quality of life. With this ability to do so, it is important for a therapist to use their skills in a way to give back to their community. This devotion to helping people inside and outside of the clinic is important to share as it improves overall wellness within our society. Prior to working as a PT technician, I spent a year volunteering in physical therapy settings. I was able to learn and assist in PT related tasks within a hospital, outpatient clinic, and pediatric clinic. I’ve also participated in community events that have involved high school sports physicals and as well other events involving physical activities.
Assessment Analysis Paper Gentina Thompson NUR440: Health Assessment and Promotion for Vulnerable Population September 22, 2014 Assessment tools are a necessary part of everyday nursing care. They provide the nurse with measurable means of keeping inventory of a patient’s physical progression from shift to shift. Assessment tools like the Braden scale which assess
Reeja Paul Focused Assessment NUR 645E September 10, 2014 Focused Assessment Assessment is a key component of the nursing practice. It is required when planning and providing patient care. Nurses assess plans and then implement and evaluate nursing care in collaboration with a multidisciplinary health care team to achieve goals and health outcomes for the patient. The focused assessment is the detailed nursing assessment of body systems relating to the presenting problem or current concern of the patient.
1)Briefly tell us what program you plan to pursue, and where you will be attending secondary education. Next year I will attending Drake University and majoring in Health Sciences. As of right now I am thinking about becoming a Physical Therapist, but I am still open to other health science careers.
Physical Assessment (Adult) Student: Mayra Villagomez Date: June 3, 2016 Identifying Data Name: L. V. Source: Patient Age: 51 Date of Birth: June 14, 1964 Race: Hispanic Subjective data: L.V. is a 51-year-old Hispanic female. She is 5’4 height and 150 lbs. Patient denies pain, discomfort, or chest pain during physical assessment. Patient is allergic to Aspirin she states that she gets rashes when she takes it. She was diagnosed with thyroid cancer 5 years ago and got her thyroid glands surgically removed. Patient denies the use of tobacco and drinks 2-3 beers on special occasions. Patient works for an American Restaurant as a server, she’s been serving for over ten years. Patient states that she’ll be getting her first colonoscopy next month and she just recently got her yearly mammogram done and results were normal. Immunizations are up to date and she gets the flu shot every year. Patient has four daughters and has been happily married for 20 years. Patient denies using glasses or contacts she visits her optometrist every year and has never had a problem with her vision.
Nursing and physical therapy deal with a lot of helping people recover from incidents that might of have happened to them or even give them the knowledge to help them prevent from that incident to happen again. It could've have happened during an athletic sport or even just trying to
The head to toe physical assessment is the first step of the nursing process and is a systemic approach of collecting objective (physical) and subjective (mental) data on the patient that will help the nurse formulate nursing diagnoses and plan patient care. It is also used to confirm or question data that was stated in the pt. previous history stated in the charts and to evaluate the effectiveness of the nursing interventions that were carried out on the patient. The main focus of the head-to-toe assessment is to focus on what the patient is currently presenting with; the patient's responses to actual or potential problems.