The Health History Information, Identify The Following

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1: Analyze Assessment Data: Based on the health history information, identify the following: A. Areas for focused assessment (30 points) A.P.’s strength would be her willingness to learn and be educated about health safety and issues. She is receptive to information about ways to lose weight and how to quit smoking. She is interested in discovering how her health history can show possible future health risks. Her weakness is a lack of knowledge concerning current health problems. She neglects to visit the doctor regularly for medication evaluation or preventative care. B. Client’s strengths (30 points) A.P. does show concern about her current health issues and expresses an interest and willingness to learn more and ways to correct or…show more content…
Healthy people 2020 addresses several of the areas that A.P. will need to focus on to help her improve her health and prevent other illnesses from developing. “Ten leading health indicators relating to significant public health concerns in the United States were identified…” in the healthy people 2020 report. (D 'Amico & Barbarito, 2007, p. 29) “…indicators are physical activity, overweight and obesity, tobacco use, substance abuse, responsible sexual behavior, mental health, injury and violence, environmental quality, immunization, and access to health care.” (D 'Amico & Barbarito, 2007, p. 29) D. Health teaching topics (30 points) Identify health education needs. Support your statements with facts from the Health History and information from your textbook. A.P. knows she has problems with her weight. She stated in her health history that she needs to lose weight. Teaching could include information on diet and nutrition. She will need to be taught healthy meal and snack choices, proportion sizes, and how to read food labels. A.P. will need to have help in developing a way to accomplish daily exercise goals and weight loss plan that would include realistic and attainable goals. She knows she needs to quit smoking. A.P. stated in her health history that her doctor feels she should be tested for COPD. She will need education regarding how this contributes to her current health issues as well as how
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