Family Health Assessment Courtney Stansberry Grand Canyon University: NRS-429V August 25, 2013 Health promotion is at the fore front of healthcare today. As nurses we need to be able to assess families and educated them appropriately to help prevent illness and disease or prevent them from getting any worse. Gordon’s functional health patterns are used by nurses as a foundation to assess an individual or family that will help a nurse identify lifestyle patterns. “In addition to providing a framework to assess individuals, families, and communities holistically, functional health patterns provide a strong focus for more effective nursing interventions and outcomes” (Edelman & Mandle, 2010). This stronger focus helps to enable the nurse to make more educated decision on what to focus on with an individual or family and prioritize so that the family is not overwhelmed.
fInformal Proposal: Student Sample #4 Date: September 26, 2001 To: Nellie Aimes, Owner, Generic Maternity Boutique From: Sarah Fandango, Claire Seymour, and Clarisse Nixon Subject: Proposal to design a target customer follow up sheet for Generic Maternity Boutique Purpose: This proposal is a recommendation to Generic Maternity Boutique to implement a customer follow up sheet in order to benefit both the company and its customers. Moreover, we propose to select the Profcomm team to research and design the most effective template. Summary: We suggest to construct a customer follow up sheet in order to attain superb customer service while simultaneously providing Generic Maternity Boutique with a tool to achieve a productive and efficient business operation. In order to provide Generic Maternity Boutique with the resources to make valuable customer information available, our team will: * Work in collaboration with Nellie Aimes, the owner, to provide a template that will work most efficiently for this particular business * Research outside businesses customer follow up sheets to explore different designs and thus create an effective template * Explore and present how a customer follow up sheet will benefit Generic Maternity Boutique Introduction and Background: Currently, entrepreneurs and small business are part of a competitive market. The competition that e-commerce brings to the industry forces stores to go above and beyond with personal, one-on-one interactions.
They want to know everything there is to know to ensure they have a healthy baby. The audience who purchases this guide is aware that there are lifestyle adjustments that need to be made in order to have a health pregnancy and they want to learn all about them. The reader may also be someone who is only in the planning stages of becoming pregnant and wants to know all about conception and the right time to make that happen. The audience of this guide wants information that includes what happens from the time a woman first begins to suspect pregnancy, through each of the nine months, and into the postpartum period. The woman reading this wants substantial nutritional information that discusses caloric intake, and maintaining balanced meals perhaps by providing sample recipes.
Quality of Life and Functioning (Revision) Teresa Lynn Collier, RN HAT1/Community Health Nursing February 6, 2013 Western Governors University Personal Perceptions This is an interesting topic for me since I am the age of the patient and my best friend died from ovarian cancer five years ago. Initially, as I read the scenario, I wonder why Mrs. Thomas did not consider prophylactic bilateral mastectomy when the first mass was diagnosed as malignant. With the family history of breast cancer it seems like the prudent thing to do. However, the past cannot be undone so we have to move on to helping her and her family have the best quality of life for the time she has remaining. I believe that I have a pragmatic way of looking at
Practice nurses are hugely involved in health promotion and preventative work which is suggested by Williams and Sibbald (1999) to have caused some anxiety among health visitors as to their professional identity. According to the Healthy Child Programme (HCP) (DOH 2009) one of the lead roles for the health visitor is to ensure that the different professionals contributing within the HCP communicate effectively and provide co-ordinated and holistic care tailored to the needs of the family. This
A Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) must be licensed in South Carolina and be BLS certified. The policy mentions that the policy is in place to provide an avenue to increase nurse satisfaction and prevent burnout. The outcomes mentioned in the policy are to develop satisfied patients through high quality, safe, and effective care (Policy and Procedures of Nursing Staff Ratios at MUSC Charleston, 2012). The policy utilizes the Federal regulation that refers to staffing in the hospitals as the 42 Code of Federal Regulations that requires hospitals that participate in Medicare to have an
April A. Randall Grand Canyon University: NRS-429V Family-Centered Health Promotion 07/14/13 Review of Literature: Promotion of Health Promotion of health has been the driving force in which patient centered care has become the primary focus of the nursing profession. The World Health Organization (WHO) defines health promotion as a process of empowerment of individuals, groups and communities, in which people gain greater control over decisions affecting their health. Health promotion is considered one of the most cost-effective methods of practicing preventive measures in the community. It stresses on the vital roles of individuals, families and community concerning healthy behavior to maintain good health and control diseases. These methods are delivered in three different settings, or levels: primary, secondary, and tertiary.
(U.S. News, Duke Medicine, 2011-http://www.dukemedicine.org). Personalized health helps you take control of your care and become an empowered patient. It gives you the tools to improve your health but it is up to you to use them. (Teng, Kathryn,M.D. 2013).
Understanding Quality Quality in health care “consist of the degree to which health services for individuals and populations increase the likelihood of desired health outcomes (quality principles), are consistent with current professional knowledge (professional practitioner skills), and meet the expectations of the healthcare users (the marketplace)” (Buttell, 2007, p. 62). Quality in health care is important in that patient care should be safe, effective, patient-centered, timely, efficient, and equitable. For these reasons it is important that health care facilities have quality policy procedures as well as following these policies and procedures. In addition, the Institute of Medicine has played a part in improving quality policies by
It claims that women should have the right to decide if they will bring a pregnancy to term and should be given the right to a safe, legal and accessible abortion. It adds that educating the public about family planning and providing accessible contraceptives are effective in preventing unwanted pregnancies. Information on the U.S. Supreme Court case Roe v. Wade is also