Health Assessment

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Children’s Functional Health Pattern Assessment

|Functional Health Pattern Assessment |Toddler |Preschool-Aged |School-Aged | |(FHP) |Erickson’s Developmental Stage: |Erickson’s Developmental Stage: |Erickson’s Developmental Stage: | | |Developing Autonomy |Developing Initiative |Developing Industry | |Pattern of Health Perception and Health | |Gross motor skills have developed and |Child recognizes healthy styles of living| |Management: | |fine motor skills as well. Cognitive |such as healthy foods and importance of | | |Toddler meeting all milestones, |skills are progressing. |exercise. | |List two normal assessment findings that |progressing with potty training getting | | | |would be characteristic for each age |proper nutrition. Toddler follows |Parent keeps safe environment for |Child keeps hydrated during play outside | |group. |directions, gross motor skills |child. Supervises child at play. Sun |in hot weather. Has appropriate clothing | | |developing. |safety and swim safety. Hydration, |in cold weather play. Sunscreen use in | | | |sunscreen etc. |sun summer and winter. | |List two potential problems that a nurse |Parents going forward in continuing | | | |may discover in an assessment of each age|vaccines and completing well visits to | | | |group. |ensure a healthy growing individual. | | | | | | | | | | |Child unsupervised play often. Ex; |Child is overweight or obese. Could be | | |Parents have decided against vaccines, |rides bike on own outside without |borderline diabetic already. | | |this could cause possible outbreaks as |safety equipment. | | | |we’ve recently seen in communities. | |Childs diet is not overseen by parents | | | |Child has several or severe sunburns in|and is full of sugar and junk food or | | |Parent does not keep safe environment. |summer months. In grand scheme of |processed food. | | |When asked they state chemicals are not |things and in terms of health | | | |kept out of reach, toddler doesn’t have |management can cause skin cancer in | | | |sunscreen on in sun. Is left unattended...
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