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Assessment Tools Analysis

Purpose of this assignment is to provide the student with the opportunity to examine assessment tools that evaluate on-physical measures. Applying Watson’s Theory of Human caring integrates the mind-body-spirit dimensions. Nurses should be knowledgeable in tools to expand the abilities of nurses to assess and evaluate clients in various stages and states of health, illness, stress and life.

• Prepare and submit a 1,050 – 1,400 word, APA-formatted paper, which includes: o A selection of three assessment tools below
o Using the Online Library, research the selected tools o Describe each tool and the population for which it might be useful. State data about tool such as cost, length, and ease in using tool, for what populations it is best designed, and validity of information gained o Describe how this tool could enhance the assessment phase of the nursing process and impact quality of health care delivered by the nurse • Apply these tools to the vulnerable population described in the Vulnerable Population and Self-Awareness assignment of Week Two

Assessment Tools:
Adult Life Stress Measurement
Beck Depression Inventory
Calgary Family Assessment Model
Coping Resources Inventory for Stress
Daily Hassles Scale
Derogatis Stress Profile
Dysfunctional Attitude Scale
Family Adaptability and Cohesion Scale
Family Hardiness Index
Feetham Family Functioning Survey
Hassles and Uplifts Inventory
Health-Promoting Lifestyle Profile (HLPL-II)
Health Self-Determination Index (HSDI)
Health Self-Determination Index for Children (HSDI-C)
Index of Core Spiritual Experiences
Mini-Mental State Exam
Perceived Stress Scale
Schoolager’s Coping Strategies Inventory
Social Support Questionnaire
Spiritual Involvement & Beliefs Scale
Spiritual Perspective Scale
Spiritual Well-Being Scale
State-Trait Anxiety Inventory
Stress Warning Signals Inventory
Ways of...
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