"Heritage Assessment Tool" Essays and Research Papers

  • Heritage Assessment Tool

    This paper discusses a spiritual assessment completed on a 63 year old female patient. The primary domains that were assessed were meaning and purpose, inner strengths, interconnections, ability to connect and forgive, worship and connectedness with God, and a sense of connection with life. The focus for doing this spiritual assessment on my patient was to obtain information about my patients ability to cope, about the level (if any) spiritual distress, and to find out about any interventions...

    Health care, Hospital, Meaning of life 1452  Words | 5  Pages

  • unit 1 understanding the principles and practices of assessment

    Unit 1: Understanding the principles and practices of assessment 1. Explain the functions of assessment in learning and development Assessment is to judge someone against set criteria to establish whether they are capable to perform a particular activity/job. Assessments can take many different forms i.e. assignments, oral and written questions or professional discussion all of which help to demonstrate the knowledge the individual has developed through learning, these all support the decision...

    Assessment, Educational psychology, Employment 2412  Words | 7  Pages

  • Applying Assessment Results to Clients During the Counseling Process

    Applying assessment results to client is essential is assisting individuals who may be coping with stressful situations. The objective of the skilled professional is to recognize the symptoms of stress and being able to interpret the results of the COPE Assessment Tool as a means of determining the proper methods of treatment during therapeutic work. Upon reviewing the results of completing my personal results, I found that some of the personal responses that were selected from the COPE Inventory...

    Coping skill, Emotion, The Red Chord 1116  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Effect of Outsourcing on Public Sector Organizations

    Specialist to assist in the collaborative, assessment, development and strategic enhancement of it municipality’s Information Technology (IT) and Critical Facilities’ (CF) upgrades and security. Upon the completion of plan, expectations and deliverables, a series of introductions with Directors, Managers and Supervisors, it was apparent the federal dollars associated with the project was indeed the motive for the invitation. In my initial general assessment and development of a strategy, the organization...

    Business process outsourcing, Evaluation, Human resource management 1793  Words | 6  Pages

  • Heritage Assessment Tool

    The Heritage Assessment Tool Kacey McIntee Grand Canyon University Family Centered Health Promotion NRS-429V Jane Parkman December 21, 2012 The Heritage Assessment Tool  The uprising of diversified communications has caused the combination of differing cultures. This suggests that dissimilar cultures are no not restricted to geographical boundaries. The noteworthy social drive worldwide has elevated apprehension over tailored health care. It is vital that the cultural backgrounds of a group...

    Culture, Health care, Health care provider 1748  Words | 6  Pages

  • The Heritage Assessment Tool

     Heritage Assessment Tool Samantha Rich Grand Canyon University May 21, 2013 The Heritage Assessment Tool (HAT) is a way to asses an individual’s ethnic, religious, and cultural heritage as well as health traditions. Using this tool allows healthcare providers to deliver high quality patient care as well as develop a therapeutic relationship and healing approach. Being able to deliver high quality care to patients and families is of utmost importance for nurses. In order...

    European American, Extended family, Family 1099  Words | 6  Pages

  • HERITAGE ASSESSMENT TOOLS

    Running head: HERITAGE ASSESSMENT. Benchmark Assessment Ifeyinwa Alozie. Grand Canyon University: NRS-429V-0500 02/22/15 HERITAGE ASSESSMENT Identifying common Health Traditions Based on Cultural Heritage. Cultural heritage is the endowment of tangible artifacts and intangible characteristic of a group or society inherited from past generations, preserved in the present and bestowed for the benefit of future generation. Due to the growth of cultural diversity in the United...

    Health care, Health care provider 1767  Words | 7  Pages

  • Heritage Assessment Tool

    The Heritage Assessment Tool Jenna Franz Grand Canyon University Family- Centered Health Promotion NRS-429V Melinda Darling April 20, 2013 The Heritage Assessment Tool Do to changing in the ways of communication and different cultures no longer having restrictions of geographical areas, health care is having to make changes in the way patients are assessed and treated. “Adapting to different cultural beliefs and practices requires flexibility, and respect for other viewpoints.”("Cultural...

    Culture, Extended family, Family 1513  Words | 5  Pages

  • Heritage Assessment Tool

    Heritage Assessment Tool: Varying Cultures Grand Canyon University: NRS 429V Heritage Assessment Tool: Varying Cultures Introduction The Heritage Assessment Tool is designed to “give nurses an understanding of the patient’s traditional health and illness beliefs and practices so that culturally appropriate interventions can be initiated. The tool is a series of twenty nine questions. These twenty nine questions are designed to determine a patient’s ethnic, cultural, and religious background...

    Culture, Family, Health care 1201  Words | 4  Pages

  • Understanding and Applying the Heritage Assessment tool

     Understanding and Applying the Heritage Assessment tool Dana Eldridge Grand Canyon University: NRS-429V November 10, 2013 Heritage Assessment Understanding and Applying the Heritage Assessment tool Nurses have to be culturally competent, they need to assess their individual values and beliefs about health and health care; otherwise, nurses might assume that all cultures share western premises and values. In order to be considerate to an individual, nurses must...

    Cultural anthropology, Culture, Globalization 1563  Words | 5  Pages

  • Heritage Assessment

    Home Page » Other Topics Heritage Assessment In: Other Topics Heritage Assessment Heritage Assessment Latasha Rice, WCC- RN Grand Canyon University: NRS 429v Date: 8/31/2012 What is a heritage assessment? A heritage assessment is a subpart to the overall nursing assessment. Assessing a patient’s heritage allows the nurse to obtain more information about a patient’s culture, including beliefs about health and values...

    Culture, Family, Health care 1400  Words | 5  Pages

  • Heritage Assessment

    Heritage Assessment Cheri Montoro Grand Canyon University NRS-429V Linda Gobin August 06, 2013 Heritage Assessment This paper will assess and discuss the usefulness of applying the Heritage Assessment tool to evaluate three different families each one from different cultural backgrounds consisting of Greek, Italian, and Hispanic ethnicities. This paper will also compare similarities and differences related to health maintenance, health protection and health restoration and the cultural...

    Cultural studies, Culture, Family 1348  Words | 4  Pages

  • Heritage Assessment

    Heritage Assessment Grand Canyon University: NRS-429V 05/19/2013 Before asking the questions from Heritage Assessment tool, meaning of Cultural Heritage must be known. Cultural Assessment is legacy of intangible attributes and cultural property of a society or a group that are descended from the past generations, maintained in the current generation and carried forward for the betterment of the future generations. Tangible culture such as landscapes, buildings, books, art and artifacts, intangible...

    Cultural heritage, Culture, Health care 1039  Words | 3  Pages

  • Heritage Assessment

     Heritage Assessment: Comparing Cultural Health Traditions Monica V. Poehner Grand Canyon University: Family Centered Health Promotion November 16, 2013 Heritage Assessment: Comparing Cultural Health Traditions Culture and heritage are the properties that make up a way of life for a specific population. As referenced by South African History Online (n.d.), “Culture should be regarded as the set of distinctive spiritual, material, intellectual and emotional features of society...

    Culture, Family, Health 1510  Words | 5  Pages

  • heritage assessment

     Heritage Assessment and Health Management Grand Canyon University: NRS-429V July/ 12/2013 Heritage Assessment and Health Management Heritage is a genetic gene of culture. Every community has their own culture and it vary in individual to individual (ANA2011).By heritage a culture pass onto generations to generations its beliefs, customs, practices, values and traditions .It has an important role on the community for development of the future of society (Culture in development)...

    Health, Health care, Health science 1311  Words | 4  Pages

  • Heritage Assessment

    Definition Heritage Assessment is who we are, our history, and where we come from. Heritage means ones background or tradition. Heritage Assessments are unique for each nation; it is a part to the overall nursing assessment. At any time at any place, there are many different groups of people that live in that particular place and all these people have diverse believes about health, illness, disease, birth and death, which are directed by their culture. Ones heritage includes information...

    Culture, Ethnic group, Family 1498  Words | 5  Pages

  • Heritage Assessment

     Assessing Family Health Patterns: Evaluating the Usefulness of a Heritage Assessment Tool Sarah Potter Grand Canyon University: NRS-429V-0191 October 5, 2014 Assessing Family Health Patterns: Evaluating the Usefulness of a Heritage Assessment Tool In the United States today cultural diversity is growing more prevalent every day. The report from the Institute of Medicine (IOM: Unequal treatment, 2002) presented information that racial and ethnic minorities of all ages...

    Alternative medicine, Family, Health 1679  Words | 9  Pages

  • Benchmark Assessment Heritage Assessment

     Heritage Assessment Kyler G. Merrill Grand Canyon University: NRS-429V 01/18/2015 Heritage Assessment Tool Today in society there are many diverse culture and ethnic backgrounds, each with their own habits, traditions, preferences, and of these includes health. Different needs of the whole person should be evaluated in detail. This paper will discuss results from three different cultures through the interviewing of them using the Heritage Assessment Tool. It will also review...

    Culture, Family, Health 1191  Words | 6  Pages

  • Heritage Assessment

    Heritage Assessment Angel S. Winnie Grand Canyon University: NRS429V May 17, 2013 Heritage Assessment The heritage assessment tool is a checklist used by professionals to gain knowledge of patient’s culture and beliefs prior to initiating care. (Spector, 2000). There are many different cultures in this country, brining different beliefs in health, illness, recovery, death, and life. The heritage assessment tool is an important measure towards better understanding of cultural competency,...

    Culture, Health, Health care 954  Words | 3  Pages

  • Heritage Assessment

    Heritage Assessment NRS-429V | Culture and Cultural Competency in Health Promotion John Thomas 3/24/13 The Heritage Assessment tool is primarily used as a device to evaluate health maintenance, health protection, and health restoration of a person’s cultural beliefs and values (Spector, 2006). This assessment helps aid in providing quality patient care in that it helps to meet and respect the needs of different types of people and their respective backgrounds (Spector, 2002). This particular...

    Cultural competence, Culture, Health care 1093  Words | 3  Pages

  • Heritage Assessment

    Heritage Assessment Culture is a pattern of behavior and values shared by an ethnic group. Cultural heritage is a set of traditions within the culture that is hand down from the older generation to the younger generation within the family. These traditions influence the family’s decisions in relation to their diet, education, daily living activities, religious beliefs and practices and also health and illness beliefs. In this paper, the author will focus on the usefulness of applying a heritage...

    Culture, Culture of China, Health care 1203  Words | 4  Pages

  • Heritage Assessment

    Heritage Assessment Irene Katica Grand Canyon University-429V August 17, 2013 Heritage Assessment The Heritage assessment tool was designed to gather individual family history and dynamics to evaluate their culture. Based on the data collected during the heritage assessment, this information can be used to understand ones’ culture. This data may also be a useful application in health promotion. For this assigned interview, three individuals from very different cultures were interviewed using...

    Caribbean, Childbirth, Family 1097  Words | 3  Pages

  • Heritage Assessment

    Heritage Assessment Based on the Study of Different Cultures Heritage could be described as something that has been transmitted from the past or handed over or followed by tradition. Every individual practice and follow their own heritage based on one’s ethnic, religious and cultural background. United States being a open minded country, welcomes all immigrants and is rich with multiracial and multicultural people from various parts of the world. It is becoming more challenging to practice nursing...

    Culture, Health, Health care 1346  Words | 4  Pages

  • Heritage Assessment

    Heritage Assessment Cultural heritage plays a big role in the economic, social and health promotion of the individual. The use of heritage assessment tools helps healthcare providers evaluate and look at someone’s heritage, as well as traditional health methods used to maintain health, protect health, and restore health; by applying these concepts it helps healthcare professionals deal with a person’s physical, mental, and spiritual beliefs. Different cultures have different values and beliefs...

    Culture, Faith, Health care 1074  Words | 3  Pages

  • Heritage Assessment

    cultural heritage is a significant approach to understanding a patient’s cultural background. good Usefulness of Applying a Heritage Assessment Spector (2000) designed a Heritage Assessment Tool which helps health care providers determine how a person adheres to his or her tradition. I was born and raised in China. When I immigrated to America, I was in my middle age. Therefore, I believed that I’ve instinctively absorbed a great deal of Chinese culture. The Heritage Assessment Tool helped me...

    Chinese culture, Culture, Family 1512  Words | 4  Pages

  • Heritage Assessment

    usefulness of applying a heritage assessment in assessing the needs of persons as a whole, three different family’s opinions on health maintenance, health protection and health restoration. Moreover, the writer will identify health traditions as regards to cultural heritage of the writer, then how the three families interviewed in this paper practice their traditions and how important their rituals and practices are to them. The Usefulness of Applying a Heritage AssessmentHeritage is the full range...

    Health, Health care, Health care provider 1707  Words | 6  Pages

  • Heritage Assessment

    Heritage Assessment and Healthcare Roopneet kaur Grand Canyon University: NRS-429V Family-Centered Health Promotion The Heritage Assessment device is considered to “give nurses an understanding of the patient’s traditional health and illness beliefs and practices so that culturally appropriate interventions can be initiated. The tool is a series...

    Culture, Health, Health care 951  Words | 3  Pages

  • Heritage Assessment

    Heritage Assessment Introduction Over the past 20 years a significant social movement in America has amplified public awareness toward the promotion of health and disease prevention, known as Healthy People 2000 and 2010. It has been beneficial in changing the focus of health care from a reactive standpoint to a proactive one, which endorses national health and prevention of disease (Edelmam & Mandle, 2010). However delivery of health care objectives is not enough. Health providers must recognize...

    Family, Health, Health care 988  Words | 4  Pages

  • Heritage Assessment

    Heritage Assessment By, Genethia Guerrero Grand Canyon University: NRS-429V Family Health Promotion 04/17/2011 Jose Alejandro Every individual has a cultural heritage. Each culture views the world differently. Culture is an inherited characteristic and includes knowledge, beliefs, customs, skills, likes and dislikes. The fundamental role of cultural heritage is uniting, respecting the diversities and brings people together to face the future by informing, perceiving and give importance to...

    Alternative medicine, Ayurveda, Health 1079  Words | 4  Pages

  • The Heritage Assessment

    Running head: THE HERITAGE ASSESSMENT The Heritage Assessment Lisa Barnes-Powell Grand Canyon University Family Centered Health Promotion NRS 429V March 25, 2012 The Heritage Assessment When assessing a patient the culture of the patient must be taken into consideration in order for affective teaching and learning to occur. The cultural competence in the delivery of healthcare services is a model that views cultural competence as an ongoing model and consist of five parts. Cultural...

    Culture, Family, Father 1446  Words | 4  Pages

  • Heritage Assessment

    Use of Heritage Assessment in Health Practices The United States is home for diverse culture. Culture is defined as “the learned, shared, and transmitted values, beliefs, norms, and lifeway practices of a particular group that guide thinking, decisions, and actions in patterned ways” (Leininger, 1988, p.158). Heritage assessment is a great tool to know about one’s own beliefs and health traditions. Nurses have to understand their own cultural practices in order to relate to others. In this paper...

    Culture, Family, Health 1742  Words | 5  Pages

  • Heritage Assessment

    Heritage Assessment In our day to day job as nurses, we come across patients from different ethnic and cultural backgrounds. It is our duty to make them feel at ease with the care they are receiving and to be able to do so, it is imperative that nurses become culturally competent by understanding how the patients’ culture influences their views on health protection, maintenance and restoration. Culture is a pattern of behavior and values shared by an ethnic group (Winkleman, 2001). The Heritage...

    China, Chinese language, Culture 1563  Words | 4  Pages

  • Heritage Assessment

    Heritage Assessment Cultural diversities have facilitated challenges within health care. To educate our patients there must be recognition of traditional heritage practices. The Heritage Assessment Tool has been devised to discover cultural characteristics of individuals and families along with communities. This tool allows one to understand and respect the role of cultural awareness in health and illness. There is a framework for evaluation of physical, mental and spiritual values and beliefs in...

    Ayurveda, Culture, Health 1671  Words | 4  Pages

  • Heritage Assessment

     The heritage assessment is developed to assist the healthcare provider cultivate a therapeutic relationship and approach in care. The use of this assessment tool provides an informative approach of care for the multiple cultural backgrounds that a provider may come into contact with. Clark, 2002 states, “A succinct knowledge of trans-cultural or multicultural setting within the healthcare realms is helpful in bolstering efforts towards attaining the primary care role of nursing. Thus, when...

    African American, Culture, Extended family 1527  Words | 4  Pages

  • Heritage Assessment

    Heritage Assessment “Cultural Heritage is an expression of the ways of living developed by a community and passed on from generation to generation, including customs, practices, places, objects, artistic expressions and values” ("Culture in Development," n.d, p. 1). Each individual has his/her own cultural practices, where as the cultural heritage is acquired. The United States of America have people from many different cultures and backgrounds and a lot of people from different countries live...

    Culture, Health care, Health care provider 1693  Words | 6  Pages

  • Heritage Assessment Review

    The Heritage Assessment Grand Canyon University: NRS-429 August 18, 2013 The Heritage Assessment is not beneficial in treating an individual as a whole. If one utilized this specific tool, it would be very difficult to implement a plan of care that caters to the individual’s cultural needs during a patients hospital stay. Furthermore it is a healthcare member’s responsibility to attempt to make a person of cultural difference feel as comfortable as possible to build a bond of trust with the...

    Culture, Ethnic group, Health 1367  Words | 4  Pages

  • Assessment Tools

    Running head: 1 Assessment Tools Analysis Paper Tricia E Topping University of Phoenix NUR/440 Karen Harriman April 16, 2012 Assessment Tools Analysis Paper 11/13/12 8:13 PM http://www.scribd.com/doc/104725000/Assessment-Tools-Analysis-Paper Page 2 of 12 April 16, 2012 2 Assessment Tools Analysis Paper Assessment tools are used in nursing to enhance the overall assessment phase of the nursing process. The assessment tools that I have selected to analyze are: The Spiritual Well- Being...

    Assessment, Health, Health care 1061  Words | 4  Pages

  • Heritage Assessment

    Heritage Assessment Cultural competency is an essential part of nursing. Catering to the population of the United States as a nurse, one must embrace the cultures of others to provide competent care that will address the needs of the patient in a holistic manner. Beliefs of health management and care differ for all cultures. Being familiar with all backgrounds and cultures is a key factor in providing culturally appropriate care for patients. Illness and the care for illness and disease...

    China, Culture, Health 1128  Words | 3  Pages

  • Heritage Assessment

    Running Head: THE VALUE OF HEALTH ACROSS CULTURES Evaluating the Value of Health and Cultural Heritage across Cultures Claire E. Blystra Grand Canyon University Evaluating the Value of Health and Cultural Heritage across Cultures Culture and values are standards that influence and shape human behaviors, decision making processes, personal relationships, and status of health and happiness. The United States has become a symbol of a multicultural society representing many different ethnicities...

    Culture, Family, Health 1844  Words | 6  Pages

  • Assessment Tools

    Assessment Tool Analysis NUR/440 Version 3 October 22, 2012 Sheila De Vaugh, APRN, BC Assessment Tool Analysis Paper The “American Nurses Association” (2012) website describes the nursing process as assessment, diagnosis, outcomes/planning, implementation, and evaluation. Another important tool is getting to know the patient, to get a full picture of the patient’s physical and mental status. Although there are several assessment tools that can be used, three tools were chosen for the purpose...

    Beck Depression Inventory, Health care, Health care provider 1280  Words | 4  Pages

  • Heritage Assessment

     Heritage Assessment Roshanda Dixon Grand Canyon University: NRS-429V January 24, 2015 Abstract In this reading you will see three traditions that are different from each other. There’s Vietnamese, Africans and European Americans that have different views within each other health decisions, religious beliefs and environments they grew up in. A comparison in these three will be identified. A description of health benefits and the way they handle sickness and healing will also be identified...

    European American, Family, Medicine 1150  Words | 6  Pages

  • Heritage Assessment Assignment

     Heritage Assessment and Family Diversity Grand Canyon University: NRS-429V 03/08/2014 Growing up, it never was as apparent that the families and friends that you associated with shared different beliefs, were from different cultures, and were just different from you and from your family. Children do not tend to recognize such differences, but as growing adults it becomes ever apparent that being “different” and accepting these differences is just a part of...

    Culture, Family, Health 1674  Words | 5  Pages

  • Heritage Assessment and Healthcare

    Running head: HERITAGE AND HEALTHCARE Heritage Assessment and Healthcare H. Rachelle Thompson Grand Canyon University: NRS-429V Family-Centered Health Promotion August 19, 2012 Heritage Assessment and Healthcare America is a melting pot of different cultures, and with the cultural diversity there comes differences in healthcare traditions and decisions (Racher & Annis, 2007). Whether it’s a religious approach to healthcare or a cultural tradition, everyone has a different approach...

    Culture, Health, Health care 1477  Words | 5  Pages

  • Heritage Assessment Paper

     Whitney Scott Nurse 429V Heritage Assessment March 25, 2015 The delivery of health care is specific to the needs of each patient as an individual. In achieving this health care professionals must take into consideration the patients cultural and traditional values. Thru the years many people have mixed within cultures; however, most have retained their deep rooted cultural customs, values, and beliefs. In order to deliver quality care to patients and achieve positive clinical...

    American Samoa, Culture, Family 2234  Words | 9  Pages

  • Heritage Health Assessment

    Introduction The Heritage Assessment Tool (HAT) is a set of questions used to examine an individual’s ethnic, cultural and religious heritage. HAT can be used to understand an individual’s health traditions. The answers to the questionnaire can be used to evaluate how an individual views of health maintenance, health protection and health restoration. The author will review three different individuals culture heritage using the HAT. The cultures that are being compare for differences in health...

    Culture, Family, Health care 1694  Words | 5  Pages

  • Heritage Assessment Paper 2

    Running Head: HERITAGE ASSESSMENT PAPER HERITAGE ASSESSMENT Patricia Smith Grand Canyon University Nrus 429 V 12/21/14 “Society generally believes that all people have a right to health care” (Edelman, Kudzma, Mandle, 2010, P 32). “Educational programs, research projects, and clinical practices in transcultural nursing continue to be established and implemented to provide culturally sensitive, safe, competent, and meaningful...

    African American, Family, Grandparent 1755  Words | 9  Pages

  • Nursing and Assessment Tools

     Assessment Tool Analysis Paper The nursing process is the framework in providing nursing care. Assessment is an important aspect of nursing care and is the first step in the nursing process. An assessment of the client’s emotionally and psychology health needs must be assessed to ensure a holistic view of the client is obtained. Jean Watson’s theory of caring is the blueprint of the nursing profession. Jean Watson’s theory of human caring focused on establishing...

    Adolescence, Beck Depression Inventory, Emotion 1319  Words | 4  Pages

  • Citation and Assessment Tool Analysis

    Assignment Grading Criteria Assessment Tool Analysis Paper • Select one assessment tools from the Assessment Tool Analysis on the student website. • Research the selected tools using the University Library. • Write a 750 word- paper that examines assessment tools that evaluate physical measures, and how applying anything except the Watson’s theory of human caring integrates the mind-body-spirit dimensions. This paper must demonstrate your knowledge of those tools that expand the abilities...

    Citation, Clear, Clearing 406  Words | 3  Pages

  • Assessment Tool Analysis Submission

     Assessment Tool Analysis NUR/440 Assessment Tools Analysis The purpose of this paper is to examine the tools that evaluate on-physical measures while applying Watson’s Theory of Human caring that integrates the mind-body-spirit dimensions to the three assessment tools chosen. In this paper, I will describe each tool and the population for which it might be useful, assessment tool data such as...

    Health, Health care, Health care provider 1419  Words | 8  Pages

  • Heritage

    Heritage Assessment in Evaluating the Needs of the Whole Person. The heritage assessment tool is useful in providing a view or the whole person. Understanding how different people deal with medical issues, get medical care, and tools they use in different cultures. Culture plays an important role in how medical procedures are done in different countries. Using an assessment tool enables you to get a more complete picture of the individual. The practice of using a variety of questions to more...

    Culture, Health, Health care 1465  Words | 3  Pages

  • Spiritual Needs Assessment Tool

    Running head: THE SPIRITUAL NEEDS ASSESSMENT TOOL The Spiritual Needs Assessment Tool Grand Canyon University Spirituality in Health Care HLT-310V September 06, 2011 The Spiritual Needs Assessment Tool For health care providers to deliver the best holistic care that patients deserve, a thorough spiritual assessment must be included during their care. With more research showing a relationship between supporting a patient’s spirituality with their health and ability to cope with illness...

    Faith, Health care, Health care provider 1584  Words | 5  Pages

  • Heritage Assessment PAPER

    Heritage Assessment Applying a heritage assessment in evaluating the needs of the whole person is useful in many ways. They may assist nurses and healthcare professionals in understanding the social positioning of the diverse cultural groups for whom they deliver care. This will allow for care based on an individual’s cultural values, beliefs, and practices, and to use this knowledge to give culturally specific nursing care to each patient. Let’s take a look at and compare health maintenance,...

    Health, Health care, Health care provider 1018  Words | 4  Pages

  • Assessment Tools Analysis

    Assessment Tools Analysis The vulnerable population of single low-income mothers and their children are at risk for poor health: physically, socially, and psychologically. As a nurse, I know the importance of performing a complete nursing assessment to provide the best nursing care. It is helpful to use available assessment tools to evaluate and fully assess the patient. Nurses need to be knowledgeable in assessment tools to expand the assessment process and evaluate clients in various stages and...

    Assessment, Beck Depression Inventory, Cronbach's alpha 1674  Words | 5  Pages

  • Pain Assessment Tools in Pacu

    Aim I am going to compare and contrast 3 pain assessment tools, which would be appropriate for use in our clinical area, using current literature, benchmarks and practice guidelines. If pain is what the person tell he is (McCaffery M, Pasero, 1999) therefore pain assessment tools should be based on the patient’s own perception of their pain and its severity. But sometimes it's difficult to express the pain that we feel into words. Pain assessment tools have two main categories: multi-dimensional...

    McGill Pain Questionnaire, Pain, Pain scale 1045  Words | 4  Pages

  • Pain Assessment Tool

    Pain and Tool Development Pain is defined as “an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage or described in terms of such damage” (International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP), 1986). However twentieth century theories support the rationale that “Pain is a multidimensional phenomenon and includes the patient’s emotions, behaviours and functionality both physically and mentally in response to the pain” (Osborn et al, 2009 Pg.335). The...

    Assessment, Health care provider, Pain 907  Words | 3  Pages

  • Assessment Is a Powerful Tool for Learning

    This essay discusses assessment and sets out to discover if assessment is one the most powerful tools for promoting effective learning. Some of the different forms of assessment and their advantages and disadvantages will be explored. Assessment the process of documenting, in measurable terms, knowledge, skills, attitudes and beliefs as well as how it is applied in the work of teachers on a daily basis will be discussed. Assessment is a global term and can incorporate oral, written, observational...

    Assessment, Educational psychology, Evaluation 2326  Words | 7  Pages

  • Assessment Tool Analysis

    Assessment Tool Analysis NUR/440 Assessment Tool Analysis Nursing has evolved throughout the years to become more than a job, it is a profession. Jean Watson developed her own theory in the late 1970s because she believes there was something missing from the profession. Jean Watson believes that nursing is a profession that allows the caregiver and the person cared for an opportunity to provide care on a basis that involves the mind, body, and spirit, which are the three parts of being. Watson’s...

    Clinical officer, Health care, Health care provider 1224  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Falls Risk Assessment Tool

    Peninsula Health Format: Assessment tool and Instructions for use Availability: Download FRAT Download Instructions for use The Falls Risk Assessment Tool (FRAT) was developed by the Peninsula Health Falls Prevention Service for a DH funded project in 1999, and is part of the FRAT Pack. A study evaluating the reliability and validity of the FRAT has been published (Stapleton C, Hough P, Bull K, Hill K, Greenwood K, Oldmeadow L (2009). A 4-item falls-risk screening tool for sub-acute and residential...

    Abbreviated mental test score, Autumn, Epidemiology 819  Words | 6  Pages

  • Cultural Heritage Assessment in health and Illness

    Running head: CULTURAL DIVERSITY IN HEALTH AND ILLNESS Cultural Heritage Assessment in health and Illness Grand Canyon University: The United States has always been an open country with its kindness in welcoming people of other nations into it. The population of the United States is growing notably because of the migration from the rest of the world. This writer lives in Richmond, a city in the state of Virginia, a multicultural...

    Family, Health care, Health care provider 1369  Words | 4  Pages

  • assessment tool analysis

     Assessment Tool Analysis NUR/440 Week 3 January 1, 2014 Assessment is a vital aspect of nursing care. Assessment is the first phase of the nursing process. A thorough assessment involves gathering information and data about and related to the patient. The data that is collected includes physiological, psychological, environmental, sociocultural, economical, spiritual, and developmental history of the patient. Data may be objective or subjective. Objective data refers to...

    Beck Depression Inventory, Health care, Health care provider 1375  Words | 4  Pages

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