Signature Assignment Title: The Holistic Patient Assessment
Part 1: Use Miss C.O age 63yrs who has type 2 diabetes and a history of bilateral knee replacement. Perform a holistic health assessment. Clearly, document your holistic health assessment data: Your assessment should include the following parts: Health History, Physiological Assessment, Psychological Assessment. Social Assessment, Cultural Assessment, Developmental Assessment, and Spiritual Assessment.
Part 2: Interpret the findings in your holistic health assessment data according to pathophysiologic disease states. Choose one physiologic abnormality and discuss possible pathophysiologic reasons for the abnormality. Look at the abnormality on a holistic basis.
How does this abnormality impact the other areas of the patient’s life, especially those areas discussed in this course?
Discuss the client’s stress and coping mechanisms. Are they healthy? What improvements could be made?
Part 3: Create a teaching plan that addresses the client holistically by applying the assessment data you have analyzed. Describe at least one client goal for each of the categories (physical, psychological, social, cultural, developmental, and spiritual). How will you teach the client about the goal? How will you evaluate your teaching?
Part 4: Prepare a PowerPoint presentation for your patient teaching.
You should have at least six slides (one for each type of goal – physical, psychological, social, cultural, developmental, and spiritual), in addition to the title slide, objective slide, and references slide. Please be sure to have at least one scholarly source in the PPT.
Assignment Expectations: Length: Essay of 1250-1350 words; PP of 6-12 content slides (and include a title, objective, and reference slides – these do not count towards the required content slides)