Physical examination and health assessment, FNP

Physical examination and health assessment, FNP

Read Jarvis, C. (2016). The complete health history. Physical examination and health assessment, 7th edition (pp. 49-66). St. Louis, MO: Elsevier Health Sciences. ISBN: 978-1-4557-2810-7. In Chapter 4 of the Jarvis textbook, the nurse practitioner student is introduced to the elements of a complete health history. The purpose of the health history is to collect subjective data-information that the client is imparting to the provider. This information will assist the provider in establishing a comprehensive history, identifying health strengths and coping skills, lifestyle and risk factors that can affect the client’s health and wellness. Objectives By the end of this unit, students will be able to: Identify the components of a health history Describe the characteristics required in narrating a client’s history of present illness Discuss the importance of obtaining a review of systems Instructions: Use 12 font Times New Roman in your written communication Cite references as per APA style