Health Assessment- Class two

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Health Assessment- Class two
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The interview
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  1. directive interviews
    • structured by specific questions
    • controlled by the nurse
    • require less time
    • very effective for obtaining factual info
  2. nondirection interviews
    • controlled by the client
    • require more time
    • very effective at eliciting info from the client
  3. what is the most important factor in successful interviewing?
    listening and therapeutic use of self
  4. 3 techniques to enhance therapeutic use of self
    • 1. showing empathy
    • 2. demonstrating acceptance
    • 3. giving recognition
  5. empathy
    the ability to understand another's feelings
  6. 7 skills that communicate caring
    • The practice of presence
    • acknowledging feelings
    • showing caring nonverbally
    • explaining positive intent
    • the blameless apology
    • the gift of positive regard
    • the caring broken record
  7. how to maximize communication skills (internal factors)
    • liking others
    • empathy
    • ability to listen
  8. Criteria for effective communication (B.C.S.T&R)
    • brevity- get to the point
    • clarity- avoid ambiguous words
    • simplicity- use lay terms
    • timing and relevancy- send message when it needs to be sent
  9. Interview structure
    • 1. introduction
    • 2. focus
    • 3. termination
  10. 6 Communication techniques
    • 1. attentive listening- being present
    • 2. reflection- echo's pt words
    • 3. clarifying- summarizes what u heard
    • 4. open ended questions
    • 5. use of touch
    • 6. facilitation- general leads
  11. how to track a symptom
    • PQRSTU method
    • sacred 8
  12. PQRSTU
    • P- provocative/palliative
    • Q- quality/quantity
    • R- radiation
    • S- symtpoms
    • T- Timing
    • U- understand pts perception
  13. Sacred 8
    • 1. location
    • 2. character or quality
    • 3. quantity or severity
    • 4. timing
    • 5. setting
    • 6. aggravating/relieving factors
    • 7. associated factors
    • 8. patient's perception
  14. purposes of health assessment
    • 1. to screen and detect abnormalities
    • 2. to identify signs that suggest illness
    • 3. to validate problems suspected from the history

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