1. You are an instructor in an undergraduate nursing program. One of your students is confused about the differences between disease prevention and health promotion. How would you describe either to him or her? Defend your rationale with references (APA format).  

2. One of the leading health indicators from the Healthy People website is obesity. How could you as a health educator include the topic of obesity to a group of nurses on a pediatric unit? Defend your rationale with references (APA format).  
 3. You are attaining a health history on a patient who does not look you in the eye and gives short choppy responses. What can you do to achieve a complete, comprehensive history on this patient? Defend your rationale with references (APA format).  

4. You are working with a nursing student who is introducing herself to a Native American patient. The nurse student is trying to make eye contact and puts her hand on the shoulder of the patient to get his attention. How would you handle this situation? Defend your rationale with references (APA format).

  5. You are completing a complete health assessment on a patient and you notice that there are indications that the patient may have been cutting herself. You inquire about the marks and she states that she fell and scratched her wrist when she tried to break her fall. How do you handle this information? Defend your rationale with references (APA format).  

 6. You are working with a nursing student from an undergraduate nursing program. She does not perform an exam of the cranial nerves correctly. You discuss this with her outside the exam room and she denies that she did the examination incorrectly and that she got checked off on physical assessment. What do you say to her? Defend your rationale with references (APA format). 

 7. You are elected to be on the electronic medical records committee at your hospital. The hospital currently has charts using a preprinted form. What method of charting would you recommend the hospital implement and why? Defend your rationale with references (APA format).

  8. You are working with a nursing student and she states that the nurse she is working with today told her that she does not have to chart everything because no one will ever read it anyway. What do you say to her? Defend your rationale with references (APA format). 

  9. Discuss how a nurse approaches a focused assessment versus a complete assessment. Are there differences regarding charting? Defend your rationale with references (APA format).  

10. What are the differences in the assessment portion of a focused versus a complete assessment? Defend your rationale with references (APA format).

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