Head to toe assessment

Head-to-Toe Assessment

For this assignment, perform a complete head-to-toe assessment on one of your chosen participants. Your analysis should include the following:

  • Topical headings to delineate systems.
  • For any system for which you do not have equipment, explain how you would do the assessment.
  • Detailed review of each system with normal and abnormal findings, along with normal laboratory findings for client age.
  • An analysis of age-specific risk reduction, health screen, and immunizations.
  • Your expectation of normal findings and what might indicate abnormal findings in your review of systems.
  • The differential diagnosis (disease) associated with possible abnormal findings.
  • A plan of care (including nursing diagnosis, interventions, evaluation).
  • Client and age-appropriate evidenced based practice strategies for health promotion.
  • Pharmacological treatments that can be used to address health issues for this client.

Provide your answers in a 6- to 7-page Microsoft Word document.

Support your responses with examples.

On a separate references page, cite all sources using APA format.

Submission Details

Name your document SU_NSG3012_W4_A2_LastName_FirstInitial.doc.

Submit your document to the W4 Assignment 2 Dropbox by Tuesday, March 14, 2017.

Assignment 2 Grading Criteria

Maximum Points

Head-to-toe assessment and incorporating topical headings to delineate systems.

12

Described how portions of the assessment would be conducted when needed equipment is not available.

16

Provided a detailed review of each system with normal and abnormal findings, and included normal laboratory findings for client age.

24

Analyzed age-specific risk reduction health screen and immunizations.

16

Described two differential diagnoses (disease) associated with possible abnormal findings.

16

Designed a plan of care including two priority nursing diagnoses, interventions, evaluation.

24

Discussed pharmacological treatments that can be used to address health issues for this client.

16

Included evidence based practice strategies for health promotion.

20

Used correct spelling, grammar, and professional vocabulary. Cited all sources using APA format.

36

Total:

180

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