Comprehensive Health History Taking Essay
Assignment Comprehensive Health History Taking
Select one patient (neighbor, family, or friend) and write-up their comprehensive health history. Include the following variables:
- Identifying data.
- Past medical history.
- Health status, perceived barriers, and support.
- Chief complaint (CC).
- History of present illness (HPI).
- Family and/or social history (PFSH).
- Focused review of systems (ROS).
- Identify age, spiritual values, and cultural variables that were considered and how these variables influenced your interviews or health history.Comprehensive Health History Taking Essay
In a 1,000-1,250-word essay, summarize effective interview techniques for collecting a patient's health history. Include the following:
- Address how to elicit the patient's interpretation of their health status, their perceived barriers, and support.
- Critique the effectiveness of several history taking techniques with rationale from the readings.
Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is required.
This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.
You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin.
PLEASE USE 3 RELIABLE RESOURCES AND INCLUDE
Bates' Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking
Bickley, L. (2017). Bates’ guide to physical examination and history-taking (12th ed.). Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer. ISBN-13: 9781469893419
RUBRIC Comprehensive Health History Taking
Less than Satisfactory
|20.0 %Documents ComprehensiveHealth History||None.||Barely documents comprehensive health history. Significantly lacking in depth.||Comprehensive health history addresses only five to six of the seven categories (a-g) described in the assignment criteria. Data lacks details and/or is incomplete in some areas. Lacks both scope and clarity.Comprehensive Health History Taking Essay||Health history is minimally provided for on seven categories (a-g) described in the assignment criteria. Data is sparse and/or is incomplete in some areas, lacking in scope or clarity.||Clearly documents comprehensive health history. Outlines the information required for all of the seven categories (a-g) described in the assignment criteria. Data is clear and detailed.||Clearly and comprehensively documents comprehensive health history, and presents complete information required for all of the seven categories (a-g) described in the assignment criteria. Data is clear, detailed, and in-depth.|
|20.0 %Identifies Age, Spiritual Values, and Cultural Variable, and How These Variables Influence Interview or Health History||None.||Age, spiritual values, and cultural variable are either not present or incomplete. Assignment criteria has not been met.Comprehensive Health History Taking Essay||Minimally identifies age, spiritual values, and cultural variable. Data lacks details and/or is incomplete in some areas. States how these variables influence the interview or health history. Discussion significantly lacks depth.||Outlines patient?s age, spiritual values, and cultural variable. States how these variables influence the interview or health history. Statements may lack depth of understanding or detail.Comprehensive Health History Taking Essay||Outlines patient?s age, spiritual values, and cultural variable. Briefly describes with minimal evidence how these variables influence the interview or health history.||Thoroughly presents complete information on age, spiritual values, and cultural variable. Describes in-depth and with supporting evidence how these variables influence the interview or health history.|
|15.0 %Addresses How to Elicit the Client?s Interpretation of Their Health Status, Their Perceived Barriers, and Support||None.||Analysis of the criteria is not outlined or is outlined poorly. Does not distinguish perceived barriers and support.Comprehensive Health History Taking Essay||Ignores or superficially evaluates how to elicit the client?s interpretation of their health status. Draws unwarranted or fallacious conclusions. Recognizes simple relationship examples without providing rationale.||Surface level of evaluation of how to elicit the client?s interpretation of their health status is offered. Describes basic perceived barriers and support.Comprehensive Health History Taking Essay||Analysis is direct, competent, and appropriate of the criteria. Illuminates relationships.||Thoughtfully analyzes and evaluates how to elicit the client?s interpretation of their health status. Draws warranted, judicious, non-fallacious conclusions. Identifies the salient arguments (perceived barriers and support) pro and con providing explicit examples and details.|
|15.0 %Critiques the Effectiveness of Several History Taking Techniques||None.||Critique of the effectiveness of several history-taking techniques is not outlined or is outlined poorly.Comprehensive Health History Taking Essay||Ignores or superficially critiques the effectiveness of several history-taking techniques. Draws unwarranted or fallacious conclusions.||Surface level critique of effectiveness of several history-taking techniques is offered. Claims and ideas of the criteria are supported.Comprehensive Health History Taking Essay||Critique is direct, competent, and appropriate of the topic. Claims and ideas are supported.||Thoughtfully critiques and evaluates the effectiveness of several history-taking techniques. Draws warranted, judicious, and non-fallacious conclusions. Information and evidence are accurate, appropriate.|
|20.0 %Organization and Effectiveness|
|7.0 %Thesis Development and Purpose||None.||Paper lacks any discernible overall purpose or organizing claim.||Thesis and/or main claim are insufficiently developed and/or vague; purpose is not clear.||Thesis and/or main claim are apparent and appropriate to purpose.||Thesis and/or main claim are clear and forecast the development of the paper. It is descriptive and reflective of the arguments and appropriate to the purpose.||Thesis and/or main claim are comprehensive. The essence of the paper is contained within the thesis. Thesis statement makes the purpose of the paper clear.|
|8.0 %Argument Logic and Construction||None.||Statement of purpose is not justified by the conclusion. The conclusion does not support the claim made. Argument is incoherent and uses noncredible sources.Comprehensive Health History Taking Essay||Sufficient justification of claims is lacking. Argument lacks consistent unity. There are obvious flaws in the logic. Some sources have questionable credibility.||Argument is orderly, but may have a few inconsistencies. The argument presents minimal justification of claims. Argument logically, but not thoroughly, supports the purpose. Sources used are credible. Introduction and conclusion bracket the thesis.||Argument shows logical progression. Techniques of argumentation are evident. There is a smooth progression of claims from introduction to conclusion. Most sources are authoritative.||Clear and convincing argument presents a persuasive claim in a distinctive and compelling manner. All sources are authoritative.|
|5.0 %Mechanics of Writing (Includes spelling, punctuation, grammar, and language use.)||None.||Surface errors are pervasive enough that they impede communication of meaning. Inappropriate word choice and/or sentence construction are used.||Frequent and repetitive mechanical errors distract the reader. Inconsistencies in language choice (register), sentence structure, and/or word choice||Some mechanical errors or typos are present, but are not overly distracting to the reader. Correct sentence structure and audience-appropriate language are used.Comprehensive Health History Taking Essay||Prose is largely free of mechanical errors, although a few may be present. A variety of sentence structures and effective figures of speech are used.||Writer is clearly in command of standard, written, academic English.|
|5.0 %Paper Format (Use of appropriate style for the major and assignment.)||None.||Template is not used appropriately, or documentation format is rarely followed correctly.Comprehensive Health History Taking Essay||Appropriate template is used, but some elements are missing or mistaken. A lack of control with formatting is apparent.||Appropriate template is used. Formatting is correct, although some minor errors may be present.||Appropriate template is fully used. There are virtually no errors in formatting style.||All format elements are correct.|
|5.0 %Research Citations (In-text citations for paraphrasing and direct quotes, and reference page listing and formatting, as appropriate to assignment and style.)||None.||No reference page is included. No citations are used.||Reference page is present. Citations are inconsistently used.||Reference page is included and lists sources used in the paper. Sources are appropriately documented, although some errors may be present.Comprehensive Health History Taking Essay||Reference page is present and fully inclusive of all cited sources. Documentation is appropriate and citation style is usually correct.||In-text citations and a reference page are complete and correct. The documentation of cited sources is free of error.|
|100 %Total Weightage||Comprehensive Health History Taking Essay|