I’m trying to learn for my Nursing class and I’m stuck. Can you help?
The Clinical Action Plan will involve one initial family assessment visit and one follow-up visit to implement the plan (based on the family assessment data). Ensure that a signed Consent and Release of Liability form has been submitted to the instructor prior to the first point of contact with the selected family.
Select a family within your community to complete the assignments for Weeks 2 and 4.
Review the key points of therapeutic conversation found in Ch. 20 of Community/Public Health Nursing: Promoting the Health of Populations.
Review the following from Community Tool Box:
- Section 12. Conducting Interviews
- Section 15. Qualitative Methods to Assess Community Issues
Formulate key questions for obtaining valuable information.
Interview the family for your assessment, take notes, and ensure you address:
- Demographic data
- Developmental stage and history of family
- Environmental data
- Family structure
- Family functions
- Family stress and coping
- Family composition
Provide a brief overview of the family members, and identify each family member’s role within the family.
Note: Remove all personally identifying information such as the family members’ names. Refer to family members by initials only.
Complete a Genogram and Ecomap based on family assessment data. (See figures 20-3 and 20-4 (p. 393) in Community/Public Health Nursing: Promoting the Health of Populations.)
Format your assessment data as one of the following:
- Legal-sized infographic
- 875-word summary
Submit your assessment, Genogram, and Ecomap.
The family consists of 2 people (husband and wife) living in low income housing in Miami, Fl