Case study - Plan for the patient
Plan for the patient in the case study provided, and explain which type of assessment tool you might use for the patient. Explain whether the assessment tool was validated for use with this patient’s specific patient population and whether this poses issues. Include additional factors that might present issues when performing assessments, such as language, education, prosthetics, etc. Also explain the immunization requirements related to health promotion and disease prevention for the patient.
Read a selection of your colleagues’ responses.
BY DAY 6
Respond to at least two of your colleagues on two different days in one or more of the following ways:
· Suggest alternative assessment tools and explain why these tools might be appropriate for your colleagues’ patients.
· Recommend strategies for mitigating issues related to use of the assessment tools your colleagues discussed.
· Explain other health promotion considerations for patients in this population or with related issues.