100%(6)6 out of 6 people found this document helpful
This preview shows page 1 - 4 out of 8 pages.
The preview shows page 2 - 4 out of 8 pages.
1Running head: NSG 5522 FAMILY NURSING: THEORY, RESEARCH, AND PRACTICE GENOGRAM /ECOMAP ASSIGNMENTNSG 5522 Family Nursing: Theory, Research, and PracticeGenogram/Ecomap AssignmentName:Institution:Course:Date:
2Running head: NSG 5522 FAMILY NURSING: THEORY, RESEARCH, AND PRACTICE GENOGRAM /ECOMAP ASSIGNMENTWith the help of a family history of family tree (Chrzastowski, 2011), it is possible to establish and understand certain conditions that are common in some families. This is important in the treatment process and those conditions, if they are inherited can be managed with ease. It is extremely difficult to understand persons without having a brief history of their family. Normally, the family is one of the important structures of a community and also a building block in which a community and even a country can be established on. Understanding family system theory is therefore key. The diagram below shows a family genogram, it shows the family’s brief history. This diagram can be used to establish the family’s dynamics from one generation to the other. The Analysis of the information from the diagram is discussed below (Kaakinen, Gedaly-Duff ,Coehlo & Hanson, 2015).House Physically challengedwiseRheumatoid1yr Medical student but complains of pain on his joins441978Catherine 1973CarlosFelix19477O YrsJohn1950Ann 197638Denis193919981994Elsie41197967yrsPeter23Teacher
3Running head: NSG 5522 FAMILY NURSING: THEORY, RESEARCH, AND PRACTICE GENOGRAM /ECOMAP ASSIGNMENTArthritis –Admitted From the diagram, John and Ann are married, as such John now at 70 yrs and Ann 67 yrs are not that happy family because of what the family at large undergoes. To start with, John isphysically challenged and cannot only walk with the help of a wheelchair, the wife now a grandmother has been the one taking him to school and picking him in the afternoon after finishing his lessons. Ann has been doing this work since she was married. The family was