Chapter 1 - Chapter 1 Nurse\u2019s role in health assessment Determine a patient\u2019s health status risk factors need for health education and develop

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Chapter 1 Nurse’s role in health assessment: - Determine a patient’s health status, risk factors, need for health education, and develop nursing plan of care The following factors will continue to promote opportunities for nurses with advanced assessment skills: Rising educational costs and increased focus on primary care that affect the numbers and availability of medical students Increasing complexity of acute care Growing aging population with complex comorbidities Expanding health care needs of single parents Increasing impact of children and the homeless on communities Intensifying mental health issues Expanding health service networks Increasing reimbursement for health promotion and preventive care services Limited number of medical students pursuing practice in primary care settings Aging of the baby boomer generation Nursing vs medical assessment: - Nursing assessments focus on diagnoses and treatments on the actual human
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