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1Running head: GENEALOGY DISCUSSIONGenealogy DiscussionThe University of Texas at Arlington College of NursingIn partial fulfillment of the requirements ofN5220 Advanced Health AssessmentCourtney Stewart, MSN, APRN, CPNP-PCMay 22, 2020
2GENEALOGY DISCUSSIONAs the interview takes place the healthcare provider begins to understand the patient as a whole. This paper includes two sections, a narrative, and a pictorial genogram. Information obtained includes the patient's demographics, a hereditary condition, narrative discussion to understand the family pedigree, review of patient and family history, synopsis of major health and genetic disorders, and an educational summary on only one of the risk factors identified.NarrativeDemographic identifiersThe patient is a 58-year-old Asian male, of Korean descent. This history is obtained from the patient himself who is considered to be a reliable historian. He is currently employed as a technician in a dental laboratory company. He has been married for 30 years and has one daughter, ages 29. He lives with his wife now. The patient denies any current medical conditions or concerns. However, the patient came to see a primary care provider (PCP) because he had a simple physical check-up a few weeks ago at the Korean community center and found his blood pressure was elevated and high cholesterol (LDL). The blood pressure was 155/96 mmHg and total cholesterol was 260 mg/dL.This patent was born in South Korea. He graduated Theological Seminary in S. Korea and ministered as a church pastor for 10 years. In 2010, he moved to the US, and now is working in adental laboratory office as a technician. He is a non-smoker and denied any recreational drug use.

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