HCA240_Wk3_Appendix_D

HCA240_Wk3_Appendix_D - HCA/240 Week 3 CheckPoint:...

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HCA/240 Week 3 CheckPoint: Cardiovascular Disease Patient Interview Due: Friday, January 21, 2011 Appendix D Cardiovascular Disease Patient Interview Suppose you are tasked with confidentially interviewing members of a retirement community to see who may be at risk for cardiovascular disease. At the same time, you are asked to help educate the retirement community about what they can do to control their risk of developing a cardiovascular disease. Use the template below to design an interview form you would be able to take to members of the retirement community (age 60 and up). Refer to Ch. 7 of the text, and this week’s articles on cardiovascular health. Remember—you will come into contact with seniors from all walks of life, so write questions that are direct, yet friendly. Apply judgment when writing questions; you cannot possibly cover all forms of cardiovascular disease with one 10-question interview. Finally, imagine you are actually conducting the interviews within a retirement community when one interviewee says her sister has been diagnosed with a particular cardiovascular disease. She wants you to explain what must be done to treat the disease because her sister did not understand the doctor’s explanation. Complete the interview and case study below. Post your response to the Assignment link. Part 1: Interview Form Cardiovascular Disease Interview Checklist for Symptoms and Signs of Cardiovascular Disease 1. Cardiovascular disease refers to disease and conditions affecting the heart and blood vessels. Some of the symptoms may be easily attributed to other health issues. However, your doctor and yourself may see a pattern that can indicate that you might have the start of cardiovascular disease. What is cardiovascular disease (CVD)? The two most common are heart disease and stroke. 2. What factors increase your risk of getting cardiovascular disease? 3. Does hereditary factors increase your risks? 4. Are there certain foods that increases the risk of cardiovascular disease? 5.
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This note was uploaded on 06/08/2011 for the course HCA 240 taught by Professor Agnessamaniego during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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HCA240_Wk3_Appendix_D - HCA/240 Week 3 CheckPoint:...

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