present illness, past medical history, family history, personal and social history, and review of systems (Ball et al., 2019). The risk assessment instrument that would be useful with this case scenario is the Ages and Stages Questionnaire (ASQ). According to Ages & Stages Questionnaires (2020), the ASQ is a simple, accurate, and effective risk assessment tool that will help to identify the child’s development. The healthcare provider will select the appropriate questionnaire, based on the child’s age. The healthcare provider will have the caregiver complete the questionnaire. After the caregiver answers the questions, the healthcare provider will score the questionnaire and discuss the results with the caregiver. Finally, the healthcare
provider will share activities with the parent to encourage the child’s development. According to Wu and Orlando (2015), Health risk assessments can help promote health and encourage prevention of diseases by allowing the healthcare provider to personalize care based on specific risks identified. As stated above it is important to consider during the building of this health assessment, the health care provider will ask questions to the patient as well to the caregiver. Five targeted questions that would be appropriate for the healthcare provider to ask the patient and the care giver during the building of the health history would include: Questions for the child, make sure to be at the child’s eye level: What is your name?
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