Traditional Health

Question 1. In a 2-3 page paper discuss how health and illness beliefs can influence the assessment process. You can use the Table on Traditional Health and Illness Beliefs in your textbook or any other evidence-based sources. Include how belief structure might impact how a client responds to an assessment interview and how culture might influence physical findings. Your assignment must have accurate spelling and grammar and use APA Editorial Format

Question 2. In this initial entry into your Nurse E-Portfolio for this course, you will be examining your perceptions of the nurse in the role of collecting and assessing information. Using the e-portfolio format, answer the following questions. Make sure you spend some time thinking about the answers to these questions before writing.

  1. What experiences have you had interviewing people to gather information?
  2. What communication skills do you have that will help you conduct interviews to gather information?
  3. What communication skills do you have that may hinder your ability to gather information? What can you do to overcome these?