Signature Assignment

Signature Assignment**

Holistic Assessment of the Older Adult

This assignment is a voice over PowerPoint recording of 13-15 minutes.

For the PowerPoint and recorded presentation, create a presentation that addresses each of the following points/questions. Be sure to completely answer all the prompts or questions for each bullet point. Use clear headings that allow your professor to know which bullet you are addressing on the slides in your presentation. Support your content with at least four (4) scholarly sources throughout your presentation, referencing in APA style. Include title and references slides in the presentation. Follow best practices for PowerPoint presentations related to text size, color, images, effects, wordiness, and multimedia enhancements. Ensure that you have permission from your older adult to conduct the health assessment and ensure that they are not identified on the PPT. Review the Signature Assignment rubric criteria for this assignment.

Part 1: Assessment: Choose an adult (65 years or older) friend or relative and perform a holistic health assessment. Clearly discuss your discovered holistic health assessment data. Your assessment should include the following parts for the holistic assessment:

  • General      Health History
  • Physiological      Assessment
  • Psychological      Assessment
  • Social      Assessment
  • Cultural      Assessment
  • Developmental      Assessment
  • Spiritual      Assessment

Part 2: Interpretation (Abnormality and Coping)

  • Choose      one abnormality from the data gained in the assessments and discuss      possible reasons/causes for the abnormality.
  • How      does this abnormality impact the other areas of the patient’s life?
  • Discuss      the client’s stress and coping mechanisms.
    • Are       they healthy?
    • What       recommendations and improvements could be made that are individualized       for this person?

Part 3: Teaching Plan: Create a teaching plan that addresses the client holistically by applying the assessment data you have analyzed.

  • Describe      at least one client goal for each of the six categories (each category      should have a goal) (physical, psychological, social, cultural,      developmental, and spiritual).
  • Discuss      one strategy per goal you would use to teach your client about each      individual goal
  • Explain      how you will evaluate if your teaching was effective
    • Title       Slide (1 slide)
    • Objective       Slide (1 slide)
    • Assessment
      • General        Health History (1slide)
      • Physical        (1 slide)
      • Psychological        (1 slide)
      • Social        (1 slide)
      • Cultural        (1 slide)
      • Developmental        (1 slide)
      • Spiritual        (1 slide)
    • Interpretation       (Abnormality and Coping)
      • Abnormality,        Reasons/Causes, Impact on Life (1 slide)
      • Stress,        Coping, Recommendations (1 slide)
    • Teaching       Plan
      • Physical        Goal and Teaching Strategy (1 slide)
      • Psychological        Goal and Teaching Strategy (1 slide)
      • Social        Goal and Teaching Strategy (1 slide)
      • Cultural        Goal and Teaching Strategy (1 slide)
      • Developmental        Goal and Teaching Strategy (1 slide)
      • Spiritual        Goal and Teaching Strategy (1 slide)
      • Evaluation        Plan (1 slide)
    • References       (1 slide)

Assignment Expectations:

Length: PPT of 19-21 slides; Recording 13-15 min

Structure: Include a title slide, objective slide, content slides, and reference slide in APA format. Recording is of PPT slides, with voice only.

References: Use appropriate APA style in-slide citations and references for all resources. A minimum of four (4) scholarly sources are required.

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