Category Archives: Healthcare

health patterns theory

1-Gordon’s 11 functional health patterns theory appears to be the most helpful and effective in evaluating families. This theory focuses on 11 health patterns in the family and is used to find out risk factors based on the answers within the current developmental stages of the family and its members.  It utilizes the technique of establishing patterns from the provided information and focuses on reducing risk based on the patterns.  “The presence of risk factors predicts potential dysfunction. Developmental risk and risk arising from dysfunctional health patterns increase whole family risk.” (Edelman & Mandle, 2010)

I find this theory to be the most helpful as it focuses on the whole family with attention to the developmental stage each family member is currently in.  With focus on risk that may….

family health assessment.

Select a family to complete a family health assessment. (The family cannot be your own.)

Before interviewing the family, develop three open-ended, family-focused questions for each of the following health patterns:

Values, Health Perception Nutrition Sleep/Rest Elimination Activity/Exercise Cognitive Sensory-Perception Self-Perception Role Relationship Sexuality Coping

NOTE: Your list of questions must be submitted with your assignment as an attachment.

After interviewing the family, compile the data and analyze the responses.

In 1,000-1,250 words, summarize the findings for each functional health pattern for the family you have selected.

Identify two wellness problems based on your family assessment.

Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the….

The Global Environment And Public Health

Access the Web site of one of the following organizations, and identify a major public health issue (global or regional) that, in your opinion, is a priority issue that needs to be addressed. CDC—United States WHO—United Nations Department of Health—United Kingdom Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing Department of Health—South Africa Department of Health—Ireland Ministry of Health—China National Institute of Public Health—Mexico Ministry of Health—Belize Ministry of Health and Family Welfare—India Based on the information available on the Web site you reviewed, create a presentation focusing on a public health issue of your choice. In your presentation, do the following: Describe the technical details about your public health issue. What is the mechanism through which public health is affected? How long has this been a problem? Is….