Family structure interview and assessment

Understanding family structure and style is essential to patient and
  family care. Conducting a family interview and needs assessment
  gathers information to identify strengths, as well as potential
  barriers to health. This information ultimately helps develop
  family-centered strategies for support and guidance.

This family health assessment is a two-part assignment. The
  information you gather in this initial assignment will be utilized for
  the second assignment in Topic 3.

Develop an interview questionnaire to be used in a family-focused
  functional assessment. The questionnaire must include three
  open-ended, family-focused questions to assess functional health
  patterns for each of the following:

  1. Values/Health Perception
  2. Nutrition
  3. Sleep/Rest
  4. Elimination
  5. Activity/Exercise
  6. Cognitive
  7. Sensory-Perception
  8. Self-Perception
  9. Role Relationship
  10. Sexuality
  11. Coping

Select a family, other than your own, and seek permission from the
  family to conduct an interview. Utilize the interview questions
  complied in your interview questionnaire to conduct a family-focused
  functional assessment. Document the responses as you conduct the

Upon completion of the interview, write a 750-1,000-word paper.
  Analyze your assessment findings. Submit your questionnaire as an
  appendix with your assignment.

Include the following in your paper:

  1. Describe the family structure. Include individuals and any
        relevant attributes defining the family composition, race/ethnicity,
        social class, spirituality, and environment.
  2. Summarize the     overall health behaviors of the family. Describe the current health     of the family.
  3. Based on your findings, describe at least     two of the
    functional health pattern strengths noted in the     findings. Discuss
    three areas in which health problems or barriers     to health were
  4. Describe how family systems     theory can be applied to solicit
    changes in family members that, in     turn, initiate positive changes
    to the overall family functions over   time.

Cite at least three peer-reviewed or scholarly sources to complete
  this assignment. Sources should be published within the last 5 years
  and appropriate for the assignment criteria.

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

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the   rubric prior to
beginning the assignment to become familiar with the   expectations for
successful completion. 

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