(Answered) NR305 Week 2 Discussion: Reflection on the Nurse’s Role


NR305 Health Assessment for the Practicing

Week 2 Discussion: Reflection on the Nurse’s Role in Health Assessment

Reflection Questions

Reflect on your current or prior practice setting.

  • Paragraph One: Briefly describe the type(s) of nursing health assessments you commonly perform.
    • Explain how your nursing health assessments are focused or comprehensive.
    • Provide examples of key subjective and objective data collected by nurses in this setting.
  • Paragraph Two: Describe the typical patient population in your practice setting.
    • What are some special considerations that you have used for obtaining an accurate health history and physical assessment in this patient population?
      • Examples may include age, lifestyle, financial status, health status, culture, religion, or spiritual practices.


In my role as HPCA it is my duty to go to every rapid response and code that is called in the facility.  So, the assessment that I normally perform is an emergency assessment.  In our reading this week we read that with an emergency assessment it is a rapid assessment performed in life threating situations where an immediate assessment is needed to provide treatment as quickly as possible. (Weber & Kelly, 2018) The initial focus during the emergent stage is ABC’s and it is going to be more of a focused assessment instead of a comprehensive assessment.  ……..please click the icon below to purchase full answer at $5