Health Assessment Topic Reflection 4
Topic 4: Problem Focus Exams: Musculoskeletal and Extremities
Compile focused health histories for the musculoskeletal body system and extremities, communicating effectively to establish a nurse-client relationship.
Describe the physical exam techniques for musculoskeletal body systems and extremities.
Present comprehensive screening and focused physical examination questions on the musculoskeletal body systems and extremities.
Compile focused subjective and objective health histories for the musculoskeletal body systems and extremities.
Complete a written reflection (250-350 words) on what you learned during this topic. Include the following in your reflection, considered through the lens of a nurse educator.
Think about an experience you have encountered when viewing or completing the particular assessment.
Describe the steps you took when completing this particular assessment.
Discuss difficulties that could potentially arise or specific questions related to completing this type of assessment.
Include illustrative examples of potential strategies used to overcome the difficulties encountered when completing the particular assessment.
Describe how the Christian worldview and compassion for all play a role in this type of assessment.
APA style is not required, but solid academic writing is expected.
This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.