NURS 301 Exam 3 Health Assessment Focus Review Topics – Nevada State College
Exam Coverage: Chapters 7, 24, 25, 28,32
- Describe erik erikson’s stages of psychosocial development (stages) and assessment findings
- Review kohlberg’s stages of moral development
- Differentiate between normal and abnormal findings of psychosocial, cognitive, and moral development / describe findings frequently seen when assessing the older client’s psychosocial, cognitive, and moral development
- Describe osteoporosis and identify risk factors and its prevention
- What questions to ask during collection of subjective data regarding client’s muscles, joints, and bones
- Explain the modifications required in physical examination of the elderly client owing to the restricted movements and age-related changes/ describe the findings frequently seen with assessing the older client’s musculoskeletal system
- Explain the technique of inspection, palpation, and rom assessment of the musculoskeletal system.
- Describe phalen and tinel’s testing
- Differentiate between normal and abnormal findings of the musculoskeletal system.
- Discuss risk factors associated with a cerebral vascular accident (cva), commonly known as a stroke, across the cultures and ways to reduce one’s risks risk assessment
- Topics to reduce a client’s risk for stroke and to promote health: review the warning signs of stroke (nsa, 2016)
- Discuss risk factors for stroke many of which can be controlled other stroke risk factors, many of which can be controlled:
- Discuss teaching topics to reduce a client’s risk for stroke and to promote health
- Review warning signs and signs and symptoms of stroke
- Describe fast to remember the warning signs of a stroke
- Describe glasgow coma scale and interpretation of scores
- When is cam assessment used?
- Describe the components of the peripheral nervous system
- List the 12 cranial nerves and explain their functions and techniques for assessment and normal and abnormal findings/ describe the procedure involved in assessment of cranial nerves i, ii, iii, iv, v, vi, vii, viii, ix, x, xi, xii. Describe the romberg test
- Describe the tests in assessing cerebellar function
- Describe the findings frequently seen with assessing the older client’s musculoskeletal system
- Describe the assessment of touch sensation, pain sensation, and temperature sensation
- Describe the assessment of vibratory sensation and position sensitivity
- Explain the assessment of tactile discrimination
- Eescribe the techniques of testing deep tendon reflexes
- Describe the techniques to elicit kernig and brudzinski sign
- Describe normal and abnormal findings of the neurologic system.
- Explain how to prepare yourself and the client for a complete head-to-toe integrated physical examination.
- Explain the assessments that can be integrated with assessment of other body systems
- Explain the key subjective data to be collected
- Explain the importance of assessment of functional status in the elderly client when collecting subjective and objective data
- Describe the variations of presentation of illness in elderly clients
- Differentiate between common variations and the atypical presentation of disease and illness (known as geriatric syndromes) seen in the older adult.
- Describe the assessment of functional status through katz’s activities of daily living and lawton scale for instrumental activities of daily living