The short paper reflects the compilation and analysis of data collected during the patient volunteer health history interview. The paper is private between the student and instructor. Within the paper, you will have the opportunity to discuss interview techniques and strategies that were utilized in the patient interview to facilitate therapeutic communication with a patient. You will also provide a brief synopsis of the health history information that was collected, describe health risks and health behaviors that were identified in the volunteer interview, and prioritize a health promotion need. Be sure to address all of the required elements outlined in the prompt.
This week you completed a health history interview with your patient volunteer. Address the following prompts based on your experience:
- Discuss the interviewing skills that were utilized when collecting the volunteer’s health history information. What strategies were used to develop therapeutic rapport with the patient?
- Provide a brief synopsis of the pertinent health history information that was collected.
- Analyze the collected health history. Describe potential health risks and health behaviors that were identified in the volunteer interview.
- Prioritize one health promotion need that was identified in the volunteer interview. Include rationale as to why this need was identified as a priority.