NU333 Health Assesment for the Nursing Professional

NU333 Unit 3 Journal

Respond to the following Journal prompt.

There are two assessment podcasts to review that will help you gain a better understanding of the importance of collecting and evaluating abnormal patient data.

  1. Listen to the assessment podcasts and answer the following Journal questions:

            Podcast 1 (Transcript)

            Podcast 2 (Transcript)

  • Gathering and evaluating pertinent patient data is critical to patient outcomes as seen in our practice example podcasts. What emotions did the podcasts bring up for you?
  • Discuss the importance of collecting subjective and objective data to identify abnormal patient findings.

Journal Requirements

Before you finalize your work, you should:

  • be sure to read the Journal prompt carefully;
  • consult the Grading Rubric in the Course Resources to make sure you have included everything necessary;
  • utilize spell check and grammar check to minimize errors; and
  • access information regarding APA citation information, such as the Writing Center if needed.

Your Journal entry should:

  • clearly establish and sustain the viewpoint and purpose of the prompt;
  • follow the conventions of Standard English (correct grammar, punctuation, etc.);
  • be well ordered, logical, and unified, as well as original and insightful;
  • display superior content, organization, style, and mechanics; and
  • use APA 6th edition format for crediting sources.

Submit your Journal to the unit Dropbox before midnight on the last day of the unit.

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