Health Assessment Topic Reflection 5


Topic 5: Problem Focus Exams: Skin and Abdomen, Male and Female Genitourinary, and Female Breast


Compile focused subjective and objective health histories for dermatological conditions while communicating effectively with the patient to establish a nurse-patient relationship.
Describe the physical exam techniques for skin, abdomen, male and female genitourinary, and female breast.
Present comprehensive screening and focused physical examination questions on dermatological, abdomen, male and female genitourinary, and female breast conditions in diverse populations.


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.


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