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1

What is an interview?

organized conversation with a client

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What are the 4 phases of an interview?

1. planning phase: review resources, set time, choose place

2. orientation: introduce yourself, describe your position, explain purpose of interview

3. Working: gather information about client's he alt status, current illness, health history

4. closing: summarize interview, facilitate future interaction

3

Why preform an interview?

establish rapport, gather information, identify problems

4

What data is collected in health history?

patient's level of wellness, reason seeking care, family history, health care resources, mental health

5

What is a directive question?

Closed question;

elicits specific information

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What is a non-directive question?

Open ended question;

rapport building

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What is data base?

Baseline assessment conducted upon initial meeting?

8

What is focused assessment?

Data collected on an ongoing basis ----> determines changes in health status

directed to specific needs

9

Techniques used to collect dada?

interview & physical examination

10

What is done in a physical examination?

1. inspection: observe/look

2. palpation: touch patient

3. percussion: tap with hands

4. auscultation: listen with stethoscope

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Primary data collection source?

Patient

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Secondary data collection source?

Family, chart, file, lab report

13

Best source for data collection?

Patient

14

what is subjective data?

data obtained as direct quote from patient

15

what is objective data?

facts that are observable and measurable

16

What are the 8 basic conditioning factors?

1. age
2. sex
3. developmental state
4. health state
5. health care system factors
6. family system factors
7. sociocultural orientation
8. patterns of living

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Example of developmental state?

cognitive, physical, psychosocial