Conduct a health history on a family member or friend. You can use the form located in your
Health Assessment lab manual book or from Week Two classroom assignment. You do not
need to submit the health history form with your paper. Be sure they give you permission. Using the
interviewing techniques learned in Module 2, gather the following information. Use your textbook
as your guide.
Past Medical Health
Review of Systems
While this is only a partial health history, summarize in 3 -5 pages the information you gathered.
Include your answers to the following questions in the summary:
Was the person willing to share the information? If they were not, what did you do to
Was there any part of the interview that was more challenging? If so, what part and how did
you deal with it?
How comfortable were you taking a health history?
What interviewing techniques did you use? Were there any that were difficult and if so, how
did you overcome the difficulty?
Now that you have taken a health history discuss how this information can assist the nurse in
determining the health status of a client.
Your assignment needs to be completed in APA format & have accurate spelling and
grammar. There is an APA template located in the library.
Examine the medical history of a family member or a friend. You can utilize the form from Week Two’s classroom assignment or from your Health Assessment lab manual book. The health history form is not required to be submitted with your paper. Make certain they have given you permission. Gather the following information using the interviewing skills you learned in Module 2. As a guide, consult your textbook.
Current Health Medical History Family History System Review
While this is only a partial health history, summarize the facts you gathered in three to five pages.
In your summary, include your responses to the following questions:
Was the person willing to divulge the details? What did you do to encourage them if they weren’t?
Was there anything else?