Family Nursing Practice The Wilsons Family
THE AIM OF THIS WRITTEN ASSESSMENT ITEM IS TO PROVIDE YOU WITH THE OPPORTUNITY TO PRACTICE APPLYING THE NURSING PROCESS WHEN PROVIDING FAMILY CENTERED CARE. WHEN AN INFANT, YOUNG CHILD OR ADOLESCENT EXPERIENCES A HEALTH OR SOCIAL ISSUE, THE ISSUE CAN IMPACT ALL FAMILY MEMBERS. NURSES WORKING IN ACUTE CARE AND COMMUNITY SETTINGS NEED TO UNDERSTAND THE FUNCTIONING OF THE FAMILY UNIT, SO THEY CAN CARE FOR AND ASSIST THE WHOLE FAMILY.
This written assignment addresses course learning outcomes 2 and 3.
There are 2 parts to this task. You must complete both
· CHOOSE ONE SCENARIO BELOW. YOU MUST REFER TO THE SAME SCENARIO THROUGHOUT THIS WRITTEN ASSESSMENT.
Use the headings below to organize the parts of your written assessment
Part 1 – Nursing Care of the Family: Assessment (400 words) For Part 1 you need to:
· CREATE A GENOGRAM TO VISUALLY DEPICT THE FAMILY’S STRUCTURE (TEMPLATE AND EXEMPLAR PROVIDED)
summaries the structure of the family to demonstrate your understanding of the family assessment findings
identify and briefly describe two (2) strengths of the family you are assessing using the Australian Family Strengths Nursing Assessment Guide (AFSNAG).
Part 2 – Nursing Care of the Family: Planning, Implementing and Evaluating (1,300 words)
For Part 2 you need to:
Identify two (2) issues/challenges for the family or a member of the family you have selected. These issues may be identified by the nurse, family or both. These can be health, social, or developmental family issues/challenges e.g., breastfeeding, social isolation, transition to parenting; they should NOT be ‘medical’ issues e.g., diabetes, high blood
For each issue/challenge identified in the family assessment (allow approximately 750 words per issue):
a) Describe the issue
Use appropriate evidence from scholarly literature to describe the issue and discuss what is known about the issue/challenge.
b) Plan nursing care
Provide a relevant nursing goal and justify the goal (explain why it is relevant to the issue) using appropriate evidence or
c) Implement nursing care
O OUTLINE ONE NURSING INTERVENTION THAT SUPPORTS THE FAMILY TO ACHIEVE THE GOAL. EACH NURSING INTERVENTION SHOULD BE SUPPLEMENTED BY THE RECOMMENDATION OF AN EXISTING ONLINE RESOURCE FOR THE FAMILY AND AN APPROPRIATE REFERRAL.
Evaluate nursing care
Describe how you would evaluate the effectiveness of the intervention to address whether it met the planned goal of
1. YOU DO NOT NEED TO PROVIDE AN INTRODUCTION OR A CONCLUSION FOR THE WRITTEN ASSIGNMENT OR ANY OF THE PARTS.
You must use the PowerPoint slide which will be supplied to you within the Assessment Folder on the [email protected] course site to create your genogram. Save the slide as a picture file (*.jpeg), and insert the picture into your
Do not include a University cover page at the start of your assignment. You will agree to the assignment submission statements when you submit electronically.
, REFERENCING ACCORDING TO APA 6THE STYLE AND PRESENTATION.
Ensure that you use relevant scholarly literature1(digitized readings, research articles, relevant Government reports and text books) that has been published within the last seven (7) years. If you use literature older than 7 years, you will need to justify why you are not using recent literature. Please note it is preferable to locate and use Australian sources if you are describing the extent or magnitude of the
Use academic language2 throughout and write in the third
· REFER TO THE MARKING CRITERIA WHEN WRITING YOUR ASSIGNMENT. THIS WILL ASSIST YOU IN CALCULATING THE WEIGHTINGS OF THE SECTIONS FOR YOUR ASSIGNMENT.
State your word count (excluding your reference list) on your assignment title