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Assessment Task 2
Written Assignment
Weighting: 40%
Length and/or format: 1000 words +/- 10% . STICK TO THE WORD LIMIT.
Purpose: The primary purpose of this task is to provide students an opportunity to demonstrate further development of nursing health assessment and interview skills. Additionally, students will demonstrate beginning skills in critical thinking, clinical reasoning, and clinical judgement.
Instructions: You will be required to conduct a short interview with an older person (at least 50 years of age) on the topic of promoting healthy ageing. Following the interview you are required to construct a written essay using the structured framework provided.
The Levett - Jones (2017) Clinical Reasoning Cycle (Steps 1-3 & 8) will be used to frame the structure of this written work. It is expected that appropriate evidence-based literature will be used to support the essay. Further information on Assessment Task 2 including the structured framework, can be found in the NRSG139 LEO Assessment Tile.
Recommended references
Bulman, C. & Schultz, S. (2013). Reflective Practice in Nursing (5th ed.). Chichester, Sussex: WileyBlackwell.
Crisp, J., Taylor, C., Douglas, C., & Rebeiro, G. (2016). Potter & Perry’s Fundamentals of Nursing (5th ed.). Sydney, N.S.W.: Mosby/Elsevier Australia. Forbes, H., & Watt, E. (2016). Jarvis’s physical examination and health assessment (2nd Australian and New Zealand ed.). Chatswood, N.S.W.: Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier.
Holland, K., Jenkins, J., Solomon, J. & Whittam, S. (2008). Applying the Roper-Logan-Tierney Model in Practice. London: Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier.
Levett-Jones, T. (2018) Clinical Reasoning: Learning to think like a nurse (2nd ed.). Frenchs Forest, N.S.W.: Pearson.
O’Toole, Gjyn. (2016). Communication: Core interpersonal skills for health professionals (3rd ed.). Chatswood: Elsevier.
Please provide 10 references. Pick 5 from book anf 5 from journals.
Go to ACU website and then Library then subject guide then health sciense then nursing then data bases and journal articles then Cinahl complete then select bboks and jounals.

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