NR 305 Week 2 Assignment: Lifestyle and Health Practices Profile

Purpose: This assignment is to help you gain insight regarding the influence of an individual’s lifestyle and health-related practices, on their opportunities for health promotion. You are to obtain a lifestyle and health practices profile using yourself as the client, and then practice analyzing the data to formulate a health promotion nursing diagnosis.

Disclaimer: When completing a Lifestyle and Health Profile on an actual client, it is essential that the information is accurate, and all areas are addressed. **Please note that for this assignment, a few sections containing sensitive information have been marked optional. ** This assignment will only … shared for academic-related purposes and will not … seen by your classmates. However, if you wish to leave any of the areas marked “option to not respond” blank, points will not … deducted. All areas not marked as optional must … completed for full credit. Contact your visiting professor if you have any questions or concerns.

Directions: Refer to the Personal Life and Health Practices Profile guidelines and grading rubric found in Course Resources to complete the information below. This assignment is worth 200 points.

Type your answers on this form. Click Save as and save the file with the assignment name and your last name, e.g., “NR305_Week2_Personal_ Lifestyle_Form_Smith”. When you are …, submit the form to the Life and Health Practices Profile Dropbox by the deadline … in your guidelines. Post questions in the Q & A Forum or contact your instructor if you have questions about this assignment.

1. Complete the Life and Health Practices Profile

Complete the Life and Health Practices Profile below, using yourself as the client. Please document your responses professionally, as you would in a client’s actual health record. Provide enough information to have answered the questions completely. For clarity, write full sentences in your documentation. All questions in each section must … addressed, except for those indicated as optional. If a question does not apply to you, please indicate this in the findings as “N/A”.

2. Reflect on this experience

The questions you answered in this profile are similar to those asked by nurses in practice settings every day. In 1-2 paragraphs, describe how it felt to put yourself in the client’s shoes. Did you feel vulnerable? Were some of the questions difficult to answer? Did you wonder why certain questions needed to … asked? Include some specific examples in your discussion.

3. Analyze your responses 

Carefully review your responses in the profile. In 1-2 paragraphs, provide an overall summary of the findings. Then, describe at least 2 opportunities you have identified for seeking a higher level of health. Provide some detail as to what prompted you to make your selections.

4. Write one health promotion nursing diagnosis

Based on your analysis in #3, write one health promotion nursing diagnosis.          (Use the formula: “Readiness for enhanced ______ related to ________.”)

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