Preventative Care

Topic: Preventative Care

Type of paper: Research paper

Discipline: Health Care and Life Sciences : Nursing

Format or citation style: APA


Preventative Care
What questions will you want to ask your patients at every visit in order to get the information needed to provide individualized preventive services?
•    How does the age and gender of the patient impact your approach to delivering preventive services and providing health education?
•    How does the patient’s developmental milestones impact their ability to make healthy changes and take charge of their health?
•    What are some risk factors associated with health promotion?

Health Maintenance and Screening Plans
Clinical preventive services, such as routine disease screening and scheduled immunizations, are key to reducing death and disability and improving the Nation’s health. Yet, despite the fact that these services are covered by Medicare, Medicaid, and many private insurance plans under the Affordable Care Act, millions of children, adolescents, and adults go without clinical preventive services that could protect them from developing a number of serious diseases or help them treat certain health conditions before they worsen.
Discuss preventative services and ways to promote and overcome the barriers in your clinical practice to deliver holistic care including the recommended services for all patients across a lifespan. Please include examples, evidence-based information and references to support your work.