Genogram for Gathering Family Data
The purpose of this assignment is for students to: -develop a genogram that provides an effective tool for gathering family data, -provide a visual portrayal of a patients family health history as the history pertains to the physical exam, -provide healthcare providers with a clearer picture of a patients non-modifiable risk factors, and -discuss their understanding of the patients genomic profile and the relationship to current health concerns. Overview A genogram is a visual and written representation of a history and physical. This genogram will be based on information obtained from the Shadow Health patient named Tina. As you are completing the Shadow Health: Health History assignment (see below), you will be able to ask Tina questions in order to gather information for the genogram. Consult Chapter 5, the Family History section and Figure 5-3, in the text for an example. Directions Develop a three-generation family medical tree for the Shadow Health patient Tina. -The three generations must include the patient, parents, and grandparents in order to receive full credit. -Identify family members, ages, relationships, and significant health history with identification of risk factors. -Identify deceased, divorced, or estranged family members and ages and causes of death of family members. -Using the drawing tools in MS Word, Excel, or PowerPoint, and standardized symbols and terminology, create a diagram of a family medical health tree. -Include a written narrative with your diagram describing the familys health history and the risk factors you identified. -Follow APA guidelines for the narrative portion of the assignment and reference citations. -Submit your completed assignment using the submission link.