Nursing- Illness & Disease Management Across Life Span
The Impact of Chronic Illness (Heart Disease and Stroke)
Identify one person from the illness group you chose in Week 1(Week one assignment Attached) to interview. The person should not be a patient at the facility in which you work. You can use friends, family members, or coworkers. Do not use the person’s name in the paper, only initials.
In a Microsoft Word document of 4-5 pages formatted in APA style, describe/compile a report of your interview and the information collected about a person with a chronic illness.
Administer the questionnaire you created in Week 1(Attached) to that person and address the following:
· Compile the data and analyze the responses to better illustrate where this person, his or her family, and friends are in relation to accepting the diagnosis in relation to the standard health or illness definitions.
o The analysis should also include coping skills, treatment, and support aspects of the illness.
· Explain how this information will direct care plan development for the chosen illness group.
· Include a copy of the interview you created with the responses from the person interviewed in an Appendix.
Please note that the title and reference pages should not be included in the total page count of your paper.
On a separate references page, cite your sources in your work and provide references for the citations in APA format. Support your work, using your course lectures and textbook readings. Helpful APA guides and resources are available in the University Online Library. Below are guides that are located in the library and can be accessed and downloaded via the University Online Citation Resources: APA Style page. The American Psychological Association website also provides detailed guidance on formatting, citations, and references at APA Style.
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