Heritage Assessment

Heritage Assessment

Interview the 3 families using the assessment questions from the Heritage Assessment Tool


Each Family must also be questioned about how their family protects, maintains and restores health (information must be provided in detail).

For example: they might protect health by taking vitamins, getting immunizations

The paper must be a summary of the interviews

The paper must also include a comparison of health traditions that the 3 families have in common or how are they different

Explain how the families subcribe to their health traditions (give examples)

Be sure to discuss how useful the Heritage Assessment tool is or if you did not find it useful

Be sure to cite references


Heritage Assessment ( i will attach the 3 interviews in here)

The learning activity and corresponding assignment in this topic requires students to perform a heritage assessment with families selected by students from their local communities.

Click on http://wps.prenhall.com/wps/media/objects/663/679611/box_6_1.pdf in order to access the “Heritage Assessment Tool.”

Interview three families from different cultures. One family should be from your own culture. Compare the differences in health traditions between these cultures.

Assess the three families using the “Heritage Assessment Tool.” In 1,000-1,500 words, discuss the usefulness of applying a heritage assessment to evaluate the needs of families and develop plans for health maintenance, health protection, and health restoration. Include the following:

Perform a heritage assessment on three families. One of these families should be from your own culture.
Complete the “Heritage Assessment Tool” for each of the three families interviewed and submit the three assessments to: RNBSNclientcare@gcu.edu. You are not required to include the tool in your LoudCloud submission.
Identify common health traditions based on cultural heritage. Evaluate and discuss how the families subscribe to these traditions and practices. Address health maintenance, health protection, and health restoration as they relate to your assessment.
Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style An abstract is not required.