Interrelated Roles Of Family Nurse Practitioners
Interrelated factors and circumstances influence the health of the patient and the entire families, including their physical and mental well-being. Family Nurse Practitioners (FNP) must understand the impact which these varied circumstances on individual family members and the family as a collective unit. With such knowledge, FNPs can anticipate, reduce, or even eliminate undesirable family stress and better care for all patients in the family Description of Selected Family Theory
Berkey, Hanson, and Mischke’s Family Systems Stressor-Strength Inventory (FS3I) tool is an important means of assessing families, including the family examined for the purpose of this paper. In addition, Betty Neuman developed the Neuman System Model (NSM) examines the interrelationships of client and client systems in relation to stressors (McEwen & Wills, 2011).
The theory focuses on the response of the patient system to actual or potential environmental stressors and the use of primary, secondary, and tertiary nursing prevention intervention for retention, attainment, and maintenance of patient system wellness (McEwen & Wills, 2011). Family roles. The NSM identifies the totality of factors which account for the health of a multidimensional being. Thus, the family, as a unit, can be considered as a system and evaluated …show more content…
Vincent works full-time as a self-owned Grocery Delivery Company, while Emma quit her job as billing and coding assistant to become a full housewife and to take care of Jenna. Jenna is a fifth grader and has medical diagnosis of mental retardation and asthma. Daniela is in 11th grade and attends a public high school while Jenna attends a special school program through the school district. To assist with financial needs Emma decided to establish a home-based