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Rasmussen College The Assessment of The Skin Hair and Nails Discussion

Rasmussen College The Assessment of The Skin Hair and Nails Discussion

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PART 1

This week we have explored the assessment of the skin, hair, and nails.  Review the material from the week and provide a minimum of five key differences between these assessment topics.

You may include assessment findings, symptoms, or evidence-based/research information.

Use examples from your exploration of the focused skin, hair, and nail assessment.

  • Structure and function of the skin, hair, and nails
  • Integumentary risk factors

Subjective integumentary findings 

Collective integumentary system data

  • Identification of skin alterations
  • Skin risk assessments
  • Please be sure to validate your opinions and ideas with citations and references in APA format.
  • Responses need to address all components of the question, demonstrate critical thinking and analysis, and include peer-reviewed journal evidence to support the student’s position.
  • Estimated time to complete: 2 hours Part 2 
  • This week we have explored the nursing support of tissue integrity. Review the material covered in the required readings and provide a minimum of five key points about one of the key content areas covered that are listed below.

Maintaining Skin Integrity

Pressure Wound Staging

Wound Care