Using The Theory Of Unpleasant Symptoms As A Guide, What Would You Look For In An Assessment Tool For Patient Symptoms?

Using the theory of unpleasant symptoms as a guide, what would you look for in an assessment tool for patient symptoms?

I have added the topic of the class, the weekly objectives and the student learning outcomes, please, choose 1 outcome and develop the question.

The discussion must address the topic, at least 400 words in your initial post. Minimum of 2 scholarly references in APA format within the last 5 years published. No plagiarism please.


Historical Background
The Theory of Unpleasant Symptoms
Description of the Theory of Unpleasant Symptoms
Models That Expand or Modify the Theory of Unpleasant Symptoms
Assessment of Symptoms
Instruments Used in Empirical Testing
Weekly Objectives

By the end of this lesson, the learner will:

Analyze the historical background of unpleasant symptoms
Evaluate the use the theory of unpleasant symptoms in nursing research
Evaluate the use of the unpleasant symptoms theory in nursing practice
Student Learning Outcomes (Outcomes 1, 2, 4)

After completing this course, the student should be able to:

Critically analyze the philosophical underpinnings of nursing theories.
Critique nursing’s conceptual models, grand theories, and mid-range theories.
Construct a nursing theory that represent current professional nursing practice

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