ns420l identify documents used for nutritional counseling

Questions for Unit 9:

  1. Documentation needs to be completed at each nutrition counseling session. What information needs to be documented and kept in Josephine’s medical record?
  2. Can we provide Josephine’s health and nutrition information to another health professional? Why or Why not? When is her permission required? When is it not required?
  3. In order for Josephine to continue to follow up, how do we address payment and reimbursement? How will you handle it if she has insurance? If she does not have insurance?
  4. What motivational techniques would you use to motivate Josephine to continue making progress?
  5. It is important to ensure Josephine is progressing through each counseling session. Answer the following questions regarding Josephine’s progress:

a .How often would you schedule follow-up sessions with Josephine, and why?

b. What type of information would you like to collect at the follow-up appointments?

c. How would you assess her previously set goals? How would you modify her treatment based on her progress?

d. Identify any obstacles which could impede her success at achieving these goals.

e. How would you help her get beyond these obstacles?

TIP: Notice that In order to achieve “Mastery” level on GEL 8.3, you must analyze a problem, then generate more than one possible solution, and evaluate those solutions to find the best one.

Please do not use question and answer format in your essay. Instead, please write an essay with a separate paragraph to answer each question.


  • This assignment needs to be at least two pages in length and include at least two references.
  • This Assignment should be in APA format and follow the conventions of Standard American English (correct grammar, punctuation, etc.). Your writing should be well ordered, logical, and unified, as well as original and insightful. Your work should display superior content, organization, style, and mechanics. Be sure to use APA in-text citations and a reference page to attribute each source.

Unit 9 Assignment Grading Rubric = 130 points

Assignment Requirements

Points possible

Points earned by student

Discuss what needs to be documented in the medical record with each nutrition counseling session.


Discuss providing Josephine’s health and nutrition information to another health professional.


Discuss payment and reimbursement


Discuss motivational techniques you would use to motivate Josephine to continue making progress.


Discuss progression and obstacles.


Total (Sum of all points)

Points deducted for spelling, grammar, and/or APA errors.

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