Week 3 Reflection on Physical assessment

Reflective inquiry allows for expansion of self-awareness, identification of knowledge gaps, and assessment of learning goals. As you reflect on your readiness to practice as an nurse practitioner (NP), take a few minutes to consider what you’ve learned.

What is the role of the social determinants of health in relation to vision and oral health?
How can these determinants be addressed to reduce health disparities and improve the health of all Americans?
What efforts are needed to overcome barriers to access health care caused by insufficient education, poverty, geographic isolation, or a lack of communication skills?