Learn more about the benefits of comprehensive patient assessments as Angela Phillips, DNP, APRN, assistant professor at West Texas A&M University, discusses A Detailed Review of Systems (ROS) and expands upon research presented in The Journal for Nurse Practitioners article. The following objectives will be covered:
• Understand the importance of accurately completing a comprehensive patient history and detailed ROS
• Know the impact of ROS on value-based health care
• Recognize ways ROS incorporates social determinants of health to improve patient care
Optimizing health care delivery begins with understanding all the complexities of a patient’s current health status. A detailed ROS can provide the information nurse practitioners need to adopt a person-centered approach and improve patient care.