Using your course and textbook readings and the University Online Library, respond to the following:
•There are many techniques or approaches for the office visit with an adolescent. Describe your approach. How would you set up your exam room?
What type of educational materials will be available? How long should the appointment last? Will you have the family present at the beginning or
end of the visit? List three health maintenance issues you will discuss with the patient today. Provide supportive material for your choices.
•The middle adolescence phase (approximately ages 14–16 years) is characterized by an increase in peer group values (peer pressure). Describe 1
health promotion idea that you would discuss with your middle adolescence patient. Why is this idea important? Please cite references in your
•Your next patient is a 16-year-old male who you suspect is sexually active with multiple partners. He has missed over 10 days of school in the
past 2 months. His grade point average has dropped from A/B to D/F. His parents have voiced to you their concerns over mood changes displayed by
their son over the past 4 to 6 months. Discuss at least 2 but not more than 3 topics you feel need to be addressed with this patient during the
office visit today. Please cite references in APA format and support your answer with evidence-based data.