List the important supplies and equipment you would need to complete a holistic physical examination. Identify why it is important to identify and locate the supplies and equipment prior to the examination taking place.

3. How should the nurse best prepare the environment and the client for the examination? Why is this important?

4. What precautions should the nurse take to keep themselves and their clients safe?

5. List and define the different physical examination techniques you would use to perform a physical assessment and when it is appropriate to use them.

6. Describe the multiple purposes of the electronic health record (EHR) and techniques to document an assessment in the EHR appropriately.

7. Describe the SBAR technique of communication and why it is important.