NSG6430 full course - April 2018

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Week 1 discussion

Preventative Screening

This discussion assignment provides a forum for discussing relevant topics for this week based on the course competencies covered. For this assignment, make sure you post your initial response to the Discussion Area by the due date assigned.

To support your work, use your course textbook readings and the South University Online Library. As in all assignments, cite your sources in your work and provide references for the citations in APA format.

Start reviewing and responding to the postings of your classmates as early in the week as possible. Respond to at least two of your classmates' initial postings. Participate in the discussion by asking a question, providing a statement of clarification, providing a point of view with a rationale, challenging an aspect of the discussion, or indicating a relationship between two or more lines of reasoning in the discussion. Cite resources in your responses to other classmates. Complete your participation for this assignment by the end of the week.

For this assignment, you will review the latest evidence based guidelines as they pertain to the case below. Discussion of the case is based on the course objectives and weekly content, which emphasize the core learning objectives for an evidence-based primary care curriculum. Throughout your nurse practitioner program, case study discussions are used to promote the development of clinical reasoning through the use of ongoing assessments and diagnostic skills, and to develop patient care plans that are grounded in the latest clinical guidelines and evidence-based practice.

Janice, a 21 year-old healthy female, presents to her nurse practitioner for her yearly check-up. She is sexually active with her boyfriend and uses condoms most of the time. She has never had a pelvic exam before.

Discuss the recommended screening tests, using the latest evidence based guidelines that the nurse practitioner should perform on Janice.

Discuss the recommended education and counseling that should be included in Janice’s care?

Week 2 discussion

iHuman Case Study – Angela Cortez

This discussion assignment provides a forum for discussing relevant topics for this week based on the course competencies covered. For this assignment, make sure you post your initial response to the Discussion Area by the due date assigned.

To support your work, use your course textbook readings and the South University Online Library. As in all assignments, cite your sources in your work and provide references for the citations in APA format.

Start reviewing and responding to the postings of your classmates as early in the week as possible. Respond to at least two of your classmates' initial postings. Participate in the discussion by asking a question, providing a statement of clarification, providing a point of view with a rationale, challenging an aspect of the discussion, or indicating a relationship between two or more lines of reasoning in the discussion. Cite resources in your responses to other classmates. Complete your participation for this assignment by the end of the week.

For this assignment, you will complete an iHuman case study based on the course objectives and weekly content. The iHuman cases emphasize core learning objectives for an evidence-based primary care curriculum. Throughout your nurse practitioner program, you will use the iHuman case studies to promote the development of clinical reasoning through the use of ongoing assessments and diagnostic skills, and to develop patient care plans that are grounded in the latest clinical guidelines and evidence-based practice.

The iHuman assignments are highly interactive and a dynamic way to enhance your learning. Material from the iHuman cases may be present in the quizzes, the midterm exam, and the final exam.

Click here for information on how to access and navigate iHuman.

This week, complete the iHuman case titled "Angela Cortez".

After completing your iHuman Case Study, answer the following questions using the latest evidenced based guidelines:

Discuss the questions that would be important to include when interviewing a patient with this issue.

Describe the clinical findings that may be present in a patient with this issue.

Are there any diagnostic studies that should be ordered on this patient? Why?

List the primary diagnosis and three differential diagnoses for this patient. Explain your reasoning for each.

Discuss your management plan for this patient, including pharmacologic therapies, tests, patient education, referrals, and follow-ups.

Week 3 discussion

Contraceptive Management

This discussion assignment provides a forum for discussing relevant topics for this week based on the course competencies covered. For this assignment, make sure you post your initial response to the Discussion Area by the due date assigned.

To support your work, use your course textbook readings, supplemental readings, and the South University Online Library. As in all assignments, cite your sources in your work and provide references for the citations in APA format.

Start reviewing and responding to the postings of your classmates as early in the week as possible. Respond to at least two of your classmates' initial postings. Participate in the discussion by asking a question, providing a statement of clarification, providing a point of view with a rationale, challenging an aspect of the discussion, or indicating a relationship between two or more lines of reasoning in the discussion. Cite resources in your responses to other classmates. Complete your participation for this assignment by the end of the week.

For this assignment, you will review the latest evidence based guidelines as they pertain to the case below. Discussion of the case is based on the course objectives and weekly content, which emphasize the core learning objectives for an evidence-based primary care curriculum. Throughout your nurse practitioner program, case study discussions are used to promote the development of clinical reasoning through the use of ongoing assessments and diagnostic skills, and to develop patient care plans that are grounded in the latest clinical guidelines and evidence-based practice.

Karen, is a 33 year-old G2P2, with a medical history of migraines, for which she takes Imitrex when needed. She has a history of heavy and painful menses each month, lasting approximately 7-8 days. Karen smokes ½ pack of cigarettes per day. Her father has a history of DVT and cardiac disease. Her mother has a history of cervical cancer. Her blood pressure today is 138/76 and her pelvic exam is normal. She is divorced and is sexually active with her new boyfriend. She is currently using condoms for birth control and wants something more reliable. Karen does not desire pregnancy in the near future.

Discuss the contraceptive methods using the latest evidence-based guidelines that Karen would be medically eligible for.

Identify one method that you feel would be most beneficial to Karen and discuss why you selected it.

Are there any methods that you would not recommend for Karen? Why?

Week 4 discussion

iHuman Case Study – Rachael Hardy

This discussion assignment provides a forum for discussing relevant topics for this week based on the course competencies covered. For this assignment, make sure you post your initial response to the Discussion Area by the due date assigned.

To support your work, use your course textbook readings and the South University Online Library. As in all assignments, cite your sources in your work and provide references for the citations in APA format.

Start reviewing and responding to the postings of your classmates as early in the week as possible. Respond to at least two of your classmates' initial postings. Participate in the discussion by asking a question, providing a statement of clarification, providing a point of view with a rationale, challenging an aspect of the discussion, or indicating a relationship between two or more lines of reasoning in the discussion. Cite resources in your responses to other classmates. Complete your participation for this assignment by the end of the week.

For this assignment, you will complete an iHuman case study based on the course objectives and weekly content. The iHuman cases emphasize core learning objectives for an evidence-based primary care curriculum. Throughout your nurse practitioner program, you will use the iHuman case studies to promote the development of clinical reasoning through the use of ongoing assessments and diagnostic skills, and to develop patient care plans that are grounded in the latest clinical guidelines and evidence-based practice.

The iHuman assignments are highly interactive and a dynamic way to enhance your learning. Material from the iHuman cases may be present in the quizzes, the midterm exam, and the final exam.

Click here for information on how to access and navigate iHuman.

This week, complete the iHuman case titled "Rachael Hardy".

After completing your iHuman Case Study, answer the following questions using the latest evidenced based guidelines:

Discuss the questions that would be important to include when interviewing a patient with this issue.

Describe the clinical findings that may be present in a patient with this issue.

Are there any diagnostic studies that should be ordered on this patient? Why?

List the primary diagnosis and three differential diagnoses for this patient. Explain your reasoning for each.

Discuss your management plan for this patient, including pharmacologic therapies, tests, patient education, referrals, and follow-ups.

Week 5 discussion

iHuman Case Study – Pamela Flowers

This discussion assignment provides a forum for discussing relevant topics for this week based on the course competencies covered. For this assignment, make sure you post your initial response to the Discussion Area by the due date assigned.

To support your work, use your course textbook readings and the South University Online Library. As in all assignments, cite your sources in your work and provide references for the citations in APA format.

Start reviewing and responding to the postings of your classmates as early in the week as possible. Respond to at least two of your classmates' initial postings. Participate in the discussion by asking a question, providing a statement of clarification, providing a point of view with a rationale, challenging an aspect of the discussion, or indicating a relationship between two or more lines of reasoning in the discussion. Cite resources in your responses to other classmates. Complete your participation for this assignment by the end of the week.

For this assignment, you will complete an iHuman case study based on the course objectives and weekly content. The iHuman cases emphasize core learning objectives for an evidence-based primary care curriculum. Throughout your nurse practitioner program, you will use the iHuman case studies to promote the development of clinical reasoning through the use of ongoing assessments and diagnostic skills, and to develop patient care plans that are grounded in the latest clinical guidelines and evidence-based practice.

The iHuman assignments are highly interactive and a dynamic way to enhance your learning. Material from the iHuman cases may be present in the quizzes, the midterm exam, and the final exam.

Click here for information on how to access and navigate iHuman.

This week, complete the iHuman case titled “Pamela Flowers”.

After completing your iHuman Case Study, answer the following questions using the latest evidenced based guidelines:

Discuss the questions that would be important to include when interviewing a patient with this issue.

Describe the clinical findings that may be present in a patient with this issue.

Are there any diagnostic studies that should be ordered on this patient? Why?

List the primary diagnosis and three differential diagnoses for this patient. Explain your reasoning for each.

Discuss your management plan for this patient, including pharmacologic therapies, tests, patient education, referrals, and follow-ups.

Week 6 discussion

iHuman Case Study – Sonya Phillips

This discussion assignment provides a forum for discussing relevant topics for this week based on the course competencies covered. For this assignment, make sure you post your initial response to the Discussion Area by the due date assigned.

To support your work, use your course textbook readings and the South University Online Library. As in all assignments, cite your sources in your work and provide references for the citations in APA format.

Start reviewing and responding to the postings of your classmates as early in the week as possible. Respond to at least two of your classmates' initial postings. Participate in the discussion by asking a question, providing a statement of clarification, providing a point of view with a rationale, challenging an aspect of the discussion, or indicating a relationship between two or more lines of reasoning in the discussion. Cite resources in your responses to other classmates. Complete your participation for this assignment by the end of the week.

For this assignment, you will complete an iHuman case study based on the course objectives and weekly content. The iHuman cases emphasize core learning objectives for an evidence-based primary care curriculum. Throughout your nurse practitioner program, you will use the iHuman case studies to promote the development of clinical reasoning through the use of ongoing assessments and diagnostic skills, and to develop patient care plans that are grounded in the latest clinical guidelines and evidence-based practice.

The iHuman assignments are highly interactive and a dynamic way to enhance your learning. Material from the iHuman cases may be present in the quizzes, the midterm exam, and the final exam.

Click here for information on how to access and navigate iHuman.

This week, complete the iHuman case titled “Sonya Phillips”.

After completing your iHuman Case Study, answer the following questions using the latest evidenced based guidelines:

Discuss the questions that would be important to include when interviewing a patient with this issue.

Describe the clinical findings that may be present in a patient with this issue.

Are there any diagnostic studies that should be ordered on this patient? Why?

List the primary diagnosis and three differential diagnoses for this patient. Explain your reasoning for each.

Discuss your management plan for this patient, including pharmacologic therapies, tests, patient education, referrals, and follow-ups.

Week 7 discussion

iHuman Case Study - Erin Davis

This discussion assignment provides a forum for discussing relevant topics for this week based on the course competencies covered. For this assignment, make sure you post your initial response to the Discussion Area by the due date assigned.

To support your work, use your course textbook readings and the South University Online Library. As in all assignments, cite your sources in your work and provide references for the citations in APA format.

Start reviewing and responding to the postings of your classmates as early in the week as possible. Respond to at least two of your classmates' initial postings. Participate in the discussion by asking a question, providing a statement of clarification, providing a point of view with a rationale, challenging an aspect of the discussion, or indicating a relationship between two or more lines of reasoning in the discussion. Cite resources in your responses to other classmates. Complete your participation for this assignment by the end of the week.

For this assignment, you will complete an iHuman case study based on the course objectives and weekly content. The iHuman cases emphasize core learning objectives for an evidence-based primary care curriculum. Throughout your nurse practitioner program, you will use the iHuman case studies to promote the development of clinical reasoning through the use of ongoing assessments and diagnostic skills, and to develop patient care plans that are grounded in the latest clinical guidelines and evidence-based practice.

The iHuman assignments are highly interactive and a dynamic way to enhance your learning. Material from the iHuman cases may be present in the quizzes, the midterm exam, and the final exam.

Click here for information on how to access and navigate iHuman.

This week, complete the iHuman case titled “Erin Davis”.

After completing your iHuman Case Study, answer the following questions using the latest evidenced based guidelines:

Discuss the questions that would be important to include when interviewing a patient with this issue.

Describe the clinical findings that may be present in a patient with this issue.

Are there any diagnostic studies that should be ordered on this patient? Why?

List the primary diagnosis and three differential diagnoses for this patient. Explain your reasoning for each.

Discuss your management plan for this patient, including pharmacologic therapies, tests, patient education, referrals, and follow-ups.

Week 8 discussion

LGBT Health Care

This discussion assignment provides a forum for discussing relevant topics for this week based on the course competencies covered. For this assignment, make sure you post your initial response to the Discussion Area by the due date assigned.

To support your work, use your course textbook readings and the South University Online Library. As in all assignments, cite your sources in your work and provide references for the citations in APA format.

Start reviewing and responding to the postings of your classmates as early in the week as possible. Respond to at least two of your classmates' initial postings. Participate in the discussion by asking a question, providing a statement of clarification, providing a point of view with a rationale, challenging an aspect of the discussion, or indicating a relationship between two or more lines of reasoning in the discussion. Cite resources in your responses to other classmates. Complete your participation for this assignment by the end of the week.

For this assignment, you will review and reflect on the LGBT article. This article can be applied to healthcare providers in the multiple care settings. Discussion of the article is based on the course objectives and weekly content, which emphasize the core learning objectives for an evidence-based primary care curriculum. Throughout your nurse practitioner program, discussions are used to promote the development of clinical reasoning through the use of ongoing assessments and diagnostic skills, and to develop patient care plans that are grounded in the latest clinical guidelines and evidence-based practice.

Discuss any “take-away” thoughts from the article.

How do you plan to make a positive impact on the care of LGBT patients when you become a NP? What attitudes/behaviors/communication/understanding is important for the NP to have?

What specific screenings / interventions will you incorporate into practice when providing care to a LGBT patient?

Week 9 discussion

Hormone Replacement Therapy

This discussion assignment provides a forum for discussing relevant topics for this week based on the course competencies covered. For this assignment, make sure you post your initial response to the Discussion Area by the due date assigned.

To support your work, use your course textbook readings and the South University Online Library. As in all assignments, cite your sources in your work and provide references for the citations in APA format.

Start reviewing and responding to the postings of your classmates as early in the week as possible. Respond to at least two of your classmates' initial postings. Participate in the discussion by asking a question, providing a statement of clarification, providing a point of view with a rationale, challenging an aspect of the discussion, or indicating a relationship between two or more lines of reasoning in the discussion. Cite resources in your responses to other classmates. Complete your participation for this assignment by the end of the week.

For this assignment, you will review the latest evidence based guidelines as they pertain to the case below. Discussion of the case is based on the course objectives and weekly content, which emphasize the core learning objectives for an evidence-based primary care curriculum. Throughout your nurse practitioner program, case study discussions are used to promote the development of clinical reasoning through the use of ongoing assessments and diagnostic skills, and to develop patient care plans that are grounded in the latest clinical guidelines and evidence-based practice.

Ms. Martin is a 55-year-old woman who has been on HRT for 4 years. HRT was prescribed because Ms. Martin was experiencing vasomotor symptoms associated with menopause. Her last mammogram was 2 years ago and last pap was 5 years ago. Ms. Martin made an appointment with her nurse practitioner to discuss discontinuing HRT after hearing and reading news reports about the dangers associated with the medication. Except for the HRT, Ms. Martin is taking no medication other than a daily vitamin. She had a tubal ligation after the birth of her third child but has had no other surgeries or history of any medical conditions. Her father had cardiovascular disease and died of a myocardial infarction at 77 years of age. Her mother was diagnosed with breast cancer at 81 years of age. Ms. Martin does not smoke and rarely drinks alcohol. She likes to work in her garden but is not involved in a formal exercise program. She has gained about 10 pounds since menopause.

What evidence-based information will you provide to Ms. Martin regarding her concerns of HRT? Discuss the advantages and risks associated with HRT.

What are your recommendations for Ms. Martin? Will you recommend continuing or discontinuing HRT and why?

What alternative treatments for menopausal symptoms will you discuss with Ms. Martin?

Discuss the recommended screening tests, using the latest evidence based guidelines that Ms. Martin should have.

What health promotion, maintenance, and prevention education would be important to provide to Ms. Martin?

Week 10 discussion

Prophylactic Hysterectomy

This discussion assignment provides a forum for discussing relevant topics for this week based on the course competencies covered. For this assignment, make sure you post your initial response to the Discussion Area by the due date assigned.

To support your work, use your course textbook readings and the South University Online Library. As in all assignments, cite your sources in your work and provide references for the citations in APA format.

Start reviewing and responding to the postings of your classmates as early in the week as possible. Respond to at least two of your classmates' initial postings. Participate in the discussion by asking a question, providing a statement of clarification, providing a point of view with a rationale, challenging an aspect of the discussion, or indicating a relationship between two or more lines of reasoning in the discussion. Cite resources in your responses to other classmates. Complete your participation for this assignment by the end of the week.

For this assignment, you will review and reflect on the Prophylactic Hysterectomy article. This article can be applied to healthcare providers in the primary care and specialty settings. Discussion of the article is based on the course objectives and weekly content, which emphasize the core learning objectives for an evidence-based primary care curriculum. Throughout your nurse practitioner program, discussions are used to promote the development of clinical reasoning through the use of ongoing assessments and diagnostic skills, and to develop patient care plans that are grounded in the latest clinical guidelines and evidence-based practice.

Discuss any “take-away” thoughts from the article.

What are the ethical dilemmas to consider with prophylactic surgeries?

Discuss the screenings/interventions/options/education that you would provide to a patient that has a strong family history of ovarian cancer. What if the patient has no health insurance? What resources could you offer to assist the patient?

Week 2 assignment (soap note)

Each week, you are required to enter your patient encounters into the SU clinical tracking system. Your faculty will be checking to ensure you are seeing the right number and mix of patients for a good learning experience. You will also need to include a minimum of one complete SOAP note using the SOAP note template. The SOAP note should be related to the content covered in this week, and the completed note should be submitted to the Submission Area.

Submission Details:By the due date assigned, enter your patient encounters into the SU clinical tracking system and complete at least one SOAP note in the template provided.

Name your SOAP note document SU_NSG6430_W2_A2_LastName_FirstInitial.doc.

Include the associated case number in your document.

Submit your document to the Submission Area by the due date assigned.

Week 4 assignment (soap note)

Each week, you are required to enter your patient encounters into the SU clinical tracking system. Your faculty will be checking to ensure you are seeing the right number and mix of patients for a good learning experience. You will also need to include a minimum of one complete SOAP note using the SOAP note template. The SOAP note should be related to the content covered in this week, and the completed note should be submitted to the Submissions Area.

Submission Details:

By the due date assigned , enter your patient encounters into the SU clinical tracking system and complete at least one SOAP note in the template provided.

Name your SOAP note document SU_NSG6430_W4_A2_LastName_FirstInitial.doc.

Include the associated case number in your document.

Submit your document to the Submissions Area by the due date assigned

Week 6 assignment (soap note)

Each week, you are required to enter your patient encounters into the SU clinical tracking system. Your faculty will be checking to ensure you are seeing the right number and mix of patients for a good learning experience. You will also need to include a minimum of one complete SOAP note using the SOAP note template. The SOAP note should be related to the content covered in this week, and the completed note should be submitted to the Submissions Area

Submission Details:

By the due date assigned, enter your patient encounters into the SU clinical tracking system and complete at least one SOAP note in the template provided.

Name your SOAP note document SU_NSG6430_W6_A2_LastName_FirstInitial.doc.

Include the associated case number in your document.

Submit your document to the Submissions Area by the due date assigned

Week 7 assignment case study

Women’s Health Case Study

General Guidelines for Comprehensive Case Study - the due date assigned

You will complete the iHuman case, “Nancy Campbell”

After completing the iHuman case, you will present the case and supporting evidence in a PowerPoint presentation with the following components:

Slide 1: Title, Student Name, Course, Date

Slide 2: Summary or synopsis of Ms. Campbell’s case

Slide 3: HPI

Slide 4: Medical History

Slide 5: Family History

Slide 6: Social History

Slide 7: ROS

Slide 8: Examination

Slide 9: Labs (In-house)

Slide 10: Primary Diagnosis and 3 Differential Diagnoses – ranked in priority

Primary Diagnosis should be supported by data in the patient’s history and exam

Slide 11: Management Plan: medication (dose, route, frequency), non-medication treatment, tests ordered, education, follow-up/referral

Slide 12-17: An evaluation of 5 evidence-based articles applicable to Ms. Campbell’s case: evaluate 1 article per slide

Include title, author, and year of article

Brief summary / purpose of the study

How did the study support Ms. Campbell’s case?

Course texts will not count as a scholarly source; if using data from websites you must go back to the literature source for the information-no secondary sources are allowed, i.e. Medscape, UptoDate, etc.

Slide 18: Reference List

You will submit the PowerPoint presentation in the Submissions Area by the due date assignbedName your Case Study Presentation SU_NSG6430_W7_A2_lastname_firstinitial.doc

Week 8 assignment (soap note)

Each week, you are required to enter your patient encounters into the SU clinical tracking system. Your faculty will be checking to ensure you are seeing the right number and mix of patients for a good learning experience. You will also need to include a minimum of one complete SOAP note using the SOAP note template. The SOAP note should be related to the content covered in this week, and the completed note should be submitted to the Submissions Area

Submission Details:

By the due date assigned, enter your patient encounters into the SU clinical tracking system and complete at least one SOAP note in the template provided.

Name your SOAP note document SU_NSG6430_W8_A2_LastName_FirstInitial.doc.

Include the associated case number in your document.

Submit your document to the Submissions Area by the due date assigned.

Week 10 assignment (soap note)

Each week, you are required to enter your patient encounters into the SU clinical tracking system. Your faculty will be checking to ensure you are seeing the right number and mix of patients for a good learning experience. You will also need to include a minimum of one complete SOAP note using the SOAP note template. The SOAP note should be related to the content covered in this week, and the completed note should be submitted to the Submissions Area

Submission Details:

By the due date assigned, enter your patient encounters into the SU clinical tracking system and complete at least one SOAP note in the template provided.

Name your SOAP note document SU_NSG6430_W10_A2_LastName_FirstInitial.doc.

Include the associated case number in your document.

Submit your document to the Submissions Area by the due date assigned.

NSG6430 full course - April 2018
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