Review the scenarios provided by your instructor for this weekâ€™s Assignment. Please see the â€œCourse Announcementsâ€ section of the classroom for your scenarios.
- Based on the scenarios provided:
- Select one scenario and reflect on the material presented throughout this course.
- What necessary information would need to be obtained about the patient through health assessments and diagnostic tests?
- Consider how you would respond as an advanced practice nurse. Review evidence-based practice guidelines and ethical considerations applicable to the scenarios you selected.
The Lab Assignment
Write a detailed one-page narrative (not a formal paper) explaining the health assessment information required for a diagnosis of your selected patient (include the scenario number). Explain how you would respond to the scenario as an advanced practice nurse using evidence-based practice guidelines and applying ethical considerations. Justify your response using at least three different references from current evidence-based literature.
CASE STUDY 3
A 47-year-old man with Ulcerative Colitis has been admitted to the emergency room with an extreme abdominal pain. He explains that he has not taken his medications for the last few months and does not have any medical or prescription insurance.