As a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP), you will complete one case presentation, each on a patient case selected from the literature or a real case from a clinical setting. The case should be typical, for example, common depression or anxiety. Select a case that you feel is interesting and contributed to your learning. Use the template provided below to help guide your paper. Case workup is designed to provide students opportunity to apply knowledge related to a particular case and management of all items related to and including psychopharmacologic treatment. This is an individual assignment. Feel free to choose a different stage of life, by age range, with common Psychiatric Mental Health (PMH) symptoms, and management strategies. The stages are as follows: adult,
between ages 18-65.
The following components must be provided: diagnosis, developmental stage, methods used to define diagnosis and rationale; anticipation of treatment course. Briefly describe the clinical presentation, appropriate testing (both focused physical exams as appropriate, and Psychiatric Diagnostic Evaluation findings and appropriate work-ups of clinical symptoms). Include subsequent co-morbidities, if any and discuss the treatment plan for a common PMH disorder.
The case presentations are each a 8-10 pages paper (excluding title page, abstract, references, and appendices) in APA format described in the APA Publication Manual (6th ed). Each case paper will have its own grading rubric. The case presentation will also include additional development and/or stage of life considerations, and a corresponding to the manuscrip
For References: Please do not use any sources from websites or .com sources, only use peer-reviewed academic and scientific journals.
|QUALITY OF WORK SUBMITTED: THE EXTENT OF WHICH WORK MEETS THE ASSIGNNED CRITERIA AND WORK REFLECTS GRADUATE LEVEL CRITICAL AND ANALYTIC THINKING|
|Excellent (15-13 points)||Assignment exceeds expectations. All topics are addressed with a minimum of 90% containing exceptional breadth and depth about each of the assignment topics.|
|Good (12-11 points)||Assignment meets expectations. All topics are addressed with a minimum of 80% containing good breadth and depth about each of the assignment topics.|
|Fair (10-7 points)||Assignment meets most of the expectations. One required topic is either not addressed or inadequately addressed.|
|Poor (6-0)||Assignment superficially meets some of the expectations. Two or more required topics are either not addressed or inadequately addressed.|