The parents of a 5-year-old boy have accompanied their son for his required physical examination before starting kindergarten. His parents are opposed to him receiving any vaccines.
A 27-year-old man with Crohn’s disease has been admitted to the emergency room with an extreme flare-up of his condition. He explains that he has not been able to afford his medications for the last few months and is concerned about the costs he may incur for treatment.
A 17-year-old boy has come in for a check-up after a head injury during a football game. He has indicated that he would like to be able to play in the next game, which is in 3 days.
•Select three scenarios, 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.
POST 1 TO 2 PAGES ON: The explanation of the health assessment information required for a diagnosis of your selected patients (include the scenario numbers). Explain how you would respond to the scenario as an advanced practice nurse using evidence-based practice guidelines and applying ethical considerations. Justify your responses.
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Chapter 23, “Sports Participation Evaluation” (pp. 581-593)
◦Cha pter 24, “Putting It All Together” (pp. 594-609)
Sullivan, D. D. (2012). Guide to clinical documentation (2nd ed.). Philadelphia, PA: F. A. Davis.
Chapter 9, “Discharging Patients from the Hospital” (pp. 189–207)
Burger, I. M., & Kass, N. E. (2009). Screening in the dark: Ethical considerations of providing screening tests to individuals when evidence is insufficient to support screening populations. American Journal of Bioethics, 9(4), 3–14.
De Jong, A., Dondorp, W. J., de Die-Smulders, C. E., Frints, S. G. M., & de Wert, G. M. (2010). Non-invasive prenatal testing: Ethical issues explored. European Journal of Human Genetics, 18(3), 272–277.
Rourke, L., Leduc, D., Constantin, E., Carsley, S., & Rourke, J. (2010). Update on well-baby and well-child care from 0 to 5 years: What’s new in the Rourke Baby Record? Canadian Family Physician, 56(12), 1285–1290.
American Academy of Pediatrics. (2008). Recommendations for preventative pediatric health care (periodicity schedule).
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