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Signature Assignment: Case Study Start Assignment Due Monday by 11:59pm Points 65 Submitting a text entry box, a website url, or a file upload In order to write a case study paper, you must carefully address a number of sections in a specific order with specific information contained in each. The guideline below outlines each of those sections. You must bold each section heading and answer underneath each section heading in paragraph form. See the announcements for more information on the format. Section Introduction (patient and problem) Information to Include Explain who the patient is (Age, gender, etc.) Explain what the problem is (What was he/she diagnosed with, or what happened?) Introduce your main argument (What should you as a nurse focus on or do?) Pathophysiology History Explain the disease (What are the symptoms? What causes it?) Explain what health problems the patient has (Has she/he been diagnosed with other diseases?) Detail any and all previous treatments (Has she/he had any prior surgeries or is he/she on medication?) Nursing Physical Assessment List all the patient’s health stats in sentences with specific numbers/levels (Blood pressure, bowel sounds, ambulation, etc.) Related Treatments Explain what treatments the patient is receiving because of his/her disease Nursing Diagnosis & Patient Goal Explain what your nursing diagnosis is (What is the main problem for this patient? What need to be addressed?) Explain what your goal is for helping the patient recover (What do you want to change for the patient?) Nursing Interventions Explain how you will accomplish your nursing goals, and support this with citations (Reference the literature) Evaluation Explain how effective the nursing intervention was (What happened after your nursing intervention? Did the patient get better?) Recommendations Explain what the patient or nurse should do in the future to continue recovery/improvement Your paper should be 3-4 pages in length and will be graded on how well you complete each of the above sections. You will also be graded on your use of APA style and on your application of nursing journals into the treatments and interventions. For integrating nursing journals, remember the following: Make sure to integrate citations into all of your paper Support all claims of what the disease is, why it occurs, and how to treat it with references to the literature on this disease Always use citations for information that you learned from a book or article; if you do not cite it, you are telling your reader that YOU discovered that information (how to treat the disease, etc.) You must bold each section heading and answer underneath each section heading in paragraph form. See the announcements for more information on the format. Review the rubric for specific grading criteria. Points possible: 65 General Education Standardized Rubric: PATH 370 Signature Assignment Criteria Introduction Pathophysiology History, Physical and Related Treatments Ratings Pts 3.5 to >3.12 pts Exceeds Expectations 3.12 to >2.52 pts Meets Expectations 2.52 to >2.07 pts Approaches Expectations 2.07 to >0 pts Does Not Meet Introduction summarizes the case comprehensively and prepares the reader Introduction summarizes the case and somewhat prepares the reader for the Introduction lacks detail to prepare the reader for the Expectations for the remainder of the paper. remainder of the paper. case. present or is grossly erroneous. Introduction is not 8.1 to >7.21 pts 7.21 to >5.83 pts 5.83 to >4.78 pts 4.78 to >0 pts Exceeds Expectations Meets Expectations Approaches Expectations Does Not Meet Expectations Identifies and thoroughly explains the pathogenesis of the disease Mostly Identifies and thoroughly explains the pathogenesis of the Provides insufficient explanations. Information is not entirely Does not answer or answers incorrectly with insufficient topic. Information is scientifically sound, thorough, supported and sufficient. disease topic. Information is scientifically sound, thorough, necessary and sufficient. scientifically sound, necessary or supported with evidence and a sound rationale. explanations. Information is not scientifically sound, necessary or sufficient. 8.4 to >7.48 pts Exceeds Expectations 7.48 to >6.05 pts Meets Expectations 6.05 to >4.96 pts Approaches Expectations 4.96 to >0 pts Does Not Meet Provides a detailed patient history, physical assessment findings, treatment, and related treatments Provides most patient history, physical assessment findings, treatment, and related treatments for the disease topic. Provides insufficient explanations. Information is not entirely scientifically sound, Expectations for the disease topic. Information is scientifically sound, thorough, but may be limited. Information is mostly scientifically sound, thorough, necessary or supported with evidence and a sound rationale. insufficient explanations. Information is not supported and sufficient. necessary and sufficient. scientifically sound, necessary or sufficient. 8.1 to >7.21 pts 7.21 to >5.83 pts 5.83 to >4.78 pts 4.78 to >0 pts and Patient Goals Exceeds Expectations Meets Expectations Approaches Expectations Does Not Meet Expectations Provides thorough and detailed nursing diagnosis and patient Provides mostly detailed nursing diagnosis and patient goal. Provides insufficient explanations. Information is not entirely scientifically Does not answer or incorrectly explains content.Information is goal. Information is scientifically sound, supported and sufficient. Information is mostly scientifically sound, support and sound, necessary and sufficient. Does not address the context sufficiently or not scientifically sound, necessary or sufficient sufficient. with sound rationale. 8.1 to >7.21 pts Exceeds Expectations 7.21 to >5.83 pts Meets Expectations 5.83 to >4.78 pts Approaches Expectations 4.78 to >0 pts Does Not Meet Expectations Thoroughly details the nursing interventions. Detailed Provides some details of the nursing interventions. Detailed Provides insufficient explanations. Information is not entirely scientifically Does not answer or answers incorrectly with insufficient explanation of nursing goals.Rationale is thorough, supported and sufficient. explanation of nursing goals.Rationale is supported and mostly sufficient. sound, necessary and sufficient. Does not address the context sufficiently or with sound rationale. explanations. Information is not scientifically sound, necessary or sufficient. Evaluation 8.1 pts Does not answer or answers incorrectly with Nursing Diagnosis Nursing Interventions 3.5 pts 8.4 pts 8.1 pts 8.1 to >7.21 pts Exceeds Expectations 7.21 to >5.83 pts Meets Expectations 5.83 to >4.78 pts Approaches Expectations 4.78 to >0 pts Does Not Meet Provides thorough and insightful explanation of the effectiveness of Provides most thorough and insightful explanation of the effectiveness of the Provides insufficient explanations of the effectiveness of the nursing Expectations 8.1 pts 8.1 pts Criteria Ratings the nursing intervention. Information is scientifically sound, supported andsufficient in detail nursing intervention. Information is mostly scientifically sound, supported but may lack detail in some areas. Pts interventions. Does not address the context sufficiently or with sound rationale. Does not answer or answers incorrectly with insufficient explanations. Information is not scientifically sound, necessary or sufficient. Recommendations 8.1 to >7.21 pts Exceeds Expectations 7.21 to >5.83 pts Meets Expectations 5.83 to >4.78 pts Approaches Expectations Provides an overall thorough explanation Provides an overall thorough explanation Provides insufficient 4.78 to >0 pts Does Not Meet Expectations of patient recommendations.Clinical findings are supported with evidence, of patient recommendations.Some clinical findings are supported with explanations. Information is not entirely scientifically Does not answer or answers incorrectly compared and rationalized thoroughly. Recommendations for continued recovery/improvement explained and evidence, compared and rationalized thoroughly. Recommendations for continued recovery/improvement sound, necessary and sufficient. Does not address the context sufficiently or with with insufficient explanations. Information is not supported. explained and supported. sound rationale scientifically sound, necessary or sufficient. APA format and 7 to >6.23 pts 6.23 to >5.04 pts 5.04 to >4.13 pts 4.13 to >0 pts References Exceeds Expectations Meets Expectations Approaches Expectations Meets all the requirements related to length. There is a Meets most of the requirements related to length. There is a minimum of 3 Meets some of the requirements related to length but is lacking enough Does Not Meet Expectations minimum of 3 scholarly resources with at least 1 non- resources with at least 1 non-internet source; the references may be to impede the meaning of the paper. The references do not meet required length and layout requirements. References internet source. All references are correctly cited in APA format. The student shows a questionable or not scholarly in nature. Most references are correctly cited in APA format. The student shows a good count and/or may be questionable or not scholarly in nature. References are not correctly cited in APA format. The are not present or do not support scholarly intention. A lack of effort it solid grasp of APA formatting, paraphrasing and citations. grasp of APA formatting, paraphrasing and citations but needs refinement in student does not show a good grasp of APA formatting, paraphrasing and apparent. There are extensive errors in some areas. citations. formatting. Mechanics 8.1 pts Does not follow format, 5.6 to >4.98 pts 4.98 to >4.03 pts 4.03 to >3.3 pts 3.3 to >0 pts Exceeds Expectations Meets Expectations Approaches Expectations Does Not Meet Expectations Answers are well written throughout. Answers are well written throughout Answers are somewhat Answers are not well written Information is well organized and clearly communicated.The writing is free of spelling and grammatical and the information is reasonably organized and communicated. It is mostly free of spelling and organized and lacks some clarity. Contains some spelling and grammatical and the information is poorly organized and lacks clarity. It contains many spelling and errors. grammatical errors. errors grammatical errors 7 pts 5.6 pts Total Points: 65