Pharmacological foundations for advanced nursing practice – C824

Pharmacological foundations for advanced nursing practice – C824
REQUIREMENTS

  1.  Investigateoneof the following disease processes: traumatic brain injury, depression, obesity, asthma, or heart failure.
  2.  Analyze the pathophysiology of the disease process you selected in part A.
  3.  Discuss the standard of practice for the selected disease process.
  4.  Discuss the evidence-based pharmacological treatments in your state and how they affect management of the selected disease in your community.
  5.  Discuss clinical guidelines for assessment, diagnosis, and patient education for the selected disease process.
  6.  Compare the standard practice for managing the disease within your community with state or national practices.
  7.  Discuss characteristics of and resources for a patient who manages the selected disease well, including access to care, treatment options, life expectancy, and outcomes.
  8.  Analyze disparities between management of the selected disease on a national and international level.
  9.  Discussthreeor four factors (e.g., financial resources, access to care, insured/uninsured, Medicare/Medicaid) that contribute to a patient being able to manage the selected disease.
  10.  Explain how a lack of the factors discussed in part A4 leads to an unmanaged disease process.
  11.  Describe characteristics of a patient with the selected disease that is unmanaged.
  12.  Analyze how the selected disease process affects patients, families, and populations in your community.
  13.  Discuss the financial costs associated with the selected disease process for patients, families, and populations from diagnosis to treatment.
  14.  Discuss how you will promote best practices for managing the selected disease in your current healthcare organization.
  15.  Discuss threestrategies you could use to implement best practices for managing the selected disease in your current healthcare organization.
  16.  Discuss an appropriate method to evaluate the implementation of each of the strategies from part C1.
  17.  When you use sources, include all in-text citations and references in APA format.

 

 

Rubric

ARTICULATION OF RESPONSE (CLARITY, ORGANIZATION, MECHANICS):

The candidate provides substantial articulation of response.

 

  1. INVESTIGATED DISEASE PROCESS:
 

 

      The candidate investigates 1 of the given disease processes.

A1. PATHOPHYSIOLOGY:

        The candidate provides a plausible analysis, with substantial detail, of the pathophysiology of the disease process selected in part A.

 

A2. STANDARD OF PRACTICE:

        The candidate provides a logical discussion, with substantial detail, of the standard of practice for the selected disease process.
         

A2A. PHARMACOLOGICAL TREATMENTS:

        The candidate provides a logical discussion, with substantial detail, of the evidence-based pharmacological treatments in the candidate’s state and how they affect management of the selected disease in the candidate’s community.

 

A2B. CLINICAL GUIDELINES:

        The candidate provides a logical discussion, with substantial detail, of clinical guidelines for assessment, diagnosis, and patient education for the selected disease process.

 

A2C. STANDARD PRACTICE OF DISEASE MANAGEMENT:

        The candidate provides an appropriate comparison, with substantial detail, of standard practice for managing the disease within the candidate’s community with state or national practices.

 

A3. MANAGED DISEASE PROCESS:

        The candidate provides a logical discussion, with substantial detail, of characteristics of and resources for a patient who manages the selected disease well, including access to care, treatment options, life expectancy, and outcomes.

 

A3A. DISPARITIES:

        The candidate provides a plausible analysis, with substantial support, of disparities between management of the selected disease on a national and international level.

 

A4. MANAGED DISEASE FACTORS:

        The candidate provides a logical discussion, with sufficient detail, of 3 or 4 factors that contribute to a patient being able to manage the selected disease.

 

A4A. UNMANAGED DISEASE FACTORS:

        The candidate provides a logical explanation, with substantial detail, of how a lack of the factors discussed in part A4 leads to an unmanaged disease process.

 

A4AI. UNMANAGED DISEASE CHARACTERISTICS:

        The candidate provides an appropriate description, with sufficient detail, of the characteristics of a patient with the selected disease that is unmanaged.

 

  1. PATIENTS, FAMILIES, & POPULATIONS:
        The candidate provides a plausible analysis, with substantial detail, of how the selected disease process affects patients, families, and populations in the candidate’s community.

 

 

 

 

B1. COSTS:

        The candidate provides a logical discussion, with substantial detail, of the financial costs associated with the selected disease process for patients, families, and populations from diagnosis to treatment.

 

  1. BEST PRACTICES PROMOTION:
        The candidate provides a logical discussion, with substantial detail, of how the candidate will promote best practices for managing the selected disease in the candidate’s current healthcare organization.

 

 

 

C1. IMPLEMENTATION PLAN:

        The candidate provides a logical discussion, with substantial detail, of 3 strategies the candidate could use to implement best practices for managing the selected disease in the candidate’s current healthcare organization.

 

C2. EVALUATION METHOD:

        The candidate provides a logical discussion, with substantial detail, of an appropriate method to evaluate the implementation of each of the strategies from part C1.

 

  1. SOURCES:
        When the candidate uses sources, the candidate provides appropriate in-text citations and references with no readily detectable deviations from APA style, OR the candidate does not use sources.

 

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