Chamberlain College of Nursing Obstructive Sleep Apnea Discussion
Activity Learning Outcomes
Through this assignment, the student will demonstrate the ability to:
1. Summarize the epidemiology, etiology and risk factors of the assigned diagnosis. (CO 1,3)
2. Explain the pathophysiologic processes of select health conditions. (CO 1)
3. Distinguish clinical manifestations and complications for select disease processes. (CO1, 2, 3)
4. Identify appropriate evidence-based therapeutic treatment for select health conditions utilizing drugs from the major drug classes. (CO 4)
Sunday Week 4 at 11:59pm MT.
Assignment should be submitted to the Week 4 Selected Diagnosis Synthesis Assignment dropbox by Sunday 11:59 p.m. MST at the end of Week 4. When the assignment is placed in the dropbox, it will automatically be submitted to Turnitin. You may submit the assignment one additional time before the due date to lower the Turnitin score. If you choose to resubmit, the second submission will be considered final and subject to grading. Once the due date for the assignment passes, you may not resubmit to lower a Turnitin
Total Possible Points: 150
Preparing the Paper:
The Selected Diagnosis Synthesis assignment is worth 150 points and will be graded on the quality of the content, use of citations, use of Standard English grammar, sentence structure, and overall organization based on the required components as summarized in the directions and grading criteria/rubric.
Submit the paper as a Microsoft Word Document, which is the required format at Chamberlain University. You are encouraged to use the APA Academic Writer when creating your assignment.
Follow the directions below and the grading criteria located in the rubric closely. Any questions about this paper may be posted under the Q & A Forum or emailed to your faculty.
The length of the paper should be 2-3 pages, excluding title page and reference page(s). The title and reference pages should be in APA format.
The assignment should include each of the categories listed below. Refer to the assignment rubric for grading criteria and requirements for each section. Be sure to reach out to your professor if you have any questions.
Disease Introduction- obstructive sleep apnea
Etiology & Risk Factors
Clinical Manifestations: Subjective and Objective Findings
Clinical Manifestations: Complications
Diagnostics & Pharmacological Recommendations
Rubric ASSIGNMENT CONTENTCategoryPoints%DescriptionIntroduction of disease 1510The introduction statement should:1. Be one paragraph (approximately 200 words)2. Include the disease description3. Include the disease epidemiology4. Includes information that is supported by current scholarly literature or course textbook, as evidenced by in text citations(4 required elements)Etiology and Risk factors1510The student includes:1. Common causes of the disease or condition2.Risk factors for the disease or condition3. Impact of age on disease or condition4. Prevalence of disease based on gender5. Genetic basis of disease 6. Lifestyle influences on disease7. Information that is supported by current scholarly literature or course textbook, as evidenced by in text citations8. If a listed factor is not a component of the disease the student must state so in this section(8 required elements)Pathophysiological processes3020The student:1. Describes changes occurring at the cellular, tissue, and/or organ level that contribute to the disease process 2. Describes adaptation of the cells and body in response to the disease 3. Relates disease processes to manifested signs and symptoms4. Includes information that is supported by current scholarly literature or course textbook, as evidenced by in text citations(4 Required Elements)Clinical manifestations: subjective and objective findings2315.4The student:1. Identifies subjective complaints that contribute to diagnosis of the condition 2. Identifies the body systems affected by the condition 3. Identifies physical assessment findings that contribute to diagnosis of the condition 4. Identifies pertinent laboratory tests necessary for diagnosis of condition 5. Includes information that is supported by current scholarly literature or course textbook, as evidenced by in text citations(5 Required Elements) Complications & Diagnostics2214.6The student:1. Identifies a minimum of two (2) complications of the disease2, Discusses the implications for the patient when complications are left untreated3. All information is supported by current scholarly literature or course textbook as evidenced by in text citations4. Explains the purpose of each listed laboratory and diagnostic test listed within the clinical manifestations section5. Discusses the significance of test findings in relation to the disease process6. Includes information that is supported by current scholarly literature or course textbook, as evidenced by in-text citations(6 required elements)Pharmacologic recommendations-(20%)3020The student:1. Lists each medication individually with rationale included2. Includes dosage, route, dosage frequency and length of treatment for each medication3. Includes the drug classification for each medication4. Includes the side effects of each medication5. Includes the potential drug interactions to consider when prescribing (medications to avoid)6. Includes information that is supported by current scholarly literature or course textbook, as evidenced by in-text citations(6 required elements)13590Total CONTENT Points= 135 ptsASSIGNMENT FORMATCategoryPoints%DescriptionGrammar, Syntax, APA85APA format, grammar, spelling, and/or punctuation are accurate and all cited information is paraphrased (no quotes are included in the paper)Organization751. Assignment is written in the exact sequence listed in the requirements section2. All required sections are included within the assignment 3. At least two (2) scholarly, primary sources from the last 5 years, excluding the textbook and course lectures, are provided in the reference list4. The paper length does not exceed 3 pages, excluding title page and references (4 Required elements)1510%Total FORMAT Points=15 pts150 pts100%ASSIGNMENT TOTAL=150
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