Of three scenarios, you will need to select and answer two. The aim of the assignment is to test your knowledge as outlined in learning outcomes 1, 2, 3 and 5.
This assignment has been designed to provide you with an opportunity to demonstrate your achievement of the following module learning outcomes:
LO 1 Utilise and apply knowledge of anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology and pharmacology to critically understand the nursing assessment and holistic management of adults.
LO 2 Demonstrate a critical understanding of a range of nursing skills to deliver safe and effective care to adults.
LO 3 Identify and analyse the best available evidence to care for adults in a range of care environments.
LO 5 Critically reflect on the use of effective communication skills with colleagues, people and their families
The selected two scenarios should be separately presented in an academic essay format, with a clear introduction, body, conclusion, and use an appropriate formal academic style. Do not include headings and sub-headings.
The structure of each answer to the care delivery should include the following:
Introduction (Approximately, 150 words*). This will acknowledge which scenario you are addressing. Please do not just lift from the assignment brief/question, think of the fundamental care delivery as a whole. Briefly describe what the assignment will encapsulate. You may also consider:
How would you address the patient, confidentiality and dignity?
How would you seek consent?
How would you maintain infection control?
Main body (Approximately, 900 words*). In this section, you should consider:
The definition of the condition
The pathophysiology of the condition
A-E assessment applying to the patient, their observations…
Medical interventions, including tests
Pharmacology (medications, including side effects)
Evaluation of the care delivery (Approximately, 100 words). In this section, you should consider NEWS, SBAR and what you would do in case of improvement and Conclusion and possible recommendations (Approximately, 100 words). In this section, you should consider:
Briefly describe what you’ve discussed, thinks of what next for the individual, being cared in the community.
Type of service: Academic Paper writing
Type of assignment: Essay
Number of sources: 20
Academic level: Undergraduate
Paper format: Harvard
Line spacing: Double
Language style: UK English