This assignment is designed to help you to further analyze your care of the individual and apply best practice standards and use available evidence to assess or improve upon your nursing care in practice. Please do not include any names (use initials only) in your paper or presentation.
Pick a client that you worked with during clinical and describe what you did for that client (assessments and interventions). If you were unable to do some of the cares but were aware of nursing and medical interventions that were in place please include these in this section also. It is ok to speak in the first person for this section of the paper.
Write about your client’s primary or most pertinent pathophysiological process that affected their care using at least two scholarly resources. (See additional page included with this explanation)
Research best practice standards of nursing care for your client’s pathophysiological process or specific nursing needs/skills being performed. Explain these standards of nursing practice and/or research sources that describe how to best provide care for your patient. Areas covered should include expected assessment findings, nursing interventions, expected outcomes, and health promotion activities related to the specific condition or health need. Please use at least two scholarly resources to demonstrate where you obtained this information.
Written assignment guidelines
1. Make use of the Cinahl and LIRN databases to obtain information for this paper. If you have problems containing a full article, not just an abstract, work with the online librarian to obtain the article you need. Make sure you don’t wait until the last minute for this or it may not be possible to obtain it.
2. Use APA formatting for this paper. Numerous APA style tip lists are available in the student writing center. The Purdue Owl is an excellent resource online.
3. This paper should be from 5-6 pages long, typed and double-spaced. The length does not include the title page or reference page.
4. Overall the paper should include at least two references. Must have at least 2 references that are obtained from journal articles.