Articulate the comprehensive characteristics and plan of care associated with a selected psychiatric mental health disorder.

Articulate the comprehensive characteristics and plan of care associated with a selected psychiatric mental health disorder.

Articulate the comprehensive characteristics and plan of care associated with a selected psychiatric mental health disorder. 150 150 Nyagu

Disorders Paper Submission (Schizophrenia)

PMHNPs must understand a variety of clinical diagnoses in order to properly assess and treat patients. In this assignment that supports peer learning, each student will select a unique psychiatric mental health disorder and create a formal paper to share with the class with the intention of learning more about the condition, its diagnostic assessment, and course of treatment.

Criteria

15 Points

14.5 Points

13.75 Points

0 Points

Pathophysiology

Communicates a clear & precise overview of the pathophysiology for the chosen disorder including evidence-based guidelines.

Communicates the associated pathophysiology but may be missing one important piece of data

Communicates a brief & vague assessment of the disorder while missing important details of the pathophysiology

No paper submitted or content missing

/15

Etiology, incidence and prevalence

Thoroughly describes all relevant factors to the etiology of the disorder; develops and provides a clearly written analysis of the incidence and prevalence of the disorder.

Describes the etiology but omits one component that should be listed; develops a clear analysis of the incidence and prevalence but did not support it by evidence

Describes the etiology but omits more than one component that should be included; develops and provides a brief overview of the incidence and prevalence with more than one omission and lacks evidential support

No paper submitted or content missing

/15

Criteria

10 Points

9 Points

8 Points

0 Points

Determinants of Health

Develops and demonstrates a clear & precise understanding of the determinants of health associated with the disorder.

Determinants of health are described but not supported by evidence.

A general overview of the determinants of health provided but it is not specific to the current case.

No paper submitted or content missing

/10

Diagnostic Assessment

A complete diagnostic assessment is provided including the use of all appropriate screening tools.

A diagnostic assessment is provided but one or more components is omitted.

A brief diagnostic assessment is provided but no appropriate screening tools are listed.

No paper submitted or content missing

/10

Diagnostic Differential

All appropriate diagnostic differentials are provided with supportive evidence-based information.

Appropriate diagnostic differentials were provided but one may have been omitted.

Appropriate differentials listed but one may have been omitted and is lacking evidence- based information

No paper submitted or content missing

/10

Comprehensive Plan of Care

Complete comprehensive plan of care utilizing evidence-based guidelines and levels of evidence.

Plan of care described with one component missing and or no levels of evidence.

Plan of care listed without evidence-based guidelines.

No paper submitted or content missing

/10

Desired Outcomes

Desired outcomes described to completion with use of evidence-based research to support.

Desired outcomes described with one component missing

Desired outcomes described with more than one component missing and/or no evidence-based research to provide support.

No paper submitted or content missing

/10

Evaluative Methods

Complete description of all evaluative methods associated with the disorder to determine if the plan of care has been successful

Description of evaluative methods but one component is omitted.

Brief description of evaluative methods and does not tie into the specific plan of care.

No paper submitted or content missing

/10

Criteria

5 Points

4.5 Points

4.25 Points

0 Points

Grammar, spelling, and punctuation

There are no errors in grammar, spelling, and punctuation

There are a few minor errors in grammar, spelling, and punctuation that do not detract from the meaning

There are multiple errors in grammar, spelling, and punctuation that detract from the meaning

There are major errors in grammar, spelling, and punctuation that do not reflect scholarly writing

/5

APA and references

The paper meets APA format guidelines and/or all references are peer reviewed, relevant, scholarly and contemporary, up to 5 years.

There are minor APA format errors and/or references meet two requirements of relevant, scholarly or contemporary, up to 5 years.

There are multiple errors in format and/or references meet one requirement of relevant, scholarly or contemporary.

There are significant errors in format and/or references meet one requirement of relevant, scholarly or contemporary.

/5

Total Points Possible = 100

Purpose: The purpose of this assignment is to facilitate the learner’s understanding of common psychiatric mental health disorders, their diagnostic assessment, and course of treatment.
Assignment outcome: At the conclusion of this assignment, the learner will be able to:

· Articulate the comprehensive characteristics and plan of care associated with a selected psychiatric mental health disorder.

· Describe how gathering an understanding of disorders informs their role as a PMHNP

· Describe legal and ethical practice standards to which PMHNPs must adhere when caring for patients with the selected psychiatric mental health disorder

· Explain how the use of health care technology improves the health of individuals and populations with this specific psychiatric mental health disorder
Feeds to Course Learning Outcome: CO1, CO2, CO3, CO4, CO5, CO6, CO7, CO8
Feeds to Program Outcomes: PO1 through PO10
Directions:

Select a unique psychiatric mental health disorder as directed in Module 4.

Construct a 12-15 page (not include title page and references), double-spaced, APA-formatted paper discussing the disorder’s:

· Pathophysiology

· Etiology

· Incidence and prevalence

· Determinants of health associated with this disorder

· Signs and symptoms

· Diagnostic assessment (include use of screening tools)

· Diagnostic differential

· Comprehensive plan of care

· Desired outcomes

· Evaluative methods to determine if the plan of care has been successful

Turn this assignment into Turnitin and upload your PDF results from Turnitin into the appropriate dropbox in Moodle.

Place this paper within the appropriate dropbox in Moodle, as well as within the discussion thread in Module 8 so that it can be shared with your peers.