Create an appropriate evidence-based medication treatment plan for a select disease (CO1-5) 

Purpose

The purpose of this assignment is to enhance the student’s clinical reasoning, confidence and learning of multiple pharmacological agents through facilitated discussion.

Activity Learning Outcomes

Through this discussion, the student will demonstrate the ability to:

1. Create an appropriate evidence-based medication treatment plan for a select disease (CO1-5)

Requirements:

In Week 5, you will create a PowerPoint presentation on a primary care problem “Complicated UTIs” that is assigned to you by your professor.

1. Present a fictional patient with the assigned medical condition to address all of the following:

· Describe the most commonly prescribed drugs for the assigned condition “Complicated UTIs”.

· Provide evidence by sharing clinical guidelines, research articles, or other scholarly materials to support your findings.

· Identify barriers to practice or issues related to the condition and the use of pharmacologic treatment, including potential issues related to cultural diversity and healthcare literacy

· Describe the expected outcomes for medication management, including expectations for follow up care.

2. The overall presentation must meet the following requirements:

· Time: between 8-12 minutes total and no more than 15 slides

· Citations should be provided at the bottom of slides

· A full reference list should be included in APA format on the final slide.

3. Additionally, you will create five (5) multiple choice questions derived from your presentation content. Include the questions on a slide in your presentation, but DO NOT provide the answers. Instead, you will provide the answers to these by submitting a Word Document attachment using the paperclip on the week 5 discussion board (as shown below).

 

DISCUSSION CONTENT
Category Points % Description
Case Study

(4 required elements)

10 13.3% 1.  Student’s case is based on a fictional patient with the assigned medical condition

2.  Subjective data from the patient’s history includes ALL of the following:

· History of Present Illness (HPI)

·  Previous Medical History

· Medication Allergies

3. Objective data from the patient includes:

· Vital Signs

· Physical exam findings

4.  Relevant labs or test results are included (IF pertinent to the medication management of the assigned condition)

Description of Disease

(4 required elements)

 

10 13.3% 1. A brief pathophysiology statement of the condition is presented; AND

2.  Common signs and symptoms of the condition are discussed (include relevant labs or tests if applicable); AND

3. Potential barriers related to cultural or socioeconomic diversity and/or healthcare literacy are discussed; AND

4. At least 1 viable solution to overcoming these barriers are presented

Medication Management

(6 required elements)

20 26.6% 1.  An evidence-based medication plan is presented and includes ALL of the following:

· A detailed description of first line prescribed medications recommended for the condition

· A detailed description of the second line medication that would be prescribed IF the patient had an allergy to 1st line treatment

2.   Medication details include ALL of the following:

· Trade and generic names for each medication

· Typical dose for each medication

· Mechanism of action for each medication presented; AND

3. For each medication, the following is included:

· Adverse effects

·  Major contraindications for use

· Major drug-drug interactions

4. At least 1 common alternative therapy for treatment of the disease is discussed

5. The optimal outcome for treatment with the suggested medication is stated

6. Expectations for patient follow-up related to the medication plan is discussed

Evidence Based Support

(4 required elements)

 

20 26.6% 1. Requirements for the disease description are supported with appropriate references (textbook is acceptable in this section).

2. Treatment plan is supported with a minimum of 2  appropriate, scholarly sources*; AND

3. Sources are published within the last 5 years (unless it is the most current CPG); AND

4. A Reference list is provided with in-text citations to match

* Textbooks, non-US journals, nursing journals not intended for advanced practice providers are NOT considered scholarly references for treatment decisions.

  60 80% Total CONTENT Points= 60 pts
DISCUSSION FORMAT
Category Points % Description
Organization & Format

(6 required elements)

 

10 13.3% 1. Presentation is created in PowerPoint and narrated with Kaltura; AND

2. Slides are clear and easy to read; AND

3. The slides do not exceed 15 (excluding title slide, test questions and reference slides); AND

4. The oral presentation is no less than 8 minutes and no longer than 12 minutes; AND

5. Citations are listed on the bottom of slides with a separate reference slide at the end; AND

6. Slide content has minimal spelling, grammatical, syntax, APA format, or punctuation errors

Test Your Knowledge Questions

(4 required elements)

5 6.6% 1. Five (5) knowledge-based are included at the end of the presentation (without answers); AND

2. Knowledge-based questions are multiple-choice questions (not true/false); AND

3. The same questions WITH the correct responses are submitted as an attachment.

4. Questions directly relate to the content of the presentation

  15 20% Total FORMAT Points= 15 pts
  75 100% DISCUSSION TOTAL=75 points

 

 

Criteria Ratings Pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeCASE STUDY

(4 required elements)  Student’s case is based on a fictional patient with the assigned medical condition   AND  Subjective data from the patient’s history includes ALL of the following:  History of Present Illness (HPI)  Previous Medical History  Medication Allergies  AND  Objective data from the patient includes:  Vital Signs  Physical exam findings  AND  Relevant labs or test results are included (IF pertinent to the medication management of the assigned condition)

10.0 pts

Excellent

All 4 required elements are present

9.0 pts

V. Good

3 elements are present.

8.0 pts

Satisfactory

2 elements are present.

5.0 pts

Needs Improvement

1 element is present.

0.0 pts

Unsatisfactory

0 required elements are present.

 

10.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeDESCRIPTION OF DISEASE

(4 required elements)  A brief pathophysiology statement of the condition is presented  AND  Common signs and symptoms of the condition are discussed (include relevant labs or tests if applicable);  AND  Potential barriers related to cultural or socioeconomic diversity and/or healthcare literacy are discussed  AND  At least 1 viable solution to overcoming these barriers is presented

10.0 pts

Excellent

All 4 required elements are present

9.0 pts

V. Good

3 elements are present.

8.0 pts

Satisfactory

2 elements are present.

5.0 pts

Needs Improvement

1 element is present.

0.0 pts

Unsatisfactory

0 required elements are present.

 

10.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeMEDICATION MANAGEMENT

(6 required elements)  An evidence-based medication plan is presented and includes ALL of the following:  A detailed description of first line prescribed medications recommended for the condition  A detailed description of the second line medication that would be prescribed IF the patient had an allergy to 1st line treatment  Medication details include ALL of the following:  Trade and generic names for each medication  Typical dose for each medication  Mechanism of action for each medication presented; AND  For each medication, the following is included:  Adverse effects  Major contraindications for use  Major drug-drug interactions  At least 1 common alternative therapy for treatment of the disease is discussed  The optimal outcome for treatment with the suggested medication is stated; AND  Expectations for patient follow-up related to the medication plan is discussed

20.0 pts

Excellent

All 6 required elements are present

18.0 pts

V. Good

5 elements are present.

16.0 pts

Satisfactory

4 elements are present.

10.0 pts

Needs Improvement

2-3 element is present.

0.0 pts

Unsatisfactory

0-1 required elements are present.

 

20.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeEVIDENCE BASED SUPPORT

(4 required elements)  Requirements for the disease description are supported with appropriate references (textbook is acceptable in this section)  AND  Treatment plan is supported with a minimum of 2 appropriate, scholarly sources*  AND   Sources are published within the last 5 years (unless it is the most current CPG)  AND  A reference list is provided with in-text citations to match  * Textbooks, non-US journals, nursing journals not intended for advanced practice providers are NOT considered scholarly references for treatment decisions.

20.0 pts

Excellent

All 4 required elements are present

18.0 pts

V. Good

3 elements are present.

16.0 pts

Satisfactory

2 elements are present.

10.0 pts

Needs Improvement

1 element is present.

0.0 pts

Unsatisfactory

0 required elements are present.

 

20.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeORGANIZATION & FORMAT

(6 required elements)  Presentation is created in PowerPoint and narrated with Kaltura; AND  Slides are clear and easy to read  AND  The slides do not exceed 15 (excluding title slide, test questions and reference slides) AND  The oral presentation is no less than 8 minutes and no longer than 12 minutes  AND  Citations are listed on the bottom of slides with a separate reference slide at the end  AND  Slide content has minimal spelling, grammatical, syntax, APA format, or punctuation errors

10.0 pts

Excellent

All 6 required elements are present

9.0 pts

V. Good

5 elements are present.

8.0 pts

Satisfactory

4 elements are present.

5.0 pts

Needs Improvement

2-3 element is present.

0.0 pts

Unsatisfactory

0-1 required elements are present.

 

10.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeTEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE QUESTIONS

(4 required elements)  Five (5) knowledge-based are included at the end of the presentation (without answers)  AND  Knowledge-based questions are multiple-choice questions (not true/false)  AND  The same questions WITH the correct responses are submitted as an attachment using the paperclip on the week 5 discussion board  AND  Questions directly relate to the content of the presentation

5.0 pts

Excellent

All 4 required elements are present

4.0 pts

V. Good

3 elements are present.

3.0 pts

Satisfactory

2 elements are present.

2.0 pts

Needs Improvement

1 element is present.

0.0 pts

Unsatisfactory

0 required elements are present.

 

5.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeAssignment late penalty deductions

A 10% late penalty will be imposed for presentations posted after the deadline on Sunday and will follow the late deductions policy stated in the syllabus:   Students are expected to submit assignments by the time they are due. Assignments submitted after the due date and time will receive a deduction of 10% of the total points possible for that assignment for each day the assignment is late. Assignments will be accepted, with penalty as described, up to a maximum of three days late, after which point a zero will be recorded for the assignment. Quizzes and discussions are not considered assignments and are not part of the late assignment policy.