Assignment: MN577 Pregnancy Chart: Case Study
Assignment Directions: Case: Jane
For this Assignment, using the case information and best evidence, complete the chart below. Make sure to address all columns in the chart.
Case #1: Jane
Jane is a 42-year-old G4P2103. Jane is divorced and works long, hard hours as a real estate agent. Jane was having irregular and heavy menses for 6 months, and then they abruptly stopped 3 months ago.
Jane has been having nausea and vomiting for 6 weeks but attributed it to having the flu recently. She also admits to gaining about 10 pounds in the last few months and experiencing breast tenderness.
Jane comes to the clinic today to discuss menopause symptoms and treatment. During the visit, a urine pregnancy test came back positive. During the exam, you palpate a 16-week-size uterus and get fetal heart tones of 165. Jane is in disbelief.
Subjective data, identify both given and needed data
Objective findings, identify both given and needed data
Diagnostic or laboratory testing needed with rationales
List of three differential diagnoses with rationales
Medications and or treatments needed with rationales
Patient education needed
Referrals for collaborative care needed with rationales
· Make sure to address all sections. Do not leave any section blank.
· Include relevant subjective and physical objective findings.
· Identify appropriate diagnostic and laboratory testing needed.
· List at least three differential diagnoses with rationales for choosing.
· Identify usual medications, treatments, or patient education needed.
· Determine referrals for collaborative care.
· Summarize the case study and include any further research, diagnostics, procedures, or follow-up needed.
· Provide evidence-based references.
Important information for writing discussion questions and participation
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Important information on Writing a Discussion Question
- Your response needs to be a minimum of 150 words (not including your list of references)
- There needs to be at least TWO references with ONE being a peer reviewed professional journal article.
- Include in-text citations in your response
- Do not include quotes—instead summarize and paraphrase the information
- Follow APA-7th edition
- Points will be deducted if the above is not followed
Participation –replies to your classmates or instructor
- A minimum of 6 responses per week, on at least 3 days of the week.
- Each response needs at least ONE reference with citations—best if it is a peer reviewed journal article
- Each response needs to be at least 75 words in length (does not include your list of references)
- Responses need to be substantive by bringing information to the discussion or further enhance the discussion. Responses of “I agree” or “great post” does not count for the word count.
- Follow APA 7th edition
- Points will be deducted if the above is not followed
- Remember to use and follow APA-7th edition for all weekly assignments, discussion questions, and participation points.
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Unit 8 Grading Rubric
|Unit 9: Pregnancy Case Study|
|Case Selection||Did not select case from list provided or did not describe case.||n/a||n/a||Selected appropriate case from list provided and described case.||5%||0.00|
|Subjective and Objective data||Did not outline all subjective questions that would need to be asked. Did not outline all objective data and exams to be gathered.||Satisfactorily outlined all subjective questions that would need to be asked. Satisfactorily outlined all objective data and exams to be gathered.||Adequately outlined all subjective questions that would need to be asked. Adequately outlined all objective data and exams to be gathered.||Thoroughly outlined all subjective questions that would need to be asked. Thoroughly outlined all objective data and exams to be gathered.||20%||0.00|
|Diagnostic and laboratory needs with rationales||Did not provide a list of labs and diagnostic tests to be performed with rationale.||Provided a satisfactory list of labs and diagnostic tests to be performed with rationale.||Provided an adequate list of labs and diagnostic tests to be performed with rationale.||Provided a thorough list of labs and diagnostic tests to be performed with rationale.||10%|