NURS1021: Psycho-Social Health Problems- Case Study- nursingassignmenttutor.com
“Choose a case scenario of a patient with a disorder/illness or a disability and discuss how their care was managed using a systematic, care planning approach”
You are expected to answer all 6 Learning Outcomes below these have been interpreted for you) within your case study.
These can be in any order but need to follow a logical format (see helpful hints overleaf)
Demonstrate an understanding of common physical and psycho--social health problems and associated nursing interventions in your chosen field of practice
You should include information about what the condition is that you have chosen, how it affects the individual, how normal health is impaired and the impact of the condition on health.
You should be providing a discussion of how the illness, disorder or disability affected the patient physically, socially and psychologically
Identify through systematic enquiry, how public health policy and ill health impact on the bio- psychosocialhealth of service users and their families.
Make reference to health Policy and demonstrate awareness of why it is relevant etc.
Think about carers within the family and the ill health of a family member is affecting the family as a unit.
Explore the evidence and rationales underpinning the knowledge and skills required for safe and effective nursing
You should use a structured care planning process using APIEshould be included and reasons detailed as to why they are used along with any nursing interventions that are used.
Demonstrate an awareness of problem solving skills in order to accurately assess, plan, implement and evaluate
holistic nursing interventions
You should make reference to models of care and then demonstrate a care planning approach APIE reinforced
by the appropriate evidence
Demonstrate awareness of the role and responsibilities of nurses within the context of inter-professional care
You should use a structured care planning process around APIE including the role of the multidisciplinary team
specific to the chosen case.
Identify the necessary essential skills specifically required to provide safe and effective nursing care in relation to your chosen field of practice.
You need to be specific about FOP and include the evidence base that supports the nursing intervention(s) used in
order to demonstrate safety
In order to try to follow a logical structure within your assignment it would be helpful to follow a
structure built around APIE.
You must maintain confidentiality – patients / service users and clinical practice areas or Trusts should not be identifiable in your work. This must be in keeping with the NMC Code.
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