In written essay format you are required to pick ONE (1) member of the Demetriou family and apply the first FOUR (4) phases of the Clinical Reasoning Cycle to demonstrate how a beginning nurse might plan the care of this one individual

Purpose of this assignment:

Purpose: Each student will submit an essay which processes their chosen Demetriou family member according to the Levett-Jones Clinical Reasoning Cycle. This piece will allow the student to demonstrate their developing skills of identifying health care priorities and person-centred nursing care.

1200 words +/- 10%, Essay format

CASE STUDY INFORMATION

Overview: You are required to use the information below, along with reviewing current, relevant, peer-reviewed nursing literature to answer this case study. For the purposes of Assessment Task 3, please choose ONE (1) of the following family members, Peter, Harriet or Lola to examine using the Clinical Reasoning Cycle (Levitt-Jones, 2018).

In written essay format you are required to pick ONE (1) member of the Demetriou family and apply the first FOUR (4) phases of the Clinical Reasoning Cycle to demonstrate how a beginning nurse might plan the care of this one individual.

  1. Consider the Patient Situation
  2. Collect cues and information
  3. Process Information
  4. Identify the Problem/Issue

 

Case Study: The Demetriou family have booked an appointment at their local multidisciplinary Primary health clinic for their yearly influenza injection. The Demetriou family live in a 2-level home in the suburbs of South-Eastern Sydney. Peter (46 years) and Danielle (44 years) live with their 3 children, Harriet (19), Jack (17) and Lola (12). Peter’s father died 4 years ago from colon cancer and his mother Maria (67) has moved in with the family.

Peter  Demetriou 46  years Peter was born in Greece and migrated to Australia as a small child. He owns  and runs his own successful building business which focuses on home  renovations mostly. It has been a stressful time for Peter and his not on top  of this business bookwork. While Peter has an active lifestyle, his has a poor  diet (typically eats fast food for lunch) and drinks socially on the weekend.

Harriet  Demetriou 19  years

Harriet is a secondyear nursing student. She works casually at the local  Woolworths and volunteers at the local hospital as people greeter/way  finder. Harriet enjoys socialising with friends, and drinks alcohol at the  parties attends. She has recently become sexually active.

Lola Demetriou 12  years Lola is in her first year of high school. She is struggling to fit in at high school  and has started to feel anxious attending school. She loves ballet and  gymnastics. Lola has asthma which she has had since she was 4 years old.  She can usually self‐manage her symptoms with medication.

 

# CHOOSE ONE MEMBER FROM THE ABOVE CASE STUDY AND WRITE IT IN AN ESSAY FORMAT

 

MARKING RUBRIC:

Focus and Introductory Statement: (10 marks) There is a clear introduction that outlines the topic, and profiles the scope, content and the sequence of the essay topic.

Sequencing: (15 marks) The content in the writing matches the outline presented in the introductory paragraph. Most paragraphs are organised in a logical manner so that content flows from one paragraph to the next, and the essay ends with a rational conclusion.

Critical thinking: (55 marks) Demonstrates comprehensive analysis of the first four steps of the Clinical Reasoning Cycle in relation to the case study. Clear identification of all related issues. Supported by recent and high-quality scholarly sources.

Mechanics: Grammar, Spelling and Punctuation: (10 marks) Expressed ideas clearly, concisely and fluently. There are minimal errors with grammar, spelling and punctuation, and the meaning is readily discernible.

Academic style and referencing: (10 marks) Used appropriate professional language; correctly cited all sources both within the text and reference list; consistently and correctly used APA 7th style.

 

 

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