The paper should be about 8-10 pages in length not including the cover and reference pages. You should have a minimum of six (6) references from peer-reviewed journals, written between the last three to five years, unless you are using a seminal article.
The paper needs to include the following sections:
use the a, b, c, as headings
A. Introduction Rationale for the clinical component in the curriculum Your goals in this course Description of clinical site and population Reason for your choice B. Literature review Determinants of health Healthy people initiative Growth and developmental level of the population Any health equity or literacy issues identified with the population C. Pathophysiology of the disorder Etiology Epidemiology Risk factors If risk factors are modifiable at what point along the lifespan could this action occur and rationale Current treatment guidelines D. Assessment (choose one patient) Normal Abnormal findings Quality of life Nursing focus E. Pharmacology Choose one specific class of medication Discuss evidence based guidelines for use Expected treatment outcomes F. Patient teaching Identify patient knowledge deficits Choice of a theory to produce a behavioral change and rationale for choice Teaching plan Evaluation of effectiveness How you might adapt your plan for a different age group G. Conclusion