Posted: September 20th, 2022

Case Presentation

 

  • Create a case study of a patient with borderline personality disorder 
  • The presentation must provide information:

    Introduce a fictitious patient with a disease or disorder based on your assigned group topic.  Must specifically address the disease as it relates to one of the following populations:  infants, toddlers, school-aged children, adolescents, adults, or the elderly.
    Definition of the disease or disorder
    Epidemiology of the disease or disorder

    Incidence
    Prevalence

    Pathogenesis

    Pathophysiology of the disease/disorder to the cellular level.
    Including genetics/genomics, neurotransmitters, and neurobiology of this specific disorder.

 

  • Followed 7th Edition APA formatting including citation of references.
  • Powerpoint presentations with 8 slides excluding intoduction, and reference page were clear and easy to read with no less than 16-point font. Speaker notes expanded upon and clarified content on the slides.
  • Incorporate a minimum of 4 current (published within last five years) scholarly journal articles or primary legal sources (statutes, court opinions) within your work. Journal articles and books should be referenced according to APA style (the library has a copy of the APA Manual).

Exemplary

Includes a direct quote from patient about presenting problem

Begins with patient initials, age, race, ethnicity, and gender (5 demographics)

Includes the presenting problem and the 8 dimensions of the problem (OLD CARTS – Onset, Location, Duration, Character, Aggravating factors, Relieving factors, Timing and Severity)

Includes NKA (including = Drug, Environmental, Food, Herbal, and/or Latex or if allergies are present (reports for each severity of allergy AND description of allergy)

Includes a minimum of 3 assessments for each body system, assesses at least 9 body systems directed to chief complaint, AND uses the words “admits” and “denies”

Includes all 8 vital signs, (BP (with patient position), HR, RR, temperature (with Fahrenheit or Celsius and route of temperature collection), weight, height, BMI (or percentiles for pediatric population) and pain.)

Includes a list of the labs, diagnostic tests or screening tools reviewed at the visit, values of lab results or screening tools, and highlights abnormal values, OR acknowledges no labs/diagnostic tests were reviewed.

Includes a list of all of the patient reported psychiatric and medical medications and the diagnosis for the medication (including name, dose, route, frequency)

Includes (Major/Chronic, Trauma, Hospitalizations), for each medical diagnosis, year of diagnosis and whether the diagnosis is active or current

Includes (Outpatient and Hospitalizations), for each psychiatric diagnosis (including addiction treatment), year of diagnosis

Includes an assessment of at least 6 family members regarding, at a minimum, genetic disorders, mood disorder, bipolar disorder and history of suicidal attempts

Distinguished Includes all 11 of the following: tobacco use, drug use, alcohol use, marital status, employment status, current and previous occupation, sexual orientation, sexually active, contraceptive use/pregnancy status, and living situation.

Includes all 10 components of the mental status exam (appearance, attitude/behavior, mood, affect, speech, thought process, thought content/ perception, cognition, insight and judgement) with detailed descriptions for each area

Includes a clear outline of the accurate principal diagnosis based on DSM5 or DSM5-TR criteria AND lists the remaining diagnoses addressed at the visit (in descending priority).

Includes at least 2 differential diagnoses for the principal diagnosis

Includes appropriate diagnostic/lab testing or screening tool 100% of the time OR acknowledges “no diagnostic testing or screening tool clinically required at this time”

Includes a detailed pharmacologic and non pharmacological treatment plan for each of the diagnoses listed under “assessment”. The plan includes ALL of the following: drug/vitamin/herbal name, dose, route, frequency, duration and cost as well as education related to pharmacologic agent. For non-pharmacological treatment, includes: treatment name, frequency, duration. If the diagnosis is a chronic problem, student includes instructions on currently prescribed medications as above.

Includes at least 3 strategies to promote and develop skills for managing their illness and at least 3 self-management methods on how to incorporate healthy behaviors into their lives.

Provides a detailed list of medical and other interdisciplinary referrals or documents NO REFERRAL ADVISED AT THIS TIME. Includes a timeline for follow up appointments.

Exceptional use of citations and extended referencing. High level of precision with APA 7th Edition writing style.

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