* *3 PAGES**COPD
Discuss how the patient’s lifestyle and environment impacts the disease process.
Identify evidence-based pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic interventions appropriate for the selected disease process. ?
Include evidence-based treatment guidelines for the selected processes.
Analyze current evidence-based treatment modalities specific to the aging population and include evidence-based treatment guidelines for the selected processes.
Conduct an evidence-based literature search to identify the most recent standards of care/treatment modalities from peer reviewed articles and professional association guidelines (www.guideline.gov). These articles and guidelines can be referenced, but not directly copied into the clinical case presentation. Cite a minimum of three resources.
Include the following in your clinical case presentation:
A discussion of the pathophysiology of the disease, including signs and symptoms
An explanation of diagnostic testing and rationales for each
A review of different evidence-based treatment modalities for the disorder obtained from guideline.gov or a professional organization such as thyroid (American Thyroid Association), OB-GYN (ACOG), urology (AUA), etc.
Next, address the following questions:
How does the information in this case inform the practice of a masters prepared nurse?
How should the masters prepared nurse use this information to design a patient education session for someone with this condition?
What was the most important information presented in this case?
What was the most confusing or challenging information presented in this case?
Discuss a patient safety issue that can be addressed for a patient with the condition presented in this case.