Devry NR305 Week 6 Course Project Project Milestone 2: Nursing Diagnosis and Care Plan Assignment

| March 14, 2016

Question
Guidelines for Course Project Milestone 2:

Nursing Diagnosis and Care Plan Assignment

Purpose
This activity will be a continuation of the Milestone 1: Health History that you submitted in Week 4. In this part of the assignment you will take the information you gathered, analyze the data, and develop a nursing care plan.

Course Outcomes
This assignment enables the student to meet the following course outcomes:

CO #3: Utilize effective communication when performing a health assessment. (PO #3)

CO #4: Identify teaching/learning needs from the health history of an individual. (PO #2)

CO #5: Explore the professional responsibilities involved in conducting a comprehensive health assessment and providing appropriate documentation. (PO #6)

Points

This assignment is worth a total of 250 points.

Due Date

The assignment is to be submitted to the Dropbox by Sunday, 11:59 p.m. MT at the end of Week 6.Post questions to the weekly Q & A Forum. Contact your instructor if you need additional assistance.See the Course Policies regarding late assignments. Failure to submit your paper to the Dropbox on time may result in a deduction of points.

Directions

1. Download the NR305_Milestone2_Form from Doc Sharing. You will type your answers directly into this Word document. Your paper does NOT need to follow APA formatting; however, you are expected to use correct grammar, spelling, syntax and write in complete sentences.

2. Save the file by clicking “Save as” and adding your last name to the file name, e.g., “NR305_Milestone2_Form_Smith”

3. Submit the completed form to the Dropbox by Sunday, 11:59 p.m. MT at the end of Week 6. Please post questions in the weekly Q & A Forums so the entire class may view the answers.

Grading Criteria
Category

Points

%

Description

ANALYZE THE DATA

Areas for focused assessment

30

12

Provide an overview of those areas of strength and weakness noted on the Health Assessment, Health History. Do not go into detail in this section.

Client’s strengths

30

12

Expand on areas identified as strengths related to the person’s overall health. Support your conclusions with data from the textbook.

Areas of concern

30

12

Expand on areas previously identified as abnormal and those that place the person at health risk. Support your observations with data from the textbook.

Health teaching topics

30

12

What health education needs have you identified? Support your statements with facts from the Health History and information from your textbook.

NURSING CARE PLAN

Diagnosis

30

12

Write one nursing diagnosis that reflects a priority need for this person. Illness, risk for illness and health promotion diagnoses will be accepted.

Plan

30

12

Write one goal and one measurable expected outcome related your nursing diagnosis. Explain why this goal and outcome is a priority. Include cultural consideration of the client. For example, African Americans are at higher risk for hypertension and any pre-hypertensive blood pressure readings should be addressed.

Intervention

30

12

Write as many nursing orders or nursing interventions that you need in order to achieve the outcome. Provide the rationale for each intervention listed

Evaluation

30

12

You won’t have an opportunity to carry out your care plan so you cannot evaluate the effectiveness of your nursing orders/interventions. Instead comment on what you would look for in order to evaluate your effectiveness

CLARITY OF WRITING

10

4

Use proper grammar, spelling and medical language

Total

250 pts

100%

A quality paper will meet or exceed all of the above requirements.

Grading Rubric
Assignment Criteria

A

Outstanding or highest level of performance

B

Very good or high level of performance

C

Competent or satisfactory level of performance

F

Poor or failing or unsatisfactory level of performance

Analyze the Data

Areas for focused assessment

30 points

Identifies all strengths and weaknesses

27-30 points

Overlooks no more than 1 strength and/or 1 weakness

25-26 points

Overlooks more than 1 strength and 1 weakness

22-24 points

Overlooks more than 2 strengths and 2 weakness areas; item not included

0-21

Client’s strengths

30 points

Uses textbook (cites source) to validate all traits identified as strengths

27-30 points

Uses textbook (cites source) to validate all but 1 trait identified as a strength

25-26 points

Uses source to validate strengths, but not the textbook

22-24

Does not validate identified strengths

0-21

Areas of concern

30 points

Uses textbook (cites source) to validate all traits identified as concerns

27-30 points

Uses textbook (cites source) to validate all but 1 trait identified as a concern

25-26 points

Uses source to validate concerns, but not the textbook

22-24

Does not validate identified concerns

0-21

Health teaching topics

30 points

Identifies all areas of knowledge deficit contained in Health History; validates findings using textbook (cites source)

27-30 points

Identifies all but 1-2 knowledge deficits contained in Health History; validates findings using textbook (cites source)

25-26 points

Fails to identify 3 areas of knowledge deficit contained in Health History; validates findings using textbook (cites source)

22-24

Does not validate findings with textbook

0-21

Nursing Care Plan

Diagnosis

30 points

Diagnosis properly written in NANDA terms and reflects an illness, risk for illness or a health promotion diagnosis.

27-30 points

Diagnosis not written in NANDA terms or does not reflect an illness, risk for illness or a health promotion diagnosis.25-26 points

Diagnosis not written in NANDA terms and does not reflectan illness, risk for illness or a health promotion diagnosis.

22-24

Diagnosis is not documented

0-21

Plan

30 points

Goal realistic; outcome measurable and timed. Cultural considerations are identified and addressed.

27-30 points

Goal realistic but outcome not measurable or timed. Cultural considerations are mostly addressed

25-26 points

Goal somewhat realistic; outcome not measurable or timed. Cultural considerations are barely addressed.

22-24

Goal is not documented; cultural considerations are not adequately addressed

0-21

Intervention

30 points

Interventions will aid in achievement of outcome; sound, rationale provided

27-30 points

Interventions will aid in achievement of outcome; rationale provided but not necessarily sound

25-26 points

Interventions incomplete and rationale provided but not necessarily sound

22-24

Interventions will not support outcome achievement; no rationale provided

0-21

Evaluation

30 points

Criteria listed to thoroughly evaluate effectiveness of health education

27-30 points

Criteria listed mostly evaluates effectiveness of health education

25-26 points

Criteria listed partially evaluates effectiveness of health education

22-24

No evaluation criteria listed

0-21

CLARITY OF WRITING

10 points

No grammar, spelling, or syntax errors. Writes logically in complete sentences.

10 points

No more than 2 errors of any type

8-9 points

2-3 errors of any type

6-7 points

3 or more errors of any type

0-5 points

Total Points Possible = 250 points

Course Project Milestone #2: Nursing Diagnosis and Plan of Care Form

Your Name: Date:

Your Instructor’s Name:

Directions: Refer to the Milestone 2: Guidelines found in Doc Sharing to complete the information below. This assignment is worth 250 points, with 10 points awarded for clarity of writing, which means the use of proper grammar, spelling, and medical language.

Type your answers on this form. Click “Save as” and save the file with the assignment name and your last name, e.g., “NR305_Milestone2_Form_Smith”. When you are finished, submit the form to the Milestone 2 Dropbox by the deadline indicated in your guidelines. Post questions in the Q & A Forum or contact your instructor if you have questions about this assignment.

1: Analyze Assessment Data:

Based on the health history information, identify the following:

A. Areas for focused assessment (30 points)

Provide a brief overview of those areas of strength and weakness noted from Milestone 1: Health History.

B. Client’s strengths (30 points)

Expand on areas identified as strengths related to the person’s overall health. Support your conclusions with data from the textbook.

C. Areas of concern (30 points)

Expand on areas previously identified as abnormal and those that place the person at a health risk. Support your observations with data from the textbook.

D. Health teaching topics (30 points)

Identify health education needs. Support your statements with facts from the Health History and information from your textbook.

2: Nursing Plan of Care

Next, plan your care based on your analysis of your assessment data:

A. Diagnosis (30 points)

Write one nursing diagnosis that reflects a priority need for this person. Remember a health promotion diagnosis is a possibility.

B. Plan (30 points)

Write one goal and one measurable expected outcome related to your nursing diagnosis. Explain why this goal and outcome is a priority. Include cultural considerations for this client.

C. Intervention (30 points)

Write as many nursing orders, or nursing interventions, that you need in order to achieve the outcome. Provide the rationale for each intervention listed.

D. Evaluation (30 points)

You will not carry out your care plan so you cannot evaluate the effectiveness of your nursing interventions. Instead, comment on what you would look for in order to evaluate your effectiveness.

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