Week 11 assignment part
Assignment 1: Practicum â€“ Week 11 Journal Entry
Select a geriatric patient that you examined during the last
3 weeks. The patient you select should be currently taking at least five
prescription and/or over-the-counter drugs. With this patient in mind, address
the following in a SOAP Note:
Subjective: What was the patientâ€™s subjective complaint?
What details did the patient provide regarding his or her personal and medical
history? Include a list of prescription and over-the-counter drugs the patient
is currently taking. Compare this list to the Beers Criteria and consider
alternative drugs if appropriate.
Objective: What observations did you make during the
physical assessment? What functional assessments were used?
Assessment: What were your differential diagnoses? Provide a
minimum of three possible diagnoses. List them from top priority to least
Plan: What was your plan for diagnostics and primary
diagnosis? What was your plan for treatment and management including
alternative therapies? What is your care plan for patient? How would you offer
Reflection notes: What would you do differently in a similar
patient evaluation? How might you improve your assessment, diagnosis, and/or
plan through interprofessional collaboration?
Please refer to the Learning Resources in Week 3 for
guidance on writing SOAP Notes.
By Day 7 of Week 11
This Assignment is due. Please submit the Journal Entries
(Weeks 9 and 10), the Week 11 SOAP Note, and your practicum Time Log by Day 7
of Week 11 (this week).
Note: Be sure to submit your Assignment to the appropriate
submission link below.
Submissions should match the following:
Week 11 SOAP Note: Submit to the Week 11 Assignment – Part 1
Weeks 10 & 11 Journal Entry: Submit to the Week 11
Assignment – Part 2 submission link.
Week 11 Practicum Time Log: Submit to the electronic
For the Journal Entries and Practicum Time Logsâ€”which are
assessed with a Satisfactory (S) or Unsatisfactory (U) scoreâ€”the numerical
grade will show as 0 points and the â€œSâ€ or â€œUâ€ will be posted in the Feedback
area by your Instructor. These scores of 0 points do not affect your grade;
they simply allow for a placeholder to place the â€œSâ€ or â€œUâ€ scoring. This
concept also applies to Weeks 7 and 11.
Submission and Grading Information
To submit your completed Assignment for review and grading,
do the following:
Please save your Assignment using the following naming convention:
Click the Week 11 Assignment 1 – Part X link.
Next, from the Attach File area, click on the Browse My
Computer button. Find the document you saved as â€œWK11Assgn1PX+last name+first
initial.(extension)â€ and click Open. If you are submitting multiple files,
repeat until all files are attached.
Click on the Submit button to complete your submission.