You have a written assignment. Select one of the cases located in the announcements area and write a one-page narrative (not a formal paper) explaining the health assessment information required for a diagnosis of your selected patient (include the case number). Explain how you would respond to the scenario as an advanced practice nurse using evidence-based practice guidelines and applying ethical considerations. Justify your response using at least 3 different references from current evidence based literature.
- What necessary information would need to be obtained about the patient through health assessments and diagnostic tests?
- Consider how you would respond as an advanced practice nurse. Review evidence-based practice guidelines and ethical considerations applicable to the scenarios you selected.
Case study: A 25-year-old man with Crohn’s disease has been admitted to the emergency room with an extreme flare-up of her condition. She explains that she has not been able to afford her medications for the last few months and is concerned about the costs she may incur for treatment.