Nr507 Week 5: Disease Process Presentation Assignment Part 2


Nr507 Week 5: Disease Process Presentation Assignment Part 2

The purpose of the Week 5 Disease Process Assignment Part 2 is for learners to:

  • Develop professional presentation/communication skills.
  • Link development of initial presenting signs and symptoms of disease to changes to tissue, organ and system functioning.
  • Describe how the disease is diagnosed
  • Describe pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions for disease management.

Due Date:  Sunday 11:59 PM MT at the end of Week 5

Course Outcomes

  1. Analyze pathophysiological mechanisms associated with select disease states.
  2. Relate research findings to the management of patients with complex pathophysiologic dysfunction.

Total Points Possible: 100 points


Description of the Assignment

In Week 7, students will present an audio/video PowerPoint presentation using the Disease Process Presentation Guidelines and Rubric located under Course Resources. To ensure timely development of the Week 7 assignment and an opportunity to receive feedback from the course faculty, students will develop the Week 7 presentation in 2 parts.  Parts 1 and 2 will be submitted as a PowerPoint presentation that contains thorough speaker notes. After students have received faculty feedback on Parts 1 and 2, students will develop the final presentation that is audio and video recorded and uploaded to the Week 7 Discussion Board.

Criteria for Content

  1. Link changes in the tissue, organ, and system functioning to the initial presenting signs and symptoms seen in primary careof the disease.
  2. Provide a brief description of how the disease is diagnosed.
  3. Provide a brief description of the pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions used to treat and manage the disease.
  4. Summarizes the disease on final slide with concluding remarks; includes implication for nurse practitioner practice.
  5. Utilizes at least two current (within 5 years), peer-review scholarly sources to support presentation content.
  6. Reference slide and in-text citations depict references correctly cited according to APA.