disease managementafter studying module 6 W r i t i n g

disease managementafter studying module 6 W r i t i n g

Approaches to Disease Management


After studying Module 6: Lecture Materials & Resources, discuss the following:

You see a 3-year-old with hypertension (documented on three different visits) in your primary care clinic.

  • Describe the workup, differential diagnoses, assessment, and management.
  • How would your plan of care be different if the child were 10 years old?
  • What risk factor counseling and advice would you include?

Approaches to Health Management in Pediatric Primary Care 4


Read and watch the lecture resources & materials below early in the week to help you respond to the discussion questions and to complete your assignment(s).

(Note: The citations below are provided for your research convenience. You should always cross reference the current APA guide for correct styling of citations and references in your academic work.)

Read

  • McCance Burns, C. E., Dunn, M. A., Brady, A. M., Starr, B. N., Blosser, G. C., & Garzon, L. D. (2017).
    • Chapters 31, 32, and 33

Submission Instructions:

  • Your initial post should be at least 500 words, formatted and cited in current APA style with support from at least 2 academic sources

Supplemental Materials & Resources

  1. Feber, J., & Ahmed, M. (2010). Hypertension in children: New trends and challenges. Clinical Science, 119(4), 151-161.
  2. Bradley, J. S., Byington, C. L., Shah, S. S., Alverson, B., Carter, E. R., Harrison, C., Kaplan, S. L., Mace, S. E., McCracken, G. H., Moore, M. R., St Peter, S. D., Stockwell, J. A., & Swanson, J. T. (2011). The management of community-acquired pneumonia in infants and children older than 3 months of age: Clinical practice guidelines by the pediatric infectious diseases society and the Infectious Diseases Society of America. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 53(7), e25-e76.
  3. Blanchard, S. S., & Czinn, S. J. (2015). Peptic ulcer disease in children. In R. M. Kliegman, B. M. Stanton, J. S. Geme, & N. F. Schor (Eds.), Nelson textbook of pediatrics, 2-Volume set (19th ed., pp. 1291-1293). Elsevier Health Sciences.

Your assignment will be graded according to the grading rubric.

Discussion Rubric
Criteria Ratings Points

Identification of Main Issues, Problems, and Concepts

5 points
Distinguished

Identify and demonstrate a sophisticated understanding of the issues, problems, and concepts.

4 points
Excellent

Identifies and demonstrate an accomplished understanding of most of issues, problems, and concepts.

2 points
Fair

Identifies and demonstrate an acceptable understanding of most of issues, problems, and concepts.

1 points
Poor

Identifies and demonstrate an unacceptable understanding of most of issues, problems, and concepts.

5 points

Use of Citations, Writing Mechanics and APA Formatting Guidelines

3 points
Distinguished

Effectively uses the literature and other resources to inform their work. Exceptional use of citations and extended referencing. High level of APA precision and free of grammar and spelling errors.

2 points
Excellent

Effectively uses the literature and other resources to inform their work. Moderate use of citations and extended referencing. Moderate level of APA precision and free of grammar and spelling errors.

1 point
Fair

Ineffectively uses the literature and other resources to inform their work. Moderate use of citations and extended referencing. APA style and writing mechanics need more precision and attention to detail.

0 point
Poor

Ineffectively uses the literature and other resources to inform their work. An unacceptable use of citations and extended referencing. APA style and writing mechanics need serious attention.

3 points
Response to Posts of Peers

2 points
Distinguished

Student constructively responded to two other posts and either extended, expanded or provided a rebuttal to each.

1 points
Fair

Student constructively responded to one other post and either extended, expanded or provided a rebuttal.

0 point
Poor

Student provided no response to a peer’s post.

2 points