Chronic illness of interest and the morbidity and comorbidity of the disease

While treating the chronically ill, a major challenge is developing a plan of care that addresses the specific needs of a patient and a caregiver. You need to be in close touch with patients and their support group, family and peers, to come up with an ideal plan.

 

In this course project, you are going to develop a plan of care for a chronic illness group of your choice using the Healthy People 2020 Topics. While executing the tasks of this project, remember that while you need to give a general overview of the biomedical considerations of the case, the focus should always be on the psychosocial elements. Your perspective in this care plan should be the patient’s goals rather than those of the medical team.

 

Each week, you will complete a part of this project. You will submit a final completed project in Week 5. This course project will count for 40 percent of your grade, so be sure to take the time to carefully complete each of the weekly assignments and then put it all together in Week 5.

 

Ensure that you save a copy of this course project after you have submitted it at the end of this course. You are expected to resubmit this project along with the other course projects at the end of the Registered Nurse (RN) to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program.

 

Identifying a Group

 

Identify an area of chronic illness of specific interest to you and that is represented as a Healthy People 2020 topic (healthypeople.gov). Explain your choice and your interest in it. Prepare a questionnaire utilizing your knowledge of health and illness, with the aim of acquiring all information you need from patients to prepare a plan of care for the specific illness group. Submit your information in a 4- to 5-page Microsoft Word document. In addition to your questionnaire, be sure to include the following details in your paper.

 

-Chronic Illness of interest

-Morbidity and cormorbidity of the disease

-Impact of the chronic illness and patient morbidity and the affect to overall health of nation

-Healty People 2020 goals and objectives for specific illness group

-Support your responses with examples.

 

Cite any sources in APA format.

 

Assignment 3 Grading Criteria      

1.Identified a chronic illness of interest and discussed the morbidity and comorbidity of the disease.

2.Discussed the impact of the chronic illness and patient morbidity and discussed how this will affect the overall health of the nation.

3.Discussed Healthy People 2020 goals and objectives pertaining to the specific illness group.

 

4.Prepared questionnaire for assessment of specific illness group.


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