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Decision Making essay

Care Scenario 1 for Summative Assignment (Sept 2011 Intake)

You are to write a 3 000 word (+/- 10% excluding reference list) essay reflecting on the decision making involved in the assessment and delivery of care related to the scenario below. In your work you need to draw on the theoretical perspectives explored during the module so that the learning outcomes are met. The nurse’s role will be an important focus but you need to demonstrate understanding of the importance of shared decision making in the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of care. In addition to symptom management you will consider psychological factors, which can influence coping, and reflect on how policy in terms of service delivery can promote client centered care. In your care study you will reflect on your own practice experience where appropriate and support your account with evidence. You are to write a 3 000 word (+/- 10% excluding reference list) essay reflecting on the decision making involved in the assessment and delivery of care related to the scenario below. In your work you need to draw on the theoretical perspectives explored during the module so that the learning outcomes are met. The nurse’s role will be an important focus but you need to demonstrate understanding of the importance of shared decision making in the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of care. In addition to symptom management you will consider psychological factors, which can influence coping, and reflect on how policy in terms of service delivery can promote client centered care. In your care study you will reflect on your own practice experience where appropriate and support your account with evidence.

Complex health needs
Patient: Peter Johnson is 15 years old, and has Down’s syndrome learning disability. Peter has complex health needs, which include congenital heart defect, eczema, and ganglionic mega colon (Hirschsprung's disease)....
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