Nurs 427 Personal Impact Paper

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Personal Impact Paper
Week Two
Choose a chronic disease.

Research the personal impact on a patient living with the chosen chronic disease. You may choose to interview a current patient (obtain a patient release) or find patient impact videos on the internet. In selecting information, be sure your source is informational not promoting a product or service.

Write a 1,350- to 1,500-word paper that describes the patients experience and impact on their life. Include the following:

social, financial, and personal effects
how the patient learned about their disease (nurse, support group, doctors) •educational experience of the patient while learning about their chronic disease •change motivators the patient used or why change had not occurred

Recommend theories of motivation and learning for the management of patients with this chronic disease in light of the information you have gathered.

7 points possible Points availablePoints earned
Choose a chronic condition.
Describe your research on the personal impact of the chronic disease. •Describe social, financial, and personal effects.
Describe the patients learning process and educational experience regarding the chronic disease. •Outline the change motivators the patient used or why change had not occurred. •Describe recommended theories of learning and motivation for this patient.7 Organization/Development

1.5 points possiblePoints availablePoints earned
The paper is 1,350- to 1,500-words in length.
The content is comprehensive and accurate.1.5
1.5 points possiblePoints availablePoints earned
The content follows rules of grammar, usage, and punctuation. •Sentences are complete, clear, concise, and varied.
Spelling is correct.1.5
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