case study on whooping cough

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Assessment 1 Assignment
Format Assignment
Due Date Thursday 17th August 2017 at 23:55
Weighting 40%
Pass mark Not applicable
Length 1500 words
 

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Submission

Case study

You are the nurse looking after Kyle, a 2 year old male admitted to the Paediatric ward with whopping cough. He currently has symptoms of rhinorrhea (runny nose), red, bloodshot eyes, a temperature of 379 degrees Celsius and a paroxysmal cough (repetitive, forceful coughs).  Kyle appears lethargic and apathetic.

Instructions: Structure your assignment so that it meets the following requirements: You may use headings.

1. Introduction. (approx 250 words). Serves as a “map” of the essay, outlining to the reader the key points contained in the body of the work.

2. Discussion of Activities of Living (AoL’s) related to the Case Study – Breathing and Controlling Body Temperature (approx. 600 words)

Discuss how the AoL’s of breathing and controlling body temperature have been altered for Kyle.  Your answer must include the following:

·         An overview of how the two AoL’s may be affected

·         How you would assess Kyle in relation to the the two identified AoL’s

·         How you would you treat Kyle’s symptoms for each AoL

3. Nursing Care Plan. (approx 400 words). Using the Nursing Care Plan provided identify one issue related to either breathing or controlling body temperature that has arisen from the case study.  From this issue students are required to formulate a plan/goal for improving this issue, identify strategies for meeting the plan/goal and then discuss what evaluative measures will be taken to determine if the plan/ goal was met.

4. Conclusion (approx 250 words, start a new paragraph). Summarise the key points expressed in the body of the work, as well as the key learning from your research.

Refer to marking guide on the next page of this document

Please refer to detailed information on Submission of Assignments specific to your campus/education centre within your Subject Outline

 

Refer to marking guide on the next page of this document

Please refer to detailed information on Submission of Assignments specific to your campus/education centre within your Subject Outline

                                     

 

 

 

NMIH 107 Essentials of Care B

Assessment Task 1: Assignment Marking Guide

 

NAME: ………………………………………………………. STUDENT NO: …………………………….

 

 

 

 

 

Criteria

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Marks

Discussion of AoL’s related to case study provide an overview of the two AoL’s and how they relate to the case study  

 

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Discussion of AoL’s related to case study discusses with relevant detail what assessments would be undertaken

 

 

 

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Discussion of AoL’s related to case study identifies and discusses relevant treatment of symptoms  

 

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Nursing Care Plan identifies a relevant issue and plan/goal, identifies relevant strategies for meeting the goal and discusses relevant evaluative strategies

 

 

 

 

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1-4

 

 

 

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 Organisation.

Assignment logically developed. Evidence of introduction, body and conclusion. Evidence of linkage and integration of information. Prescribed format used. Adheres to the word limit.

 

 

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Language & Style

Appropriate use of language. Technical terms explained where necessary. Range of vocabulary.

It catches the reader’s attention and promotes the           conveying of information. Objective and authentic writing  style.

 

 

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Presentation.

Syntax, grammar, punctuation and spelling are correct. Legible presentation. Referencing as per Assessment Handbook.

 

 

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This assignment is worth 35% of the total assessment for this subject.

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