Details of task: For this written assessment item, students are required to discuss, critically analyse and develop a plan of care for a supplied patient case study. Students will be provided with the patient scenario, hospital notes, medication chart and vital signs chart. Students are then required to discuss the following points in relation to their patient scenario as outlined in the rubric:

  1. Pathophysiology
  2. Clincal Manifestations
  3. Nursing management (focused assessment, escalation, oxygen management, pharmacological management, psychosocial management)
  4. Collaborative management
  5. Referencing in APA 6th referencing – no more than 7 years old