NU650 Advanced Health Assessment
Week 8 Discussion
DQ1 Patient Case – Respiratory/Cardiac/Peripheral Vascular Systems
Report to the virtual clinic and select ONE of the occupied exam rooms. Build on the reported case. After the first initial post, review information already shared by your peers to continue building on the identified patient case. Identify one additional unique health history or subjective symptom as well as one objective exam finding.
Virtual Clinic Exam Rooms
Room 1: 57yo Ronald Regis reports shortness of breath
Room 2: 8yo Rhiannon Regis is brought to the clinic by her mother Rachel Regis for a cough
Room 3: 66yo Raelynn Regis reports calf pain with walking
Provide scholarly support to discuss the physical assessment technique used to identify the objective finding. Compare and contrast characteristics of normal and abnormal findings. (See Response Post Instructions and Example before beginning the Discussion.)
Return to the virtual clinic and select TWO of the occupied exam rooms. Review the documented subjective and objective history. Provide scholarly support to identify a differential diagnosis based on the reported findings. Include additional subjective or objective data that would support this diagnosis.
The described expectations meet the passing level of 80%. Students are directed to review the Discussion Grading Rubric for criteria which exceed expectations.