Practicum: Journal Entry on a patient (choose a pediatric case) you attended to at the clinic as a Nurse practitioner 🙁 1 to 2 pages)
i have attached a sample paper as a guide ,you need to choose your own case study to write on:
(Pick one case ) reflect on a patient who presented with a behavioral or mental health issue during your Practicum experience. Provide the child’s subjective, objectives data. Describe your experience in assessing and managing the patient and his or her family. Include details of your “aha” moment in identifying the patient’s behavioral or mental health issue. Then, explain how the experience connected your classroom studies to the real-world clinical setting. If you did not have an opportunity to evaluate a patient with this background during the last 4 weeks, you may select a related case study from a reputable source or reflect on previous clinical experiences.
References
Readings
• Burns, C. E., Dunn, A. M., Brady, M. A., Starr, N. B., & Blosser, C. G. (2013). Pediatric primary care (5th ed.). Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier.
◦ Chapter 16, “Self-Perception Issues” (pp. 304–318)
Chapter 19, “Coping and Stress Tolerance: Mental Health and Illness” (pp. 358–386)
Hagan, J. F., Jr., Shaw, J. S., Duncan, P. M. (Eds.). (2008). Bright futures: Guidelines for health supervision of infants, children, and adolescents (3rd ed.). Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics. ◦“Promoting Mental Health” (pp. 77–107)
Jonovich, S. J., & Alpert-Gillis, L. J. (2014). Impact of pediatric mental health screening on clinical discussion and referral for services. Clinical Pediatrics, 53(4), 364-371
American Academy of Pediatrics, Committee on Psychosocial Aspects of Child and Family Health and Task Force on Mental Health. (2009). The future of pediatrics: Mental health competencies for pediatric primary care. Pediatrics, 124(1), 410–421. Retrieved from http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/124/1/410.full.pdf+html?sid=b8a3f390-00f6-472c-a9ed-a8dc1c650ed3

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