Clinical Reasoning Cycle

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NRSG370 Assessment Task 2: Case Study
Students will complete a case study which discusses the provision of ethical, legal, evidence-based, holistic person-centred care including the establishment of realistic and relevant goals through the theoretical examination of a particular nursing specialty case study using the Clinical Reasoning Cycle (Levett-Jones, 2013).
Assessment Task
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Case Study
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(1600 words)
For presentation instructions consult the ACU Study Guide: Skills for Success (2016).
Case study instructions:
Utilise the Clinical Reasoning Cycle (Levett-Jones, 2013) (a clinical decision making framework) to plan and evaluate person-centred care:
• Considering the person’s situation, collect, process and present related health information;
• Identify and prioritise at least three (3) nursing problems/issues based on the health assessment data that you have identified for the person at the centre of care;
• Establish goals for priority of nursing care as related to the nursing problem/issues identified;
• Discuss the nursing care of the person, link it to assessment data and history;
• Evaluate your nursing care strategies to justify the nursing care provided;
• Reflect on the person’s outcomes.
Levett-Jones, T. (Ed.), (2013). Clinical reasoning: Learning to think like a nurse. Sydney, Australia: Pearson Education.


Can lawyers and judges take Natural Rights into account today?
Original sources:
• John Locke’s Second Treatise of Civil Government (available electronically below and a pdf copy posted on Module 6.

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• Randy E Barnett, ‘Getting Normative: The Role of Natural Rights in Constitutional Adjudication’ (1995) 12 Const. Comment. 93

Please respond to at least 1 other student. Responses should be a minimum of 250 words and include direct questions.

Original Assignment:

To what degree can research within the social science be considered “scientific”? What are some of the challenges that coincide with carrying out scientific research? Your posts this week should demonstrate critical reflection upon the assigned readings.

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