. Signature Assignment (Psychopharmacology Treatment Algorithm)
Using your learning experience from your clinical experience. Preceptor input and evidence-based literature, develop a pharmacology treatment Algorithm of a patient with a DSM diagnosis. You can use your readings to change. And add to your work, but it must be an original and not a copy of an algorithm from someone else. This is an algorithm developed specifically for this client to demonstrate your critical thinking throughout the treatment planning. The following areas must be covered in the assignment.
· Overview of your initial patient clinical assessment including: Chief compliant, medical history, psychiatric history. Psychosocial, mental status examination.
· Using the information from the assessment. Reading materials and textbook, develop an evidence-based algorithm for four treatment stages, tailored to this individual. The information must include interview questions needed to guide decision-making at the different stages, length of treatment in trial/initiation period, dosage titration schedule and duration of time the client should stay on the medication, factors that might influence the effectiveness of the medications, necessary labs and test, and patient education. Include pertinent side effects profiles that would warrant a change in the medication being prescribed and a brief reasoning for your decisions.
Attached is the case presentation rubric.
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|QUALITY OF WORK SUBMITTED: THE EXTENT OF WHICH WORK MEETS THE ASSIGNNED CRITERIA AND WORK REFLECTS GRADUATE LEVEL CRITICAL AND ANALYTIC THINKING|
|Excellent (15-13 points)||Assignment exceeds expectations. All topics are addressed with a minimum of 90% containing exceptional breadth and depth about each of the assignment topics.|
|Good (12-11 points)||Assignment meets expectations. All topics are addressed with a minimum of 80% containing good breadth and depth about each of the assignment topics.|
|Fair (10-7 points)||Assignment meets most of the expectations. One required topic is either not addressed or inadequately addressed.|
|Poor (6-0)||Assignment superficially meets some of the expectations. Two or more required topics are either not addressed or inadequately addressed.|