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AACN MSN EssentialsEssential VIII (Clinical Prevention and Population Health for Improving Health): Diagnosing adult ADHD is very difficult. It is with the utmost importance that as medicalprofessionals we provide correct care through the assessment of the patient’s physical problems. Essential VIII exhibits the accountability of Nurse Practitioners to direct the emotive needs of the patient down a path that will promote the therapies involved. Our responsibility as nurse practitioners is to advocate and partner with the patient to create approved and effective treatment plans. NONPF Core CompetenciesCompetency #4 (Practice Inquiry): Because medicine is constantly evolving, the Advanced Practice Nurse is looked to for leadership and the skill to transform new evidence-based research into clinical practice in improve patient health outcomes. Competency #4 was demonstrated by provided medical care to geriatric patients with 12
APN CAPSTONE PORTFOLIO PART 2multiple comorbidities within primary care. This included diagnosing comorbidities within this vulnerable population, establishing appropriate treatment strategies, and finally reassessing treatment results with modifications when necessary. Chamberlain Program OutcomesPO #1 (Holistic Health and Patient Centered Care):Chamberlain University have provided me the opportunity to demonstrate my ability to identify clinical practice problems. I was able to devise plan of treatment for patients across the lifespan because of focusing on disease prevention and health promotion. Treatments were centered on evidence-based research learned within this course. PO #4 (Professional Identity): This outcome was validated by my ability to utilize the Adult ADHD Self-Report Scale (ASRS) during clinical practice in adults who exhibited symptoms of ADHD. As a student family nurse practitioner, I had the understanding to recognize when it was more appropriate to provide a mental health consult for specializedcare and when it was appropriate to maintain care within the family practice environment.ConnectThis course has offered students a solid, scientific foundation for evaluating and understanding the validity of evidence-based research and shaping the results into the form of individualized patient care plans. This is accomplished in conjunction with patient feedback and the practitioner’s clinical knowledge and practice. Ethical professional guidance will also provide safe and quality care to all patient populations being treated. 13
APN CAPSTONE PORTFOLIO PART 2ReflectionThese Program Outcomes again emphasize that we as advanced practitioners are expected to hold our practice to a higher level of evidence-based care. We should also be ready to share this research with our patient population and their families resulting in the education of their own healthcare. Evidence-based practices can help strengthen the demand for high-quality healthcare. During clinical rotations I have learned that patients and their families want the safest, most up-to-date treatments available. As an advanced