Paper/Project is worth 10% of overall Concepts II grade. Students will choose

Paper/Project is worth 10% of overall Concepts II grade.

Students will choose or be assigned a topic/disorder from the list below in which to complete a scholarly paper.

Paper should be a minimum of 8 pages and must follow APA format (ie: title page, double spaced, 1inch margins, page numbered, header, citations, reference page). Please adhere to the student Honor Code in an effort to maintain the integrity of your work and avoid plagiarism.

Paper should include at least the following, but is not limited to:



Include current statistics on disease distribution

Risk factors

Definitions & background data



Review of normal system anatomy and physiology (brief statement)

Functional changes associated with disease process:

clinical presentation

disease progression


Current Trends in care/treatment: may include research currently being done; what’s new on the horizon to improve patient outcomes.


Cultural Sensitive Care for at least 2 cultural/religious groups.


Nursing Care Plan (see template attached) Download (see template attached)

NUR166 Careplan template for project 042522.docx Download NUR166 Careplan template for project 042522.docx

Case study including assessment findings

Nursing diagnosis

Minimum of three

One of the three must be teaching related (health promotion)

Nursing goal (must be measurable)

One long term goal (The client will…… by……)

At least one short term goal (The client will….. by…..)

Nursing interventions

Minimum of three per nursing diagnosis

Rationale specific to each intervention



Sickle Cell Disease


Rheumatoid Arthritis

Cerebral Vascular Accident (CVA)

Intracranial Bleed


Systemic Lupus Erythematous


Cystic Fibrosis

Nephrotic Syndrome

Congestive Heart Failure

Crohns Disease


Sexually transmitted disease (compare & contrast specific disorders)

Anorexia Nervosa

Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia

Wilm’s Tumor