Review this week’s Learning Resources. Consider preventative health and assessing, diagnosing, and treating special populations.
Review the case study provided by your Instructor. Based on the provided patient information, think about the health history you would need to collect from the patient.
Consider what physical exams and diagnostic tests would be appropriate in order to gather more information about the patient’s condition. Reflect on how the results would be used to make a diagnosis.
Identify three to five possible conditions that may be considered in a differential diagnosis for the patient.
Consider each patient’s diagnosis. Think about clinical guidelines that might support this diagnosis.
Develop a preventative health treatment plan for the patient that includes health promotion and patient education strategies for special populations.