Bipolar I, Bipolar II, Cyclothymic Disorder, Substance/Medication-Induced Bipolar and Related Disorder, Bipolar

TO PREPARE FOR THIS ASSIGNMENT:

·        Review this week’s Learning Resources, including the Medication Resources indicated for this week.

·        Reflect on the psychopharmacologic treatments you might recommend for the assessment and treatment of patients requiring bipolar therapy.

THE ASSIGNMENT: 5 PAGES

For this assignment, you will write a 5–6-page paper on the topic of bipolar and bipolar and related disorders. You will create this guide as an assignment; therefore, a title page, introduction, conclusion, and reference page are required. You must include a minimum of 3 scholarly supporting resources outside of your course provided resources.

In your paper, you will choose one of the following diagnoses: Bipolar I, Bipolar II, Cyclothymic Disorder, Substance/Medication-Induced Bipolar and Related Disorder, Bipolar and Related Disorder Due to Another Medical Condition. Your paper will include discussion for your chosen diagnosis of bipolar and related disorder on the following:

·        Prevalence and Neurobiology of your chosen disorder

·        Discuss the differences between your chosen disorder and one other bipolar and related disorders in relation to the diagnostic criteria including presentation of symptoms according to DSM 5 TR criteria

·        Discuss special populations and considerations (children, adolescents, pregnancy/post-partum, older adult, emergency care) for your chosen bipolar and related disorder; demonstrating critical thinking beyond basics of HIPPA and informed consent with discussion of at least one for EACH category:  legal considerations, ethical considerations, cultural considerations, social determinants of health

·        Discuss FDA and/or clinical practice guidelines approved pharmacological treatment options in relation to acute and mixed episodes vs maintenance pharmacological treatment for your chosen bipolar and related disorder

·        Of the medication treatment options for your chosen disorder discuss side effects, FDA approvals and warnings.  What is important to monitor in terms of labs, comorbid medical issues with why important for monitoring

·        Provide 3 examples of how to write a proper prescription that you would provide to the patient or transmit to the pharmacy. 

Note: Support your rationale with a minimum of five academic resources. While you may use the course text to support your rationale, it will not count toward the resource requirement. You should be utilizing the primary and secondary literature.

Reminder: The College of Nursing requires that all papers submitted include a title page, introduction, summary, and references. The Sample Paper provided at the Walden Writing CenterLinks to an external site. provides an example of those required elements (available at  https://academicguides.waldenu.edu/writingcenter/templates/general#s-lg-box-20293632). All papers submitted must use this formatting.

BY DAY 7

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Rubric

NURS_6630_Week5_Assignment_Rubric

NURS_6630_Week5_Assignment_Rubric

Criteria

Ratings

Pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeWrite a 5–6-page
paper on the topic of bipolar and bipolar related disorders: • Prevalence •
Neurobiology

20 to >17.0 pts

Excellent Point range: 90–100

Discussion includes Prevalence and Neurobiology of chosen bipolar and
related disorder.

17 to >15.0 pts

Good Point range: 80–89

Discussion is vague regarding Prevalence and Neurobiology of chosen
bipolar and related disorder.

15 to >13.0 pts

Fair Point range: 70–79

Discussion is missing one section for Prevalence and Neurobiology of
chosen bipolar and related disorder.

13 to >0 pts

Poor Point range: 0–69

Discussion is inaccurate or missing more than one section for
Prevalence and Neurobiology of chosen bipolar and related disorder.

20 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome• Discuss the
differences between your chosen disorder and one other bipolar and related
disorders in relation to the diagnostic criteria including presentation of
symptoms according to DSM 5 TR criteria.

20 to >17.0 pts

Excellent Point range: 90–100

Discussion includes the differences between chosen disorder and one
other bipolar and related disorders in relation to the diagnostic criteria
including presentation of symptoms according to DSM 5 TR criteria.

17 to >15.0 pts

Good Point range: 80–89

Discussion includes the differences between chosen disorder and one
other bipolar and related disorders in relation to the diagnostic criteria
including presentation of symptoms according to DSM version older than DSM
5 TR criteria.

15 to >13.0 pts

Fair Point range: 70–79

Discussion is vague in differences between chosen disorder and one
other bipolar and related disorders in relation to the diagnostic criteria
and/or missing discussion presentation of symptoms according to DSM 5 TR
criteria or older version of DSM.

13 to >0 pts

Poor Point range: 0–69

Discussion is inaccurate or does not include the differences between
chosen disorder and one other bipolar and related disorders in relation to
the diagnostic criteria including presentation of symptoms according to DSM
5 TR criteria or older version of DSM.

20 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome• Discuss special
populations and considerations (children, adolescent, pregnancy/post-partum,
older adult, emergency care) for your chosen bipolar and related disorder-be
specific, not general and address at least one for EACH category
demonstrating critical thinking beyond basics of HIPPA and informed consent:
legal considerations, ethical considerations, cultural considerations, social
determinants of health.

20 to >17.0 pts

Excellent Point range: 90–100

Special Populations and Considerations are discussed and specific,
not general and address at least one for EACH category demonstrating
critical thinking beyond basics of HIPPA and informed consent: legal
considerations, ethical considerations, cultural considerations, social
determinants of health.

17 to >15.0 pts

Good Point range: 80–89

Special Populations and Considerations are discussed not specific,
but general and address at least one for EACH category demonstrating
critical thinking beyond basics of HIPPA and informed consent: legal
considerations, ethical considerations, cultural considerations, social
determinants of health.

15 to >13.0 pts

Fair Point range: 70–79

Special Populations Considerations are discussed not specific, but
general and missing 1-2 of EACH category and does not demonstrate critical
thinking beyond basics of HIPPA and informed consent: legal considerations,
ethical considerations, cultural considerations, social determinants of
health.

13 to >0 pts

Poor Point range: 0–69

Special Populations Considerations are vaguley or not discussed, not
specific, is inaccurate and/or general and missing 3+ or more of or none of
EACH category, inaccurate discussion and/or does not demonstrate critical
thinking beyond basics of HIPPA and informed consent: legal considerations,
ethical considerations, cultural considerations, social determinants of
health.

20 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome• Discuss FDA
and/or clinical practice guidelines approved pharmacological treatment
options in relation to acute and mixed episodes vs maintenance
pharmacological treatment for your chosen bipolar and related disorder • Of
the medication treatment options for your chosen disorder discuss side
effects, FDA approvals and warnings. What is important to monitor in terms of
labs, comorbid medical issues with why important for monitoring.

15 to >13.0 pts

Excellent Point range: 90–100

Discussion includes FDA and/or clinical practice guidelines approved
pharmacological treatment options in relation to acute and mixed episodes
vs maintenance pharmacological treatment for chosen bipolar and related
disorder; Of the medication treatment options chosen for the disorder there
is discussion regarding side effects, FDA approvals and warnings. Paper
includes what is important to monitor in terms of labs, comorbid medical
issues with why important formonitoring.

13 to >11.0 pts

Good Point range: 80–89

Discussion includes vague FDA and/or clinical practice guidelines
approved pharmacological treatment options in relation to acute and mixed
episodes vs maintenance pharmacological treatment for chosen bipolar and
related disorder; Of the medication treatment options chosen for the
disorder there is vague discussion regarding side effects, FDA approvals
and warnings. Paper includes vague discussion what is important to monitor
in terms of labs, comorbid medical issues with why important for
monitoring.

11 to >9.0 pts

Fair Point range: 70–79

Discussion includes pharmacological treatment options but not aligned
with FDA approved and/or clinical practice guidelines in relation to acute
and mixed episodes vs maintenance pharmacological treatment for chosen
bipolar and related disorder; Of the medication treatment options chosen
for the disorder there is missing elements for discussion regarding side
effects, FDA approvals and warnings. Paper includes what is important to
monitor in terms of labs, comorbid medical issues but does not discuss why
important for monitoring.

9 to >0 pts

Poor Point range: 0–69

Discussion inaccurate and/or missing pharmacological treatment
options but not aligned with FDA approved and/or clinical practice
guidelines in relation to acute and mixed episodes vs maintenance
pharmacological treatment for chosen bipolar and related disorder; Of the
medication treatment options chosen for the disorder there is inaccurate or
no elements for discussion regarding side effects, FDA approvals and
warnings. Paper does not include what is important to monitor in terms of
labs, comorbid medical issues but does not discuss why important for monitoring.

15 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeProvides three
examples of how to write a proper prescription that would be provided to
patient and/or transmitted to pharmacy. Prescription contains date,
medication and strength, amount to be taken, route to be taken, frequency,
indication, quantity, refills; providers signature.

15 to >13.0 pts

Excellent Point range: 90–100

Provides three examples of how to write a proper prescription that
would be provided to patient and/or transmitted to pharmacy. Prescription
contains date, medication and strength, amount to be taken, route to be
taken, frequency, indication, quantity, refills; providers signature.

13 to >11.0 pts

Good Point range: 80–89

Provides three examples of how to write a proper prescription that
would be provided to patient and/or transmitted to pharmacy. Prescription
is missing 1-2 elements of the following; date, medication and strength,
amount to be taken, route to be taken, frequency, indication, quantity,
refills; providers signature.

11 to >9.0 pts

Fair Point range: 70–79

Provides two examples of how to write a proper prescription that
would be provided to patient and/or transmitted to pharmacy. Prescription
is missing 3 of the following: date, medication and strength, amount to be
taken, route to be taken, frequency, indication, quantity, refills;
providers signature.

9 to >0 pts

Poor Point range: 0–69

Provides one example of how to write a proper prescription that would
be provided to patient and/or transmitted to pharmacy. Prescription is
missing 4+ or is inaccurately written for date, medication and strength,
amount to be taken, route to be taken, frequency, indication, quantity,
refills; providers signature.

15 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeWritten Expression
and Formatting—Paragraph development and organization: Paragraphs make clear
points that support well-developed ideas, flow logically, and demonstrate
continuity of ideas. Sentences are carefully focused—neither long and
rambling nor short and lacking substance. A clear and comprehensive purpose
statement and introduction are provided that delineate all required criteria.

5 to >4.0 pts

Excellent Point range: 90–100

Paragraphs and sentences follow writing standards for flow,
continuity, and clarity…. A clear and comprehensive purpose statement,
introduction, and conclusion are provided that delineate all required
criteria.

4 to >3.5 pts

Good Point range: 80–89

Paragraphs and sentences follow writing standards for flow,
continuity, and clarity 80% of the time….Purpose, introduction, and
conclusion of the assignment are stated, yet they are brief and not
descriptive.

3.5 to >3.0 pts

Fair Point range: 70–79

Paragraphs and sentences follow writing standards for flow,
continuity, and clarity 60%–79% of the time…. Purpose, introduction, and
conclusion of the assignment is vague or off topic.

3 to >0 pts

Poor Point range: 0–69

Paragraphs and sentences follow writing standards for flow,
continuity, and clarity < 60% of the time…. No purpose statement,
introduction, or conclusion were provided.

5 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeWritten Expression
and Formatting—English writing standards: Correct grammar, mechanics, and
punctuation; Includes title page and reference page with a minimum of 3
scholarly supporting resources outside of course provided resources; Paper is
5-6 pages not counting title page and reference page.

5 to >4.0 pts

Excellent Point range: 90–100

Uses correct grammar, spelling, and punctuation with no errors;
Includes title page and reference page with a minimum of 3 scholarly
supporting resources outside of course provided resources. Paper is 5-6
pages not counting title page and reference page.

4 to >3.5 pts

Good Point range: 80–89

Contains a few (one or two) grammar, spelling, and punctuation
errors; includes the following: title page and reference page. Only
contains 2 scholarly supporting resources outside of course provided
resources. Paper is 4 pages not counting title page and reference page.

3.5 to >3.0 pts

Fair Point range: 70–79

Contains several (three or four) grammar, spelling, and punctuation
errors; missing one of the following; title page or reference page; only
contains 1 scholaraly supporting resources outside of course provided.
Paper is 3 pages or exceeds to page 7 not counting title page and reference
page.

3 to >0 pts

Poor Point range: 0–69

Contains many (≥ five) grammar, spelling, and punctuation errors that
interfere with the reader’s understanding; missing the following; title
page and reference page; contains no scholaraly supporting resources
outside of course provided resources. Paper is 2 pages or exceeds 8 pages
not counting title page and reference page.

5 pts

Total Points: 100

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