Aquifer case study

Aquifer cases emphasize core learning objectives for an evidence-based primary care curriculum.

Throughout your nurse practitioner program, you will use the Aquifer case studies to promote the development of clinical reasoning through the use of ongoing assessments and diagnostic skills and to develop patient care plans that are grounded in the latest clinical guidelines and evidence-based practice.The Aquifer assignments are highly interactive and a dynamic way to enhance your learning. Material from the Aquifer cases may be present in the quizzes, the midterm exam, and the final exam. Learn how to access and navigate Aquifer. This week, complete the Aquifer case titled “Case #28: 58-year-old male with shortness of breath – Mr. Barley” Apply information from the Aquifer Case Study to answer the following discussion questions. Discuss the Mr. Barley’s history that would be pertinent to his respiratory problem. Include chief complaint, HPI, Social, Family and Past medical history that would be important to know.Describe the physical exam and diagnostic tools to be used for Mr. Barley. Are there any additional you would have liked to be included that were not? What plan of care will Mr. Barley be given at this visit, include drug therapy and treatments; what is the patient education and follow-up?

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