course competencies covered
The discussion assignment provides a forum for discussing relevant topics for this week based on the course competencies covered.
Post your initial response to the Discussion Area by the due date assigned. To support your work, use your course text readings and also use outside sources. As with all assignments, cite your sources and provide references in APA format.
Start reviewing and responding to the postings of your classmates as early in the week as possible. Respond to at least two of your classmates. Participate in the discussion by providing a point of view with a rationale, challenging an aspect of the discussion, or indicating a relationship between two or more lines of reasoning in the discussion. Complete your participation for this assignment by the due date assigned.
Your first patient this week has a problem of the genitourinary tract that has plagued him since birth. He has had many hospitalizations due to this problem and suffers repeatedly with difficulties of the genitourinary tract. Describe the problem using terms built from the genitourinary medical word elements in your text. Mention 3 tests or procedures that would help you understand or treat your patient.
The second patient for you this week is a woman with a problem involving the reproductive area. Describe the problem she has with words built from some of the reproductive medical word elements in your text. You need to include at least 3 tests or procedures needed to address her issue as well.
Your response should be posted to the Discussion Area below. By the end of the week, begin commenting on at least 2 of your peers’ responses. Ask questions, further the discussion of the topic, reinforce a response, or add another dimension to the discussion. Always use constructive language.