Mr. R is a 48-year-old Hispanic man who has worked the past 10 years as a warehouse worker.

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Mr. R is a 48-year-old Hispanic man who has worked the past 10 years as a warehouse worker. He is 5’6”, weighs 175 pounds, and has a waist circumference of 38”. At his last visit at your office, his blood pressure was 140/60 mm Hg. Prior to the visit, he had fasting blood work done, and his primary care provider plans to review the results with him today. The pertinent diagnostic results are as follows: a fasting plasma glucose level of 137 mg/dL, an HDL level of 27 mg/dL, LDL level of 247 mg/dL, a serum triglyceride level of 210 mg/dL. Use the following prompts as guidelines while performing and writing your case study:

Identify what this individual is most at risk for based on the information presented in this case above.
Explain the significance of this individual’s weight and waist diameter. Explain how this individual is at increased risk for insulin resistance.
Explain briefly the differences between hypoinsulinemia, hyperinsulinemia, hyperglycemia, and hypoglycemia as each relate to an individual with type 1 diabetes mellitus and type 2 diabetes mellitus.

NUR
315
Case Study
Guidelines and
Rubric
Critical thinking is a habit of mind characterized by the comprehensive exploration of issues, ideas, artifacts, and events b
efore accepting or formu
lating an
opinion or conclusion.
Case studies are meant to
connect real

world scenari
os with theoretical teachings.
You
are expected to test assumptions and find creative
ways to consider all the facets contributing to analysis of the case.
Prompt:
For each case study,
be
sure to:
?
Introduce main elements and
concerns and identify the pathology.
?
Use the
associated questions
to guide your paper
and explain the pathology in the development of a plan of care.
?
Explain the role patient

care technologies (i.e., point of care testing, computer provider order entry, ba
r

coding medication administration, EMR/EHR) in
caring for the individual(s).
?
A
pply critical thinking in analyzing and i
nterpreting the data
.
?
Include evidence to support your analysis of the case.
?
Write clearly and concisely, following standard rules of
grammar.
Guidelines for
Submission
:
Your paper must be submitted as a
t least a 2

page
Microsoft Word document with
double spacing, 12

point Times New Roman font,
one

inch margins, and
at least two peer

reviewed
sources cited in
APA format
.
Instructor
Feedback
: This activity uses an integrated rubric in Blackboard. Students can view instructor feedback in the Grade Center. For more
information,
review
these instructions
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Critical Elements
Exemplary (100%)
Proficient (85%)
Needs Improvement (55%)
Not Evident (0%)
Value
Pathology:
Introduction and
Identification
Meets “Proficient” criteria and
uses industry

specific language
and is exceptionally clear and
well

informed
I
n
troduces the reader to
specific themes and main
elements of the assign
ed case
study without any gaps
and
precisely identifies specific
pathology
I
ntroduces the reader to
specific themes and main
elements of t
he assigned case
study
and identifies the
pathology
, but wit
h gaps in
information presented
Does not accurately
introduce
the reader to specific themes
and main elem
ents of the
assigned case study
and does
not identify the pathology
15
Pathology:
Explanation and Plan
of Care
Meets “Proficient” criteria and
uses industry

specific language
to establish expertise
Comprehensively
explains the
pathological condition in the
development of plan of care for
the individual in the assigned
case study without
any gaps
Explains the pathological
condition in the development of
plan of care for the individual in
the assigned case study, but
with gaps
Does not explain the
pathological condition in the
development of plan of care for
the individual in the assigned
case study
20
Response to
Questions
Meets “Proficient”
criteria
and
seamlessly incorporates these
responses into the submission
Thoroughly addresses all
prompts from the case study
and comprehensively explores
issues, ideas, and concerns
Adequately
addresses most
prompts included in the case
study
,
but does not explore
issues, ideas, or concerns
Addresses less than half of the
prompts from the case study
25
Patient

Care
Technologies
Meets “Proficient” criteria
,
and
explanation is exceptionally
clear and well

informed
Accurately
explains the role of
patient

care technologies (as
appropriate) in caring for
individuals identified in the
assigned case study without any
gaps
Accurately explains the role of
patient

ca
re technologies (as
appropriate) in caring for
individuals identified in the
assigned case study, but with
gaps in information given
Does not accurately explain the
role of patient

care
technologies (as appropriate) in
caring for individuals identified
in
the assigned case study
15
Incorporation of
Resources
Incorporates more than two
discipline

specific, peer

reviewed journal article
s
and
one source from an
interdisciplinary, peer

reviewed
journal. Viewpoints of experts
are analyzed and well

informed
Inco
rporates source
s of
evidence from at least two
discipline

specific, peer

reviewed journal article
s
Incorporates at least two
sources of evidence from peer

reviewed journals
,
but fails to
make connection to case study
clear
Does not incorporate
at least
two source
s
of evidence from a
peer

reviewed journal
15
Articulation of
Response
(APA/Mechanics)
Submission is free of errors
related to citations, grammar,
spelling, syntax, and
organization and is prese
nted in
a professional and easy

to

read
format
Submission has no major errors
related to citations, grammar,
spelling, syntax, or organization
Submission has major errors
related to citations, grammar,
spelling, syntax, or organization
that negatively impact
readability and articulation of
main
ideas
Submission has critical errors
related to citations, grammar,
spelling, syntax, or organization
that obstruct understanding
10
Earned Total
100%

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