Week 2 Journal Entry Assignment Paper.
case study for this week —“psychiatrist evaluation ”
HPI: Patient is a 13 year old Caucasian male, seen today with parents available , per mother he attempted suicide 10 days ago and was admitted at children’s hospital and was started on Prozac 10mg .Per mother patient does not like video call, he is angry and likes to keep to himself , easily irritable . Patient denies any suicidal or homicidal ideation, plan or intent, denied visual of auditory hallucination. Denies somatic complaints (headache, fatigue, stomachache, etc.) Week 2 Journal Entry Assignment Paper.
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Past Psychiatric History:
Past Diagnosis: MDD, oppositional defiant disorder
Developmental: Patient was adopted since 9 months old and prior to adoption, patient was in foster care for 9 months
History of suicides: attempted suide 10 days ago and was hospitalized for about 8 days
History of Violence: No
History of self-mutilation: no
Outpatient Rx with a Psychiatrist: none
Psychotherapy: yes 2007 ,2014-2018.Patient currently not in therapy
Medications trials in the past: None
Practicum Week 2
This week, as you continue your Practicum,
you will develop diagnoses for clients receiving psychotherapy and explore legal and ethical implications of counseling clients with psychiatric disorders. Week 2 Journal Entry Assignment Paper.
Develop diagnoses for clients receiving psychotherapy*
Analyze legal and ethical implications of counseling clients with psychiatric disorders*
* The Assignment related to this Learning Objective is introduced this week and submitted in Week 4.
Select a client whom you observed or counseled this week. Then, address the following in your Practicum Journal:
Describe the client (without violating HIPAA regulations) and identify any pertinent history or medical information, including prescribed medications.
Using the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Health Disorders, 5th edition (DSM-5), explain and justify your diagnosis for this client.
Explain any legal and/or ethical implications related to counseling this client.
Support your approach with evidence-based literature. Week 2 Journal Entry Assignment Paper.
There is probably no greater responsibility that the psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner assumes than the responsibility of prescribing medications. While someone can be harmed by psychotherapy, the level and intensity of the harm generally does not come to the same level of harm that can occur from improper prescribing. The PMHNP must understand his/her responsibility both at a state and federal level when it comes to prescribing medications. Week 2 Journal Entry Assignment Paper.
In this Practicum Journal Assignment, you will explore the legalities associated with prescribing controlled substances, as well as what a DEA number is, how to obtain one, and, most importantly, how to prescribe controlled substances in your state.
Analyze roles of the Drug Enforcement Administration
Analyze PMHNP responsibilities when issued a DEA number
Analyze DEA number application procedures
Analyze state requirements for safe prescribing and prescription monitoring
Analyze PMHNP responsibilities for safe prescribing and prescription monitoring
Analyze Schedule II-V drug levels
To prepare for this Practicum Journal:
Review the Learning Resources.
In 2-3 pages:
Describe the role of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) as it pertains to the PMHNP.
Explain your responsibilities when having a DEA number.
Explain how you apply for a DEA number.
Explain your state’s requirements for a safe prescribing and prescription monitoring program. Explain your responsibility as a PMHNP to follow these requirements.
Provide an example of a drug you may prescribe from each of the Schedule II-V drug levels. Week 2 Journal Entry Assignment Paper.