7102NRS Written Assignment Task 2 – Management of the Complex Client

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7102NRS Written Assignment Task 2 – Management of the Complex Client

Word limit: 1,500 words

Weighting: 35% (Marked out of 100)

Due Date: see Course Profile


The aim of this essay is for you to discuss the management of a complex patient who may be at risk for deterioration (and family where appropriate) and design a plan for your practice to improve situational awareness during transition for this patient.

This assignment addresses Course Learning Outcomes 1 and 2.

  1. Apply critical thinking and problem-solving skills to design comprehensive situational assessment for complex clients.
  2. Interpret evidence to identify and manage deteriorating clients and support their families.

 Task description:      

For this task you need to choose a patient* from practice who has complex care needs, and will undergo transitions in their care and write a 1,500 word essay.

In your essay you need to complete an evaluation of this patient’s care needs and develop a plan to improve practice.

Further task information:

  • Introduce the essay [150 words]
  • Present a summary of your chosen patient who is at risk of deterioration, detailing the issues that create complexity for this patient, following an assessment model for detecting deterioration [300 words]
  • Critique the situational factors related to the risk of deterioration for your patient, supported with evidence from the literature [550 words]
  • Design a nursing management plan that highlights key points of care, and where higher risk is identified, ways to diminish that risk [350 words] (dot points or numbered plans are encouraged in this part of the essay).
  • Present a conclusion of the most relevant points discussed [150 words]
  • Use headings:
    • Introduction
    • Patient summary
    • Situational factors related to deterioration risk for [patient name]
    • Nursing management plan
    • Conclusion

Other elements: 

  • *Ensure you use a pseudonym for your patients and other identifying information.
  • Always refer to the Health Writing and Referencing Guide.
  • Use APA 7th edition referencing style.
  • Ensure that you use scholarly literature[1] (digitised readings, research articles, relevant Government reports and text books) that has been published within the last five years, two to three seminal works may be used.
  • Use academic language[2]
  • Refer to the marking guidelines when writing your assignment. This will assist you in calculating the weightings of the sections for your assignment.
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