NR 602 Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis: Presentation

NR 602 Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis: Presentation

NR 602 Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis: Presentation

  • Introduction
  • Clinical Assessment
  • Differential Diagnosis
  • Diagnostic Studies and Labs
  • Diagnostic Studies and Labs
  • Prevention and Treatment
  • Education
  • Outcomes
  • Lead Discussion
  • References


Week 2: Pediatric Grand Rounds Presentation and Discussion: Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis


Through virtual presentation and supported conversation, this assignment seeks to improve the student’s clinical reasoning, self-assurance, and understanding of numerous pediatric and women’s health themes.

DescriptionIn Weeks 2 and 6, you will create a Grand Rounds presentation on the topic assigned to you by the faculty member.                    

RequirementsKeep in mind the following guidelines and grading criteria while taking part in this assignment:

You will present at Grand Rounds on a pediatric subject that was given to you by your faculty in week one. A Kaltura video recording serves as the presentation. The presentation should be recorded in an engaging, expert, and topic-specific manner. During the recording, put on your lab coat and name or ID badge. In your PowerPoint presentation, you must include a visual assistance (images, charts/graphics, a mind map, an algorithm, etc.).

  • Record and upload presentation by Wednesday, 11:59 p.m. MT. Begin facilitating discussion and continue to lead it throughout the week.
  • Participate in an ongoing interactive dialogue. The student responds substantively with additional insight to at least two different peer presentations on two (2) different days. Final peer response due Friday by 11:59 p.m. MT.
  • Participate in faculty-directed questions. The student responds substantively with additional insight to at least three faculty-directed questions. Student must answer any questions faculty asks on the student’s post and two other questions asked by faculty.
  • Utilize a minimal of six peer-reviewed scholarly articles from Chamberlain Online Library and/or current evidence-based clinical guidelines to support your findings.
  • Discuss Pathophysiology, epidemiology, risk factors, clinical physical assessment findings of the assigned topic.
  • List and discuss a minimum of three (3) differential diagnoses.
  • Discuss any applicable diagnostic studies to confirm the diagnosis of the assigned topic. If not diagnostic studies applicable state this in presentation and why it is not applicable to the assigned topic
  • Discuss prevention (if not applicable, discuss why).
  • Discuss Treatment including non-pharmacologic management and pharmacologic management. (if not applicable, discuss why Discuss patient and/or family education.
  • Discuss best practices for optimal outcomes.

In addition to submitting your presentation, you will also need to lead a discussion on your topic in the discussion thread.  The initial post and Kaltura presentation are both due …. 

NOTE: By Wednesday, you will also initiate a discussion to lead.

Discussion Lead Requirement: Develop three (3) questions on your topic you can ask to initiate the discussion and keep it going. These should not be questions that can easily be answered by watching your presentation. We are looking for questions that will add additional information to the discussion.

Respond substantively to a minimal of two (2) peers’ presentation questions **If all students have a response, then choose the student with the least responses to their posting.

Summarize your grand rounds presentation by posting a summary reply to your initial post in the discussion thread.

Summarize the discussion as well as conclusions from the collective group discussion.  Include evidence based references at the bottom of the summary AND respond to ALL faculty questions regarding your presentation.

NR 602 Week 2 Case Study Discussion Gathering A History On An Adolescent Recent

Case Study Discussion – Part 1

What is one important item you learned about gathering a history on an adolescent? For a sports physical?

Did you pick up any ‘red flags’ in the historical data?

What information should always be gathered on an adolescent that you have not previously seen?

………. makes a sports physical unique from other exams?

What are your differential diagnoses?

What further history should be gathered today and why?

Case Study Discussion – Part 2

Physical Examination of Lily:

V/S: Height- 160 cm, Weight- 45 kg, B/P 114/60, HR 90, RR 16, T 98.7, SpO2 99%

Awake, alert, oriented, cooperative. Difficulty with eye contact. Answers questions in short 1-2 word answers. HEENT: Head is normocephalic

Case Study Discussion – Part 3

Written summation of case in SOAP format.