Purpose The purpose of the graded collaborative discussions is to engage faculty

The purpose of the graded collaborative discussions is to engage faculty

The purpose of the graded collaborative discussions is to engage faculty and students in an interactive dialogue to assist the student in organizing, integrating, applying, and critically appraising scholarly literature. Meaningful dialogue among faculty and students fosters the development of a learning community as ideas, perspectives, and knowledge are shared. This discussion will support the professional formation of the nurse practitioner role.
Course Outcomes
This discussion enables the student to meet the following course outcomes:
CO 1: Interpret subjective and objective data to develop appropriate diagnoses and evidence-based management plans for selected patients with psychiatric mental health diagnoses. (PO 5)
CO 4: Collaborate with interdisciplinary team members to improve the quality of healthcare. (PO 5)
CO 5: Involve the patient and family in the formulation of management plans that align with their goals and perspectives of mental health and wellness. (PO 5)
CO 6: Apply ethical and legal principles to the healthcare needs and management of acutely ill psychiatric mental health patients. (PO 1)
Due Date
Initial posts are due to the discussion board by Wednesday at 11:59 p.m. MT. Instructor and peer responses are due by Sunday at 11:59 p.m. MT. Students must post on a minimum of two separate days. A 10% late penalty will be imposed for discussions posted after the deadline Wednesday at 11:59 p.m. MT, regardless of the number of days late. NOTHING will be accepted after 11:59 p.m. MT on Sunday (i.e., the student will receive an automatic 0).
Total Points Possible
This discussion is worth a total of 75 points.
Preparing the Discussion
Follow these guidelines when completing each component of the assignment. Contact your course faculty if you have questions. 
General instructions:
Identify the assigned topics listed by the first letter of your first name. For example, if your first name begins with the letter G then your assigned topic is eating disorders.
First Letter of Your First Name Topic
A – I Eating disorders
J – P Gender dysphoria
Q – Z Substance use disorders
Include the following sections:
Application of Course Knowledge 
Create a case presentation for a client between the ages of 14 and 18 years of age based on your assigned diagnosis. Describe the symptoms that meet the criteria for the diagnosis, and include pertinent medical, educational, and family history.
Based on the case, select management strategies you would recommend. Provide support from a scholarly source to support your decision.
Describe a minimum of two referrals you would make for the client and include your rationale.
Analyze one ethical or legal consideration related to the treatment of a client with your assigned diagnosis.
Evaluate the potential role of the family in the treatment of a client with the assigned diagnosis. What additional support may be necessary if the client’s family is unwilling or unable to participate in treatment?