Healthcare Cast Study

This case study assignment will require you to apply aspects of professional health science practice to a case study created by you. You will be required to select one of the clinical conditions listed for the search and summary report and write up a case study of a person with that clinical condition. You may choose the same condition that you used for the search and summary report; however this is not a requirement. You are strongly recommended to use the following structure in writing up your case study.

– Osteoarthritis [OA]
– Dementia
– Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder [ADHD]
– Epilepsy
– Cerebrovascular accident [CVA]
– Asthma
– Drug addiction
– Schizophrenia
– Chronic Renal Failure
– Hypercholesterolemia
– Sciatica
– Depression
– Down syndrome [DS]
– Anxiety disorder
– Repetitive Strain Injury [RSI]
– Alcoholism
– Obsessive compulsive disorder
– Angina or Congestive Cardiac Failure
– Anorexia Nervosa
– Autism or Asperger’s Spectrum Disorder
– Body Dysmorphic Disorder
– Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
– Pes Planus [flat feet]
– Vertigo
– Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
– Multiple Sclerosis

Ensure that you have created a list of references and not a bibliography. Only material that is cited in your assignment should appear in the list of references. This unit uses the APA 7th edition method of referencing.
Your assessment may include a maximum of 10% quotations. However to promote clear dissemination of information,it is optimal to paraphrase and use your own words. Do not forget to include in-text references for quotations or paraphrased/summarised information.

Recommended structure for the case study
Section 1: Description of the case [200 words]
In this section, you will be expected to describe a person’s condition and how the
condition, when combined with contextual factors, impacts on his/her level of
functioning in terms of impairments, daily activity limitations and social participation
restrictions. You will be expected to use ICF components in your description.
Section 2: Description and justification of your intervention∗ [450words] In this section,
you will be required to:
a. define your role as a health professional [either in direct client/community service
delivery or as an administrator of a health service organisation or public health
b. identify and describe an intervention∗ you may offer in the role you have defined to
promote this person’s level of functioning [either in direct service delivery to the
client/community or in administration or public health. Use scholarly ∗∗

publications/references to support your choice of intervention.
c. identify what components of the ICF your intervention may target.
d. identify any risks involved with the intervention and describe two strategies that will
help to minimise these risks.
∗p An intervention refers to something you do as a health professional to assist the
person [client/patient], community or population group. It can include a treatment,
initiative, program or a service.
∗∗ Scholarly publications refer to academic references [books/journal articles] that are
trustworthy and credible. With regard to websites, only publications from .gov or .edu
are permitted.
Section 3: Identification of another health professional in the team and description of
his/her role [300 words]
In this section, you will be required to:
a. identify and describe the role of another health professional who is also working with
this person/community/population group as part of the inter-professional team.
b. specify what components of the ICF this role may target. Use scholarly publications
to support this section.
Section 4: Specification of professionalism characteristics [300 words]
Choose 3 characteristics of professionalism and describe how you will demonstrate these
when conducting your intervention as described in Section 2. Use scholarly publications
to support your description of professional characteristics.
Section 5: Description and justification of person-centred/ community or
population-centred strategies [250 words]
Describe 2 strategies you will implement to ensure that your practice is
person-centred/population-centred. Use scholarly publications to support your strategies

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