(Answered) nr566 Week 7: Management of Psychiatric Conditions in Primary Care

Preparing the Assignment

Follow these guidelines when completing each component of the assignment. Contact your course faculty if you have questions.

  1. General instructions
    1. Create a presentation of your choice. Use PowToon, Kaltura, Prezi, infographic, or another medium aside from a written paper.
      • If your recorded voice is part of the presentation, a transcript is required. Videos should not exceed 10 minutes.
    2. Scholarly APA citations and matching references should be included. (Citations within the text and a list of references at the end.)
    3. References should be professional sources and no more than 5 years old.
  2. Create a patient scenario for the behavioral health issue that corresponds with the first initial of your last name in the table below. This information was also provided in the Week 5 announcement made by faculty.
Behavioral Health Diagnosis First Initial of Last Name
Depression A, I, Q, Y
Bipolar Disease B, J, R, Z
General Anxiety Disorder C, K, S
Social Anxiety Disorder D, L, T
Post-traumatic Stress Disorder E, M, U
Panic Disorder F, N, V
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder G, O, W
Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder H, P, X
    1. Include the following sections:
      1. Patient chief complaint
      2. History of present illness
      3. Social history
      4. Family medical history
      5. Past medical history
      6. Medications
      7. Treatment plan

3. State and Federal Regulations

    1. Identify the state where you live.
    2. Identify what your state laws say about prescribing behavioral health drugs without being certified and/or credentialed as a psych-mental health NP.
    3. How does the Affordable Care Act affect behavioral health care?
    4. How do these factors impact the patient in the scenario you provided?

4. Community Resources

    1. Provide information on how you would know if the patient you create needs support beyond what you can provide as a primary care NP.
    2. Identify community resources available in your area to refer patients in need of assistance before they can establish care with a primary mental health provider.
    3. Identify the facilities in your area where you would send a patient in need of urgent assessment and intervention.
    4. Identify resources in your area that are available to patients who may not be able to afford behavioral health care.

5. Legal & Ethical Considerations

    1. Identify potential legal issues that could arise from how you do or do not choose to treat this patient.
    2. Identify potential ethical issues that could arise from how you do or do not choose to treat this patient.
    3. What follow-up is needed for your patient?
    4. What do you need to do as a primary care provider to mitigate potential risks in providing care for behavioral health concerns?


CC ” I’m having recurrent, and unwanted distressing memories”

HPI: John Doe, a 34-year old Caucasian,  Afghanistan war veteran has been experiencing Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms over the past 3 years. He comes to seek psychiatric services because his wife threatened to leave him if he fails to seek help. John reports that he has been fighting with his wife often and is concerned about his drinking, which has made him distant and means. He is not involved in his daughter’s life. While in the war, Jake witnessed his colleague being killed in the war, which makes him…To access the solution  click the icon below to purchase at $10