WK11: scenario: The parents of a 5-year-old boy have accompanied their son for his required physical examination before starting kindergarten. His parents are opposed to him receiving any vaccines.

  • Based on the scenarios provided:
    • Select one scenario, and reflect on the material presented throughout this course.
    • What necessary information would need to be obtained about the patient through health assessments and diagnostic tests?
    • Consider how you would respond as an advanced practice nurse. Review evidence-based practice guidelines and ethical considerations applicable to the scenarios you selected.

The Lab Assignment

Write a detailed one-page narrative (not a formal paper) explaining the health assessment information required for a diagnosis of your selected patient (include the scenario number). Explain how you would respond to the scenario as an advanced practice nurse using evidence-based practice guidelines and applying ethical considerations. Justify your response using at least three different references from current evidence-based literature.


The scenario chosen is case study 1. In this scenario, a 5-year old is accompanied by his parents for his required physical examination before he can join kindergarten. However, the parents are opposed to the vaccination of their son. The health assessment information required from this patient includes past medical history such as a history of any illnesses, current medication, as well as an allergic reaction.  Health assessment information would also include assessment of the child communication and language skills, height, weight, BMI, vision exam, nutrition evaluation,…… To purchase full solution click below.