PANCREATITIS CONCEPT MAP
CLASS NAME: PRIMARY CARE ACUTE CONDITIONS ACROSS THE LIFESPAN I
LESSON: Evaluation and Management of Gastrointestinal Disorders
ASSIGNMENT: Acute Upper Left Abdominal Quadrant Conditions
ASSIGNMENT: Pancreatitis Concept Map
MY ASSIGNED TOPIC: PANCREATITIS
By the end of this discussion, you will be able to:
• State the pathophysiology etiology, signs, and symptoms of various gastrointestinal disorders impacting the upper left quadrant of the abdomen. (CO7)
• Identify which diagnostic imaging and labs are needed to assess various gastrointestinal disorders impacting the upper left quadrant of the abdomen. (CO7)
• Propose treatment plans for gastrointestinal disorders impacting the upper left quadrant of the abdomen. (CO7)
For this discussion, you will work in your practicum group. Each member will use a concept map to teach the other group members about the pathophysiology, etiology, signs, symptoms, risk factors, recommended diagnostic imaging, lab results, and treatment plans relevant to one of the conditions depicted in the following image.
Assignment Guidelines/Format to follow is below
Acute Upper Left Abdominal Quadrant Condition Concept Map
[List what’s recommended, then include options for further evaluation]
Read the following in your Primary care: Interprofessional collaborative practice textbook:
• Chapter 109, “Abdominal Pain and Infections”
• Chapter 124, “Pancreatitis”
• Chapter 126, “Peptic Ulcer Disease”
Read the following selections in your Advanced health assessment & clinical diagnosis in the primary care textbook:
Chapter 3, “Abdominal Pain”
Read the following articles:
Fishman, M. B., & Aronson, M.D. (2015). Differential diagnosis of abdominal pain in adults (PDF). Retrieved from UpToDate®.
The book used for this class and for this assignment is cited here:
Buttaro, T., Trybulski, J., Bailey, P., & Sandberg-Cook, J. (2021). Primary care: Interprofessional collaborative practice (6th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Elsevier Mosby.
Dains, J., Baumann, L., & Scheibel, P. (2019). Advanced health assessment & clinical diagnosis in primary care (6th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Elsevier Mosby.
Content Follows directions, answers all questions thoroughly and appropriately.
Grasp of significance Projects thorough knowledge and critical understanding of the significance of the assignment to professional development as an FNP.
Clarity and Logic All answers are correct with a clear and logical path to reach a solution to the problem presented.
Terminology Uses appropriate terminology correctly throughout.
References Contains no errors in grammar or spelling. Uses references and cites them properly using APA format.