1.- Clinical Case Presentation
Students must post one interesting case that he/she has seen in the clinical setting via Discussion Board in the online part of this course. The case should be an unusual diagnosis, or a complex case that required in-depth evaluation on the student’s part. The case should be posted in the SOAP format, with references for the patient diagnosis, differential diagnoses (there should be at least 3), and the treatment plan. Notes will be graded as “pass/fail”. In order to receive grade points for SOAP notes, the notes must be approved by the deadlines specified on the course assignments page. The student will lose the opportunity for points on any SOAP notes not approved by the specified deadlines. The posting does not have to be written in APA format, but should be written with correct spelling and grammar. References should be in APA format. The selected references should reflect current evidence – dated within the past 5 years. See rubric in the syllabus section
2.- Resume/Cover letter
A resume is a personal document whose purpose is to promote one in a positive manner. This resume will be a current true representation of you as a professional Nurse practitioner. You can focus it as if you were applying for your current position. Each section in the resume should have a heading. Design should be uniform throughout the document and power words should be included. All sections must be flawless for spelling, punctuation, grammar, truth, etc. This resume should be accompanying by a cover letter. The cover letter formally introduces you and creates a critical first impression Should be specifically tailored to a specific position and company. Use professional vocabulary and style. Highlight relevant experiences / qualities as they relate to the position.
You will find a job announcement of interest to you and write a letter of application to the job. Be sure to address the qualifications and job requirements that the employer is seeking in your letter. Market yourself to the employer by highlighting your experiences that will make you a good candidate for this job.