For this Assignment you will document information about a patient that you examined during the last 2 weeks
For this Assignment you will document information about a patient that you examined during the last 2 weeks, using the Comprehensive Psychiatric Evaluation Template provided. You will then use this note to develop and record a case presentation for this patient.
Select a patient that you examined during the last 5 weeks
Conduct a Comprehensive Psychiatric Evaluation on this patient using the template provided in the Learning Resources. There is also a completed exemplar document in the Learning Resources so that you can see an example of the types of information a completed evaluation document should contain.
Include at least five (5) scholarly resources to support your assessment and diagnostic reasoning.
1. Subjective: What details did the patient provide regarding their personal and medical history? What are their symptoms of concern? How long have they been experiencing them, and what is the severity? How are their symptoms impacting their functioning?
2. Objective: What observations did you make during the interview and review of systems?
3. Assessment: What were your differential diagnoses? Provide a minimum of three (3) possible diagnoses. List them from highest to lowest priority. What was your primary diagnosis, and why?
4. Reflection notes: What would you do differently in a similar patient evaluation?