Week 1 Discussion
For this assignment, you will review the latest evidence-based guidelines as they pertain to the case below. Discussion of the case is based on the course objectives and weekly content, which emphasize the core learning objectives for an evidence-based primary care curriculum. Throughout your nurse practitioner program, case study discussions are used to promote the development of clinical reasoning through the use of ongoing assessments and diagnostic skills, and to develop patient care plans that are grounded in the latest clinical guidelines and evidence-based practice.
Janice, a 21-year-old healthy female, presents to her nurse practitioner for her yearly check-up. She is sexually active with her boyfriend and uses condoms most of the time. She has never had a pelvic exam before.
· Discuss the recommended screening tests, using the latest evidence-based guidelines that the nurse practitioner should perform on Janice.
· Discuss the recommended education and counseling that should be included in Janice’s care?
• Please make sure you are using scholarly references and they should not be older than 5 years. Your posts/references must be in APA format.
• Please follow the discussion rubric to make sure you have addressed the discussion criteria.