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Acting case study forum. Each student will be subdivided into a group of 5 students. Each group will be assigned a case study for which the group will need to select the proper scientific methods to solve the problem as well as support it utilizing a nursing theory.
Each student will be assigned a role: Narrator, Nurse Practitioner, Researcher, Patient, and Theorist. Each student will need to describe their role in the case study:
First Narrator will provide the story, then the patient and the nurse practitioner (NP) will display interaction based on the case study (Make it realistic), then the researcher and theorist will present the scientific steps to reach the solution that the NP arrived with supporting information and the theorist will present the nursing theory selected by the group that is best allocated to your study (Why that Nursing Theory was selected). The time allowed 15 minutes per group. Please provide a short synopsis of the material being presented.
Group 2: Case Study # 2
Carolyn Jones” is a 40-year-old professor of economics. The past week she has felt tired and weak. The past few days she has noticed small, red dots on her skin and gums. Even more upsetting, she cut herself while making dinner and the wound bled for a long time.
The anatomic location and stimulus for platelet production.
The role of platelets in hemostasis and the consequences of a low platelet count.
The causes and treatment of thrombocytopenia.
The influence of the spleen on the number of circulating platelets.
|Oral Presentation – RUBRIC|
(A = 4)
(B = 3)
(C = 2)
(D = 1)
|Introduction||(1) Gains the attention of the Audience,
(2) Clearly identifies the topic,
(3) Establishes credibility,
(4) Previews the rest of the speech
|Meets any three of the four criteria||Meets any two of the four criteria||Meets only one of the four criteria|
|Preparation||Completely prepared, has obviously rehearsed the speech.||Prepared, but could use additional rehearsals.||Somewhat prepared, but it seems that the speech was not rehearsed.||Unprepared|
|Enthusiasm||Facial expression and body language convey strong enthusiasm and interest||Facial expression and body language sometimes convey strong enthusiasm and interest||Facial expression and body language seem contrived||Apparent disinterest in the topic|
|Eye Contact||Eye contact with audience virtually all the time (except for brief glances at notes)||Eye contact with audience less than 75% of the time||Eye contact with audience less than 50% of the time||Little or no eye contact|
|Use of Language||Use of language contributes to effectiveness of the speech, and vocalized pauses
(um uh er etc.)
|Use of language does not have negative impact, and vocalized pauses
(Um uh er etc.)
|Use of language causes potential confusion, and/or vocalized pauses
(Um uh er etc.)
|Use of language is inappropriate|
|Confidence||Speaks neither too quickly nor too slowly||Speaks either slightly too quickly or too slowly||Speaks either too quickly or too slowly||Tempo of speech is inappropriate|
|Clarity||Speaks clearly and distinctly all the time, no mispronounced words||Speaks clearly and distinctly nearly all the time, no more than one mispronounced word||Speaks clearly and distinctly most of the time, no more than one mispronounced word||Often mumbles or can not be understood, more than one mispronounced word|
|Topic||Well focused, creative and appropriate||Appropriate and reasonably focused||Topic is appropriate but lacks some focus or strays a bit||Inappropriate topic|
|Visual Aids||Visual aids well chosen and presented||Minor problems with visual aids||Significant problems with visual aids||No visual aids|
|Conclusion||(1) Cues the audience that the end of the speech is at hand
(2) Brings closure
|Cues the audience and brings closure||Brings closure||Does not bring closure; the audience is left hanging|
|Questions||Able to answer all questions||Able to answer most questions||Able to answer some questions||Unable to answer most questions|