Module 10 Written Assignment – Pharmacological Treatments for Arthritis Purpose of the Assignment 1. Identify the common pharmacologic treatments for inflammatory diseases of the human body 2. Review potential effects medication have on the clients’ basic care and comfort needs 3. Identify nursing interventions meeting to basic care of comfort needs of clients’ receiving these pharmacological agents Course Competencies · Describe strategies for safe, effective multidimensional nursing practice when providing care for clients experiencing immunologic, infectious and inflammatory disorders. · Explain components of multidimensional nursing care for clients with musculoskeletal disorders.

Module 10 Written Assignment – Pharmacological Treatments for Arthritis

Purpose of the Assignment

1. Identify the common pharmacologic treatments for inflammatory diseases of the human body

2. Review potential effects medication have on the clients’ basic care and comfort needs

3. Identify nursing interventions meeting to basic care of comfort needs of clients’ receiving these pharmacological agents

Course Competencies

· Describe strategies for safe, effective multidimensional nursing practice when providing care for clients experiencing immunologic, infectious and inflammatory disorders.

· Explain components of multidimensional nursing care for clients with musculoskeletal disorders.

· Select appropriate nursing interventions when providing multidimensional care to clients experiencing alterations in mobility.

Instructions

Complete the table directly below these instructions in your own words for each of the following medications:

· Ibuprofen

· Methotrexate

· Leflunomide

· Hydroxychloroquine

· Infliximab

· Anakinra

· Abatacept

· Rituximab

· Golimumab

· Tocilizumab

Use at least two scholarly sources to support your findings. Be sure to cite your sources in-text and on a reference page using APA format.

You can find useful reference materials for this assignment in the School of Nursing guide:

https://guides.rasmussen.edu/nursing/referenceebooks

Have questions about APA? Visit the online APA guide:

https://guides.rasmussen.edu/apa

 

MEDICATION

generic and trade name

drug classification

Medication Mechanism of

Action

Common

Side Effects

Pertinent

Nursing Implications

&

Patient Teaching

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MEDICATION

generic and trade name

drug classification

Medication Mechanism of

Action

Common

Side Effects

Pertinent

Nursing Implications

&

Patient Teaching

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Module 10 Written Assignment – Pharmacological Treatments for Arthritis Rubric

Total Assessment Points: 35

Levels of Achievement

Criteria
Emerging

Limited or developing demonstration of criteria.

Competence

Adequate or basic demonstration of criteria.

Proficiency

Clear or effective demonstration of criteria.

Mastery

Advanced or exceeds demonstration of criteria.

Drug Names, Classification, Mechanism of Action

(5 Pts)

Information is accurate and complete.

Failure to submit Drug Names, Classification, and Mechanism of Action will result in zero points for this criterion.

Information is accurate, complete and is paraphrased.
Information is accurate, complete, and written in own words and relates to disease process.
Information is accurate, complete, written in own words, and relates medication to disease process, and applies to improving diseases.

 
Points:2
Points:3
Points:4
Points:5

Common Side Effects

(10 Pts)

Common side effects listed.

Failure to submit Common Side Effects will result in zero points for this criterion.

Identifies common side effects and relates to.
Explains common side effects.
Prioritizes common side effects.

 
Points:7
Points:8
Points:9
Points:10

Pertinent Nursing Implications and Patient Teaching

(10 Pts)

Implications or patient teaching listed.

Failure to submit Pertinent Nursing Implications and Patient Teaching will result in zero points for this criterion.

Identifies implications and patient teaching
Explains implications and patient teaching.
Prioritizes implications and patient teaching

 
Points:7
Points:8
Points:9
Points:10

APA Citation

(5 Pts)

Description:

APA in-text citations and references are missing.

Description:

Attempted to use APA in-text citations and references.

Description:

APA in-text citations and references are used with few errors.

Description:

APA in-text citations and references are used correctly.

 
Points:2
Points:3
Points:4
Points:5

Spelling and Grammar

 

(5 Pts)

Description:

Numerous spelling and grammar errors, which detract from the audience’s ability to comprehend material.

Description:

Some spelling and grammar errors, which detract from the audience’s ability to comprehend material.