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Download and analyze the case study for this week (see files). Create a SOAP note for disease prevention, health promotion, and acute care of the patient in the clinical case. Your care plan should be based on current evidence and nursing standards of care.

Visit the online library and research for current scholarly evidence (no older than 5 years) to support your nursing actions. In addition, consider visiting government sites such as the CDC, WHO, AHRQ, Healthy People 2020. Provide a detailed scientific rationale justifying the inclusion of this evidence in your plan.

Next determine the ICD-10 classification (diagnoses). The International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM) is the official system used in the United States to classify and assign codes to health conditions and related information.

Download the access codes. ( )

Download the SOAP template (attached) to help you design a holistic patient care plan. Utilize the SOAP guidelines to assist you in creating your SOAP note and building your plan of care. You are expected to develop a comprehensive SOAP note based on the given assessment, diagnosis, and advanced nursing interventions. Reflect on what you have learned about care plans through independent research and peer discussions and incorporate the knowledge that you have gained into your patient’s care plan.  If the information is not in the provided scenario please consider it normal for SOAP note purposes, if it is abnormal please utilize what you know about the disease process and write what you would expect in the subjective and objective areas of your note.

Week 4: Genitourinary Clinical Case

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2 Week 4: Genitourinary Clinical Case

Patient Setting:
28-year-old female presents to the clinic with a 2 day history of frequency, burning and pain upon
urination; increased lower abdominal pain and vaginal discharge over the past week.

Complains of urinary symptoms similar to those of previous urinary tract infections (UTIs) which started
approximately 2 days ago; also experiencing severe lower abdominal pain and noted brown fouls
smelling discharge after having unprotected intercourse with her former boyfriend.

Recurrent UTIs (3 this year); gonorrhea X2, chlamydia X 1; Gravida IV Para III

Past Surgical History
Tubal ligation 2 years ago.

Family/Social History
Family: Single; history of multiple male sexual partners; currently lives with new boyfriend and 3
Social: Denies smoking, alcohol and drug use.

Medication History
Allergy: Trimethoprim (TOM)/ Sulfamethoxazole (SMX) -Rash
Last pap 6 months ago, Denies breast discharge. Positive for Urine looking dark.

Physical exam
BP 100/80,
HR 80,
RR 16,
T 99.7 F,
Wt 120,
Ht 5’ 0”

Gen: Female in moderate distress.
Cardio: Regular rate and rhythm normal S1 and S2.
Chest: WNL.
Abd: soft, tender, increased suprapubic tenderness.
GU: Cervical motion tenderness, adnexal tenderness, foul smelling vaginal drainage.
Rectal: WNL.

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Advanced Nursing Practice I

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3 Week 4: Genitourinary Clinical Case


Laboratory and Diagnostic Testing
Lkc differential: Neutraphils 68%, Bands 7%, Lymphs 13%, Monos 8%, EOS 2%
UA: Starw colored. Sp gr 1.015, Ph 8.0, Protein neg, Glucose neg, Ketones neg, Bacteria – many, Lkcs 10-
15, RBC 0-1
Urine gram stain – Gram negative rods
Vaginal discharge culture: Gram negative diplococci, Neisseria gonorrhoeae, sensitivities pending
Positive monoclonal AB for Chlamydia, KOH preparation, Wet preparation and VDRL negative

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Advanced Nursing Practice I
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  • Patient Setting:
  • HPI
  • PMH
  • Past Surgical History
  • Family/Social History
  • Medication History
  • Physical exam
  • Laboratory and Diagnostic Testing

Running head: NAME OF CARE PLAN 1

Title of Plan of Care


South University Online

Faculty Name

NSG 6001



**Please delete this statement and anything in italics prior to submission to shorten the length

of your paper.

Patient Initials ______

Subjective Data: (Information the patient tells you regarding themselves: Biased Information):

Chief Compliant: (In patient’s exact words)

History of Present Illness: (Analysis of current problems in chronologic order using symptom

analysis [onset, location, frequency, quality, quantity, aggravating/alleviating factors, associated

symptoms and treatments tried]).

PMH/Medical/Surgical History: (Includes medications and why taking, allergies, other major

medical problems, immunizations, injuries, hospitalizations, surgeries, psychiatric history,

obstetric and history sexual history).

Significant Family History: (Includes family members and specific inheritable diseases).

Social History: (Includes home living situation, marital history, cultural background, health

habits, lifestyle/recreation, religious practices, educational background, occupational history,

financial security and family history of violence).

Review of Symptoms: (Review each body system – This section you should place POSITIVE for…

information in the beginning then state Denies…). – General:; Integumentary:; Head:; Eyes: ;

ENT:; Cardiovascular:; Respiratory: ; Gastrointestinal:; Genitourinary:; Musculoskeletal:;

Neurological:; Endocrine:; Hematologic:; Psychologic: .

Objective Data:

Vital Signs: BP – ; P ; R ; T ; Wt. ; Ht. ; BMI .

Physical Assessment Findings: (Includes full head to toe review)


Lymph Nodes:









Laboratory and Diagnostic Test Results: (Include result and interpretation.)

Assessment: (Include at least 3 priority diagnosis with ICD-10 codes. Please place in order of


Plan of Care: (Addressing each dx with diagnostic and therapeutic management as well as

education and counseling provided).



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