Why did you select this decision? Be specific and support your response with clinically relevant and patient-specific resources, including the primary literature.

Examine Case Study: An Asian American Woman. Diagnosis-Bipolar Disorder. You will be asked to make three decisions concerning the medication to prescribe to this patient. Be sure to consider factors that might impact the patient’s pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic processes.

At each decision point, you should evaluate all options before selecting your decision and moving throughout the exercise. Before you make your decision, make sure that you have researched each option and that you evaluate the decision that you will select. Be sure to research each option using the primary literature.

Introduction to the case (1 page)

  • Briefly explain and summarize the case for this      Assignment. Be sure to include the specific patient factors that may      impact your decision making when prescribing medication for this patient.

Decision #1 (1 page)

  • Which decision did you select?
  • Why did you select this decision? Be specific and      support your response with clinically relevant and patient-specific      resources, including the primary literature.
  • Why did you not select the other two options provided      in the exercise? Be specific and support your response with clinically      relevant and patient-specific resources, including the primary literature.
  • What were you hoping to achieve by making this      decision? Support your response with evidence and references to the      Learning Resources (including the primary literature).
  • Explain how ethical considerations may impact your      treatment plan and communication with patients. Be specific and provide      examples.

Decision #2 (1 page)

  • Why did you select this decision? Be specific and      support your response with clinically relevant and patient-specific      resources, including the primary literature.
  • Why did you not select the other two options provided      in the exercise? Be specific and support your response with clinically      relevant and patient-specific resources, including the primary literature.
  • What were you hoping to achieve by making this      decision? Support your response with evidence and references to the      Learning Resources (including the primary literature).
  • Explain how ethical considerations may impact your      treatment plan and communication with patients. Be specific and provide      examples.

Decision #3 (1 page)

  • Why did you select this decision? Be specific and      support your response with clinically relevant and patient-specific      resources, including the primary literature.
  • Why did you not select the other two options provided      in the exercise? Be specific and support your response with clinically      relevant and patient-specific resources, including the primary literature.
  • What were you hoping to achieve by making this      decision? Support your response with evidence and references to the      Learning Resources (including the primary literature).
  • Explain how ethical considerations may impact your      treatment plan and communication with patients. Be specific and provide      examples.

Conclusion (1 page)

  • Summarize your recommendations on the treatment options      you selected for this patient. Be sure to justify your recommendations and      support your response with clinically relevant and patient-specific      resources, including the primary literature.

Note: Support your rationale with a minimum of five academic resources. While you may use the course text to support your rationale, it will not count toward the resource requirement. You should be utilizing the primary and secondary literature.