A 32-year-old female patient is started on metronidazole (Flagyl) for treatment of a trichomonas vaginal infection. What should you teach her prior to taking Flagyl?

Case study grading rubric

Assigned case studies (two for this course): Worth 20 points each

Each student will be assigned to complete two case studies throughout the course.  See D2L document with Case Study assignment.

Case studies will be graded according to the following grading rubric:

Score earned Criteria To Earn Score
 

 

20 points

1)       Posting demonstrates application and synthesis* of material.

2)       Posting is accurate and paraphrased in student’s own words,

3)       Posting thoroughly addresses the case study question(s).

4)       Textbook citation and reference is required (including page numbers) in APA format.

5)       Attached Active Learning Template: Medication – for the medication listed in case study to posting in D2L

 

  * pulls together multiple concepts from the assigned reading and applies to unique situation
 

 

10 points

1)       Posting demonstrates minimal knowledge of material

2)       Posting is accurate and may contain direct quotes

3)       Posting briefly addresses the case study question(s)

4)       Textbook citation and/or reference is missing

5)       Missing Active Learning Template: Medication

 

 

 

0 points

1)       Posting fails to demonstrate nursing knowledge

2)       Posting is not accurate

3)       Posting is not complete

4)       Textbook citation and/or reference is missing

 

OR is submitted 1 week after the assignment due date

 

 

 

Case Study #2 Flagyl

 

A 32-year-old female patient is started on metronidazole (Flagyl) for treatment of a trichomonas vaginal infection.

What should you teach her prior to taking Flagyl?

What assessment data is critical to collect prior to collect prior to initiation of Flagyl therapy?

What are the priority collaborative problems that you must consider for patients taking Flagyl?

Discuss nursing interventions and rationales for patients receiving Flagyl.

What are the most common adverse reactions, drug-to-drug, and drug-food/herbal interactions with Flagyl?