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Submit a problem-focused SOAP note here for grading. You must use an actual patient from your practicum clinical.
Use the format below for your SOAP note.
Use current APA format to style your paper and to cite your sources. Review the rubric for more information on how your assignment will be graded.
Due: Sunday, 11:59 p.m. (Pacific time)
Problem-focused SOAP Note Format
Patient initial (one initial only), age, and gender must be HIPAA compliant
Chief Complaint (CC)
History of Present Illness (HPI) in paragraph form (remember OLDCART: Onset, Location, Duration, Characteristics, Aggravating/Alleviating Factors, Relieving Factors, Treatment)
Past Med. Hx (PMH): Medical or surgical problems, hospitalizations, medications, allergies, immunizations, and preventative health maintenance
Social Hx: Including nutrition, exercise, substance use, sexual hx, occupation, school, etc.
Review of Systems (ROS) as appropriate: Include health maintenance (e.g., eye, dental, pap, vaccines, colonoscopy,)
Physical findings listed by body systems, not paragraph form
Assessment (the diagnosis)
Three (3) differential diagnosis (if applicable) with rationale
Final diagnosis with rationale and pathophysiological explanation
Dx Plan (lab, x-ray)
Tx Plan (meds)
Pt. Education, including specific medication teaching points
Health maintenance (including when screenings, immunizations, etc., are next due)
Compare care given to the patient with the National Standards of Care/National Guidelines. Cite accordingly.