This is a paper that requires the student to discuss sexually transmitted diseases and vaginitis chapter. The paper also provides additional information to use in the writing and submission of the assignment paper well.
Discuss sexually transmitted diseases and vaginitis chapter
Sexually Transmitted Diseases Paper
Although adolescents age 15–24 account for nearly half of the 20 million new cases of sexually transmitted diseases each year (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2014), a diagnosis of an STD is a common presentation with patients of all ages in the primary care setting. For many patients, a diagnosis of this disease can lead to embarrassment, denial, and confusion. Today, there are several treatment options; however, resistance to treatment is emerging, which was not an issue in the past. In this assignment, you will consider the appropriate diagnosis and treatment of the disease, follow-up, and education of the patient.
Review the chapter that discusses sexually transmitted diseases and vaginitis in Woo and Robinson (2015).
Consider the therapeutic options available for the patient.
Choose at least two sexually transmitted diseases that you may encounter and treat as a primary care provider.
Write a minimum 4-page paper (excluding cover page and references) that addresses the following:
Describe the method of diagnosing the two sexually transmitted diseases you selected.
Discuss how prevalent your chosen disease are and why you think it is a public health concern.
Discuss the treatment choice(s) and failure rate of your chosen therapeutic, if any.
Also, discuss your education plan and follow-up for your patient regarding diagnoses.
Include four or more appropriate scholarly sources from the last five years throughout the paper.
The purpose of the case study is to have you expand on the pathophysiological disease process by searching for evidence-based practice treatment and advanced practice nursing role implications related to the disease.