For this assignment, you are to complete a clinical case – narrated PowerPoint report that will follow the SOAP note example provided below. The case report will be based on the clinical case scenario list below.   


Step 1 – Read the assigned clinical scenario and using your clinical reasoning skills, decide on the diagnoses. This step informs your next steps.
Step 2 – Document the given information in the case scenario under the appropriate sections, headings, and subheadings of the SOAP note.
Step 3 – Document all the classic symptoms typically associated with the diagnoses in Step 1. This information may NOT be given in the scenario; you are to obtain this information from your textbooks. Include APA citations.


Example of Steps 1 – 3: You decided on Angina after reading the clinical case scenario (Step 1) Review of Symptoms (list of classic symptoms): CV: sweating, squeezing, pressure, heaviness, tightening, burning across the chest starting behind the breastbone GI: indigestion, heartburn, nausea, cramping Pain: pain to the neck, jaw, arms, shoulders, throat, back, and teeth Resp: shortness of breath Musculo: weakness 

Step 4 – Document the abnormal physical exam findings typically associated with the acute and chronic diagnoses decided on in Step 1. Again, this information may NOT be given. Cull this information from the textbooks. Include APA citations.

Example of Step 4: You determined the patient has Angina in Step 1 Physical Examination (list of classic exam findings): CV: RRR, murmur grade 1/4 Resp: diminished breath sounds left lower lobe

Step 5 – Document the diagnoses in the appropriate sections, including the ICD-10 codes, from Step 1. Include three differential diagnoses. Define each diagnosis and support each differential diagnosis with pertinent positives and negatives and what makes these choices plausible. This information may come from your textbooks. Remember to cite using APA.

Step 6 – Develop a treatment plan for the diagnoses. Only use National Clinical Guidelines to develop your treatment plans. This information will not come from your textbooks. Use your research skills to locate appropriate guidelines. The treatment plan must address the following: a) Medications (include the dosage in mg/kg, frequency, route, and the number of days) b) Laboratory tests ordered (include why ordered and what the results of the test may indicate) c) Diagnostic tests ordered (include why ordered and what the results of the test may indicate) d) Vaccines administered this visit & vaccine administration forms given, e) Non-pharmacological treatments f) Patient/Family education including preventive care g) Anticipatory guidance for the visit (be sure to include exactly what you discussed during the visit; review Bright Futures website for this section) h) Follow-up appointment with a detailed plan of f/u 


A 4-year-old boy presents to your clinic with a 2-day history of runny nose, productive cough, and wheezing. His mother reports that he had a fever and decreased appetite today. He has no known cardiorespiratory disease, and his immunizations are current. His two younger siblings are recovering from “chest colds.” His physical examination is remarkable for congested nares; clear rhinorrhea, coarse breath sounds in all lung fields and bibasilar end-expiratory wheezes. Today, his vitals are as follows: weight 36 lbs, height 40.3 inches, BP 120/76, HR 100, RR 24, and his temperature is 103.2 F. 

Diagnosis – Pneumonia

As you develop your narrated PowerPoint, be sure to address the criteria discussed in the video above and the instructions listed below: 

FOLLOW THE TEMPLATE BELOW for the Clinical Case Report – SOAP PowerPoint Assignment: 


SUBJECTIVE (S): Describes what the patient reports about their condition. For INITIAL visits gather the info below from the clinical scenario and the textbook. DO NOT COPY AND PASTE THE SCENARIO; EXTRACT THE RELEVANT INFORMATION. 

Historian (required; unless the patient is 16 y/o and older): document name and relationship of guardian Patient’s Initials + CC (Identification and Chief Complaint): E.g. 6-year-old female here for evaluation of a palmar rash HPI (History of Present Illness): Remember OLD CAARTS (onset, location, duration, character, aggravating/alleviating factors, radiation, temporal association, severity) written in paragraph form PMH (Past Medical History): List any past or present medical conditions, surgeries, or other medical interventions the patient has had. Specify what year they took place MEDs: List prescription medications the patient is taking. Include dosage and frequency if known. Inquire and document any over-the-counter, herbal, or traditional remedies. Allergies: List any allergies the patient has and indicate the reaction. e.g. Medications (tetracycline-> shortness of breath), foods, tape, iodine->rash FH (Family History): List relevant health history of immediate family: grandparents, parents, siblings, or children. e.g. Inquire about any cardiovascular disease, HTN, DM, cancer, or any lung, liver, renal disease, etc… SHx (Social history): document parent’s work (current), educational level, living situation (renting, homeless, owner), substance use/abuse (alcohol, tobacco, marijuana, illicit drugs), firearms in-home, relationship status (married, single, divorced, widowed), number of children in the home (in SF or abroad), how recently pt immigrated to the US and from what country of origin (if applicable), the gender of sexual partners, # of partners in last 6 mo, vaginal/anal/oral, protected/unprotected.

Patient Profile: Activities of Daily Living (age-appropriate): (include feeding, sleeping, bathing, dressing, chores, etc.), Changes in daycare/school/after-school care, Sports/physical activity, and Developmental History: (provide a history of development over the child’s lifespan. If a child is 1y/o or younger, provide birth history also)

HRB (Health-related behaviors): ROS (Review of Systems): Asking about problems by organ system systematically from head-to-toe. Included classic associated symptoms (this includes pertinent negatives and positives).

OBJECTIVE: Physical findings you observe or find on the exam. 1. Age, gender, general appearance 2. Vitals – HR, BP, RR, Temp, BMI, Height & Percentile; Weight & Percentile, Include the Growth Chart 3. Physical Exam: note pertinent positives and negatives (refer to the textbook for classic findings related to present complaint and the diagnosis you believe the patient has) 4. Lab Section – what results do you have? 5. Studies/Radiology/Pap Results Section – what results do you have? 

RISK FACTORS: List risk factors for the acute and chronic conditions 

ASSESSMENT: What do you think is going on based on the clinical case scenario? This is based on the case. You are to list the acute diagnosis and three differential diagnoses, in order of what is likely, possible, and unlikely (include supporting information that helped you to arrive at these differentials). You must include the ICD-10 codes, the definition for the acute and differential diagnoses, and the pertinent positives and negatives of each diagnosis.

You are to also list any chronic conditions with the ICD-10 codes. 

NATIONAL CLINICAL GUIDELINES: List the guidelines you will use to guide your treatment and management plan 

TREATMENT & MANAGEMENT PLAN: Number problems (E.g. 1. HTN, 2. DM, 3. Knee sprain), use bullet points, and include A – F below for each diagnosis and G – H after you’ve addressed all conditions. 

Example: 1. HTN a) Vaccines administered this visit & vaccine administration forms given, b) Medication-include dosage amounts and mg/kg for drug and number of days, c) Laboratory tests ordered d) Diagnostic tests ordered e) Non-pharmaceutical treatments f) Patient/Family education including preventive care 

2. HLD a) Vaccines administered this visit & vaccine administration forms given, b) Medication-include dosage amounts and mg/kg for drug and number of days, c) Laboratory tests ordered d) Diagnostic tests ordered e) Non-pharmaceutical treatments f) Patient/Family education including preventive care Also discussed: g) Anticipatory guidance for next well-child visit (be sure to include exactly what you discussed during the visit; review Bright Futures website for this section) Return to the clinic: h) Follow-up appointment with a detailed plan for f/u and any referrals

Jane Doe

NSG 6435


Chief Complaint

M.C. is a 55 year old Caucasian male presenting with complaints of pain, with redness and

swelling in his right great toe.


Historian: (include this information for patients <16 y/o and older patients PRN)

Patient is an obese male who reports pain, redness and swelling in right great
toe(location) which started 3 days ago(Onset) and has progressively gotten
worse(duration). He describes the pain as a burning constant(character) pain irritated
with any touch or friction(aggravating). He tried over the counter
ibuprofen(alleviating) and states it did mildly help the with the pain. The pain does
radiate to the entire foot(radiation) and he cannot bear weight. He rates the pain as a
10/10 on the pain scale(severity). He mentions that he does have daily ethanol
ingestion and was recently started on chlorthalidone for hypertension (HTN), which
he feels contributed to the flare(temporal).

Medical History

• Kidney stones in 2012


• Obesity

• No Surgeries

Medication Lists

• Ibuprofen – 800mg- tid

• Chlorthalidone 25mg- daily

• No Known Allergies

Family Medical History Summary

Father- Died at 72yrs old- hypertension, heart disease, and renal failure.

Mother- Died at age 65 of breast Cancer.

Sister- Age 55- Alive and well – HTN

Paternal Grandfather- Unknown

Paternal Grandmother – Died at age 82yr- Heart Disease

Maternal Grandmother- Dies at 87yr- Stroke- HTN and Diabetes

Paternal Grandfather- Died at 62 yrs in a car accident

Social History

C.M – Is divorced and lives alone. He was married for 20 years and has 1 male child
age 28yr. He works full-time as a manager of a local Tires Plus. He rents an apartment
in the local town in which he works. He is in a monagomous relationship with a female
partner for past 2 years.

C.M. does not smoke. He drinks 2-3 alcoholic drinks per day. He reports sleeping 5-6
hours daily, and exercises twice weekly. He drinks 2-3 caffeinated beverages per day
and eats at a fast food restaurant 4-5 days a week. He does eat beef daily.

He does report a history of methamphetamine abuse from ages 20-22. He was
admitted to a drug rehabilitation program and has been drug free for 30 years.

Patient Profile

Activities of Daily Living (age appropriate): independent

Safety Practices: 2 firearms in home secured in a gun closet

Changes in daycare/school/after-school care: (address if appropriate)

Developmental History: (provide a history of development