Outpatient Experience Module - Brandy Prenatal Case Study

Brandy Case Study Introduction

BRANDY PRENATAL CASE STUDY

The purpose of this case study is to help you become familiar with common terms used in the OB clinic setting. The objectives for the leaning module and the paper written prior to the outpatient experience are:

How to use this module

You need to know all the information in this module eventually; at the moment, however, it is most important that you:

Pregnancy CollageThe scenario

Brandy is a 41 year old, Caucasian, G8, T0, P0, A7, L0. She smokes 1 pack cigarettes/day. She is currently 11 + 3/7 weeks pregnant. This is her first visit to the clinic. She is blood type A-, ABS -, Rubella immune, HBsAg negative. Her Hgb is 9g/dl, Hct is 26%. BMI= 25.0 Today’s assessment: BP: 108/62, weight 149lbs (7 lb gain), + FHT, Urine is negative for glucose, protein, nitrates and leukocytes.

The assignment:

  1. Complete the "Red Flag Checklist", giving your assessment of Brandy's vital stats and test results AND your rationale for your assessments. Print the scorecard page and bring it to your outpatient clinical.
  2. Complete the "Tests by Trimester" quiz. Print the scorecard page and bring it to your outpatient clinical.
  3. Complete the "Teaching Priorities Quiz" for this patient. Provide the rationale for your selection. Print the rationale page and bring it to your outpatient clinical. Feedback on your rationales will be given during your outpatient clinical experience.