The nursing process is a tool that puts knowledge into practice. By utilizing this systematic problem-solving method, nurses can determine the health care needs of an individual and provide personalized….
Nurse Practitioner Capstone
Please review the Capstone Guidelines and the expectations for demonstrating the use
of NONPF core competencies and MSN Essentials integrating evidence in clinical
practice. As a piece of your Capstone research topic, you will choose a patient that you
have interacted with during your clinical experiences as a case study or exemplar of the
topic you have been investigating. For example, if you have looked at barriers to health
care compliance, you will speak with a client who is struggling to keep appointments or
take their medications as directed. Write up a case presentation using the following
Clinical Presentation of Patient Encounter
Ecomap and Genogram
Differential Diagnosis / Pathophysiology
Billing Code (ICD-10 and CPT codes)
This paper should be limited to approximately 4000 words, not inclusive of title page or
This is to serve as a guide for starting the Capstone. See “Capstone rough draft rubric”
for specific details.