SNAPPS is a learner-centered approach to case presentation in the clinical setting. This model allows the studentto take an active role in their educational encounter by discussing the patient encounter beyond the facts, verbalizing their clinical reasoning, asking questions, and engaging in follow-up learning pertinent to the educational encounter. This exercise is designed to develop the student’s ability to organize patient information in a meaningful way and guide the student in their oral patient presentations in the clinical setting.
Activity Learning Outcomes
Through this assignment, the student will demonstrate the ability to:
- Summarize patient findings into an organized oral presentation. (CO 1, 6)
- Demonstrate clinical reasoning skills. (CO 1)
- Identify their own knowledge gaps and inquire about uncertainties, difficulties, or alternative approaches. (CO 2)
- State a diagnostic and therapeutic plan for management of a patient. (CO 4)
- Select a case-related issue for self-study. (CO 3, 4)
The oral presentation and written assignment are due by Sunday 11:59p.m. MT.
Total Points Possible: 100
- Using a patient seen in their clinical setting, students will give an oral presentation (via Voice Thread or Kaltura) using the 6-step learner-centered SNAPPS model to mimic a real life presentation to the preceptor by:
- Briefly summarizing the relative history and findings;
- Narrowing the differential to three relevant possibilities using the pertinent positive and negative findings;
- Analyzing the differential by comparing and contrasting the possibilities;
- Probing the preceptor by asking questions about uncertainties, difficulties, or alternative approaches;
- Identifying a treatment plan for the patient; and
- Select a case-related issue for self-directed learning
- In addition to the oral presentation, the student will submit the written findings of their research for the case-related, self-directed learning topic that was identified in the presentation.
- The written portion of this assignment will be submitted on the “SNAPPS Template for Written Assignment” using appropriate evidence-based, scholarly references and using appropriate APA reference and in-text citations.
- Theoral presentation must be submitted to the Week 5 discussion board before Sunday, 11:59p.m. MT. The written portion of the assignment must be submitted on the template provided to the assignment box before Sunday, 11:59p.m. MT. If either one of the required portions of the assignment are missing, deductions will be taken according to the Chamberlain University Late Assignment Policy.
What is the self-directed learning issue that was identified in your oral presentation?
Research the self-directed learning issue and provide a summary of your findings which is fully supported by appropriate, scholarly, EBM references.
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