Exercises: You will complete the following exercises via ShadowHealth© assessment, you may attempt each exercise as often as you would like. Once you have achieved at least 80% for each exercise, please download and save the LabPass document, and upload the PDF document to the dropbox.

  • Complete the ShadowHealth© Focused Exam: UTI with antibiotic sensitivity (Makayla Henderson)

Professional Development: Write a 500-word APA reflection essay of your experience with the ShadowHealth© virtual assignment(s). At least two scholarly sources in addition to your textbook should be utilized. Answers to the following questions may be included in your reflective essay:

  • Would you prescribe any medications at this point? Why or why not? If so, what?
  • What would be the choice for second-line therapy?
  • What are the parameters for monitoring success of the therapy?
  • Discuss specific patient education based on the prescribed therapy.
  • List one or two adverse reactions for the selected agent that would cause you to change therapy.
  • What would be the choice for second-line therapy?
  • What lifestyle changes would you recommend for this patient, in addition to medication?
  • Describe one or two drug–drug or drug–food interactions for the selected agent.

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Professional Development

The patient points out that she had had issues of urination that ended up causing a burning sensation and pain. The patient adds that her urine is dark/brown and cloudy and this has been seen for the last three days. To avoid the increasing cases of going to the bathroom the patient has opted to reduce the intake of water.  At this point, the patient should continue making use of the medication that is being used at the moment. The use of cranberry pills and loratadine could help in the management of her health condition at the moment.

The second line of therapy for the patient is for the use of antibiotics such as Levaquin or levofloxacin. This is an important medication since it will help in the management of the growth of bacteria. The medication will help in killing the bacteria that has grown and ensure that the medication will be eliminated. This is to be used with penicillin that could as well be instrumental in the management of issues of growth and the specific issues of bacteria as per Bientinesi, Murri, and Sacco (2020). The use of the medication could be used in the management of the issue of UTI and the elimination of the health issues for the concern. The parameters that are to be used in the management of the issues of therapy is and ensuring that there is the effective management of the process of care for patients. Therapeutic patient care is expected to help in the process of handling the cases of therapeutic standards…

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