Type of healthcare setting (e.g., hospital, home, outpatient, nursing facility)the neuropsychological disorder that supports your Final Project. You will create an outline of the main points of your Final Project,

Type of healthcare setting (e.g., hospital, home, outpatient, nursing facility)the neuropsychological disorder that supports your Final Project. You will create an outline of the main points of your Final Project,

neuropsychological disorder

the neuropsychological disorder that supports your Final Project. You will create an outline of the main points of your Final Project, using your selected neuropsychological disorder as approved by the instructor in Week One. The Final Project Outline should be organized into three sections, each main section having required components. This outline is both an analysis of your topic as well as a tool to ensure that you are on the right track with your Final Project. The more information you provide, the more feedback you will receive from your instructor, which will be helpful as you write your Final Project.

Please note: This assignment may incorporate information from your Week One assignment, but it must expand on that information. Additionally, this assignment must be submitted in formal APA outline style (not in paragraph form).

Final Project- Outline Components

Introduction

Succinct thesis statement (one or more sentences detailing the focus of your Final Project and informing the reader about your topic and the scope of your paper)
Define the type of disorder
Neurological
Psychological
Neuropsychological
Diagnostic criteria
What components must be present for the disorder to be diagnosed?
Include physical and psychological signs and symptoms.
Reason(s) why you chose this topic
Personal experience
Professional experience
Other reason
Epidemiology
Who is affected?
Are they young/old?
Male/female
Rural/urban
Ethnicities
Discussion

Detailed description of the disorder
Signs and symptoms
Epidemiology
Any subtypes of the disorder
Detailed description of the natural history of the disorder
How the disorder develops over time with treatment
How the disorder develops over time without treatment
Methods used to diagnose, evaluate, and manage the disorder
Initial diagnosis (e.g., physical exam, imaging and/or laboratory testing, special studies, psychological evaluation, psychometric testing)
Ongoing management (e.g., physical exam, imaging and/or laboratory testing, special studies, psychological evaluation, psychometric testing)
Risk factors
Genetics
Lifestyle
Environmental factors

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