NURS 687 MAT Questions
Submit a progress note and answer reflection questions based on the case presented in Module 3 of the MAT training. *Some information was not provided in the case. Complete as much information as possible. Please include at least two peer reviewed journals as references.
1. What are your nursing experiences with persons with substance use disorder (SUD)?
2. The case scenario describes a lawyer who is using heroin. Prior to the training, were you aware that according to the World Health Organization (2020), drug use disorders are the most stigmatized conditions by health care providers? Did you think that a successful person could suffer from substance use disorder?
3. Did completing this training change how you will screen for SUD and treat clients who suffer from SUD? Why or why not?
4. Do you plan to complete the MAT training and become Suboxone-waivered? Why or why not?
5. What is the diagnosis?
6. Is this patient a candidate for treatment with buprenorphine?
7. What are the treatment goals?
8. What is the initial treatment plan?
Complete psychiatric note format
Psychiatric Note Format
Demographic data: Do not include identifying information. Must be HIPAA compliant.
History of present illness:
Current working diagnoses:
Current psychiatric medications:
Review of Systems: As appropriate, listed by body systems in bullet form
Mental Status Exam:
Physical Exam: Physical exams should be appropriate for the patient and your clinical setting. For example: a telehealth follow up for MDD versus an inpatient psychiatric unit for acute psychosis will have different physical exams.
VS: If obtained
Results: If applicable and results obtained
Impression: Narrative discussion of current status and symptoms, how the patient is tolerating the current treatment and any progress toward goals. Also discuss any change in diagnoses or changes to the plan and the reason why. Always discuss the safety evaluation and current safety plan.
· Medication orders
· Psychotherapy orders to begin or continue
· Safety orders
· Non-pharmacologic orders – labs, psychoeducation, referrals
· Follow up