major depressive disoder is a medical condition that is commonly seen and then presents the following:
demographics, pathophysiology, transmission, screening recommendations, and current screening tests available. Then, discuss the specificity and sensitivity of one test (i.e. PSA, Rapid HIV Testing, CTA, etc.), positive predictive value, problems with the testing (i.e. cost), how the tests are performed, CLIA waiver information, what the results mean, occurrence and implications of false positives and false negatives, limitations of the test, and a final recommendation of whether or not the test should be utilized in clinical practice.
APRNs might want to consider discussing how the test can influence clinical decision making whereas nurse leaders may want to consider discussing the financial implications of testing given the epidemiological information presented
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