Purpose of Assignment
This assignment will address the current issues in pediatric healthcare related to safety. Growth and development is an important factor that should be considered along with safety in many areas of pediatric health alterations. Many times the health alterations experienced by children can be prevented if safety education is provided.
Prioritize nursing interventions when caring for pediatric clients with health disorders.
This discussion will focus on the importance of teaching a chosen safety concern in the pediatric population. You will present your response in the discussion addressing the following questions: (discussion should be 300 words).
- Determine the age and developmental stage and how that impacts the child related to the safety concern.
- Describe why you believe the safety education you chose will benefit the pediatric population. Who do you believe is the target age range for this specific educational teaching?
- Describe at least three nursing diagnoses related to the incident you are providing teaching to prevent. Support your choices with rationales citing 1-2 scholarly sources.
Respond to two classmates’ posts with a different safety education than you chose and add additional rationale for why this type of education is beneficial. Cite 1-2 scholarly sources to support each response.