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Michigan State University College of Nursing Spring 2008 Week Three Class Topics Nursing care of the family with a Preschooler Nursing care of the family with a School-age child. Nursing care of the child with poisoning, foreign body, bites, dental trauma Nursing care of the child with ADHD Required Readings:   Ch 30 Ch 31 Ch 52 pg 1657, 1659-1667 Ch 54 pg 1727-1732 Chapter 30 The Family with a Preschooler Objectives: After mastering the contents in this chapter, students should be able to: 1. Describe normal growth and development as well as common parental concerns of the  preschool period. 2. Assess a preschooler for normal growth and developmental milestones. 3. Implement nursing care related to normal growth and development of a preschooler, such  as preparing a preschooler for an invasive procedure. 4. Identify National Health Goals related to the preschool period that nurses can help the  nation achieve. 5. Identify areas related to the care of the preschool-age child that could benefit from  additional nursing research or application of evidence-based practice. 6. Use critical thinking to analyze additional ways in which growth and development  problems of the preschool child can be prevented and care can be family-centered. 7. Integrate knowledge of preschool growth and development with the nursing process to  achieve quality maternal and child health nursing care. Plan nursing care to meet a  preschooler’s growth and development needs, such as planning age-appropriate play  activities. Implement nursing care related to normal growth and development of a  preschooler, such as preparing a preschooler for an invasive procedure. Outline 1. Nursing Process Overview Assessment: health history & physical/developmental evaluation; preschoolers tend to talk  very little during the assessment and may even revert back to baby talk and that is why a  general appearance. Alert, happy, active, healthy, teeth free of cavities, gait symmetry? o Risk for injury r/t being outside of the home. o Delayed growth r/t freq. illness.
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o Risk for poisoning o Parental anxiety r/t being unfamiliar with child development. 2. Nursing Assessment of the Growth and Development of a preschooler a. Physical Growth-  o Preschooler becomes slimmer, taller, with more childlike proportions.  o endomorphic (large body build).  o Handedness also becomes apparent.  o
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This note was uploaded on 03/19/2008 for the course NUR 440 taught by Professor Mechtel during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.

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