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Alison - Pediatric Unfolding Case Study Week 2 Strategy Overview: This is an unfolding pediatric case study. It stands as an immersion day experience that is comprehensive and interactive. The unfolding case study is aimed at promoting creative and critical thinking. It specifies the learning objectives and an unfolding case study of an ill infant. Patient data are presented as the situation progresses. Questions are posed to encourage decision making. Learning Objectives: Core-Competency: Patient Centered Care This teaching strategy is designed to evaluate the following: Knowledge: Integrates understanding of family-centered care for the pediatric population and involving parents/siblings in all aspects of patient care including plans of care, communication, education, and emotional support. Attitude: Encourages parental involvement in patient care; Recognizes the need for emotional support of family members. Skills: Acknowledges family as a part of patient care and outcomes through effective communication and evaluation of parental involvement and knowledge of care. Core-Competency: Safety This teaching strategy is designed to evaluate the following: Knowledge: Describes the nurse’s role in providing safe, effective patient care and the impact of Joint Commission standards on nursing care. Attitude: Seeks to provide safe patient care and educate the patient and family about safety throughout the hospital stay. Skills: Implements Joint Commission standards of safe patient care through the use of medication reconciliation, communication, error reporting, patient identifiers, medication safe doses, abbreviations, SBAR technique during patient transfer, and the five rights of medication administration. Core Competency: Team and Collaboration This teaching strategy is designed to evaluate the following: Knowledge: Recognizes the importance of effective communication among different healthcare providers (nurse to nurse, nurse to physician). Attitude: Identifies the importance of effective communication with physicians and other members of the healthcare team to ensure patient safety and positive outcomes.
Skills: Gives report for a patient using SBAR technique; Communicates safety threats to physicians who prescribed medication orders. Core Competency: Evidence-Based Practice This teaching strategy is designed to evaluate the following: Knowledge: Differentiates between clinical opinion and scientific evidence while performing specific diagnostic tests and assessments. Attitude: Values continuous improvement in the clinical setting. Skills: Identifies potential medical errors and possible conflicts with other health care providers.
Pediatric Scenario Background Information: Alison is a 12-month-old who has been vomiting for the past 12 hours. Since waking at 6 AM she has “not held anything down.” It is now 5:30 PM and Alison’s mother is becoming concerned. She calls

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