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1La Salle University: School of Nursing and Health SciencesPediatric Unfolding Case StudyStrategy Overview: This pediatric unfolding case study of an ill infant is comprehensive and interactive. The case study is aimed at promoting creative andcritical thinking. Patient data are presented as the situation progresses. Questions are posed to encourage decision making.Unfolding Case Study Objectives:At the end of this case study the learner will be able to:1.Implement Joint Commission safety standards in the care of an acutely ill pediatric patient.2.Use situational, background, assessment, and recommendations (SBAR) during the patient transfer. 3.Provide safe nursing care to the newly admitted pediatric patient with multiple health care needs. 4.Demonstrate evidence-based safe care for the pediatric patient receiving intravenous therapy and medications.5.Calculate accurate medication doses based on the pediatric patient’s weight.6.Consider a systematic physical assessment of an acutely ill, pediatric patient.7.Differentiate developmentally appropriate and inappropriate responses to nursing care.8.Analyze pediatric laboratory values and their influence on patient care decisions.9.Recognize the importance of family-centered care.10. Report adherence to infection control standards when performing nursing care.Learning Objectives:Core-Competency: Patient Centered CareThis teaching strategy is designed to evaluate the following KSAs: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 careRecognizes 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 KSAs: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, errorreporting, patient identifiers, medication safe doses, abbreviations, SBAR technique during patient transfer, and the five rights of medication administration.Core Competency: Team and CollaborationThis teaching strategy is designed to evaluate the following KSAs:Knowledge: Recognizes the importance of effective communication among different healthcare providers (nurse to nurse, nurse to physician).

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