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Unformatted text preview: Week 6 DQ 2 Post your response to the following: Indicate which case study you selected in the subject line of your post. What developmentally appropriate methods can be used to help the child cope with and prepare for various aspects of their hospital visit? How would you address the childs emotional needs? What adjustments must the child make? Hospitalization can be a very stressful and emotional time for both the children and the parents involved, so if possible before the child is admitted to the hospital. I would suggest that they take a tour of the hospital or check out videos or, books that might help familiarize the child with the new surroundings that he or, she is about to enter. It would be a very difficult task to try to explain to a child of Kevins age exactly what he will be going through during his stay at the hospital. But if the parents could let him know that his stay was only going to be for a short period of time until he felt well enough to go back home and play with his toys, it might help...
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This document was uploaded on 03/26/2012.
- Spring '12