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NURS 3444- Midterm Exam Guide - Comprehensive Notes for the exam ( 144 pages long!)

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University of Connecticut
NURS 3444
Ruth Lucas

[NURS 3444] Comprehensive spring guide including any lecture notes, textbook notes and exam guides.find more resources at The Art of Pediatric Nursing Objectives • List the standards of practice for pediatric nurses. • Explain the differences between health promotion, health maintenance and prevention and provide examples. • Provide examples of how early life experiences affect life-long health. • Define family-centered care. • Identify characteristics that enable families to handle life stressors in a positive way. Standards of Practice • Understanding anatomic, physiologic and developmental differences between adults, infants, children, and adolescents • Planning for safety and injury prevention across childhood • Applying the nursing process in direct care, patient education, advocacy, and case management • Recognizing the growth and developmental needs of infants, children and adolescents with chronic conditions and supporting their families to meet these needs • Promoting the child’s health and providing nursing care using a family-centered approach • Communicating effectively with children and their families • Affordable care act is changing Leading Mortality • 1/6 children suffer food insecurity, go home concerned about eating • Unintentional injury • Younger kids-also poisoning Core Foundations of Children’s Health • Responsive caregiving • Safe and secure environments • Adequate and appropriate nutrition • Health promoting behaviors • All 4 interconnected/important for children Health Promotion, Maintenance and Prevention • Health Promotion o Activities that increase well-being and enhance wellness or health: good nutrition, adequate housing, oral health ▪ Nursing role - Anticipatory guidance • Health Maintenance find more resources at
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