nursing interventions to meet each goal

Develop a discharge plan with three goals listed in order of priority before discharge from current orders. Provide a rationale for why you listed the goals in a particular order. Also, list three nursing interventions to meet each goal (you should have nine interventions in total). Last, the mother should give the child the exact dosage to provide acetaminophen, ibuprofen, and cefuroxime when she gets home and explain why the actual dosage is important.

Purpose

The nursing student should be able to identify seizure activity, how to educate the family and or caregiver of the pediatric patient on what to do if a seizure occurs and what medications to administer, implement safety to prevent injury and treatment of fracture. Develop education to support discharge based on assessment of data.

Competency

Prioritize nursing interventions when caring for pediatric clients with health disorders.

Scenario

A 5-year-old Gabriel is a multiracial male weighing 48 lbs with an allergy to penicillin arrives in the emergency room, no cultural considerations identified. You are handed the following notes on the patient that read:

He arrived in ER with his mother after falling out of bed after jerking movement activity as witnessed by his older brother while sleeping. Right-upper extremity appears with deformity. Mother and child speak English. Child has no significant medical history. Mother reports incontinent of urine during episode.

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