Explain an age-appropriate protocol for the diagnosis, management, and follow-up care of this issue.

TOPIC SELECTED:

AGE GROUP SELECTED:  SCHOOL –AGE CHILDREN,

 PSYCHO SOCIAL ISSUE SELECTED FOR THIS AGE GROUP: IMPULSIVE  BEHAVIOR

Reflect on the age group , the growth and development and  psycho social issue that you selected

•Think about the epidemiology of the issue.

•Consider an age-appropriate protocol for the diagnosis, management, and follow-up care of the issue you selected.

•Think about how culture might impact the care of patients that present with this issue.

To complete:

Write a 2- to 3-page paper that addresses the following:

•Explain a growth and development and  psycho social issue that might present in the age group you selected. Include the epidemiology of the issue in your explanation.

•Explain an age-appropriate protocol for the diagnosis, management, and follow-up care of this issue.

•Explain how culture might impact the care of patients who present with the growth and development or psycho social issue you selected.

The School of Nursing requires that all papers submitted include a title page, introduction, summary, and references less than 5 years

References

Readings

• Burns, C. E., Dunn, A. M., Brady, M. A., Starr, N. B., & Loser, C. G. (2013). Pediatric primary care (5th ed.). Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier.

Chapter 7, “Developmental Management of School-Age Children” (pp. 92–109)

Chapter 8, “Developmental Management of Adolescents” (pp. 110–129)

Chapter 19, “Coping and Stress Tolerance: Mental Health and Illness” (pp. 358–386)

Novice, S. J., & Alpert-Gilles, L. J. (2014). Impact of pediatric mental health screening on clinical discussion and referral for services. Clinical Pediatrics, 53(4), 364-371

American Academy of Pediatrics, Committee on Psycho social Aspects of Child and Family Health and Task Force on Mental Health. (2009). The future of pediatrics: Mental health competencies for pediatric primary care. Pediatrics, 124(1), 410–421. Retrieved from http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/124/1/410.full.pdf+html?sid=b8a3f390-00f6-472c-a9ed-a8dc1c650ed3

 

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