Health Promotion of the School Aged Child. Presented by: Jaime Callaghan (Family Nurse Practitioner student), Samantha Moyer (Physical Therapist student), and Sandra Bragg (Counselor student). Overview.
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Health Promotion of the School Aged Child
Presented by: Jaime Callaghan (Family Nurse Practitioner student), Samantha Moyer (Physical Therapist student), and Sandra Bragg (Counselor student)
Able to relief pain and help children resume daily activities
Can teach children exercises designed to help them regain strength and range of motion.
Can be beneficial to helping improve daily activity in the following children: those with sports injuries, developmental delays, head injuries, muscle disease, cardiac disease, those suffering from acute trauma,and many more.
Physical Therapy Aspect
Nursing Aspect cont.
Do you have any concerns, needs or priorities at home or school that are not being met?
For special needs children- are you able to perform self-care as you would like?
How do you feel about yourself and the way that you look?
How do you feel about school and your performance?
Do you ever feel like you are depressed or want to hurt yourself or others?
Do you feel safe at home?
Is there anything that makes you afraid? Do you ever have nightmares?
Who do you usually talk to whenever you are upset?
What are some hobbies that you like to do?
Who are your close friends?
Have you ever tried smoking, drinking or using drugs? Do your friends ask you to try these things?
How much time do you spend watching TV or other electronic devices?
Do you like school? What are your favorite classes, teachers, etc….
Have you ever felt like you were being bullied at school?
How do you feel about the way you look?
Do you ever feel like hurting yourself or others?
Height, weight, basic vital signs, body mass, blood pressure, vision acuity, hearing acuity, heart rate and rhythm, Tanner stage assessment of physical development, mental status and overall general description of the body. Review body systems of the skin, head, eyes, nose, throat, respiratory system, cardiovascular system, gastrointestinal system, genitourinary system, any skeletal abnormalities, neurological system, and lymphatic system.
(Refer to individual slides on this process)
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