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Age Specific Competencies: Adolescences

Age Specific Competencies: Adolescences

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    1. Age Specific Competencies: Adolescences ENS Derrick James LeBeau

    2. Overall Objective You will be able to demonstrate a basic knowledge of care requirements for the adolescence patient.

    3. Learning Objectives Stages of adolescence Legal issues Interview structures Health concerns Pain assessment Diet Skin problems Sleep patterns Self-concepts Key relationships Reproduction/Sex Moral reasoning Stress Coping patterns

    4. White Flags

    5. Stages of Adolescence Early Adolescence: 12-15 yrs; a time for self-conciseness. Middle Adolescence: 15-18yrs; interest in opposite sex, sex role expectations. Late Adolescence: 18-22; education, career, marriage, children, and life-style.

    6. Common Health Concerns Accidents Nutritional disorders Acne Pregnancy STDs Stress coping problems

    7. Key Concept When speaking to Adolescence, address questions to the adolescence. Ask them if they want the parents/caregivers to present during interviews.

    8. Physiological Developments Cardiac Pulmonary Neurological Respirations Pulse Blood Pressure

    9. Physiological Developments Muscle growth rate increases. Growth in Stature stops around 20 for men/17 for women. Scoliosis.