Pediatric Pain Management

Nursing Pediatric Assignment

Answer following questions, Use at least 3 references in APA format.

1. Describe 3 methods to utilize therapeutic communication with pre-school and school age children in preparing them for invasive procedures.

2. Explain Complementary Pain Management and describe how is it used in the pediatric population? 

3. Identify and describe the 4 factors that influence the choice of pharmacologic interventions for pain in the child.

4. When planning painful procedures with the pediatric patient, describe 3 interventions the nurse can incorporate atraumatic care in the plan of care. 

5. Identify at least one unique element of each of the following developmental groups that pediatric nurses should consider when assessing the patient’s pain. 

Toddler:

Preschooler:

School aged child:

Adolescent: