NSG482 University of Phoenix Child Abuse and Neglect Cases Paper
You have been tasked with orienting new registered nurses in the emergency department in your hospital about how to manage child abuse and neglect cases. The orientation should cover child abuse and neglect definitions, prevention, detection, intervention and treatment, reporting, and interdisciplinary resources.
Ensure your orientation covers the definition, prevention, detection, intervention and treatment, reporting, and interdisciplinary resources.
Federal definition of child abuse and neglect
Your state’s definition of child abuse and neglect
Analyze the nurse’s role in each level of prevention:
List the risk factors of abuse including environmental indicators and disparities in care.
Illustrate the signs and symptoms of child abuse and neglect.
Address intervention, treatment, and reporting.
Define your state’s requirements for child abuse and neglect:
Who can report?
Who is mandated (legally required) to report?
Where (to whom) is information reported?
Identify resources for appropriate referral.
Provide examples of treatment resources available in your area for children affected by abuse and their caregivers.
Find collaborative resources for abuse and neglect intervention and treatment.
List interdisciplinary support services for children affected by abuse.