Case Study Hasbro Primary Care Clinic

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Hasbro Primary Care Clinic

What service does the placement offer to children and families?
Hasbro’s primary care clinic offers many different services to families. They consist of a team of health care workers including physicians, nurses, medical technicians, dieticians, and many other medical professionals. Services include, routine health checkups, sick visits, depression screenings for postpartum mothers as well as adolescents and pediatric education. During routine checkups children receive immunizations from the nurse. Families also receive information or referrals on things they may qualify for such as WIC.
What screening tools does the placement utilize for assessment of G & D?
During checkups children are assessed to see if they are
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If the parent states she has a one-year-old toddler and she lives in a two-story apartment she was educated on safety of having gates on the stairs. In the primary care they also have nurses taking phone calls from parents who have questions about a sick child because they are unsure what to do. For example, a mom may call stated her child has a fever of 100.4. The nurse may then decide if the child needs to be seen or should stay home. If the nurse believes it is ok for the child to stay home she may offer the parent instructions on caring for the sick child such as administering medication, and keeping the child …show more content…
He was a 15-year-old boy diagnosed with Asthma. He did not show signs of developmental delays. Aside from him being nervous from his SOB and wheezing he was acting appropriate for his age. He was able to answer questions and follow commands. He stated he attends high school and plays baseball. The child was treated with a short-acting bronchodilator (Albuterol rescue inhaler) which relieves asthma by opening the airway. The patient has a prescription for this medication however he could not find it. Side effects of bronchodilators include tachycardia, palpitations, nausea, and abdominal pain, trouble sleeping, nervousness, and muscle aches or cramps. I would educate the parents on the importance of having the inhaler readily available at all times. I would also teach the parents and child to keep a list of things they notice may be triggering the asthma