Caring for Children and Young People introduces students to the fundamental perspectives which underpin care delivery to children, young people and families. This includes subjects such as developmental A&P, normal child development, child and family-centred care, caring for the acutely ill child, and children and young people with complex needs. There is also a focus on healthy children and issues relating to child and adolescent mental health, and safeguarding children and young people.
The text is a user friendly and interactive guide for children and young people’s nursing students. It can be used throughout the degree and will introduce your students to the fundamentals of nursing children and young people.
After reading this book they will be feel informed about the issues which concern the care of children and young people and will be able to start their placements with confidence, and be ready to deliver safe and effective care to children, young people and families.
Chapter 1 An Introduction to Caring for Children and Young People
Chapter 2 Promoting Health and Well- being
Chapter 3 Developmental Anatomy and Physiology of Infants, Children and Young People.
Chapter 4 Child Development
Chapter 5 Safeguarding and Protecting Children and Young People
Chapter 6 Communicating With Children and Young People.
Chapter 7 Child and Family Centred-Care
Chapter 8 Caring for Acutely Ill and Injured Children and Young People.
Chapter 9 Complex Care in the Community
Chapter 10 Adolescence: The Inbetweeners
Chapter 11 A Painful Experience: Pain Management .
Chapter 12 Child and Adolescent Mental Health (CAMH)
Chapter 13 Evidence-based Practice :The building Block for the Everyday Care of Children and Young People
Chapter 14 Reflective Practice :The Value of Reflective Practice when Caring for Children and Young People
Carol Chamley is an experienced lecturer and writer. She is a senior lecturer and course director for the BSc (Hons) Children and Young People’s Nursing at Coventry University, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences. She has extensive experience teaching pre-registration Children and Young People student nurses and is particularly interested in all areas of child development, developmental anatomy and physiology, children’s pain management and reflective practice.