To describe the characteristics of life-threatening illness
and injury in children.
To identify the anatomic and physiologic characteristics
of children as a basis for sings and symptoms.
To identify the most frequent causes of illness or injury
To describe the assessment of children with illness or injury.
To identify the appropriate nursing diagnoses and expected
outcomes based on the assessment findings.
To plan the specific interventions needed to manage the
child with illness or injury.
To evaluate the effectiveness of nursing interventions related
to patient outcomes.
To identify health promotion strategies related to the pediatric