A nurse is preparing to administer a liquid medication to an infant. Which of the following actions should the nurse take?
C. When administering medications to an infant, a needleless oral syringe or medicine dropper is placed in the side of the mouth (buccal cavity alongside the tongue) to prevent gagging and aspiration.
A nurse is assessing a 9-month-old infant during a well-child visit. Which of the following findings indicates that the infant has a developmental delay?
A. The infant should begin vocalizing vowel sounds at the age of 7 months, and by the age of 10 months, be able to say at least one word.
A nurse is planning to implement relaxation strategies with a young child prior to a painful procedure. Which of the following actions should the nurse take?
B. The nurse can implement relaxation strategies by sitting with the child in a well-supported position such as against the chest, and then rocking or swaying back and forth in long, wide movements.
What age should these immunizations be administered:
1. HPV & hep A
2. MMR (measels, mumps, rubella) and TDaP
3. Hib and IPV
4. Varicella (VAR) and Live attenuated influenza vaccine (LAIV)
- 1. HPV = 11 years, Hep A = 1 year
- 2. MMR 12-15 months, TDAP = 11-12 years
- 3. Hib and IPV = 2 months
- 4. VAR = >1 year, LIAV = >2 years
To prevent water burns, what should the water not exceed in the water heater?
>49 C (or 120 F)