​Ward 7  


Unit Profile 

Unit name

 Ward 7 Pediatrics 

Patient population

 Age 0 to 14 years

Mixed gender

Hours of operation

 24 hours/ 7 days per week

Number of beds


Occupancy Rate


Staff categories

 Registered Nurse

Patient Educator

Unit Assistant

Patient Care Technician

Primary patient diagnoses

 The ward cares for children with medical and surgical conditions. Surgical conditions include: Pre and Postoperative care for the Conjoined twins, gastrointestinal, orthopedics, neuro-surgery, plastics, ear nose and throat surgery. Medical conditions include gastroenterology, respiratory, neurology and infectious diseases.


  •  Pediatric Physical Assessment
  • Medical diagnostic tests
  • Point of care testing e.g. blood glucose testing, urine dipsticks.
  • Pediatric Resuscitation Airway Management e.g. suctioning, Oxygen administration, respiratory, BP and oxygen saturation monitoring, Tracheotomy care
  • Incubator care and Phototherapy
  • Isolation Procedures Pre and Postoperative nursing care
  • IV Insertion and fluid administration
  • Parenteral Nutrition, Blood and blood product administration
  • Conscious sedation e.g. CT, MRI and EEG.
  • Assist mothers with childcare including nutrition.
  • Formula and gavage feeding
  • Family teaching and support

Nursing care Delivery system

 Total Patient Care in a Partnership Model 

Last Modified

03-Sep-2014 01:52 PM