Ward 8  

 

Unit Profile 

Unit name

 Ward 8 Pediatrics  

Patient population

 Age 0 to 14 years

Mixed gender

With specialized care for nephrology, endocrinology and metabolic disorders

Hours of operation

 24 hours/ 7 days per week

Number of beds

 25

Occupancy Rate

 99%

Staff categories

 Registered Nurse

Patient Educator

Unit Assistant

Patient Care Technician

Primary patient diagnoses

 Acute & Chronic Renal conditions, Endocrinology, Metabolic disease,  Infectious Diseases, Respiratory disease, Gastroenterology, Neurological Medicine & Surgery, Ear Nose & Throat, Plastic Surgery, Orthopedics

Procedures

  • Respiratory, blood pressure & oxygen saturation monitoring
  • Airway Management, Pediatric Physical Assessment, Medication Administration
  • Conscious Sedation, Peripheral intravenous cannulation, Central venous catheter management
  • Point of Care Testing – blood glucose testing, Urinalysis
  • Total Parental Nutrition administration
  • Administration of Blood & Blood products
  • Enteral feeds & device management
  • Pre & Post Operative Care
  • Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis

Nursing care Delivery system

 Total Patient Care in a Partnership Model 

Last Modified

03-Sep-2014 01:53 PM