Give examples of each task listed. Give examples of major challenges.
What is an example of a parental/adolescent conflict?
Give an example of a situation which explains each of these characteristics: Erikson’s stage of intimacy Piaget’s abstract reasoning Freud’s genital stage
Discuss the differences among early, middle, and late adolescence regarding growth, behavior, peers, family, and cognitive development.
When should testicular self-examination begin? What is the nurse’s role regarding this education?
Compare and contrast the changes for both boys and girls.
Discuss the importance of wearing a properly fitting bra. Discuss the importance of breast self-examination.
How does an adolescent’s identity fluctuate at this stage in life? Give an example of a situation in which an adolescent learns by trial and error. In what cultural and spiritual situations might an adolescent distance himself or herself from the family?
Give an example of how an adolescent develops cognitively from early, middle, and late development.
What is abstract thinking? How would an adolescent exhibit acceptance of differing values and actions?
Discuss how peer relationships change from childhood to adolescence. Give an example of a situation in which an adolescent might learn from a personal, intimate relationship.
Which traits could assist an individual toward a career? Give an example of a parent/adolescent situation in which the parent encourages a talent.
Discuss the parent’s role in assisting the adolescent to become responsible.
Discuss how daydreaming helps the adolescent anticipate and cope with real situations. Audience Response Question #1 Daydreams assist the adolescent to: 1. improve school performance. 2. try on different roles. 3. communicate effectively. 4. All of the above 5. None of the above
Give an example of group dates. How does dating provide psychosocial development?
Discuss how sexual behavior can affect growth and development.
How can the nurse’s biases hinder sex education? Give an example of coping skills appropriate for this age group.
In what ways can parents enhance an open dialogue with an adolescent? Give an example of how parents can hinder open communication with an adolescent.
What are typical dietary deficiencies for the adolescent? Discuss how parents can ensure their adolescent is receiving essential nutritional elements.
Discuss the importance of protein intake in the vegetarian diet and the adolescent involved in sports.
Discuss the adolescent’s focus on body image and the potential lack of concern for skin cancer.
In what ways can adolescents drive more safely? Discuss the importance of routine sports examinations.
What are signs and symptoms of eating disorders?
Give an example of a situation in which the school nurse provides substance abuse information to the adolescent and the parent.
Discuss the assessment of the acronym PACE. Give an example of a situation which corresponds to each letter.
Give an example of a situation in which there has been a change in the adolescent’s behavior which could be a warning sign of depression. What could be warning signs regarding the threat of suicide?
Give an example of a situation in which the school nurse must assess and intervene with a depressed adolescent.
Discuss the risk factors associated with age and the pregnant adolescent.