You have been assigned to care for Daniel Jackson, a 17-year-old male who was in an automobile accident several days ago and sustained a fractured pelvis. He has had a surgical repair and remains on bed rest. School is starting next month and he was scheduled to begin football practice next week. During bedside report he refuses to make eye contact with the nursing staff or respond to any questions to help direct his care.
· How will you incorporate your knowledge of adolescent development as you establish priorities for his care?
· Thinking about Erikson’s theory, what psychosocial concerns do you anticipate that Daniel might experience during his hospitalization and recovery period?
· How will Daniel’s cognitive development contribute to his future planning?