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Public Health Nursing Practice Manual

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

Standard of Practice

Description

Practice

Outcomes Identification

The public health nurse identifies expected outcomes for a plan that is based on population diagnoses and priorities.

1.

Determine and document specific health needs/goals for the caregiver/household/provider situation.

Outcome objective:

  • Prevent ineffective grieving.

Planning

The public health nurse develops a plan that reflects best practices by identifying strategies, action plans, and alternatives to obtain expected outcomes.

Minnesota DHS PHN Section’s Public Health Interventions (PHN Interventions) are used to determine the plan (See list of interventions in Section/page A10).

  • Consult and collaborate as needed with:

    • o

      Public Health Nursing Supervisor (PHNS)

      • o

        Nurse Manager (as directed by PHNS)

      • o

        Coroner’s Office

      • o

        Area Medical Director (as directed by PHNS)

      • o

        MCAH SIDS Coordinator

      • o

        Health care provider

      • o

        Environmental Health

      • o

        Department of Children and Family Services

      • o

        Child care provider

      • o

        Primary caretaker/family/household

      • o

        Grief support services

  • 1.

    PHN Intervention – Disease and Health Event Investigation:

    • Interview caregiver using the materials provided in the packet received from the MCAH SIDS Coordinator including the:

      • o

        Presumptive SIDS referral from the LA County SIDS Program

        • o

          Progress note from the MCAH SIDS Coordinator

        • o

          SIDS Reporting form from the LA County Officer of the Coroner

        • o

          Public Health Service Report including instructions and definitions

  • 2.

    PHN Intervention – Health Teaching/Counseling:

    • Educate caregiver/household/provider on current SIDS data and research using the SIDS education and information materials provided in the packet from the MCAH SIDS Coordinator.

  • 3.

    PHN Intervention – Referral and Follow-up:

    • Refer caregiver/household/provider to support services and other agencies as needed using referral materials in the packet from the MCAH SIDS Coordinator.

© 2007 LAC DPH-Public Health Nursing

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