The Battered Pregnant Girlfriend

Read Chapter 23 in your textbook, review the PowerPoint/Handout and watch the Domestic Violence video to prepare for this assignment. After reviewing the textbook for details on violence, including the socio-economic, physical and psychological aspects, create a 10-15 power point slide on the concerns that need to be considered while working with a battered, pregnant woman who is not married as described in the Critical Thinking Exercise in the Blais & Hayes textbook.Define domestic violence and abuseMake a list of questions that the nurse could use in continuing his/her assessment and in documenting the discussion with the patient.What other people should be involved in Lucy’s care in the emergency department?Who should make the decision about where Lucy should go?What should be done about the boyfriend?What did you learn from this study that you did not know before?How can violence be prevented?