Child Development and Assessment
This course focuses on advanced comprehensive physical, psychosocial, developmental, and cultural assessment of the child within the context of his/her family and community. Determination of the health status of children from infancy to adolescence through evaluation of a variety of data collection techniques is stressed. Analysis and interpretation of growth and development patterns are discussed as they relate to primary care. Practice sessions enable the student to refine history and physical assessment skills.
Prerequisite(s): MSN 6603, MSN 7702, MSN 7703