Pediatric Updates: Primary Care: Developmental and Behavioral Essentials

Primary Care: Developmental and Behavioral Essentials

Grow or validate your knowledge through book-based exploration of common developmental and behavioral concerns seen in primary care with the first of two modules in this arena. It is not required that you complete the companion module. Topics included:
  • Parental guidance about general development, feeding, toileting, and sleep as well as behaviors that are normal but disruptive
  • Evidence-based management for colic, enuresis, and encopresis
  • Developmental surveillance and screening, and neurodevelopmental screening
  • Implementing use of standardized assessment tools
  • Interpreting diagnostic results to identify abnormalities
  • Making comprehensive developmental-behavioral diagnoses
  • Managing disorders of development: social and emotional, motor, neurologic, speech and language
  • Making appropriate referrals and coordinating multidisciplinary care for complex behavioral and developmental disorders
  • Providing family support by promotion of and referral to community and financial resources, and planning for care transitions to adult services as children age
For CPNPs, NPs, or RNs. View Content Outline

  • 7.5 NAPNAP CE contact hours of which 0.5 contain pharmacology (Rx) content, (0 related to psychopharmacology) (0 related to controlled substances).
  • Answers are due 150 days from order process date.
  • 38 questions.
  • $45 for the questions/CE portion of this Pediatric Updates module.
  • Reference Information: This module's reference is a single textbook, Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, 2nd Edition, sold separately on The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) website. There are no links to peer-reviewed articles as in other Pediatric Updates. Textbook cost is $79.96 (before taxes and shipping) when you use the 20% discount code PNCBAAP. PNCB does not receive revenue from AAP for text purchases.
  • BONUS: This textbook is also used for the Primary Care: Developmental and Behavioral Disorders and Treatments Pediatric Updates module.
Sample Question

Q. A speech delay is identified with routine screening for an otherwise healthy preschooler. History reveals that the child has difficulty understanding and following directions, and that gestures and other non-verbal communication methods are used frequently. What is the most appropriate NEXT step?


A. obtain hearing testing
B. refer for early intervention
C. schedule for reevaluation in 4 weeks
D. refer to developmental-behavioral pediatric specialist

Please read before purchasing: When purchasing this module, you acknowledge that a book purchased separately from AAP is this module's reference to answer the questions. Please see full details in the Reference Information note above.

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