Pediatric Updates: Primary Care: Developmental and Behavioral Essentials
Grow or validate your knowledge through text-based exploration of common developmental and behavioral concerns seen in primary care with the first of two modules in this arena. Completion of the companion module is not required. Topics include:
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
BONUS: This textbook is also used for the Primary Care: Developmental and Behavioral Disorders and Treatments Pediatric Updates module.
Sample Question: 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 the reference to answer the questions (details above).