2022–2023 Walden University Catalog (March 2022) 
    
    Sep 30, 2022  
2022–2023 Walden University Catalog (March 2022) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NURS 6800 - Advanced Pediatric Development and Behavior


(5 cr.)
This introductory course, designed for pediatric advanced practice nurses, introduces students to pediatric development and behavior. The course focuses on developmental and behavioral milestones, family systems, parenting styles, screening, surveillance, and assessment of infants, children, and adolescents. Management strategies, referral options as well as legal, ethical, and policy issues are discussed for children with normal development and behavior. The course also focuses on strategies for promoting wellness through anticipatory guidance of the child and family at each stage of development.
Prerequisites
  • NURS 6501
  • NURS 6512
  • NURS 6521



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