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Date:
September 29, 2022
Time:
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Location:
Central Public Health Center
Address:
111 N County Farm Road
Wheaton, IL 60187
Contact:
630-221-7561
Email:
Cost:
$50.00 Payment is due 48 hours prior to the class date
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Pediatric Physical Assessment Training

Thursday, September 29, 2022

To refine PHN physical examination skills used in assessing the health, growth and development of infants and children from birth to 2 years. Please view this video prior to the day of the training: https://uthvideo.uth.tmc.edu/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=1eeb71ad-dfcc-4a61-b518-94e1a6565113

Outline: 

  1. Developing rapport while assessing general appearance; Cultural considerations; “Quiet to Active” approach to exam. 
  2. Vital Signs and Pain Assessment in infants and toddlers 
  3. Newborns:  Assessments specific to neonatal period. Red flags in neonatal period. 
  4. Body system assessment: Expected findings correlated with pediatric physiological differences from adult; normal variants; concerning variants requiring further evaluation; and abnormal findings requiring urgent medical evaluation. 
    1. Begin with heart & lungs 
    2. Abdomen 
    3. Genitalia 
    4. Skin & lymph nodes 
    5. Musculo-skeletal 
    6. Neuro-developmental; Range of normal for milestones. 
    7. HEENT last 
  5. Red flags for abuse and/or neglect.  

6.0 CEUs: Nurses, Counselors, Social Workers

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