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NOTE: This course provides less than 1 hour of continuing education credit and will not be accepted in states that require CE courses to provide a minimum of 1 hour of continuing education in a single learning session (e.g., Florida). For information on current CE requirements in your state, consult your state's licensure board for nurses.

This program is the second in a series of six focusing on age-specific care. This program evaluates the age-specific considerations that healthcare workers should be aware of for toddlers through teens, and offers guidance on specific aspects of care.

To complete this activity, you must do the following:

  • Read the Overview and Course Objectives.
  • Study the Terminology.
  • Study the Content.
  • Complete the Post Test with a passing score of 80% or more.

    This workbook evaluates age-specific care considerations for toddlers through teens. The material is organized around the following categories:

  • Introduction
  • Young Toddler: 1 year to 18 months
  • Older Toddler: 18 months to 3 years
  • Pre-Schooler: 3 to 5 years
  • School Age: 5 to 8 years
  • Pre-Teens: 8 to 12 years
  • Early Teens: 13-15 years
  • Late Teens: 15-18 years
  • Conclusion

    The purpose of this program is to provide nurses and other healthcare professionals with valuable information and guidance about the age-specific care of children from the toddler years through the teenage years.

    After completing this course, the learner should be able to:

  • Describe the importance of age-specific care for toddlers through teens.
  • Explain cultural and language differences that exist among patient populations.
  • Describe age-specific care, nursing considerations and safety measures for young toddlers (1 year to 18 months), older toddlers (18 months to 3 years), pre-schoolers (3 to 5 years), school-age children (5 to 8 years), pre-teens (8 to 12 years), early teens (13 to 15 years), and late teens (15 to 18 years).

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