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).