Module 1: Orientation to Contemporary Child Health Care in Iowa

Course Summary

1. Title: Module 1: Orientation to
Contemporary Child Health Care in Iowa

2. Keywords/Themes: Child Development, Social
and Emotional Health, Well-Child Supervision, Iowa Child Health Development
Record (CHDR), Surveillance, Autism, Ages & Stages Questionnaire (ASQ-3)  

Course Description:

There are two
sections in this course:


Section 1: Contemporary Knowledge of Child Development


Section 2: Identifying and Assisting Children with Concerns

4. Intended Audience:  Iowa
Child Health Care Providers (CHCP), Pediatricians, Family Physicians, Physician
Assistants, and Nurse Practitioners

5. Learning Objectives:

After completing this section, participants
will be able to:

  • Differentiate between surveillance and screening and name one
    appropriate screening test for social/emotional development and one for
    Autism for children 18 months of age,
  • State the three levels used in the Child Health &
    Development Record (CHDR) and where the most updated versions may be
    conveniently located and viewed, and, 
  • Describe two important reasons knowledge of a mother’s
    emotional status in the months following birth may assist a CHCP to
    enhance the child’s social-emotional health.

6. Pre-requisites/Learning Level: No pre-requisites

7. Competencies addressed:

Core Competencies for Public Health
Professionals identified:

Domain 5: Community Dimensions of Practice

5A2. Recognizes relationships that are affecting health in
a community (e.g., relationships among health departments, hospitals, community
health centers, primary care providers, schools, community-based organizations,
and other types of organizations)

5A5. Collaborates with community partners to improve health in a community
(e.g., participates in committees, shares data and information, connects people
to resources) 

8. CEUs Offered: None

9. Cost: Free

10. Modality/format: Online Self-Pace

11. Length:  1 hour

12. Presenter(s) and/or Content
Experts: Steven Wolfe, MD; Alfred Healy, MD

13. Technical requirements:

  • Adobe Acrobat Reader 
  • Flash Player 
  • Speakers

14. Registration requirements: Register a free account

15. Creation and/or update: August 4, 2013