Module 1: Orientation to Contemporary Child Health Care in Iowa

Category: Child & Adolescent Health

There are two sections in this course:

  • Section 1: Contemporary Knowledge of Child Development
  • Section 2: Identifying and Assisting Children with Concerns

Intended Audience

Iowa Child Health Care Providers (CHCP), Pediatricians, Family Physicians, Physician Assistants, and Nurse Practitioners

Learning Objectives:

After completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • Differentiatebetween surveillance and screening and name one appropriate screening test for social/emotional development and one for Autism for children 18 months of age
  • Statethe three levels used in the Child Health & Development Record (CHDR) and where the most updated versions may be conveniently located and viewed
  • Describetwo 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

Pre-requisites/Learning Level

No pre-requisites

Competencies addressed

Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals identified

Domain 5: Community Dimensions of Practice Skills

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

CEUs Offered





Online Self-Pace


1 hour

Presenter(s) and/or Content Experts

Steven Wolfe, MD; Alfred Healy, MD

Technical requirements:

  • Adobe Acrobat Reader 
  • Flash Player 
  • Speakers

Registration requirements

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Creation and/or update

August 4, 2013