Introduction: Understanding how a child grows and develops, allows the Pediatric Technician to care for the child physically, academically and emotionally while putting into prospective the expectations of each year of life.
Children, as well as their families, benefit from the care of people who fully comprehend how the mind of a child thinks! Including the differences between willful and appropriate age behavior, as well as the advantages and benefits of proper discipline, for each age group.
The module explains the differences between the healthy normal child, the care of these children during normal childhood illness, and the trauma of emergency situations that may affect their way of living.
As the program progresses we emphasize the fundamentals of nursing care for the disabled child, including observations, assessments and care plans. Inclusive of their’ related goals and outcomes. Demonstrations of how a child travels through the educational system, the dynamics that affect their social lives, and expectations that they should be able to meet is important!Meeting the requirements of the IEP, and IDEA is amazingly important for them, for it is then that these children’ can live in this world accepted as unique individuals; with a disability!
During this component the student will also be educated in the signs and symptoms of physical and emotional abuse and neglect.Incorporating behavioral changes that may be exhibited by sexual abuse and incest, the role of individuals as a primary protector of children, and how to report this problem, while becoming a trusted confidant for these little ones.
The student will be able to identify normal childhood maturity as they age from infant to young adult.This includes the mental, behavioral and physical aspects of the child.
Score required: 85% or better on the quiz.
Caring For Your School-Age Child, Ages 5 to 12. American Academy of Pediatrics, The Complete And Authoritative Guiderevised edition1999 Edward L. Schor, MD, Editor In Chief F.A.A.P., Bantam Books.American Academy of Pediatrics, ISBN#0-553-37992-5
Caring For Your Teenager, The Complete And Authoritative Guide, 1st Edition, 2003, Donald E. Greydanus, MD., F.A.A. P. Editor in Chief, and Philip Bashe. ISBN# 0-553-37996-8
The term Certified Pediatric Technician is a registered trademark. All curriculum produced from this program is privately owned copywritten material. The National Certified Pediatric Technician Insitute & Association is a 501 (C) (3) Institution to which a tax- deductible contribution is permitted by law. Fed. Tax ID # 22-384-6018. Please make a tax- deductible contribution to NCPTI&A and support the education of child care providers who are certified as Pediatric Technicians.
As such, we are now accepting Association Friends Memberships. If your association or company would like to join as a member, there is a donation of $50 per year. This fee will assist in the payment of any student unable to pay for themselves. Not only does this help a prospective student, in the long run it will assist every disabled child. For more information, see www.pediatrictechnician.us ‘ Donations may be made by Pay Pal.