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Module 2 - Development

Goals:

The student will gain understanding about and learn how to assess children for the achievement of developmental milestones. 

Objectives:

Following the outpatient pediatric rotation, the student will be able to:

  1. Identify different areas of development to assess a child for (ex: gross motor, fine motor, speech, social skills, cognition)
  2. Identify ages at which certain key developmental milestones are met
  3. Name standardized developmental screening tools (ex: Ages & Stages, M-CHAT)
  4. Describe when and where to refer a patient with evidence of developmental delay

Resources:

M-CHAT        

Bright Futures

AAP: Identifying Infants and Young Children With Developmental Disorders in the Medical Home

Developmental Milestones

reviewed 02/2017