Early Childhood Development; Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes for the Nurse Home Visitor

January 22, 2021

This activity was created to support the Nurse Family Partnership outcome related to helping families "improve child health and development" The program will address theories related to early childhood development (prenatal to 24 months), review screening for developmental delays, provide strategies to enhance screening and identify resources to support families throughout their child's growth and development.

Target Audience

This program was designed to support nurses who work with pregnant women and mothers with very young children. The majority of participants will be Nurse Home Visitors with the Nurse-Family Partnership Program. However, the information presented would be useful to any nurse or professional working with families with young children.

Learning Objectives

Define attachment, cognitive, behavioral, social learning, ecologica systems, sociocultural and prevention theories of early childhood development.

Discuss stage 1 and 2 of Erickson's Stages of psychosocial development.

Describe the purpose of ASQ-3 and AsQ-SE screening.

Identify resources available to share with families after screening.

Identify referral sources if screening indicates a need.

Describe the value of Partners in Parenting Education in supporting the child's development.

Relate DANCE categories to early childhood development theories.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.50 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
Course opens: 
01/04/2021
Course expires: 
02/15/2021
Event starts: 
01/22/2021 - 11:00am
Event ends: 
01/22/2021 - 12:30pm
UPMC Home Healthcare of Central Pennsylvania Nurse Family Partnership Program
Altoona, PA
United States
+1 (814) 360-6570

Virtual meeting using Microsoft Teams

Travel

n/a

This program will be facilitated by Patricia Allen Doty, RN, MSN, IBCLC.

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the University of Pittsburgh and The Jewish Healthcare Foundation. The University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Available Credit

  • 1.50 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
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Required Hardware/software

Microsoft Teams