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Hemoglobin Screening: Data Collection, Assessment and Implications

Course Summary

1. Title: Hemoglobin Screening: Data collection,
Assessment, and Implications

2. Keywords/Themes: Hemoglobin (hb),
hematocrit (hct), iron deficiency anemia, screening schedule, blood test, blood
collection, personal protective equipment, hand hygiene, risk criteria for
anemia, causes of iron deciciency,  

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Course Description:

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Hemoglobin Screening: Data Collection, Assessment and Implications - 2017

Collage of blood stick variations

There are four sections in this course:

  • Section 1: State Policy – Collection Schedule
  • Section 2: Collection Technique/Universal Precautions
  • Section 3: Hemoglobin Reference Ranges and Related Health Conditions
  • Section 4: Critical Thinking Application of Hematological Data Collection and Assessment

There are review questions at the end of each section. These review questions will provide you with an opportunity to apply the knowledge and...

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WHO Growth Chart Training

Course Summary

1. Title: WHO Growth Chart Training

2. Keywords/Themes: World Health Organization
(WHO), WHO growth standards, CDC growth reference, WHO Multicenter Growth
Reference Study (MGRS), infant feeding,

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Course Description:

This
course was developed by the CDC to train health care providers and others who
measure and assess child growth on how to use the World Health Organization
(WHO) growth standards to...

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CDC BMI-for-Age Growth Chart Training

The CDC BMI-for-age growth reference charts described in this training course apply only to children and teens aged 2 years to 20 years. There are five sections in this course:

  • Section 1:What is Body Mass Index (BMI)
  • Section 2:Using BMI-for-age as a Screening Tool
  • Section 3:Steps to Plot and Interpret BMI-for-age
  • Section 4:References and Resources
  • Section 5:Glossary

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Accurately Weighing and Measuring Infants, Children and Adolescents: Technique

With the availability of the WHO Growth Standards, this is an opportune time for all pediatric health care providers to re-evaluate the tools they use and the approach they have in their clinical setting for measurement, plotting and interpretation of growth charts.

This module reviews techniques for measuring and recording infant length, weight, and head circumference and reviews the technique for obtaining and recording weight and stature for children and adolescents.

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Module 3: Autism – Screening, Treatment, and Vaccine Controversy

Toddler stacking canned goods from a cupboard

This course covers autism - screening, treatment, and vaccine controversy. The content is presented based on the following topics: 

  • Terminology
  • History
  • Prevalence
  • Etiology
  • Clinical Signs
  • Identification and Diagnosis
  • Management

Intended Audience

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

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Module 2: Healthy Social, Emotional & Behavioral Development

Young boy looking out of window

There are two sections in this course:

  • Section 1: Healthy Child Development
  • Section 2: Understanding Social Behaviors

Intended Audience

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

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this part, you will be able to:

  • Clearly Stateat least three reasons early identification of signs/symptoms...
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Module 1: Orientation to Contemporary Child Health Care in Iowa

A smiling boy in a pile of leaves

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...
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Nutrition and Oral Health for Children

Course Summary

1. Title: Nutrition and Oral Health for
Children

2. Keywords/Themes: aberrant dentin,
achondroplasia, Angelman syndrome, angular cheiltis, anorexia nervosa, bulimia
nervosa, bruxism, cachexia, calculus, candidiasis, deLange syndrome, dentin,
dentifrice, diabetes, Down syndrome, early intervention services, enamel
hypoplasia, fetal alcohol syndrome, fragile X...

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Nutrition for Children with Special Health Care Needs

Course Summary

1. Title: Nutrition for Children with Special
Health Care Needs

2. Keywords/Themes:

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Course Description:

The
Pacific West MCH Distance Learning Network was developed in response to the
identified training needs of maternal and child health practitioners providing
nutrition services in the Pacific West Cluster and to the MCHB continuing
education program priority established in maternal and child...

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