Behavioral Pediatrics for Advanced Practice Nursing: Clinical Practicum
This practicum focuses on the assessment and management of behavioral disorders in children and adolescents in a variety of community settings. Here the student will develop skills to assess children with behavioral disorders, to formulate a working diagnosis, to design management plans of care, and to collaborate with other health professionals. Students utilize their knowledge of development, environmental factors, family dynamics, and behavioral disorders in the child and adolescent. The student will demonstrate the ability to recognize, assess, treat and refer children with behavioral problems. This is one of three required courses for the subspecialty, Behavioral Pediatrics for Advanced Practice Nursing.