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- Describe the stages of growth and development.
- Review the factors affecting growth and development.
- Outline the methods for growth measurements and standard screening tools for developmental assessment.
- Explain how interprofessional collaboration and communication can improve patient outcomes when assessing a patient's physical development.
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- Authors: Palanikumar Balasundaram
- Editors: Indirapriya Darshini Avulakunta
- Editors-In-Chief: Chaddie Doerr
Chief Medical Reviewer: Manan Shah
- Nurse Planner/Reviewer/Editor:Sandra Coleman
- Nurse Planner/Reviewer/Editor:Bernadette M. Makar
- Nurse Planner/Reviewer/Editor:Dorothy Caputo
- Pharmacy Planner/Reviewer/Editor:Mark V. Pellegrini
- Physician Planner/Reviewer/Editor:Scott C. Dulebohn
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As a Jointly Accredited Organization, Continuing Education, Inc. is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. Regulatory boards are the final authority on the courses accepted for continuing education credit. Social workers completing this course receive «Credits1» Clinical continuing education credits.
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