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Management of Pediatric and Adolescent Populations


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Course length

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Course level: Graduate

This combined theory and clinical course focuses on the management of normal and common pathological conditions for children from birth through adolescence, as an individual and as a family member. The course combines theory and clinical experiences to emphasize assessment, prevention, and management utilizing a holistic model of care. Growth and development, anticipatory guidance, and behavioral theories are emphasized. Identification and application of pharmacological therapies are incorporated. The effects of culture on development, parenting, and health care practices are also evaluated. This course provides the health care professional with the necessary strategies to address ethical issues specific to pediatric and adolescent populations.

What you'll learn

Course skills and outcomes

Infant Growth and Safety

Child and Adolescent Health and Social Issues

Neurologic, HEENT, and Respiratory Disorders

Gastrointestinal, Genitourinary, and Dermatologic Disorders

Cardiovascular Disorders, Infectious Diseases, and Immunizations

Hematologic and Orthopedic Disorders

Endocrine and Developmental/Behavioral Disorders

Review and Final Exam


Why take courses at University of Phoenix

Accreditation that matters

We’ve been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission ( for more than 40 years.

Real-world instructors

Learn from instructors who bring an average of 25 years of working experience to the classroom.

Affordable and potentially reimbursable

Our tuition and fees are competitive and fixed. Also, check to see if your employer will cover you for this course.

Next Steps

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Transfer Credits

Credit Transfer

Credit Transfer

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