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Sobre este curso

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This course will provide the knowledge and tools for the primary care clinician to identify children at risk for developmental delays, and to refer them for appropriate therapeutic and diagnostic services. Using text, case-based learning, videos, and screencasts, this course will provide the knowledge and tools necessary to perform recommended developmental screening and surveillance and to refer at-risk children for Early Intervention services.

Pre- and post-course surveys will help us to understand how this course affects clinicians' knowledge and their confidence in using these skills. Please take the brief pre-survey before you begin. Short knowledge questions will check your learning along the way.

Target Audience

Family Medicine & Community Health, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, and affiliated professions in healthcare, mental health, education and social service providing care to infants, young children, and their families.


The Stanford University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Stanford University School of Medicine designates this enduring for a maximum of 2.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

If you would like to earn CME credit from Stanford University School of Medicine for participating in this course, please review the information here prior to beginning the activity."

Lo que aprenderás

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  • To differentiate developmental screening from developmental surveillance
  • To discuss the American Academy of Pediatrics recommendations for routine developmental screening and surveillance, and develop a plan for implementing them in your practice setting
  • To interpret and implement routine developmental screening in your practice
  • To describe eligibility criteria for Early Intervention services , and understand what services are available through Early Intervention
  • To recognize when and how to make Early Intervention referrals in your geographic area
  • To read and explain an Individualized Family Service Plan
  • To effectively communicate with and support families through the process of developmental screening and Early Intervention referral

Plan de estudios

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Overview of the Course Structure

Module 1: Introduction

Module 2: Developmental Screening and Surveillance

This module will present the developmental surveillance and screening protocol recommended by the American Academy Pediatrics. Case-based learning will guide the learner through realistic case-based scenarios and prepare them to implement a surveillance and screening protocol in their work setting. The modules guide the learner through the process of selecting and using developmental screeners that are widely available in the community.

Module 3: Early Intervention - IDEA Part C

This module will immerse the learner in the world of Early Intervention. This module will examine the Early Intervention process after a referral has been placed. Through live interviews with Early Intervention providers and parents, screencasts, and videos, we will review how to communicate with families about Early Intervention services, how the Early Intervention process unfolds, and how to read an Individualized Family Service Plan.

Module 4: Conclusion

Conoce a tus instructores

David Ansel
Clinical Associate Professor
Division of Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics
Christina Buysse
Clinical Associate Professor
Stanford University
Richard Sapp
Medical Student
Stanford University School of Medicine

¿Quién puede hacer este curso?

Lamentablemente, las personas de uno o más de los siguientes países o regiones no podrán registrarse para este curso: Irán, Cuba y la región de Crimea en Ucrania. Si bien edX consiguió licencias de la Oficina de Control de Activos Extranjeros de los EE. UU. (U.S. Office of Foreign Assets Control, OFAC) para ofrecer nuestros cursos a personas en estos países y regiones, las licencias que hemos recibido no son lo suficientemente amplias como para permitirnos dictar este curso en todas las ubicaciones. edX lamenta profundamente que las sanciones estadounidenses impidan que ofrezcamos todos nuestros cursos a cualquier persona, sin importar dónde viva.