Guidelines for the Developmental Assessment Assignment
*Select a pediatric client from (infancy through adolescence). You may select an assigned client in clinical or a child in your community. Discuss your findings and include the following aspects of the child’s development in a five pages written summary. Support your findings with references from your text, clinical manual and a nursing journal article using APA style (6th Ed.).
Do not include names of the children or parent or any of their identification information. Maintain the child and parents confidentiality.
In your paper discuss the following:
*• Review of the child’s growth and development including physical, cognitive, developmental milestone achievements.
*• Identify nutritional needs attainment of proper nutrition.
*• Discuss parent child interaction, communication and discipline; including play and recreational activities.
*• Identify and discuss any cultural implications on this child’s development.
*• Recognize child safety strategies use in the child environment or the lack thereof.
*Please pay attention to your presentation, grammar and writing. Submit your paper to your clinical faculty by the due date. This is a graded course requirement.
*The developmental assessment paper must be no more than 5 pages in length including the title and reference pages. The paper must be written in APA format using the 6th Ed.
A link to APA format information is posted in the announcement section. You may contact the college library and/or the writing center for assistance. Submit your paper by the due date by 11/20/18.
*Please use resources from Maternity and pediatric textbook by Ricci, Kyle, Carman 3rd edition
*Wong clinical manual of pediatric nursing eight edition
*It should come in a format that is editable if need be.