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 one page written summary. Support your findings with
references from your text, clinical manual and a nursing journal article using APA style (6th
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
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.