Mar 22, 2023
FCL 517 - Pediatric Diagnoses and Medical Terminology
Understanding of common pediatric diseases and diagnoses, medical terminology, childhood hospitalization, corrective pediatric care, hospital technology, and medical documentation relevant to work as a child life specialist. FCL 417 and FCL 517 are layered courses; students may not receive credit for both.
Prerequisite: admitted to Family and Child Life, MS Program.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Describe common childhood diseases, disorders, and treatment protocols using medical terminology.
- Identify childhood diseases and disorders and the impact they have on children and their families.
- Interpret and draft hospital documentation.
- Prepare step-by-step coping plans to support children and families with common childhood diseases.
- Synthesize current research related to child life and childhood diseases and summarize how it informs child life practice.
- Assemble resources for families for common childhood diseases (graduate level).
- Evaluate efficacy of existing interventions for common childhood diseases (graduate level).
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Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
Winter Locations Ellensburg
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