Mar 22, 2023  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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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.


Learner Outcomes:
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). 

Learner Outcomes Approval Date:

Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
Winter Locations Ellensburg

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