General Measurement and Growth
Web-based modules cover growth fundamentals, how to use and interpret the revised growth charts, how to calculate BMI, as well as the equipment and technique related to weighing and measuring infants and children. Approximately 2 hours.
HRSA MCHB with links to CDC related modules
Growth Charts for Preterm Infants (Babson and Benda, 2003)
Downloadable preterm infant growth chart with instruction for plotting.
A Health Professional's Guide to Pediatric Oral Health Management
Web-based modules cover how to identify and monitor children at-risk for early childhood caries and to how to ensure appropriate follow-up. Approximately 2.5 hours.
American Academy of Pediatrics Policy Statements
Current AAP Policy Statements on multiple issues, e.g. Vision Screening Guidelines in Infants and Young Children, Safe Sleep Practices for Infants Guidelines.
Hearing, Vision and Oral Health Screening Tutorial
Excellent website from the Minnesota Department of Health. Offers teaching modules on hearing, vision and oral health screening procedures for infants and young children. At the Minnesota Dept. of Health webpage under Hearing and Vision Screening, click on "Trainings" and then scroll down to the listing of hearing and vision screening tutorials. Click on either one and scroll down to a menu of screenings that includes oral health and lead screening.
Resources for no-cost infant eye assessment
Ages and Stages Questionnaires (ASQ-3) and ASQ Social Emotional
ASQ is a validated tool for screening children for developmental delays during the crucial first five years of life. Parents complete the series of 21 different questionnaires and the results provide the Babies First nurse with information to make appropriate referrals for further assessment/diagnosis and appropriate intervention.
Download colorful ready-to-print activity stickers sized for Avery labels.
The M-CHAT is validated for screening toddlers, between 16 and 30 months of age, to assess risk for autism spectrum disorders (ASD). This website provides the screening tool, the scoring instructions, and guidelines for use of the M-CHAT tool.
Is My Baby OKAY? Motor Development
Pathways Awareness Foundation. Learn to recognize indicators of abnormal physical movement patterns through observation. Supports the use of the Infant Motor Screen (IMS). Download supporting materials at the Pathways website at www.pathwaysawareness.org. Approximately 30 minutes.