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Babies First! Educational Links

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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.


Growth Charts for Preterm Infants (Babson and Benda, 2003)


Guidance for Public Health Nurses on the mandatory "non-accidental" injury reporting requirement (ORS 146.750)


Home Visiting with Substance Abusing Families Training


A Health Professional's Guide to Pediatric Oral Health Management


American Academy of Pediatrics Policy and Clinical Guidelines Statements


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.


The Oregon Center for Children and Youth with Special Health Needs (OCCYSHN)


M-CHAT Resources


National Resource Center on Domestic Violence


Videos

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).