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why is it so important for nurses to understand growth & development

screen for delays
anticipatory guidance (expectations)
techniques & communication
developing appropriately
play (helps to see whether child is playing as should)

2

when we find a delay what should we do with it

early intervention programs

3

when do babies start to walk

12-15 months

4

pre-operational thought process; believe in magical thinking

blow the pain away

5

**what is a busy box**

***sensory stimulation for an infant***
important for optimal development of an infant

6

when should i introduce a tricycle?

3 - (3 wheels)

7

14 months old have latex balloons

no - choking hazard

8

teething begins at

6 months of age

9

age to introduce push/pull toys

18 months

10

a baby develops horizontally from mid-line up, known as

proximal distal development - from center-out

11

one of the most important environmental factors affecting growth

nutrition

12

when do infants walking reflex disappear

8 weeks

13

pincer grasp

9 mos

14

walking begins at

12-15 months

15

head to toe growth pattern in children

cephalocaudal

16

example of cephalocaudal development

using hands before walking

17

example of proximal distal development

shoulder movement and palmar grasp before pincer grasp

18

age at which your one-half of your adult height

2 years old

19

when does baby develop binocular vision

4 weeks it begins - focuses on object
4 months well established

20

what is pseudostrabismus

one eye drifts, one eye is focused; if last up to 6 years can cause amblyopia

21

what is amblyopia***

blindness (lazy eye shuts down images)

22

at what age do you make a referral for head lag

6 months

23

sensory motor phase baby does what?

puts things in mouth
give teething ring

24

teething begins at

6 months