Visiting Students, Residents and Fellows Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics
Visiting Students, Residents and Fellows Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics

Educational Objectives: Expansion of classical neurological exam to include Primitive Reflex Profile. Developmental Assessment (using MDAT) for children suspected of developmental CP, MR, LD and neurologically based behavior disorders. Understanding of multidisciplinary evaluation and treatment of children and families with chronic problems such as Cerebral Palsy, mental retardation and learning disabilities.

Responsible Faculty: Sarah Nyp, MD

Administrative Contact: Shasta Hallock (slhallock@cmh.edu), (816) 234-3674

Contact Person: Amanda Walls (alwalls@cmh.edu), (816) 346-1367

Elective Duration: One month

Prerequisites: No

Description: Student required to view Primitive Reflex Profile - videotape (Hopkins). MDAT - videotape (University of Oklahoma). The Pediatrician and the Developmentally Disabled Child. Overview to Developmental Pediatrics for the Practicing Physician.

All students rotating in this elective will have the opportunity to work with and learn from all attending physicians in the department. 

Calls: No

Criteria for Passing:   Satisfactory performance on the clinical evaluation.

Criteria for Honors:   Outstanding performance on the clinical evaluation.

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