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380.641.01 PRENATAL AND INFANT GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT

Cancelled

Department:
Population, Family and Reproductive Health
Term:
1st term
Credits:
3 credits
Academic Year:
2013 - 2014
Location:
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Tu Th,  1:30 - 2:50pm
Auditors Allowed:
Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Contact:
Janet DiPietro
Course Instructors:

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Description:

Focuses on the core processes of physical growth and psychosocial development from conception through infancy. Addresses maturation, cognitive, social, and emotional development, and their assessment in the neonate and infant. Considers prenatal and postnatal risk factors for compromised growth and development, including the effects of prenatal teratogens and postnatal environmental factors.

Methods of Assessment:

Student evaluation based on two examinations and a short written assignment.

Instructor Consent:

Consent required for some students

Consent Note:

Undergraduates must have consent of the instructor before enrolling in the course.

For consent, contact:

jdipietr@jhsph.edu