Medical Assistant Training Pediatric Assessment (Infant)






• Describe pre-procedure considerations related to this procedure.
Describe and demonstrate the preparation for this procedure.

Describe and demonstrate approaches for interacting with the infant and the parent/caregiver.

Describe and demonstrate how to measure an infant’s head circumference, length, and weight accurately.

Describe growth charts and their purpose.

Understand and apply Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) guidelines.

Understand correct post-procedure considerations.

Define and demonstrate correct documentation and plotting on growth charts.

Describe and demonstrate how to convert imperial to metric measurements and vice-versa.

Define and use related medical terminology.

Explain the Patient Privacy Rule (HIPAA), Patient Safety Act, and Patients’ Bill of Rights.

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