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F.L.

VARGAS COLLEGE
Bagay Road, Caritan Centro
Tuguegarao City, Cagayan Valley
COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES
Bachelor of Science in Midwifery
COURSE SYLLABUS
Course Name
Course credits
Course Description
Contact Hours/Week
Prerequisite
Course Objectives

CARE OF CHILDREN IN EARLY CHILDHOOD


3 units
It focuses on the care of children, their growth and development, diseases
and conditions affecting them.
3 hours/week
M 102
At the end of the course and after participating actively in all learning
activities designed for the course, the student will be able to:
1. Discuss the normal growth and development of children.
2. Identify the nutritional requirements of the growing child
3. Assess conditions children with specific disorders
4. Identify disease conditions affecting children
5. Render care to ill children.

Course Outline and Time Frame

Course Content/Subject Matter

Week 1 Week 4
(PRELIMS)

I. Introduction
A. Definition And Scope Of Child Health Care
B. Community Child Health Care
C. Primary Health Care Approach to Child Health
II. The Toddler
A. Growth And Development Of The Toddler
Physical Growth
Developmental Milestones

Week 5- Week 9
(Midterms)

Week 10-14
(Semifinals)

Week 15-18
(Finals)

- Language Development
- Emotional Development
- Cognitive Development
B. Health Promotion Of The Toddler And Family
C. Promoting Toddler Safety
D. Nutritional Health
E. Promoting Development In Daily Activities
F. Parental Concerns During The Toddler Period
G. Concerns Of The Family With A Physically Challenged Or Chemically Ill
Toddler
III. The Preschooler
A. Health Development
B. Growth And Development
- Physical Growth
C. Developmental Milestones
D. Developmental Tasks
E. Health Promotion Of The Preschooler And Family
F. Nutritional Health
G. Promoting Development In Daily Activities
H. Parental Concerns
I. Concerns Of The Family With A Physically Challenged Or Chemically Ill
Toddler
IV. The Toddler/Preschooler With:
Physical / Developmental Disorder
Respiratory Disorder
Common Childhood Infectious Disorder/Diseases
Disorder of the Eyes/Ears
Traumatic Injury

REFERENCES:
Piliterri, Adelle, Maternal and Child Health Nursing, Lippincott 2010
Del Mundo, Fe, Textbook of Pediatrics and Child Health, JMC Press
COURSE REQUIREMENT:

Attendance & Class Participation


Paper Requirements
GRADING SYSTEM WITH FORMULA:
Cumulative grading system will be utilized in computation of your grades, this will be computed using the
format below:
Prelim Grade:
Class Standing + Average Quiz + Periodic Exams/3
Midterm Grade:
Class Standing + Average Quiz + Periodic Exams/3
Cumulative Midterm Grade:
[Prelim Grade + 2 (Midterm Grade)] / 3
Semi finals Grade:
Class Standing + Average Quiz + Periodic Exams/3
Cumulative Semi finals Grade:
[Cumulative Midterm Grade + 2 (Semi finals Grade)] / 3
Final Grade:
Class Standing + Average Quiz + Periodic Exams/3
Cumulative Final Grade:
[Cumulative Semi finals Grade + 2 (Final Grade)] / 3
*CS (class standing) is composed of attendance & attitude, pre-test, recitation, assignments, paper output and
other requirements
CLASSROOM POLICIES:
1. No radios/cellphones/other electronic gadgets are allowed in class
2. Foods and beverages are not permitted in the classroom. This includes plate lunches, drinks, candy, etc.
Whether opened or not.
CONSULTATION HOURS:
Wednesday 1:00-5:00 pm
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Noted by:

Approved by: