Child Development and Behavior
Child Development and Behavior

Child Development and Behavior

by Brian Alverson, MD
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This course covers developmental and behavioral problems in children. You will learn about attention deficit, autism, sleep problems, breath holding spells and toilet training. You will also benefit not only from a careful review of these topics but useful knowledge if they one day want to have their own children!

This course is for medical students, residents and physicians who are preparing for the USMLE Step 2 or Step 3 exam, studying for their clerkship Shelf Exam, or wishing to review the essential components of pediatrics.

Especially, you will:

  • Gain a thorough understanding of diagnosis and management of attention problems in children
  • Learn about autism, how to notice the diagnosis early, and how to intervene for these children
  • Learn about common behavioral problems in younger children

Brian Alverson, MD is the Director for the Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine at Hasbro Children's Hospital and Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Brown University in Providence, RI. He has been active in pediatric education and research for 15 years. He has won over 25 teaching awards at two Ivy League Medical Schools.

Course Details

  • Videos 10
  • Duration 0:42 h
  • Quiz questions 10
  • Articles 2

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Your Educators of course Child Development and Behavior

 Brian Alverson, MD

Brian Alverson, MD

Brian Alverson, MD is the Director for the Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine at Hasbro Children's Hospital and Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Brown University in Providence, RI. He has been active in pediatric education and research for 15 years.He has won over 25 teaching awards at two Ivy League Medical Schools. He is an author of the book "Step Up to Pediatrics" and over 40 peer reviewed articles. Dr. Alverson has extensive experience in preparing students for the USMLE exams and has test writing experience as well.


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Smooth passage through milestones
By Mahadevan S. on 16. December 2016 for Child Development and Behavior

Precise use of terms and definitions Practical suggestions with no information overload References of landmark publication or concise textbooks on the domain discussed will strenghten the reader's interest.