Well-child visits can be very intimidating for new Nurse Practitioners, even if you love working with children. With a million questions to ask, a variety of developmental milestones to consider, vaccination schedules, and more – it’s easy to feel a lot of pressure not to miss anything in these visits.
This week, let’s talk about ways to come into these visits with tools to make it easier for you and to set your mind at ease.
✅ Top things to know for well-child visits
✅ My favorite resources for pedi milestones
✅ How to plan your well-child visit so that you don’t miss anything
✅ How to involve staff to help these visits go more smoothly
✅ A few simple questions to ask at any pediatric visit that will give you tons of information
Don’t feel like you need to know everything perfectly right away. These are visits that take a lot of practice and a lot of time to get comfortable with. Don’t give up! Prepare yourself, develop a strategy, and practice, practice, practice.
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