From a Nurse Practitioner standpoint:
*Explain a growth and development or psychosocial issue (OBESITY) that might present in adolescents.
*Explain an age-appropriate protocol for the diagnosis, management, and follow-up care of this issue.Include the epidemiology of the issue in your explanation.
*Explain how culture might impact the care of patient who present with the growth and development of psychosocial of obesity in adolescents.
Resources to be included:
Burns, C. E., Dunn, A. M., Brady, M. A., Starr, N. B., & Blosser, C. G. (2013). Pediatric primary care (5th ed.). Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier.
Hagan, J. F., Jr., Shaw, J. S., Duncan, P. M. (Eds.). (2008). Bright futures: Guidelines for health supervision of infants, children, and adolescents (3rd ed.). Elk Grove
Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics.