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Identify and describe any risks and consider what further  information you would need to gain a full understanding of the child’s  health

For this Assignment, you will  consider examples of children with  various weight issues. You will explore how you could effectively gather  information and encourage parents and caregivers to be proactive about  their children’s health and weight. 

 Review Learning Resources and consider factors that impact  the validity and reliability of various assessment tools and diagnostic  tests. You also will review examples of pediatric patients and their  families as it relates to BMI. 

  • Based on the risks you might identify consider what further  information you would need to gain a full understanding of the child’s  health. Think about how you could gather this information in a sensitive  fashion.
  • Consider how you could encourage parents or caregivers to be proactive toward the child’s health.

  (3–4 pages, not including title and reference pages):

Assignment: Child Health Case: 8 year old overweight male foster child with normal weight foster parents and overweight biological parents
Include the following:

  • An explanation of the health issues and risks that are relevant to the child you were assigned.
  • Describe additional information you would need in order to further assess his or her weight-related health.
  • Identify and describe any risks and consider what further  information you would need to gain a full understanding of the child’s  health. Think about how you could gather this information in a sensitive  fashion.
  • Taking into account the parents’ and caregivers’ potential  sensitivities, list at least three specific questions you would ask  about the child to gather more information.
  • Provide at least two strategies you could employ to encourage the  parents or caregivers to be proactive about their child’s health and  weight.