This course is designed to provide the learner with an overview of growth and development, encompassing physical, cognitive, and psychosocial changes that occur from conception through late adulthood. This course will include an introduction to the human development theories common to all people, as well as five ways in which the population differs from others. The learner will gain hands-on experience through precepted direct patient care of individuals within the context of family. Evidence-based practice is interwoven with practical applications to parenting, teaching, healthcare, and public policy. This course will provide didactic and hands-on practice with guidelines for health supervision of infants, children, and adolescents. This course has 81 hours of precepted clinical and is 40% didactic and 60% direct patient care.