Child Life (CLS)

CLS 401     Hospitalized Child     3 Credit Hours

This Hospitalized Child course is a requirement for those who would like to sit for Child Life Professional Certification Examination and become Certified Child Life Specialist. The course is taught by a Certified Child Life Specialist and focuses on children in the health care environment. Topics of study include: 1. Child Life documents, 2. Scope of practice, 3. Impact of illness, injury and health care on patients and families, 4. Family-centered care, 5. Therapeutic play and 6. Preparation. (W)

Can enroll if Class is Junior or Senior


An asterisk denotes that a course may be taken concurrently.

Frequency of Offering

The following abbreviations are used to denote the frequency of offering: (F) fall term; (W) winter term; (S) summer term; (F, W) fall and winter terms; (YR) once a year; (AY) alternating years; (OC) offered occasionally