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Date

2016

Abstract

An evaluation of screen time and media use in children. This project looks to education healthcare practitioners about the effects of current media practices in the United States on children. A presentation was given to healthcare practitioners at a family medicine practice and a brochure was created to distribute to families in the waiting room. Practitioners reported an increase in knowledge regarding the subject of screen time in children, an increase in their comfort level in in discussing these effects with patients, and increase in their ability to effectively communicate the media guidelines of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Clinical Site

Hinesburg Family Practice

Keywords

screen time, pediatrics, children, media

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Disciplines

Communication Technology and New Media | Community Health | Medical Education | Medical Humanities | Pediatrics | Primary Care | Social Media