Pediatric Screening Chart based on AAP recommendations

Newborn

  • Wt, Ht, HC, wt for length

1 month

  • Wt, Ht, HC, wt for length
  • Newborn screen results
  • PPD if screen positive

2 months

  • Wt, Ht, HC, wt for length

4 months

  • Wt, Ht, HC, wt for length

6 months

  • Wt, Ht, HC, wt for length
  • PPD if screen positive
  • Lead test if screen positive

9 months

  • Wt, Ht, HC, wt for length
  • Developmental screening (Ages/Stages)
  • Lead test if screen positive

12 months

  • Wt, Ht, HC, wt for length
  • Hgb
  • PPD if screen positive
  • Lead test if Medicaid or screen positive
  • Dental referral

15 months

  • Wt, Ht, HC, wt for length

18 months

  • Wt, Ht, HC, wt for length
  • Developmental screening (Ages/Stages)
  • MCHAT
  • Lead test if screen positive

24 months

  • Wt, Ht, HC, BMI
  • Hgb if Medicaid
  • MCHAT
  • PPD if screen positive
  • Lead test if Medicaid or screen positive
  • Dyslipidemia screening

30 months

  • Wt, Ht, BMI
  • Developmental screening (Ages/Stages)

3 years

  • Wt, Ht, BMI
  • BP
  • Vision (if patient uncooperative, rescreen within 6 months)
  • PPD if screen positive
  • Lead test if screen positive

4 years

  • Wt, Ht, BMI
  • BP
  • Vision
  • Hearing
  • PPD if screen positive
  • Lead test if screen positive
  • Dyslipidemia screening

5 years

  • Wt, Ht, BMI
  • BP
  • Vision
  • Hearing
  • PPD if screen positive
  • Lead test if screen positive

6 years

  • Wt, Ht, BMI
  • BP
  • Vision
  • Hearing
  • PPD if screen positive
  • Lead test if screen positive
  • Dyslipidemia screening

7 years

  • Wt, Ht, BMI
  • BP
  • Vision if concerns or has sports PE form
  • Hearing if concerns or has sports PE form
  • PPD if screen positive

8 years

  • Wt, Ht, BMI
  • BP
  • Vision
  • Hearing
  • PPD if screen positive
  • Dyslipidemia screening

9 years

  • Wt, Ht, BMI
  • BP
  • Vision if concerns or has sports PE form
  • Hearing if concerns or has sports PE form
  • PPD if screen positive
  • Cholesterol test
  • Hgb for menstruating females

10 years

  • Wt, Ht, BMI
  • BP
  • Vision
  • Hearing
  • PPD if screen positive
  • Cholesterol test (if not previously done)
  • Hgb for menstruating females

11 years

  • Wt, Ht, BMI
  • BP
  • Vision if concerns or has sports PE form
  • Hearing if concerns or has sports PE form
  • PPD if screen positive
  • Cholesterol test (if not previously done)
  • Hgb for menstruating females
  • Alcohol/Drug use screening, Sexual activity screening
  • Depression screening

12 years

  • Wt, Ht, BMI
  • BP
  • Vision
  • Hearing if concerns or has sports PE form
  • PPD if screen positive
  • Hgb for menstruating females
  • Dyslipidemia screening
  • Alcohol/Drug use screening, Sexual activity screening
  • Depression screening

13 years

  • Wt, Ht, BMI
  • BP
  • Vision if concerns or has sports PE form
  • Hearing if concerns or has sports PE form
  • PPD if screen positive
  • Hgb for menstruating females
  • Dyslipidemia screening
  • Alcohol/Drug use screening, Sexual activity screening
  • Depression screening

14 years

  • Wt, Ht, BMI
  • BP
  • Vision if concerns or has sports PE form
  • Hearing if concerns or has sports PE form
  • PPD if screen positive
  • Hgb for menstruating females
  • Dyslipidemia screening
  • Alcohol/Drug use screening, Sexual activity screening
  • Depression screening

15 years

  • Wt, Ht, BMI
  • BP
  • Vision
  • Hearing if concerns or has sports PE form
  • PPD if screen positive
  • Dyslipidemia screening
  • Alcohol/Drug use screening, Sexual activity screening
  • Hgb for menstruating females
  • Depression screening

16 years

  • Wt, Ht, BMI
  • BP
  • Vision if concerns or has sports PE form
  • Hearing if concerns or has sports PE form
  • PPD if screen positive
  • Hgb for menstruating females
  • Dyslipidemia screening
  • Alcohol/Drug use screening, Sexual activity screening
  • Depression screening

17 years

  • Wt, Ht, BMI
  • BP
  • Vision if concerns or has sports PE form
  • Hearing if concerns or has sports PE form
  • PPD if screen positive
  • Hgb for menstruating females
  • Dyslipidemia screening
  • Alcohol/Drug use screening, Sexual activity screening
  • Depression screening

18 years

  • Wt, Ht, BMI
  • BP
  • Vision
  • Hearing if concerns or has sports PE form
  • PPD if screen positive
  • Cholesterol
  • Hgb for menstruating females
  • Alcohol/Drug use screening, Sexual activity screening
  • Depression screening

19 years

  • Wt, Ht, BMI
  • BP
  • Vision if concerns or has sports PE form
  • Hearing if concerns or has sports PE form
  • PPD if screen positive
  • Cholesterol (if not already done)
  • Hgb for menstruating females
  • Alcohol/Drug use screening, Sexual activity screening
  • Depression screening

20 years

  • Wt, Ht, BMI
  • BP
  • Vision if concerns or has sports PE form
  • Hearing if concerns or has sports PE form
  • PPD if screen positive
  • Cholesterol (if not already done)
  • Hgb for menstruating females
  • Alcohol/Drug use screening, Sexual activity screening
  • Depression screening

21 years

  • Wt, Ht, BMI
  • BP
  • Vision if concerns or has sports PE form
  • Hearing if concerns or has sports PE form
  • PPD if screen positive
  • Cholesterol (if not already done)
  • Hgb for menstruating females
  • Alcohol/Drug use screening, Sexual activity screening
  • Referral to GYN for cervical dysplasia screening
  • Depression screening

KEY

Wt = weight
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Ht = height
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HC = head circumference
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PPD = Tuberculosis skin testing
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Hgb = Hemoglobin (test for anemia)
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MCHAT = Modified Checklist for Autism in Toddlers
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BMI = body mass index
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BP = blood pressure
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PE = physical exam