Paediatric Minor Illness – 7 & 14 December 2020
This course is suitable for healthcare professionals working in general practice and primary care settings who see and treat children.
This course will develop your knowledge and confidence in seeing and treating children who present with minor ailments.
Develop your skills in history taking and documentation
Understand that children are not little adults and require a more focussed assessment specific to their development
Develop clinical decision-making skills in assessing and treating a range of ailments.
Use a structured approach in assessing different body systems.
Recognise limitations of practice, red flags and when to seek advice or refer.
Learning Unit 1 : General
History taking and Documentation
Physical Examination of the child
Managing pyrexia and pain in children
Learning Unit 2 : Abdominal And Genitourinary
Abdominal Pain in children including diarrhoea, vomiting and nausea.
Managing UTI’s in children
Diabetes in children
Learning Unit 3: Dermatology
Clinical decision-making in rashes and skin conditions in children
Recognising and management of meningococcal diseases in children.
Managing Atopic eczema.
Learning Unit 4:Head, Eyes, Ears, Nose, Throat (HEENT)
Assessment of pain in children
Common ENT problems.
Diagnosis and management of otitis media , externa and glue ear.
Learning Unit 5 :Respiratory
Respiratory conditions. Asthma management in children.
CPD Hours : 20
Dr Jai Ghanapathy : Paediatric Consultant Hillingdon
Dr Charles Stewart, Emergency Paeds Consultant, Chelsea and Westminster Hosp
Jeshni Amblum-Almér: ANP Lecturer
- Pre-course workbook
- Skills Portfolio/Competency Document
- Audio files
- Short burst videos on specific topics
- Expert lecturers with extensive experience in paediatrics