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Paediatric Minor Illness – 22 March 2020

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This course is suitable for healthcare professionals working in general practice and primary care settings who see and treat children.

Aims

This course will develop your knowledge and confidence in seeing and treating children who present with minor ailments.

Objectives

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.

Topic

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.

Bronchiolitis

CPD Hours : 20

Lecturers

Dr Jai Ghanapathy : Paediatric Consultant Hillingdon 

JJeshni Amblum-Almér:  ANP Lecturer 

Includes

  1. Skills Portfolio/Competency Document
  2. Live ZOOM Lecture 
  3. Handouts
  4. Audio Lectures

History Taking and Examination

1
Paediatric History Taking
2
Paediatric Examination

HEENT

1
Eye conditions in children
2
ENT conditions

Gastro-Intestinal Conditions

1
Coeliac Disease
2
Constipation
3
GORD in children
4
Diabetes In Children

Dermatology

1
Eczema

Spotting the Sick Child

1
Sepsis
2
The Irritable Child
3
Pyrexia in Children
4
Managing Pain in Children

Respiratory conditions in children

1
Respiratory conditions in children
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