Paediatric Minor Illness 23 and 24 June 2022
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 : 12
Lucy Hooton, Paediatric Trained Nurse Lecturer
Dr Charles Stewart, Paediatric Consultant
Jeshni Amblum-Almér: ANP Lecturer
- Skills Portfolio/Competency Document
- Live ZOOM Lecture – Two days
Fantastic course. Thorough, knowledgeable tutor. Extremely relevant and easy to follow. Great course material. I have learnt a great deal from today and would definitely sign up for another course with you. The course and information I have learnt has certainly helped my practice. Thank you.
History Taking and Examination
Spotting the Sick Child
Respiratory conditions in children
COVID19 and Children
Genito-Urinary and Gynae
Feedback Form Paediatric Minor Illness
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