Paediatric Presenting Conditions in Urgent and Primary Care

6 Day Course
Date: 04 March 2022
Venue: Lansdowne Campus, Bournemouth University
Location: Bournemouth, United Kingdom

This course spans multiple dates. Please refer to the main course description for the full programme dates.

  4th, 10th, 17th, 24th March, 1st and 8th of April 2022

HEE Wessex are providing funding for these courses.

This unit has been designed for registered healthcare professionals in primary care and urgent care services caring for both adults and children.  It will help practitioners to develop their knowledge and skills in the assessment, planning and treatment of a range of minor ailments commonly presenting in children. It will also enable students to evaluate the evidence base for practice, thereby enhancing their clinical reasoning skills. Students  will complete a Clinical Practice Portfolio which will be assessed their own place of work by a practice assessor.

Subjects included are:

  • Child Development – anatomy and physiology
  • History taking, Physical assessment and triage of  children
  • Recognition of red flags
  • Primary Care management of common presenting childhood conditions
  • Ethics and legal aspects including documentation
  • Recognising & responding to the sick child in the primary care environment

Award: 20 credits at Degree level 6 or Master’s level 7

Entry Requirements: Applicants must be registered health care professionals working in Primary care or within a NHS Trust.

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