Minor Illness in Young People
Duration: 3 Days - Start Time: 09:15 End Time: 16:30 - CPD Hours: 24
- Price: £450.00
A list of available dates can be found at the foot of this page.
This three-day course will progress candidates towards a safe standard for practice in the management of young people (aged 13-19 years old) who have a minor illness.
The course will be of particular interest to Nurses, Doctors, Paramedics, Pharmacists and Allied Health Professionals.
"Very useful course covering a variety of topics useful for my role as School Nurse."
"Really useful for me as just going into school nursing. Also provided a lot of information for further reading!"
"Very interesting - covered a lot - really great!"
Past course delegates, September 2016
Taking a clinical history
- Anatomical & physiological differences in children
- How to conduct a physical examination appropriate to age
- Recognition of the sick child
Common presentations and evidence based practice
- Upper respiratory tract
- Acute asthma
- Hay fever
- Sore throat
- Nose bleeds
- Vomiting and abdominal pain
- Bites and stings
Head, Neck and Back
- Head injury
- Mouth and dental problems
- ENT conditions
Eye complaints - Identification of common conditions
- Vaginal discharge
- Menstrual problems
- Male genital conditions
- Eating disorders
- Self harm
Record keeping - Legal and professional responsibilities