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The Injured and the Sick Child

Duration: 2 Days - Start Time: 09:15 End Time: 16:30 - CPD Hours: 16 - Price: £270.00

A list of available dates can be found at the foot of this page.

Course Overview

A two-day course that is perfect for any professional who requires the knowledge and skills to deal with an injured or sick child. It offers a range of strategies, clinical skills and current evidence based knowledge to improve confidence in caring and treating children. Aimed at nurses working in Walk-In Centres, Urgent Care Centres, Minor Injury Units, Primary Care, General Practice, Schools and Accident & Emergency. The course will also appeal to pharmacists and allied professionals.

 

"A fantastic insight into caring for children in the practice area - the course was interesting and presented professionally."

"Excellent 2 day course, would recommend for those in both primary & secondary care who work with children."

"Excellent course - really enjoyed it!"

Past course delegates, February 2016

Course Content

The Injured Child:

  • Professional issues
  • Normal development and growth
  • History taking and documentation
  • Childrens pain management
  • Upper limb anatomy and examination
  • Common upper limb injuries
  • Lower limb anatomy and examination
  • The limping Child
  • Head injuries
  • Wound management and burns
  • Child Protection issues
  • Ear, nose and throat presentations

 

The Sick Child:

  • Recognition of the sick child
  • Physical examination skills relevant to age
  • Play and distraction
  • Respiratory problems
  • Febrile illness and fitting
  • Rash recognition and skin conditions
  • Diarrhoea and vomiting and gastro-intestinal pain
  • Presenting conditions of: Pyrexia; Headache
  • Mouth and dental problems
  • Record keeping
  • Legal and professional responsibility

Course Aims and Outcomes

  • To introduce the normal child, development and growth. Explore current issues in caring for children. Provide knowledge related to common injuries and illnesses seen in children.

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