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
The Injured Child:
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
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
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
Legal and professional responsibility
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.