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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: £280.00

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

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.

Course Attended By

Course Venues and Prices

  • London - Venue to be confirmed, - £280.00 - 20-21/05/2021

  • Manchester - Venue to be confirmed, - £280.00 - 24-25/05/2021

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Professionals training professionals

M&K Update Ltd, The Old Bakery, St Johns Steet, Keswick, Cumbria, CAI2 5AS.

Tel: 017687 73030
Fax: 017687 81099

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