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Paediatric Minor Illness Course

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PAEDIATRIC MINOR ILLNESS CPD

As one of the most vulnerable patient groups seen in emergency and urgent care settings, it is essential that clinicians have the skills and confidence to recognise and treat minor illness, but crucially recognise those who are critically unwell and those at risk of serious complications.

Aimed at Paramedics, Nurses, other health professionals that are required to see and treat acutely unwell children

Children aren’t just small adults, and they require a very specific and considered approach. Many practitioners are apprehensive or lack confidence when faced with an ill child.

This course builds upon the principles of our successful Minor Illness CPD course, to bring you a paediatric specific day of study.

This interactive and thought provoking one day course is delivered by an experienced Specialist Paramedic and will start to develop your knowledge and skills to confidently identify minor paediatric illness and those at risk of serious complications and deterioration.

The course will cover….

  • Children aren’t just small adults! Anatomical and physiological variances
  • Approach to paediatric assessment
  • Compensatory mechanisms
  • Common acute minor illnesses, ENT, respiratory etc
  • Management of common conditions
  • Red flags and recognising serious pathology
  • and more…

What is included?

Refreshments and lunch

Certificate of attendance and course notes (emailed after the course)

Accommodation is available at additional cost in the local area

Venue will be confirmed nearer the time

£10 discount available to CoP members. Please visit https://www.collegeofparamedics.co.uk/member-services/discounts/10-discount-with-alfamed for discount code and quote your membership number when booking.

Costs

Members: £59
Non Members: £69

Details

Start Date: 17th October 2018
Finish Date: 17th October 2018
Website: https://alfamedsect.co.uk/product/spot-the-sick-child/