Paediatric Minor Illness

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Course Delivery & Duration

One day workshop and self-directed e-learning programme.

Suitable For

Nurse, Registered Healthcare Practitioner

Outline Content

This one day study day is aimed at nurses and healthcare practitioners working in the urgent, emergency and primary care settings. It is aimed at providing an introduction to the assessment and management of the child with minor illness. Whilst the subjective matter is broad it will cover common conditions and facilitate signposting to current guidance and further learning.

Suggested pre-course reading includes;
Essential paediatrics in primary care, A. Sahib El-Rahdi et al 2013
Minor Illness in the under fives. A guide for health visitors. G Johnson 2015 Sepsis in Paediatrics- 4 module program)

Learning Outcomes

  • Age appropriate history taking & physical exam techniques
  • Management of the febrile child
  • Assessment of the child with a skin problem
  • Assessment and management of the child with a respiratory problem and ENT conditions
  • Management of the child with an abdominal complaint

Section Headings

  • History taking
  • Febrile child
  • Child with a skin problem
  • ENT problems
  • Respiratory problems
  • Abdominal pain
  • Pitfalls
  • Examination