During this three-day course you will learn about common presentations in childhood that are seen by community practitioners, and learn methods of assessment using a specially-developed framework.
You will learn to identify when paediatric patients need to be escalated to secondary care, including presentations of:
- Acute respiratory conditions
- Chest pain
- Abdominal pain, vomiting, bowel change and abdominal distention
- Head and neck injury
- Acute limb injury
- Acute eye and ENT conditions
You will also learn how to:
- Discuss and apply symptom analysis tools to a range of cases
- Be systematic when taking a symptom history
- Recognise the red flags of key presentations
- List the different parts of the medical consultation
The course will also help you to understand the principles of the following examinations:
- Chest auscultation
- Abdominal examination
- Limb examination
- Eye, ear, nose and throat examination
- Wound assessment
We aim for you to leave the course with increased confidence, to enable effective, timely care for acutely ill children.
Previous Course Attendees said:
“The course course clarified my clinical assessment structure and provided practical tips for managing young patients in the community. I will use everything I learnt on a daily basis in my clinical practice."
“It was a logical approach to patient’s assessment. It was friendly and supportive atmosphere, focused on learning."
Please note this course runs from 9:00 – 16:00 each day.
Please contact us if you have any queries, or if you wish to discuss a bespoke course to fit your specific needs.