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
  • Wounds

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

    Who will benefit:

    This three-day course is aimed at ACPs and AHPs (Paediatrics) who are clinically assessing children in primary care and the community. You will learn about common presentations in childhood that are seen by community practitioners, and learn methods of assessment using a specially-developed framework.


    DREEAM, A Floor, West Block, QMC Campus, Derby Road, Nottingham. NG7 2UH

    Start and finish times:

    09:00 – 16:00 each day (breaks are built into the course timetable)


    Light lunch and refreshments provided

      Previous Course Attendees said: 

      “The 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 a patient’s assessment. It was a friendly and supportive atmosphere, focused on learning."

      "Really enjoyed the simulation training. So good to practice in a safe environment with experts and be able to discuss cases relevant to my practice. Thank you all so much!"


      Please contact us if you have any queries, or if you wish to discuss a bespoke course to fit your specific needs.