This course is designed to give you advanced knowledge and skills in assessing and treating children and young people in the primary and acute sector.
Who the course is aimed at
Advanced Practitioners, Urgent Care Practitioners, Out of Hours Practitioners, Paramedics, Practice Nurses, GP's, GP trainees.
Benefits of taking the course to the individual, the organisation and the patient
The course is designed to provide participants with the confidence to safely manage those children and young people who present to primary care and the acute sector. Gaining the confidence to recognise what is normal, what is not normal but which is safe to manage without referral and what is abnormal and must be referred, will decrease inappropriate referrals to secondary care and ensure that those referrals which are made, are to the appropriate service.
What you learn
You will be enabled to develop the expertise for diagnostic management and decision making when caring for children and young people.
General areas covered
Assessing children, altered physiological conditions, stages of development, safeguarding and prescribing medicines for children.
Skills gained for the workplace
Reflection skills will be enhanced by studying on this course as will your ability to work within the multi-disciplinary team.
Unique or interesting features
This course is mainly delivered by Dr Edward Snelson, ED consultant at Sheffield Childrens' Hospital and by some of his colleagues.
To apply for a self-funded place, please complete and return the application form below:
To apply for a Learning Beyond Registration/Specialist Skills and Post Registration Development (LBR/SSPRD) funded place, please complete and return the relevant application form below:
For further information please contact the module leader Julie Hoskin – firstname.lastname@example.org or the student experience team:
(0114) 225 2373
The entry requirements for this module are as follows
• Relevant professional qualification
• Relevant work experience
• Relevant workplace opportunities and organisational support
(The above must be evidenced in the applicants application form)
International students must have reliable internet access and supply IELTS scores of 6.5 minimum.
University Based Learning
This module in planned to commence delivery in September 2016 and will comprise of 5 compulsory study days and one Objective Structured Clinical Examination day as follows:
Wednesday 21st September, Tuesday 4th October, Wednesday 19th October, Wednesday 2nd November, Tuesday 15th November 2016. The OSCE day will be confirmed once the module starts.
Module assessment is made up of one or more assessment tasks. The assessment task(s) for this module are:
• Case Study
Level and credits
Successful completion of this module will earn you 30 level 7 credits