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Paediatric Urgent Care (Level 7)

Key Information


Programme Type

Short Course

Delivery

Blended learning

Award

PG Credit

Cost

£1620

Next Start Date

October 2024

Course Overview

This course has been designed to meet the needs of registered and practicing professionals such as nurses, paramedics, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, and radiographers.

The course aims to develop healthcare practitioners' skills and knowledge relating to the specific issues inherent in clinical decision-making, organisation, and escalation when working with children, young people, and their families. It will allow students to explore the fundamental and key aspects of assessing, managing, and treating children and young people who present to a range of primary and acute healthcare settings.

Why Choose Lincoln

Aligned with NHS career framework

Part Time

Delivered by experienced healthcare professionals

Designed for practitioners

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Entry Requirements 

Professional registration and 2 years post registration experience in a relevant healthcare setting.

You should be currently working in a healthcare setting where you are assessing and managing children and young people.

How You Study

This course takes a blended learning approach, a combination of lectures, seminars, workshops, learning packages and directed study will be used for both pre and post-seminar activities.

As clinical skills and small group workshops form an important part of this module, you may have the opportunity to learn by teaching others and reflecting on the process.

You will also be able to access additional support for learning through the University's Virtual Learning Environment.

The course typically covers topics such as:

- Normal child development: physically, socially, cognitively, and behaviourally
- Structured approach to assessment, disease recognition, and management
- Recognition, management, stabilisation, and transfer of an acutely ill / injured child
- Ethical, legal and professional issues (consent, confidentiality)
- Safeguarding
- First aid and accident prevention
- Child and young person's mental health
- Long term conditions and complex needs
- Paediatric pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics

How you are assessed

Assessment on this course will take the form of mock clinical situations and case study reflections.

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