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Aims / objectives

  • Discuss and practice taking safe, developmentally appropriate histories for a variety of paediatric patient presentations
  • Assess and identify various common paediatric minor illnesses.
  • Identify and discuss appropriate additional diagnostics required for accurate patient assessment
  • Discuss paediatric patient management, including referral requirements for safe practice
  • Demonstrate your ability to integrate your diagnostic reasoning and patient management skills through case study and review scenarios.

Course programme

  • Age appropriate history taking & physical exam techniques
  • Anatomical & physiological differences in children
  • Recognition of the ill child
  • The febrile child
  • The child with a skin problem
  • ENT conditions
  • The child with an abdominal complaint
  • The child with a respiratory problem
  • The child with an eye complaint
  • Re-inforcers

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P01 Paediatric minor illness

This programme has been accredited by the RCN Centre for Professional Accreditation until 4th July 2018: Accreditation applies only to the educational content of the programme

Course summary

A power packed course that concentrates on childhood minor illnesses from infancy to late teen years. Ideal for the practitioner who is confident with basic assessment skills and wants to explore a variety of paediatric conditions in an evidence based context. A chance to share your experience and build on your expertise.

Who should attend?

Advanced nurse practitioners
Nurse practitioners
School nurses
Practice nurses
Health visitors
Allied health professionals

Important notes

RCN Accreditation does not guarantee clinical competence. This must be developed in the workplace.

Equipment, course materials, evaluation and certificate of attendance
Morning and afternoon refreshments


Course duration Course CPD Full price
(incl VAT) per person
3 day(s) 21 hour(s) £445


Dates Block size Block
Individual discount
28 Feb 2018 to 02 Mar 2018 4 10% n/a
03 Jul 2018 to 05 Jul 2018 4 10% n/a

Dates / venues

Location - venue Dates No. of people  
London - Guy's Campus 28 Feb 2018 to
02 Mar 2018
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London - Guy's Campus 03 Jul 2018 to
05 Jul 2018