Recognise when an infant, child or young person is acutely ill or potentially seriously unwell. Understand the physiology and pathophysiology of acute paediatric illness. Learn to care for those with high-dependency Level 1 & Level 2 care needs.
This course will teach you to care for infants, children and young people with high-dependency needs, and who require Level 1 care. You’ll also learn to stabilise patients who need respiratory support or Level 2 care prior to transfer.
Through a blend of theory and practice, you will:
You will already be working in an area with infants, children, and young people. Our module will enable you to enhance your assessment skills, and to effectively communicate your concerns within the interdisciplinary team to reduce the risks of serious unnoticed complications.
You will take a 3-hour exam at your place of study, and you’ll also be assessed on your practice competencies in your place of work.
This course is suitable for anyone in the interdisciplinary team who wishes to study the assessment of the acutely unwell child and interventions to support the child.
All days 9:00am-4:00pm
11, 12, 25 & 26 September 2017
9 & 10 October 2017
13 & 14 November 2017
Exam: December 2017 TBC
All days 10:00am-4:00pm
8, 9, 22 & 23 January 2018
5 & 6 February 2018
5, 6 & 12 March 2018
Exam: March 2018 TBC
The Faculty of Health, Social Care & Education is the largest provider of health, social care and education courses in the East of England, with over 6,000 students from more than 20 countries.
With 95% of our students finding full-time employment within six months of graduating, you can be sure that our courses have been designed with your career in mind. We’ve been educating nurses, midwives and social workers for over 25 years.
At the cutting edge of research, we offer a range of internationally recognised undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses taught by friendly, supportive and experienced staff. With over 150 research students across our three doctoral programmes (PhD; DProf and EdD), we provide the multi-disciplinary perspective and potential for academic debate that reflects our position as a leader in practitioner-focused and practice-led research studies.
Designed to enhance your learning experience, our facilities include state-of-the-art simulated skills laboratories that mirror real-life clinical situations and UK hospital wards. Our students also benefit from our Early Childhood Research and Resource Centre; a space in which they can experiment with equipment and play activities.
You’ll study in an exciting, modern faculty which has strong links with regional, national and international organisations, including healthcare trusts, social services, local and regional authorities, schools and academic institutions.
Your enthusiasm. Our passion. Your best foot forward.
Please ask your manager or Education Lead about available funding before you apply.
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