Assessment of the Child in Primary Care

M&K Update Ltd
Delivery Method: Face-to-face

For nurses, doctors and allied professionals working in a primary care setting who need to develop and enhance their head to toe assessment skills of a presenting child (not neonates).

The 2-day programme will cover common presentations, why children are different and the process of exclusion in making diagnosis as children often present with non-specific symptoms with both serious and non-serious illness.

"Fantastic course, has given me more confidence to see and treat children."

"What an excellent introduction into paediatric health assessment."

"Great two days! Come away feeling more confident about reviewing children."

  • Different parameters for ages
  • Recognition of a sick child
  • Paediatric history taking
  • Introduction to paediatric physical assessment
  • Examination of the lungs
  • Cardiovascular assessment
  • Abdominal examination
  • Neurological examination
  • ENT examination & emergencies
  • Eye examination
  • Putting it altogether
  • Non-accidental injury guidelines
  • Acute pain in children
  • To discuss the format for physical examination and history taking
  • To explain the skills needed and knowledge underpinning physical examination
  • To demonstrate beginner level skills in the examination of 4 main systems of respiratory, cardiovascular, abdominal and neurological examination

Bookable Dates

4th Nov 2020 (09:15)
Central Locations, London, NW1
1/20 places left
10th Dec 2020 (09:15)
City Centre, Glasgow, G1
9/20 places left
1st Mar 2021 (09:15)
Central Locations, Manchester, M1
17/20 places left

Dates available on arrangement

M&K Update Ltd can also create this course for you on arrangement at your workplace.

Inhouse training (at your location) for groups, our fees are per course and we stipulate a course maximum capacity (there is no minimum number)
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