Colic in Babies - Free Online Nursing CPD Course

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Colic in babies

Infant colic is a common condition, affecting around 1 in 5 babies.1 Although benign and self-limiting, colic can have a signi´Čücant impact on parent and child.2,3 This CPD module brings you up-to-date with the latest thinking on the possible causes of colic, its diagnosis and current management guidelines.

Learning objectives

After studying this module you should:

  • Appreciate the possible causes and contributing factors that may lead to colic
  • Be able to assess both infant and parent/carer to exclude more serious causes
  • Offer advice on coping with a colicky baby

Next steps

  • Complete the online assessment
  • Receive CPD credit

AUTHOR(S)

Written by Tara Ralph B (hons)
Reviewed by Simon Carvell MB ChB, MRCGP - practising GP with special interest in medical education

    summary

    This learning module can be used towards CPD for revalidation with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).

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