Paediatric Urgent Care

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Credits: 30 credits at level 6
30 credits at level 7
Start Dates: March 2019 (see below for detailed timetable)
Funding: Open to funded and self-funding applicants dependant on availability
Location: Brayford Pool Campus, Lincoln

 

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The aim of this course is to further develop healthcare practitioners’ skills and knowledge relating to the specific issues inherent in clinical decision-making, organisation and escalation when working with children and young people and their families. This module explores 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.

This syllabus for this module will typically include the following:

  • 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
  • Global health and cultural competence
  • Quality improvement methodologies in decision-making and safety management
  • Ethical decision-making, clinical judgement
  • Personal and professional development

Entry Requirements and Pre-Course information

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 to apply

Applications are now open for 12 March 2019 intake

To apply, please click on the application button at the top of the page. Select the module title and the appropriate level you wish to apply for (level 6 or 7) from the drop down menu. Start dates will be listed in the next drop down menu.

Please ensure you are applying for the right course and have gained managerial consent prior to application.

Please note: All communications will be via email, to 'place of work' email addresses provided.

Delivery

The course is 10 weeks in duration, 1 day per week.

Assessment

Level 6

The assessment for this module will be in two parts:

  • OSCE; Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE): you will be expected to respond appropriately in 1 mock clinical situation. You will be asked systematically assess, manage and escalate your findings within the context of your own personal and professional scope of practice and using best evidence to support your clinical decision-making and rationale.
  • Case study reflections; you will be expected to draw together your experiences as a learner by providing 4 different structured reflective accounts on your own clinical practice. You will be asked to include certain relevant clinical information to support and augment your writing. Each account will be word limited. Guidance will be given throughout the module to enable you to critically and constructively reflect on your own personal and professional learning journey.

Level 7

  • OSCE; Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE): you will be expected to respond appropriately in a series of mock clinical situations. You will be asked to systematically assess, manage and escalate your findings within the context of your own personal and professional scope of practice and using best evidence to support your clinical decision-making and rationale.
  • Case study reflections; you will be expected to draw together your experiences as a learner by providing 5 different structured reflective accounts on your own clinical practice. You will be asked to include certain relevant clinical information to support and augment your writing. Each account will be word limited. Guidance will be given throughout the module to enable you to critically and constructively reflect on your own personal and professional learning journey.

Contact Dates

These contact dates are provisionally timetabled and could be subject to change depending on minimum application level being reached.

Prior to application you must ensure that you have been approved for funding via your Trust or workplace internal process. Application to the course does not indicate allocation of a place and we would check this separately with your employer.

 

March 2019

12 Mar 2019
19 Mar 2019
26 Mar 2019
02 Apr 2019
09 Apr 2019
16 Apr 2019
23 Apr 2019
30 Apr 2019
07 May 2019
14 May 2019
21 May 2019

 

Please contact cpd@lincoln.ac.uk for more information