Professional/Short course Children and Young People's Emergency Care
20 credit level 7 module
Page last updated 25 May 2023
On successful completion of this 20 credit Children and Young People's Care module, you will be able to:
- understand the pathophysiology of paediatric presentations, both in injury and illness ranging from minor to major
- outline the principles of assessment and evidence-based nursing care of the acutely unwell or injured neonate, child and adolescent
- critically evaluate management options
- utilise paediatric guidelines, tools and pathways to aid assessment/decision-making/referral
- understand the importance of child protection policies.
You should be working in a relevant clinical area and should be a registered healthcare professional.
Careers / Further study
The level 7 module can contribute towards CPD, revalidation and any other Masters level qualification you are undertaking.
The level 7 (Masters level) module syllabus typically includes:
- Paediatric anatomy and physiology
- Recognising the seriously unwell child
- Paediatric abdominal presentations
- Minor injuries in children
- Minor illness in children
- Sepsis in children and young people
- DKA in children and young people
- Child and adolescent mental health
- Paediatric respiratory presentations
- Paediatric major trauma
- Paediatric cardiac presentations
- Caring for the collapsed neonate
- Child and family-centred care
Learning and Teaching
A variety of teaching methods will be used to create an inclusive learning environment including lectures, seminars, simulation, discussion, case-based learning, technology-enhanced learning and enquiry-based learning.
As the module has been designed utilising multiple learning approaches, you will require access to the internet.
The assessment will be in the form of a written reflective assignment.
The submission date will change yearly but will always be in January.
Prices and dates
Supplementary fee information
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Please note: Priority will be given to applications received through our funded educational contracts. Places on this module will be limited for applications received outside of this funding. Please check with your employer as a funded contract place may still be available to support your learning.
This course will run from 2 to 30 November 2022 with the assessment likely to take place in 2023.
How to apply
How to apply
Please click on the Apply Now button to apply for your CPD module, which you can take as a stand-alone course or as part of an undergraduate or postgraduate (Masters level) programme.
If the course you are applying for is fully online or blended learning, please note that you are expected to provide your own headsets/microphones.