Four day course with option to attend individual days.

Course Aim:
This four-day course is suitable for core Paediatric Specialist Registrars, SHO’s, speciality doctors, specialist nurses and therapists working in community child health who want to gain a deeper understanding of core topics in community child health.

Learning Outcomes:
By then end of the four day course participants will have the basic theoretical knowledge and practical guidance on conducting developmental examination, assessment of a child with disability, child protection policy, procedures and practice and working with school age children.

  • Day 1: Introduction to Typical  Development; Schedule of Growing Skills Assessment; Sleep issues in Childhood
  • Day 2: Assessment of the School Aged Child and ADHD; Approach to Coordination problems in children with overview of DCD; Autism spectrum disorder; Cerebral palsy
  • Day 3: Bladder and Bowel Issues; Speech and Language impairments; Child rights, advocacy and immunisations; Obesity and health lifestyle 
  • Day 4: Child safeguarding – the role of the community paediatrician; Adoption and fostering overview; Looked After Children – Legislation, policies and Assessment

Please note, timetables and speaker may change.

Course requirements:
Participants will have access to pre course lectures. No pre course learning. 

Costs: £100 for one day only, or, £300 for the whole 4 day course.

Course organisers: Evelina London Children’s Community Services

Course leads,: Anupama Dolly Agrawal and Luximi Kabilan – Consultants in Community Child Health

Link to Eventbrite info & booking page to follow but in the meantime, those interested in attending should contact Laura Thompson ([email protected])

BACCH is registered in England & Wales, charity number 1129758 and company number 06738129 at 5-11 Theobalds Road, London, WC1X 8SH.
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