Four day course with option to attend individual days.
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.
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.
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])