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Accident and Emergency Care for Children

Accident and Emergency Care for Children

Aims of the workshop:
  • To provide learners with the knowledge and skills to understand the necessary accident and emergency care given to all paediatric patients and children in an emergency care area and support competence development of learners through the provision of accurate resources of information, experiences and simulated activities that will provide opportunities to learn in and from practice in a supported way.
Course Details
  • Legislation and National Guidelines
  • Code of Professional Conduct
  • RCN Principles of Nursing Practice
  • Roles and Responsibility
  • Principles of Consent for Treatment
  • Risk Assessment
  • Areas of Accountability
  • Policies for Children and Young People in emergency care settings
  • What is happening in the Emergency Department (ED)?
  • Review of Respiratory System
  • Factors affecting ventilation
  • Skills related to respiration
  • Respiratory conditions common to Children
  • Arterial Blood Gas (ABG)
  • Oxygen Therapy
  • Review of Gastrointestinal System
  • Gastrointestinal conditions common to Children
  • Review of Integumentary system- Skin
  • Skin conditions common to Children
  • Review of Circulatory System
  • Skills related to circulatory system
  • Reasons for recording an Electrocardiogram (ECG)
  • ECG Lead Placement
  • Interferences in ECG
  • Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Supporting Evidences
  • Non Invasive Blood Pressure (NIBP) monitoring
  • Invasive BP monitoring
  • Normal Temperature for Children
  • Capillary Refill Test (CRT)
  • Central Venous Pressure
  • Review of Neurological System
  • AVPU and GCS
  • Early signs and symptoms of raised ICP
  • Paediatric Pain Assessment Tool
  • Neonatal Pain Assessment Tool
  • Documentation and Record Keeping
  • Basic Observations
  • Paediatric Early Warning Score (PEWS)
  • History taking and assessment
  • Admission guidelines
  • Anaphylaxis Algorithm
  • Paediatric Basic Life Support
  • Paediatric Foreign Body Airway Obstruction Treatment
  • Knowledge Assessment
Target audience: Registered Children Nurses (RCNs), RGNs with Children’s courses
Duration: 0930-1730
Fee: £165
Lunch will not be provided only Tea and coffee will be provided in the morning and during breaks.

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Accident and Emergency Care for Children

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