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Module delivery dates

Lancaster - 02 October 2013; 10:00 - 12:30 hours (and then online)

You will need to attend one of the induction days prior to commencing your first module; these are running in Lancaster on 18 or 19 September 2013 (you only need to attend one date), 08 January 2014 and 26 March 2014 and in Carlisle on 20 September 2013, 07 January 2014 and 25 March 2014. If you have studied at the University of Cumbria in the past two years the requirement to attend the induction day may be waived.

Closing date for applications

The closing date for applications is 5 working days prior to the module start date or, if this is your first module, 5 working days prior to the induction date.

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Module delivery dates

Lancaster - 02 October 2013; 10:00 - 12:30 hours (and then online)

You will need to attend one of the induction days prior to commencing your first module; these are running in Lancaster on 18 or 19 September 2013 (you only need to attend one date), 08 January 2014 and 26 March 2014 and in Carlisle on 20 September 2013, 07 January 2014 and 25 March 2014. If you have studied at the University of Cumbria in the past two years the requirement to attend the induction day may be waived.

Closing date for applications

The closing date for applications is 5 working days prior to the module start date or, if this is your first module, 5 working days prior to the induction date.

Why study with us?

The module will enhance the ability of health care providers to meet the health care needs of children.

Finance

If you are employed within NHS North West and this module is to be funded by your employing Trust, please contact your Line Manager and CPD Lead for advice relating to funding and the funding application process.

What can this course lead to?

You can study this module as part of the University Advanced Diploma Practice Development: Paediatric Practice, or as part of one of our top-up degree programmes in BSc (Hons) Nursing Practice or BSc (Hons) Practice Development.

Resources and facilities

We are amongst the UK’s leading health and wellbeing faculties and are proud of the high level of support we are able to offer to our students. We provide a wide range of high-quality courses supported by expert academic and clinical practice staff. If you join us you will enjoy great facilities and learn alongside caring, committed and experienced professionals. Our employment record is excellent.

Entry requirements

Prior successful study at underpinning level

More about levels and credits

Credit and UCAS requirements Credit: 20 credits Selection criteria

To be eligible to study this module, you must demonstrate the ability to study at this level and commit to attempting the assessment. When taken as part of a specific named award, the module content and assessment must be focussed towards the subject of that award. Participation in the formative components of the module is required in order to pass the module.

Modules

HMFG6003 Child Health (20 credits at level 6)

Intended learning outcomes

On successful completion, you will be able to:

  • Discuss the comprehensive health assessment of infants, children and adolescents
  • Discuss the specific issues of age, growth and developmental during childhood
  • Critically evaluate appropriate strategies in the management and promotion of children’s health
  • Critically discuss communication and the role of play in childhood health
  • Recognise the range of normal and identifying areas for concern in childhood health
  • Identify legal issues and current legislation
Indicative core bibliography

Barnes, K. (2003) Paediatrics: A Clinical Guide for Nurse Practitioners, Oxford, Butterworth Heinemann.

BMA /Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, BNF for Children 2010-2012 BMJ Publishing Group.

Cameron, P et. Al (2011) Textbook of Paediatric Emergency Medicine (2nd ed.), Philadelphia, Churchill Livingstone

Candy, D. Davies G Ross E (2006) Clinical Paediatrics and Child Health, Edinburgh, Elsevier.

Duderstadt,K (2006) Pediatric Physical Examination: An Illustrated Handbook. St Louis, Mosby

Engel J (2006) Pediatric Assessment (5th Ed) St Louis Mosby

Goldbloom, R (2010) Pediatric Clinical Skills: (4th ed.) Edinburgh, Saunders

Hay, W., Levin, M.J., Deterding, R.R.& Sondheimer, J.M. (2008) (19thed.) Current Pediatric Diagnosis and Treatment New York; Lange/ McGraw Hill.

Miall, L., Rudolf, M., Levene, M. (2007) Paediatrics at a Glance. Oxford Butterworth Science.

Meggit, C. (2007) Child Development: An Illustrated Guide. (2nd ed) Oxford: Heinemann Educational Publishers.

Snelson, E. (2011) The Essential Clinical Handbook for Common Paediatric Cases. London: BPP Learning Media

Tassoni, P. (2007) Child Development: 6 to 16 years. Oxford. Heinemann Educational Publishers.

Van Dorp, F. & Simon, C. (2007) Child Health. (1st ed) Oxford. Oxford GP Library.

www.nice.org.uk

www.patient.co.uk

www.sign.ac.uk

www.spottingthesickchild.com

Course summary

Health assessment strategies, models and tools. History taking with children and families, Play and communication, proactive and preventative interventions (screening programmes, immunisations programmes, health promotion). Nutrition and child health, legal frameworks when working with children and families, safeguarding and the prevention of abuse and neglect, promoting sexual health

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