15 Credits SUMMER

Aims/Description: This module explores and identifies specialist paediatric knowledge to support the clinical management of complex clinical episodes of care in children. The student will augment their advanced clinical skills of comprehensive history taking, assessment, diagnosis, prescribing and therapeutic management of the sick child by reviewing children in their sphere of practice. The knowledge and skills related to differential diagnosis and diagnostic uncertainty will be explored so that client management and advanced clinical reasoning can advance. By the end of the module the student will be able to review and synthesise clinical data in complex clinical situations, demonstrate and communicate capable advanced practice

Restrictions on availability: The module can only be undertaken by a health professional working with children in the UK with access to a clinical supervisor and supported by their employer

Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Tutorials, Problem solving, Clinical work, Independent Study,

Information on the department responsible for this unit (Nursing and Midwifery):

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Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN, UK