Continuing Professional Development: Common paediatric illnesses part one—identification and management

01 February 2014
Volume 6 · Issue 2



This Continuing Professional Development (CPD) module will focus on the identification and management of common paediatric illnesses, their history, epidemiology, key signs and symptoms, transmission, complications and specific treatments. This module will also present the current list of notifiable diseases in the UK.

Learning Outcomes

After completing this module you will be able to:

• Identify and describe some common minor paediatric illnesses presenting in the pre-hospital setting.

• Outline the treatment and management for minor paediatric illnesses.

• Emphasise common and specific complications arising from minor paediatric illnesses.

• Identify the key notifiable infectious diseases in the UK.

Subscribe to get full access to the Journal of Paramedic Practice

Thank you for visiting the Journal of Paramedic Practice and reading our archive of expert clinical content. If you would like to read more from the only journal dedicated to those working in emergency care, you can start your subscription today for just £48.

What's included

  • CPD Focus

  • Develop your career

  • Stay informed