Continuing Professional Development: Common paediatric illnesses part two—identification, management of infectious illnesses and the associated immunisation schedule

OverviewThis Continuing Professional Development (CPD) module is the second part of a series of two modules that focus on the identification and management of common, preventable paediatric illnesses, their history, epidemiology, key signs and symptoms, transmission, complications and specific treatments. This module will also outline the current childhood immunisation schedule in the UK.Learning OutcomesAfter completing this module you will be able to:• Identify and describe some minor, infectious paediatric illnesses presenting in the pre-hospital setting.• Outline the treatment and management for minor paediatric illnesses.• Identify the key notifiable infectious diseases in the UK• Demonstrate awareness of the current childhood immunisation schedule in the UK.

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