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This short course will cover the following areas:- Child health in the UK and Europe, measures of health and disease, current important child health problems affecting our children, child health in developing countries — the majority world and why international child health is important.

Other aspects will include: techniques and resources for child public health practice, concepts and definitions in public health and health promotion practice, social paediatrics – definitions and scope and vulnerable children and their needs. It will also build on earlier teaching on “disease causation”, epidemiological study design and lifecourse epidemiology approaches in the science and evidence base module.

The course is part of a range of short courses spread throughout the academic year which are available both to students who are enrolled on the MSc in paediatrics and child health and as stand-alone CPD accredited programmes for all healthcare professionals. The courses are offered in line with level 3 of the RCPCH curriculum.

Fees:
£395 for doctors
£300 nurses and AHPs

10% discount for ISSOP / ISSOL members

 

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