Child population health

27 May – 28 June 2024 (Online)
Live online sessions: 29 May, 5, 12, 19 & 26 June 2024

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.

This fully online course is run over 5 consecutive weeks and you are expected to conduct ~ 7 – 10 hours per week of guided and self-directed asynchronous learning, which also incorporates group work online. There are also planned synchronous sessions during the course to discuss ideas, present group and individual work and to facilitate further learning.

The course consists of several synchronous sessions on a video-conferencing platform, where you will experience active learning, as well as weekly online tasks and related activities for you to complete individually or in small groups. These learning tasks will cover the cutting edge of issues in paediatric infectious disease. This is supported by case-based learning and practical guidance.