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Postgraduate Course: Fundamentals in Paediatric Emergency Medicine 1 (GMED11087)

Course Outline
SchoolSchool of Clinical Sciences CollegeCollege of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
Course typeStandard AvailabilityNot available to visiting students
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate) Credits20
Home subject areaGeneral Courses (Medicine) Other subject areaNone
Course website None Taught in Gaelic?No
Course descriptionThis programme should ensure that practitioners are able to recognise, assess and manage the ill or injured child.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Additional Costs European Paediatric Life Support course, or equivalent, approx 350
Course Delivery Information
Delivery period: 2013/14 Semester 1, Not available to visiting students (SS1) Learn enabled:  Yes Quota:  None
Web Timetable Web Timetable
Course Start Date 16/09/2013
Breakdown of Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 200 ( Online Activities 4, Formative Assessment Hours 3, Summative Assessment Hours 6, Revision Session Hours 1, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 186 )
Additional Notes
Breakdown of Assessment Methods (Further Info) Written Exam 60 %, Coursework 40 %, Practical Exam 0 %
No Exam Information
Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course the candidate should be able to recognise the sick child and assess the severity of illness or injury. The student should be able to demonstrate an understanding of skills in essential life support for the emergency management of the sick child.
Assessment Information
Formal summative written assessment will constitute 60% of the student's grade. Online assessment will incorporate a variety of activities will constitute 40% of their overall course grade and is taken to represent a formative assessment of learning throughout the programme
Special Arrangements
None
Additional Information
Academic description Not entered
Syllabus Not entered
Transferable skills Not entered
Reading list Not entered
Study Abroad Not entered
Study Pattern Not entered
KeywordsSick Child, Medical management, Paediatric Emergency
Contacts
Course organiserDr Thomas Beattie
Tel:
Email: Tom.Beattie@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMiss Lisa Horsburgh
Tel: 0131 536 0803
Email: Lisa.Horsburgh@ed.ac.uk
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