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DRPS : Course Catalogue : Deanery of Clinical Sciences : Paediatric Emergency Medicine

Postgraduate Course: Fundamentals in Paediatric Emergency Medicine 1 (PECM11001)

Course Outline
SchoolDeanery of Clinical Sciences CollegeCollege of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
Course typeOnline Distance Learning AvailabilityNot available to visiting students
SCQF Credits20 ECTS Credits10
SummaryThis programme should ensure that practitioners are able to recognise, assess and manage the ill or injured child.
Course description .
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
Academic year 2018/19, Not available to visiting students (SS1) Quota:  None
Course Start Semester 1
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 200 ( Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 196 )
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 60 %, Coursework 40 %, Practical Exam 0 %
Additional Information (Assessment) Written Exam 60%
Coursework 40%
Practical Exam 0%
Feedback Not entered
No Exam Information
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.
Reading List
None
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
KeywordsSick Child,Medical management,Paediatric Emergency
Contacts
Course organiserDr Tom Beattie
Tel: (0131) 536 0803
Email: Tom.Beattie@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMiss Lisa Horsburgh
Tel: (0131) 536 0803
Email: Lisa.Horsburgh@ed.ac.uk
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