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Consulting with Children course for GPs

Speciality Classification
General Practice ( GP ) / Family Medicine
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Duration
30 minutes
Subject matter expert
e-Learning for Healthcare
Provider
eintegrity
Endorsed By
RCGP, NHS Health Education England

This session gives an overview of the ways in which children differ from adult patients. It offers techniques that may assist effective consultation and overriding principles that must be taken into account.

This session was reviewed by Khyati Bakhai and last updated in November 2021.

Learning objectives

By the end of this session you will be able to:

  • list the ways in which children are exceptional patients
  • explain child-friendly, age-specific techniques for consulting with children
  • discuss issues of consent and advocacy that relate to child patients

Consulting with children and their parents is often a complex negotiation, but with some tools and confidence it can appear as simple as child's play.


PRM123
Entry Requirements / Prerequisites

Before commencing this session you should:

  • have some knowledge of the ‘Gillick’ principle and the GMC Guidance on consent
  • have some experience of consulting with families and children
Instructors / Speakers
Cassy Henderson,
GP

Cassy is an Australian and UK trained GP with several years experience practicing in the multiethnic population of central London. Her interests are women’s and children’s health and health education.

Currently she is a GP with the Salisbury Medical Centre in Queensland. Australia.

Delivery
Title
Consulting with Children course for GPs
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Children and young peoples health
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
30 minutes
Location
Online
Reference
3_04b_01
Access Duration (in months)
12
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