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Infection course for Nurses

Speciality Classification
Time / Duration
45 minutes
Subject matter expert
e-Learning for Healthcare
Endorsed By
Healthy Child, eLH, NHS

This session aims to equip practitioners with information so that they can advise on infection-related public health issues and vaccination-related concerns in primary schools.

Learning objectives

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

  • Summarise relevant issues around hygiene in the primary school setting
  • Review immunisation and effective interventions for immunisation in children of primary school age
  • Manage both teacher and parental awareness of, and responses to, infectious disease
  • Describe the management of cases/outbreaks of meningitis, diarrhoea and vomiting, conjunctivitis, impetigo and other diseases
  • Describe the social impact, transmission and management of lice and scabies

This session uses self assessments that help you check what you have learnt. You do not have to use them and your answers are not seen by anyone else.

Instructors / Speakers
Rosie Kyeremateng,
Community Paediatric Trainee

Dr Rosie Kyeremateng is a community paediatric trainee in the south west of England, with an interest in Public Health and in Children’s Environmental Health. During an internship with the World Health Organization she contributed to the development of the WHO training modules in Children’s Environmental Health, and she is now involved in the development of a Child Rights Curriculum in association with the Open University. Rosie has been involved in a number of school based Public Health activities, including advising for the local policy on Medicines in Schools; research into behavioural interventions in the school setting; and an appraisal of universal services in special needs schools in order to inform a wider Needs Assessment.

Infection course for Nurses
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Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Child and family health, Child health/paediatrics/immunisation, Children and young peoples health
Provider Type
Education Provider
Time / Duration
45 minutes
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