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Injury Prevention, Safety and Medication in School course for Allied Health

Speciality Classification
Allied Health
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Duration
30 minutes
Subject matter expert
e-Learning for Healthcare
Provider
eIntegrity
Endorsed By
Healthy Child, eLH, NHS

This session will focus on injury prevention and safety in children of school age. It will explore road safety, sun exposure, second-hand smoke exposure and Internet and social media safety. It will also consider the safe management of medication in school for children with health needs.

Learning objectives

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

  • Recognise the risk factors for unintentional injuries in school-age children
  • Describe road safety risks and measures implemented for reducing them
  • Outline the risks of second-hand smoke and strategies for reducing smoking initiation and smoke exposure
  • Identify the health risks of excess sun exposure in school-age children and consider sun protection measures
  • Discuss the risks posed by the Internet and social media and consider protective interventions for school-age children
  • Describe the safe management of medication in school for children with health needs

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.


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Instructors / Speakers
Jane Levers,
Professional Lead for School Nursing for Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust

Jane has worked as a nurse for the past 30 years with the past 16 years as a School Nurse. She is currently the Professional Lead for School Nursing for Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust. Her professional qualifications include: Registered General Nurse from St. Bartholomew’s Hospital, London; Registered Sick Children’s Nurse from Portsmouth University; Specialist Community Public Health Nurse/BSc [Hons] Public Health Practice from the University of Southampton.

Delivery
Title
Injury Prevention, Safety and Medication in School course for Allied Health
Speciality Classification
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Child and family health, Child health/paediatrics/immunisation, Children and young peoples health
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
30 minutes
Location
Online
Reference
03_04
Access Duration (in months)
12
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