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Introduction to Development Part 1: Description and Influences course for Dietitians

Speciality Classification
Dietitians
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Duration
30 minutes
Subject matter expert
e-Learning for Healthcare
Provider
eIntegrity

This session will outline the development of the healthy child from birth to age five.

Learning objectives

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

  • Provide a descriptive framework for recording normal child development and its variations
  • Describe what to have in the clinic consultation when undertaking a developmental assessment
  • Outline the role of parents and other carers in observing and reporting child development
  • Explain the influence of family, social and medical factors on child development and how they might promote or impair developmental progress

One of the important roles of the healthcare team is to be able to detect and act upon developmental concerns. Child development may be assessed at scheduled points, in response to concerns, or opportunistically.

This session will outline the development of the healthy child from birth to age five.


PRM123
Entry Requirements / Prerequisites

Before commencing this session you should have completed the following HCP sessions:

  • 01_01 Introduction to the Healthy Child Programme (402-0001)
  • 02_03 Using the Personal Child Health Record (PCHR) (402-0005)
  • 03_01 Families in the UK (402-0006)
  • 03_03 Hard to Reach Families (402-0009)
  • 11_01 Overview and Principles of Screening (402-0070)
Instructors / Speakers
Dilip Nathan,
Consultant in Community Paediatrics

Dr Dilip Nathan currently works as a Consultant Paediatrician at Nottingham University Hospitals Trust where he jointly leads a team of Community Paediatricians. He is Designated Paediatrician for Unexpected Infant Deaths for Nottingham and Undergraduate Coordinator of Community Paediatrics at the University of Nottingham Medical School where he regularly lectures.

Dr Nathan’s current responsibilities involve directing the Child Health Surveillance programme for GP trainees across Nottingham and lecturing on the Advanced Paediatric Skills course (Nottingham Walk-in Centre).

Nadya James,
Specialist Registrar/ST6 in Community Paediatrics

Dr Nadya James is a Higher Specialist Paediatric Trainee in the East Midlands Deanery. Based in Nottingham: she works at the Child Development Centre, Queens Medical Centre, and in the community. Her interests include medical education, and she is involved in the training of undergraduates, junior doctors, and allied professionals.

Delivery
Title
Introduction to Development Part 1: Description and Influences course for Dietitians
Speciality Classification
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Child and family health, Child health/paediatrics/immunisation, Children and young peoples health, Maternal-child
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
30 minutes
Price
Free
Location
Online
Reference
06_01
Access Duration (in months)
12
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