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Pneumonia 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
NHS Health Education England

This session covers paediatric pneumonia, including the recognition of clinical features, aetiology and treatment.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Define pneumonia
  • Recognise the clinical features of paediatric pneumonia
  • Describe the aetiology of pneumonia
  • State the features of severe pneumonia
  • Describe the treatment of pneumonia

Pneumonia is the inflammation of the lung parenchyma, which can include the acute inflammatory consolidation of alveoli, or infiltration of the interstitial tissue with inflammatory cells, or a combination of both.


PRM123
Entry Requirements / Prerequisites

Before commencing this session you should complete:

  • History (172-28)
  • Inspection and Examination (172-29)
Instructors / Speakers
Vasileios Patelis,
Specialist

Vasileios Patelis is an ST7 Specialist Registrar in Paediatrics, currently working at Birmingham Children’s Hospital. He has an interest in paediatric respiratory medicine.

Delivery
Title
Pneumonia course for Allied Health
Speciality Classification
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Child and family health, Children and young peoples health, Maternal-child, Paediatric, Paediatric and Neonatal Care, Respiratory Medicine
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
30 minutes
Location
Online
Access Duration (in months)
12
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Modules this course belongs to
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