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Sudden Infant Death Syndrome 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

Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) is a rare but devastating event for any family. This session covers the causes, risk factors and prevention of SIDS and also advice on how to respond after a death.

This session was reviewed by Khyati Bakhai and last updated in January 2022.

Learning objectives

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

  • define SIDS and recall current incidence rates
  • recognise the risk factors for SIDS and assess the risk within your practice population
  • recognise the opportunities available to advise patients regarding preventative measures
  • describe how to respond appropriately in the event of a sudden infant death

Sudden infant death syndrome, or SIDS, is defined as the sudden unexpected death of an infant aged from one month to one year.


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Instructors / Speakers
Caroline Ghazawy,
Content Author

Caroline Ghazawy is a sessional GP based in Herefordshire. Her clinical interests include paediatrics and women’s health.

Delivery
Title
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome course for GPs
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Neonatal, Paediatric and Neonatal Care
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
30 minutes
Location
Online
Reference
3_04a_01
Access Duration (in months)
12
Price:
Free
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