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The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners

  • : Online

Interactive online e-learning module that explores how we approach the assessment and management of a child with deterioration may significantly determine their chances of survival, risk for complications and long term disability

Relevance to General Practice

The course provides detailed discussion at the clinical findings that signal clinical deterioration and developing threat to the life to a child and explores the critical thinking required to assess and intervene in these patients.

Learning outcomes
  • Describe the relationship between the clinical signs of deterioration and development of cardiac or respiratory arrest
  • Identify how the protocol is adapted according to local resources and clinical practice and how to shape locally relevant systems based approaches.
  • Describe how the observation chart may be modified to take into account chronic illness and current clinical condition
  • Identify the criteria for escalation of intervention of the Medical Emergency Response (MER) in the patient with signs of deterioration.
  • Delivery
    The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners
    7.5 hours
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    7.5 hours
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