Paediatric Medicine

Paediatric Neurology Part 1

R400.00

3 CEUs

    The first 5 years of life are the most vital when considering the development of a child’s nervous system. In part one of this course, you will be provided with all tools necessary to complete a detailed history and examination of your young patients and an explanation of how these assessments relate to development later in life.  

    This course is essential for anyone wanting to be an expert in the field of paediatrics. 

    Part 2 focuses on common pathologies affecting children. You will learn about the different types of headaches (from migraines to headaches caused by pathology/trauma) that affect young children, how they present and how you can help. Part 2 also covers neurocutaneous syndromes like neurofibromatosis, tuberous sclerosis and Sturge-Weber syndrome, Myasthenia gravis and spinal cord injury. 

    This course is essential for anyone wanting to be an expert in the field of paediatrics. 

    In part 3, you will learn about more pathologies such as peripheral nerve injury, Tourette syndrome, neurological infection, the presentation and meaning of abnormal muscle strength reflexes, and how to assess and understand the implications of abnormal head growth. Part 3 also explores in detail cerebral palsy, vertigo, “floppy infant” syndrome, seizures and brain tumours.


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Paediatric Neurology Part 2

R400.00

3 CEUs

    The first 5 years of life are the most vital when considering the development of a child’s nervous system. In part one of this course, you will be provided with all tools necessary to complete a detailed history and examination of your young patients and an explanation of how these assessments relate to development later in life.

    This course is essential for anyone wanting to be an expert in the field of paediatrics.

    Part 2 focuses on common pathologies affecting children. You will learn about the different types of headaches (from migraines to headaches caused by pathology or trauma) that affect young children, how they present and how you can help. Part 2 also covers neurocutaneous syndromes like neurofibromatosis, tuberous sclerosis and Sturge-Weber syndrome, Myasthenia gravis and spinal cord injury.

    This course is essential for anyone wanting to be an expert in the field of paediatrics.

    In part 3, you will learn about more pathologies such as peripheral nerve injury, Tourette syndrome, neurological infection, the presentation and meaning of abnormal muscle strength reflexes, and how to assess and understand the implications of abnormal head growth. Part 3 also explores in detail cerebral palsy, vertigo, “floppy infant” syndrome, seizures and brain tumours. 


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Paediatric Neurology Part 3

R400.00

3 CEUs

    The first 5 years of life are the most vital when considering the development of a child’s nervous system. In part one of this course, you will be provided with all tools necessary to complete a detailed history and examination of your young patients and an explanation of how these assessments relate to development later in life. 

    In part 3, you will learn about more pathologies such as peripheral nerve injury, Tourette syndrome, neurological infection, the presentation and meaning of abnormal muscle strength reflexes, and how to assess and understand the implications of abnormal head growth. Part 3 also explores in detail cerebral palsy, vertigo, “floppy infant” syndrome, seizures and brain tumours. 

    After completing the three-part course, you will have gained significant knowledge to make you more confident when dealing with complicated paediatric cases.

    This course is essential for anyone wanting to be an expert in the field of paediatrics.


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Paediatric Nutrition

R400.00

3 CEUs

    Clinicians have a critical role to play in the field of paediatric nutrition. 

    This course will provide you with the general principles of nutritional practice and the fundamental strategies used to measure, assess and advise patients accordingly. 

    On completion of this course, you should be able to provide patients and their families with sound, reliable information that will impact their health in the longer term including: 

    • knowledge of the nutritional requirements of infants and children;
    • best feeding practices for the various age levels in paediatrics; and
    • techniques for collecting and assessing food intake information.  

    This course will also familiarise you with the more common disorders of metabolism and nutrition that may be encountered in your practice.

     

     


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Paediatric Otolaryngology Part 1

R400.00

3 CEUs

    This 2-part course on paediatric otolaryngology, you will  recap basic anatomy of the ear, nose and throat. You will learn about presentations and management of common ENT conditions affecting children, such as acute and chronic otitis media and externa, acute and chronic upper respiratory tract infection, sinusitis and many more; how to complete a thorough assessment and what home care advice to offer.

    This course will help you gain clarity and confidence when treating ENT conditions in children. 



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Paediatric Otolaryngology Part 2

R400.00

3 CEUs

    This 2-part course on paediatric otolaryngology, you will recap basic anatomy of the ear, nose and throat. You will learn about presentations and management of common ENT conditions affecting children, such as acute and chronic otitis media and externa, acute and chronic upper respiratory tract infection, sinusitis and many more; how to complete a thorough assessment and what home care advice to offer.

    This course will help you gain clarity and confidence when treating ENT conditions in children. 



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