Developing a community child health service for the 21st century

A report on a review of the community child health service in Scotland.

Annexe 11

School of Community Paediatrics Scholarship Programme 2010/11

Modules and lecture topics

School of Community Paediatrics, RHSC, 18 Millerfield Place, Edinburgh EH9 1LW

Module 1

27 & 28 September 2010 or 27 September and 23 November 2010

Day 1 - Acute Paediatrics 27 September 2010

Lecture Title

Introduction to Paediatric Scholarship Programme
Acute Surgical Emergencies
Acute Respiratory Emergencies
Acute and Life Threatening Illnesses
Basic Life Support
Child Protection 23 November 2010
Setting the scene - Scottish context
What is Child Protection? - Making judgements
Recognition of Abuse
Problem Substance Use - Assessing risk: It's everybody's job
Protecting Children -Roles & Responsibilities
'Nil by Mouth' - Domestic Abuse
'The GP's Role in Safeguarding Children & Key Messages & Where do you go from here?
Audit findings of GP reports & attendances to CPCCs in East Lothian over past 2-3 yrs

Module 2

24 & 25 November 2010

Day 3 - Developmental Paediatrics 24 November 2010

Lecture Title

An Overview of Child Development
Practical Aspects of Child Development
Neonatal Examination
What to do if you have an abnormality?

Day 4 - Child Development 25 November 2010

Lecture Title

Visual Problems in Children
Hips, Knees and Feet
Dietetics and Infant Feeding
Communication Disorders

Module 3

10 & 11 February 2011

Day 5 - General Paediatrics 10 February 2011

Lecture Title

Endocrinology (normal puberty, small and large stature)
Child with Cancer
Paediatric Palliative Care in Scotland
Preconception, Genetics and Antenatal Health
Skin: Eczema, Psoriasis and Acne
Common Infections and Allergies, Wheezy Bronchitis and Asthma

Day 6 - General Paediatrics 11 February 2011

Lecture Title

Common gastroenterology problems encountered in childhood
Haematuria /Proteinuria, and Childhood UTI
Cystic Fibrosis
Congenital heart disease/ murmurs, fits, faints and 'funny turns'
Convulsions and Epilepsy
Juvenile idiopathic arthritis and paediatric musculoskeletal examination

Module 4

30 & 31 May or 31 May & 1 June 2011

Day 7 - Community Paediatrics 31 May 2011

Lecture Title

Public Health and the Early Years
Consent and Confidentiality
Faltering Growth
Skin Rashes and Pyrexial/Infective Presentations (from a GP perspective)
Care of the Child with Motor Disorder

Day 8 - Mental Health 1 June 2011

Lecture Title

Autistic Spectrum Disorders
Depression, Suicide and Self-Harm
Adolescence and emotional well-being
Drugs, Alcohol and Solvent Abuse
'Looked After' Children and Transition to Independence


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