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Paediatric Emergency Nursing and Professional Considerations

To enable Registered Nurses to further develop their knowledge and skills to care for the unwell or injured paediatric patient while encompassing the wider professional aspects of emergency nursing.

Course Code GCEN706
Level 7
Credits 5


Apply knowledge of paediatric anatomy and physiology and integrate into nursing practice.

Defend rationale around assessment, analysis of findings, diagnosis and management of the paediatric patient presenting with medical, surgical and/or trauma emergencies.

Critically analyse a family centred approach in the assessment and management of the paediatric patient.

Critically reflect on the professional role of the nurse in relation to paediatric patients in the emergency setting.

Delivered as part of the following programmes