Paediatric Emergencies in Primary Care (2021)

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It is easy to miss the seriously ill child who presents with subtle clinical findings, or feel uncomfortable when required to manage the seriously ill child.

In this course we examine a range of common emergency presentations and discuss clinical history and examination, red flags for serious illness, and clinical management of the seriously ill child.

The course will specifically review:

  • 1. Red flags for serious illness in a child/vomiting and dehydration

  • 2. Approach to respiratory distress in the young child

  • 3. Assessment of the febrile infant

  • 4. Acute asthma: red flags for severe asthma/acute management

  • 5. The child with cardiac arrest secondary to drowning

Information about the course

  • Designed for medical officers, nurses, paramedics and students in all medical fields

  • CME hours: Certified for 8 hours of continuing medical education

  • CPD accreditation: ACRRM & RACGP

  • Duration of enrolment : 12 months (commences from the date of course enrolment)

  • CPD Certificate is provided with successful completion of the course

Course Accreditation


    • Course Code: 19735

    • Course Points : 3 Educational Activity & 5 Performance Review PDP Units


    • Activity Number: 194481

    • 16 CPD Activity Points

Instructions: Course Enrolment

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  • Course Fee: $75.00 (AUD) + $7.50 (GST) = $82.50

  • Duration of enrolment is 12 months from date of payment


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