Paediatric Disability Distance Learning

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British Academy of Childhood Disability Peadiatric Disability Distance LearningSheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust is working in partnership with the British Academy of Childhood Disability (BACD) to offer high quality distance learning courses in paediatric disability.

Paediatric Neurodisability Diploma

Two-year distance learning course

This course includes twelve subject units, delivered in four clinical modules, covering the many aspects of paediatric disability. It complements the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) Paediatric Neurodisability Level 3 Training Programme. Upon successful completion of the course participants are awarded a Diploma from the British Academy of Childhood Disability.

The course is relevant to all doctors currently providing care for disabled children and young people. All grid trainees in paediatric disability are encouraged to take the course as it complements the grid training programme and provides a useful framework to gain the expected competencies.

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ADHD and Comorbid Conditions Course

Four-month distance learning course

This course is developed from unit 8 of the Paediatric Neurodisability Diploma and provides in-depth training in how to assess and support children with ADHD and their families.

It is aimed at specialist nurses, paediatric trainees and other health professionals working with children and young people with ADHD.

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Courses coming soon

Courses on Epilepsy and Communication Disorders are currently in development. Details will be published here when the courses are launched.

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