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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An Introduction to Paediatric Disability and Clinical Assessment

Four-month distance learning course

This course is developed from unit 1 of the Paediatric Neurodisability Diploma.

It is intended to support learning for specialist nurses, paediatricians and any professionals working with disabled children and young people and those following different developmental pathways.

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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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Epilepsy: Diagnosis, Description, Management and Disability Course

Four-month distance learning course

This course is developed from unit 4 of the Paediatric Neurodisability Diploma and provides in-depth training in the assessment, description and management of epilepsy and associated conditions.

It is aimed at all professionals who work with children and young people and wish to improve their knowledge and understanding of epilepsy.

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