Training Resources

Distance Learning Paediatric Neurodisability

This is a collaborative partnership between Sheffield Children’s Hospital Foundation Trust and Sheffield Hallam University and is recognised by the Paediatric Neurodisability CSAC of the Royal College of Paediatric and Child Health.

This is a three-year part time distance learning course. In years one and two you will take twelve subject units of study, delivered in four clinical modules, covering the many aspects of paediatric neurodisability. This complements the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) Paediatric Neurodisability Level 3 Training Programme.

These modules are delivered by the course team based at the Ryegate centre, Sheffield Childrens Hospital NHS Trust.

All of the core modules are relevant to practice and include text prepared by experts, recommended reading, exercises based on the text and residentials related to each module.

You will complete an in depth audit alongside the course modules with anticipation of a completed audit cycle. This may form the basis for a dissertation to be completed in year three. You may however choose another relevant dissertation topic.

We also expect you to complete a statistics and research module in year three. We can provide appropriate support for this. You will enrol with Sheffield Hallam University to undertake the final year.

ADHD distance learning module

The course is intended to support learning for specialist nurses and other health professionals working with children and young people with ADHD and their families. The content is developed from the ADHD module in the Sheffield MSc in Paediatric Neurodisability in conjunction with Sheffield Hallam University. The study day will take place on Friday 14 July.

Council for Disabled Children E-Learning Modules

Emergency Healthcare Plans - Core Principles This module aims to help professionals and those who come into contact with infants, children and young people who have complex healthcare needs and may require emergency treatment. It covers the Core Principles involved in the development of an Emergency Healthcare Plan (EHP) and builds on the personal experiences of professionals and carers who use the plans.

Emergency Healthcare Plans - Guidance for professionals This module covers what an Emergency Healthcare Plan is and provides guidance on  how to draw up a plan. It also deals with some of the more difficult situations that will arise when dealing with a child who has complex and life threatening healthcare needs.

Spotting the Sick Child This module aims to help doctors work with children who have special educational needs. The module is a resource for health professionals designed to enable them to better diagnose sickness in children with learning disabilities.

Royal College of Nursing

RCN Competences: Palliative Care for Children and Young People The main purpose of thisframework is to support the delivery of high quality, evidence-based care by nurses and health care support workers involved in the care of children and young people requiring palliative care.

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