The course will explore aspects of paediatric assessment such as performing a ‘from the door’ assessment, the importance of vital signs, and distraction techniques to allow assessment. It will also cover the key questions in paediatric history and useful resources for clinical decision making.
About the instructor
William Broughton is currently a Senior Lecturer in Paramedic Science at the University of Hertfordshire, teaching on a range of modules at undergraduate and postgraduate level and he is also the Trustee Official for Professional Practice at the College of Paramedics. He holds a BSc in Paramedic Science from the University of Hertfordshire, an MSc in Paediatrics and Child Health from Imperial College London and a Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching for Higher Education. Will was a guideline co-author for the 2016 edition of UK Ambulance Clinical Practice Guidelines, is a regular speaker at UK conferences and events and contributes to the content of other published texts. Will continues to work clinically as a Paramedic in a number of settings and his clinical and research interests lie in improving education and clinical outcomes for paediatric patients.