It is ideal for trainees in paediatrics and emergency medicine, and also highly relevant for anaesthetists who wish to develop skills in paediatric anaesthesia or paediatric intensive care.
It will also help primary care practitioners who work in remote and rural areas without paediatric support.
The programme is designed to give you the educational background you need to manage medical emergencies in children, throughout the world.
Our online learning technology is fully interactive, award-winning and enables you to communicate with our highly qualified teaching staff from the comfort of your own home or workplace.
Our online students not only have access to Edinburgh’s excellent resources, but also become part of a supportive online community, bringing together students and tutors from around the world.
This programme has been designed to help you achieve a successful career in paediatric emergency medicine with a high quality qualification and the latest understanding and knowledge.
You may choose to study to certificate, diploma or masters level.
Year 1: certificate
You will study a wide range of specialities in Fundamentals in Paediatric Medicine.
Year 2: diploma
You will take the following compulsory courses:
Surgical Emergencies & Trauma/Anaesthesia & Sedation
Additional Topics in Paediatric Emergency Medicine
Year 3 masters
You will study the compulsory course Management Issues in Paediatric Emergency Medicine Students will undertake a written reflective element from a number of suggested topics.
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A medical degree (MBChB or equivalent) plus one year of clinical experience is required.
At least 1 year(s) of work experience are required.
One year of clinical experience.
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