Paediatric Disability Distance Learning Courses

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust (SCH) and the British Academy of Childhood Disability (BACD) have established a new partnership to deliver web-based distance learning courses to professionals supporting disabled children and young people and their families.

BACD members are eligible for discounted fees.

Paediatric Neurodisability Diploma

 

This course includes twelve subject units, delivered in four clinical modules, covering the many aspects of paediatric disability. It complements the 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.

 

Audience: All doctors currently providing care for disabled children and young people. Grid trainees in paediatric disability are encouraged to take the course as it provides a useful framework to gain the expected competencies.

 

Duration: Two-year part-time distance learning course, including four residentials in Sheffield

 

Cost: £4800 / £4600 BACD members

 

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ADHD 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.

 

Audience: Specialist nurses, paediatric trainees and other health professionals working with children and young people with ADHD.
 
Duration: It will take you approximately 4 months to complete - you will need to spend about 4 hours a week (depending on your previous experience) to complete the module in this time. Within this time you will attend one of our study days at Ryegate Children’s Centre in Sheffield that will be available throughout the year. Towards the end of the module you will be expected to submit an assessment task for formal marking. 
 
Cost: £450 / £400 BACD members

Registrations are accepted all year round.

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Epilepsy: Disagnosis, Description, Management and Disability 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.

Audience: Any professionals who work with children and young people and wish to improve their knowledge and understanding of epilepsy.

Duration: Approximately four months distance learning.

Cost: £350 / £300 BACD members.

Registrations are accepted all year round.

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