Training Resources

BACD & SCH 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.

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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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