Paediatric minor injury management. Skin, teeth, bones and distraction

Designed for clinicians from mixed Emergency Departments and smaller centres, this interactive small group workshop will provide rotations through skills stations including management of minor wounds, musculoskeletal injuries, burns and special senses (eyes/ears/nose/teeth). There will be a focus on integration of distraction and play.                                                                         

The aims of the workshop include:

  1. Develop confidence in managing children and families
  2. Understand the effect of child development on interventions and procedures
  3. Enable participants to assess minor injury and consider informed treatment options
  4. Provide instruction on skills and techniques in the management of minor injuries
  5. Consider resources informing the choice of consumables
  6. Instil confidence to translate and utilise skills within local departments
  7. Provide links and resources to support practice

Facilitators:

Glenda Mullen, NP ED Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick NSW

Danielle Coates, NP ED Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick NSW

Karen Hodson, CNE ED Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick NSW

Amy Langron, Child Life Therapist, ED Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick NSW

Kerrie Amy, Physiotherapist Orthopaedics, Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick NSW

Kelly Waddell, NP Burns and Plastics Treatment Centre, Children’s Hospital Westmead NSW

Madeleine Jacques, TNP Burns and Plastics Treatment Centre, Children’s Hospital Westmead

Ruth Irwin, TNP ED, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Camperdown NSW

Joanna McCulloch, CNC/NE Sydney Eye Hospital

Danielle Coates and Glenda Mullen (Workshop Convenors)

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