This module will explore and analyse the science of paediatric endocrine nursing. A diagnosis within paediatric endocrinology can be given at birth, throughout childhood and also into adolescence, and its impact on the child and family can potentially be lifelong. Students studying this module will be working at an advanced level within a paediatric endocrine environment, or caring for children and young people where their endocrine effects are secondary to their main treatment.
240 credit points of which no more than 120 are at level 5 and no less than 120 at level 6 or equivalent. In exceptional circumstances if an individual has evidence of recent professional learning they may enter with 60 credit points at level 6 or equivalent.
A 15 minute case study oral presentation and competencies