- Date and time Tue 23 Oct 2018 from 12:00am to 12:00am
- Location Royal Society of Medicine
- Organised by Paediatrics and Child Health
This one day course is designed to improve knowledge of young people's health needs based on understanding the key physiological and developmental changes of adolescence.
The course will include an interactive lecture on the 'HEADSS Assessment' and a workshop on 'Complex Adolescent Safeguarding'. Participants will explore why young people's health needs are different from the rest of the paediatric population and how services can adapt to meet these needs.
Speakers are all practising clinicians, many of whom are actively engaged in research to improve young people's health.
- Identify how young people's health needs differ from the rest of the paediatric population and how services can adapt accordingly.
- Know how to put the HEADSS assessment tool into practice.
- Build on current understanding of growth and puberty during adolescence.
- Improve knowledge of adolescent gynaecology.
- Understand the safeguarding challenges in adolescent medicine.