Child and youth health

Constipation & faecal incontinence in children

Constipation is a common problem, occurring in up to 30% of children.  Functional constipation is the most common cause, but it is important to be mindful of the symptoms and signs which could indicate potentially serious underlying conditions. 

Immunisation - Nikki Turner

Dr Nikki Turner talks about immunisation in primary care. Nikki is director of the immunisation advisory centre (IMAC). She is an Associate Professor in theDepartment of General Practice and Primary Healthcare at the University of Auckland. Her special interests are in immunisation, preventative child health and child poverty.

Sore throats and rheumatic fever - Emma Best

Dr Emma Best talks about sore throats and rheumatic fever. Emma is a paediatric infectious disease consultant at Starship children’s hospital in Auckland and a senior lecturer in paediatrics at the University of Auckland.

CEP 8: Management

Please note:

The CEP courses have been updated in 2021 and replaced with:

  1. Substance use and taiohi (youth)
  2. Coexisting problems in taiohi (youth)

Your learning record still holds the certificates you earned by completing any of the previous courses:

CEP 7: Assessment

Please note:

The CEP courses have been updated in 2021 and replaced with:

  1. Substance use and taiohi (youth)
  2. Coexisting problems in taiohi (youth)

Your learning record still holds the certificates you earned by completing any of the previous courses.

Paediatrics for General Practice

This one day symposium will provide clinical updates and guidance supporting excellent practice on the important issues we face engaging with children and youth in general practice.

CEP 4 : Engagement

Please note:

The CEP courses have been updated in 2021 and replaced with:

  1. Substance use and taiohi (youth)
  2. Coexisting problems in taiohi (youth)

Your learning record still holds the certificates you earned by completing any of the previous courses.

Eating, drinking, & swallowing difficulties for SLTs: Level 1 Update

This is a refresher for the level 1 course in Eating, drinking, & swallowing (EDS) difficulties. It reviews the knowledge you need to support and advise school staff, families and other education therapists working with children with EDS difficulties. The Level 1 training you completed was in the area of eating, drinking and swallowing. It was designed to empower and enable you to provide support and resources to your colleagues in this area of practice.

CEP 3: Youth Development & Well-being

Please note:

The CEP courses have been updated in 2021 and replaced with:

  1. Substance use and taiohi (youth)
  2. Coexisting problems in taiohi (youth)

Your learning record still holds the certificates you earned by completing any of the previous courses.

Burns: assessment & management

Burns and scalds are a leading cause of injury to children in New Zealand. Children under the age of five most at risk of burns and scalds with hot liquids being the leading cause of injury in this age group. Māori are at increased risk, particularly in the under-five age group, as are males in all age groups.

Following completion of this short course you will:

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