Child and youth health

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:

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

Following completion of the EDS Difficulties Awareness Level course, and having had the last few months to put into practice the things you have learnt, this short course provides the opportunity for you to reflect on your learning over the past year and to think about where your EDS skills and knowledge can progress over the next 12 months.

Whether you have had lots of experience, a little, or none, this is your opportunity to review the course content and consider questions about your working practices.

Rheumatic Fever

Rheumatic fever is an autoimmune response to Group A Streptococcus (GAS) infection of the upper respiratory tract. The autoimmune response may result in carditis or inflammation of the mitral and/or aortic valves. When the inflammation leads to permanent damage of the valves the individual has rheumatic heart disease (RHD).

This short course will cover the diagnosis, management and secondary prevention of acute rheumatic fever.

CEP 6: Screening and Brief Interventions

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 1: An Introduction to Co-existing Problems in Youth.

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 2: Ethnicity and Culture

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 5: Understanding Motivation

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:

Foundations in ICAMH 4: Supporting the Wellbeing of Infants, Children and Youth

This course provides an overview of how to support infant, child and youth mental health issues and enhance wellbeing.

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Foundations in ICAMH 3: Youth Mental Health

This course provides an overview of developmental milestones, developmentally appropriate practice and common mental health issues in adolescence (13 - 19 years).

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Foundations in ICAMH 2: Child Mental Health

This material covers childhood (5-12 years) and provides an overview of developmental milestones, developmentally appropriate practice, and common mental health issues.

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