This programme is aimed at high-calibre graduates in medicine involved in the management of clinical emergencies in children. It is ideal for trainees in paediatrics and emergency medicine, and also highly relevant for anaesthetists who wish to develop skills in paediatric anaesthesia or paediatric intensive care. It will also help primary care practitioners who work in remote and rural areas without paediatric support.
The programme is designed to give you the educational background you need to manage medical emergencies in children, throughout the world.
You can exit at the end of 1 year with PgCert Paediatric Emergency Medicine.
You can exit at the end of 2 years with PgDip Paediatric Emergency Medicine.
A medical degree (MBChB or equivalent) plus one year of postgraduate clinical experience, for example FY1 in UK, or equivalent elsewhere. You must have an ongoing commitment to the clinical care of children, and be actively attending to children in emergency situations.
You must include details of all of your experience working with ill and/or injured children in acute settings in your application. Please ask your referee to confirm this experience in the reference they supply.
Distance and Flexible learning
College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
Edinburgh Medical School