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Paediatric Emergency Medicine

University of Edinburgh

Venues

Off Campus

Content

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.

Entry Requirements

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.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Postgraduate Master's

Award

MSc

Study Method

Distance and Flexible learning

Course Length

3 years

Faculty

College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine

Department

Edinburgh Medical School

SCQF Level

11

Website

www.ed.ac.uk

Career Area

Health and Medicine

Career Sectors

Alternative Medicine

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