Category: Paediatrics

Serious infection and critical care in children – A learning approach centred on clinical practice

Dr Aubrey Cunnington, Clinical Senior Lecturer in Paediatric Infectious Diseases at Imperial College, explains how the Serious Infection and Critical Care in Children short course has developed its practical approach to learning which has proved effective and popular with students. Aubrey directs the course alongside Dr Sanjay Patel who is currently Consultant in Paediatric Infectious Diseases and Immunology at Southampton Children’s Hospital.

‘This short course is one of the most popular in the theme of Paediatrics and Child Health. The course has a real emphasis on application to clinical practice, built on an understanding of the most important underlying principles.