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Visiting Professional Programme – Paediatric Pharmaceutical Care

Programme overview The programme will cover aspects of the following areas: Pregnancy and the first month of life Childhood issues Drug Handling and Pharmacokinetics Nutrition Gastroenterology Cardiology Respiratory Nephrology Surgery Neurology Endocrinology Infectious diseases Intensive care Neurosurgery Liver Disease Haematology and Oncology Learning outcomes On completion of the programme students should be able to: Critically evaluate the evidence-based use of medicines in the management of commonly-encountered paediatric clinical conditions. Demonstrate how pharmacokinetic principles affect drug handling in neonates and children in practice. Advise on the selection of appropriate drug formulations for neonates and children. Discuss how medication errors may occur in the paediatric population and how risk can be minimised. Discuss how the pharmaceutical licensing system impacts the use of medicines for children. Respond to medication-related queries using appropriate and reputable local, national and international paediatric resources. Demonstrate clear and effective communication and consultation skills with patients, their families and other healthcare professionals. Individual weekly timetables will be created depending on each visiting professional’s requirements. A Certificate of Attendance will be awarded to visitors upon the end of their programme.
Tel: +44 (0)20 7188 7188
Website: guysandstthomasevents.co.uk/internship-paediatric-pharmaceutical-care/
Sponsor: Guy's and St Thomas NHS Trust


Guy’s Hospital
Great Maze Pond, London, SE1 9RT
Tel: 020 7188 6522
Evelina Childrens Hospital
Westminster Bridge Rd, London, SE1 7EH
Tel: 02071887188