The characteristics of children are different from those of adults. From birth, they present a series of health parameters that can be normal or not, that evolve and change until their full development and that are specific to their age.
According to the Ministry of Health, the main mortality figures during childhood are congenital malformations, while in adolescence they are traffic accidents.
Therefore, it is necessary to know these characteristics through training and day-to-day experience, in order to be able to provide adequate specific care for children.
At the end of the course, students will be trained and will have learned to: