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.
This course allows the student to recognize the characteristics of the child attending to their anthropometric values, which are different from that of an adult.
Professionals will be able to recognize and classify the main pathologies of the child.
Professionals will know the main keys for nursing care in pediatrics.
The professional nursing student will be able to identify and act correctly with the healthy child and with the child with a pathology, and recognize the characteristics of the child of pediatric age and their correct referral to the specialized unit.
At the end of the course, students will be trained and will have learned to: