This course will cover adolescent medical, social and mental health problems, the approach to the adolescent patient and provision of medical services for adolescents including transitional care. A particular focus will be on the sexual and mental health of adolescents.
Specific topics will include – ethical dilemmas and adolescent sexual health, common adolescent gynaecological problems for paediatricians, eating disorders in adolescents, detection of adolescent mental health problems for paediatricians (and GPs and other health professionals), how to set up an adolescent service, the adolescent with disability and causes and consequences of adolescent vulnerability.
The short course will provide healthcare professionals with skills and knowledge needed to communicate effectively with young people and to plan for health services specific to adolescent needs with the aim of helping young people to lead healthier and more active lives.
Venue: Imperial College London, St Mary’s campus
Fees: £395 for doctors / £300 for nurses and AHPs
For further details please visit: http://www.imperial.ac.uk/cpd/adolescent
Contact: Eva Moreno, CPD, Imperial College London, firstname.lastname@example.org or +44 (0)207 594 6885