CPD modules

Caring for children and young people with atypical growth

  • RCN accredited
  • Peer reviewed
  • Certificate
  • Learning time: 02 hrs
  • Last updated: 2019
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This learning module provides insight into the practice of paediatric endocrinology nurse specialists. It focuses on auxology, the study of growth, and is aimed at nurses and nursing students who are interested in normal childhood growth and exploring potential reasons for, and consequences of, atypical growth that present as tall or short stature.

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Please note that information provided by RCNi Learning is not sufficient to ensure competence in the skill. Assessment of competence should take place in line with local practice. Practice should always align with local protocols and procedures, latest guidelines and any regulatory code. All modules should currently be viewed together with available national and local Covid-19 guidelines. For advice, go to www.rcn.org.uk/covid-19/rcn-position

Lee Martin, Clinical nurse specialist, paediatric endocrinology, Royal London Hospital, Barts Health NHS Trust, London. Lecturer, King’s College London.


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