Taught course

Paediatric Emergency Medicine

Institution
University of Edinburgh · College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
Qualifications
MScPGDipPGCert

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Entry requirements

A medical degree (MBChB or equivalent) plus one year of postgraduate clinical experience e.g. FY1 in UK, or equivalent elsewhere. You must have an ongoing commitment to the clinical care of children, and be actively attending to children in emergency situations.

You must include details of all of your experience working with ill and/or injured children in acute settings in your application.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This programme is aimed at high-calibre graduates in medicine involved in the management of clinical emergencies in children.

It is ideal for trainees in paediatrics and emergency medicine, and also highly relevant for anaesthetists who wish to develop skills in paediatric anaesthesia or paediatric intensive care.

It will also help primary care practitioners who work in remote and rural areas without paediatric support.

In the Diploma Year students also have the opportunity to choose courses in Paediatric Critical Care Medicine, designed to bridge the gap between resuscitation in the Emergency Department and admission to the Paediatric Critical Care Unit (including high dependency and intensive care).

The programme is designed to give you the educational background you need to manage medical emergencies in children, throughout the world. The final year of the programme can be tailored to your circumstances and career goals.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    36 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
  • PGDip
    part time
    24 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
  • PGCert
    part time
    12 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Programme Director
Email
pecm@ed.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)131 536 0803