This workshop aims to equip nurses with skills, knowledge and confidence to enable them to therapeutically distract children and young people who have to experience potentially painful or unpleasant procedures.
Entry and Admissions
Short Course / CPD
No Partner College
Thursday 22nd March 2018, 10:00-13:00
Who should attend?
Practice, community and school nurses working with children and young people. For example, those involved with vaccination clinics or the delivery of potentially painful or distressing treatments.
Max number of participants
Learning Environment & Assessment:
By the end of the workshops participants will:
- Have an increased knowledge of the role of distraction play therapy in paediatric painful procedures.
- Be more confident in the application of age appropriate distraction therapy to support a positive patient experience.
Facilitator - Valerie Denieul
Valerie is a Lecturer in Children’s Nursing at UCLan. She has a wide experience of nursing children, including in acute and high dependency settings and in children’s clinical research.
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