The Choking Child Short Course

The Choking Child Short Course
  • Develop your skills & knowledge
  • Delivered by academic experts & qualified professionals
  • Receive a certificate of attendance

Entry and Admissions

Award Type:

Short Course

Study Mode:

Part time

Delivery Method:


Course Length:

½ day


School of Nursing

Partner Colleges:

No Partner College

Start Date:

Friday 9th September, 9-30am-12-30pm

Entry Requirements:


Course Content

Course Outline:

Beginning with an overview of the anatomical differences in children, the principles of Basic Life Support and how to respond to a child who is choking.

Who should attend:

A workshop for those working with Children, but not necessarily experienced in child health

Learning Environment & Assessment:

Attendance without examination 

Academic Expertise

An experienced Children’s Nurse with a back ground in acute Paediatric care both Medical and Surgical. Lecturer Practitioner for 9 years, dividing time between Teaching and Clinical Practice. Full time Lecturer for 7 years teaching Pre and Post Registration Nursing and allied Health Professionals. 

Learning outcome & aims

By the end of the workshops participants will:

  • Be able to discuss the basic anatomical differences between adults and children relating to Basic Life Support
  • Demonstrate the ability to undertake basic life support on a child
  • Demonstrate the ability to assist a child who is choking 

Industry links & professional accreditation

We have great links with employers including household names such as Sony, BAE Systems and Apple. We also have links with the smaller companies in the region and offer help and assistance to more than 1,000 of these – with many of our graduates staying in the region it is important we develop these relationships.

Work experience and international opportunities

At UCLan we work with a range of businesses and organisations, many of which provide work experience opportunities and project briefs to enable to you gain real work experience whilst you undertake your postgraduate programme. Your course tutor will advise on opportunities available within your course and the UCLan Careers Team can provide help, advice and guidance on how to apply for them and how to make the most of these opportunities.

Graduate Careers

The UCLan Careers Team offer ongoing supportive careers advice and guidance throughout your course and after graduation, along with a range of modules, work experience opportunities and events to help you acquire the skills to make you stand out to potential employers in today’s competitive market.


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Fees & Funding

You can contact the Student Fees and Funding Team via phone, email, or post. If you are on the campus you can call into The 'i', for advice.
Tel: +44 (0)1772 892400
Student Fees and Funding Team, Foster Building 117, UCLan, Preston, PR1 2HE


How to Apply

These workshops are available as part of the Service Level Agreement which UCLan has with a number of local NHS Trusts. If you wish to apply using this funding please gain the support of your line manager and complete the online application through

Alternatively, self-funding applicants please book online at

If you have any questions about the workshop please contact us:
email or call 01772 893808 

About UCLan

Course Enquiries

University of Central Lancashire,
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)1772 892400