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The Paediatric Early Warning System (PEWS)

Cost: £5.00+VAT

Welcome to our The Paediatric Early Warning System (PEWS) online Training. Upon completion, you will receive a certificate of completion. The course duration is approximately 1 hour and will earn you 1 CPD point. You have 6 months from the date of purchase to finish this training.

This module covers various topics related to The Paediatric Early Warning System (PEWS) online training module:


1. Introduction to PEWS: Provide an overview of what PEWS is, its purpose, and its importance in paediatric healthcare.
2. Physiology and Assessment: Explain the physiological parameters that are monitored in PEWS, such as heart rate, respiratory rate, blood pressure, temperature, and oxygen saturation.and how to accurately measure and assess these vital signs in children.
3. Scoring System: Describe the scoring system used in PEWS, including the different thresholds for each vital sign. and how to assign scores based on the observed values and how to interpret the overall score.
4. Clinical Indicators: Discuss other clinical indicators that are considered in PEWS, such as behavior, level of consciousness, and appearance. and how to assess these indicators and incorporate them into the overall assessment.
5. Early Identification of Deterioration: Guidance on recognizing early signs of deterioration in a child's health, including subtle changes in vital signs, behavior, or appearance and how to be vigilant and proactive in identifying these signs.
6. Response and Intervention: Outline the appropriate response based on the PEWS score. Teach healthcare workers the actions to be taken at each level of concern, including escalating care, involving senior healthcare professionals, and initiating emergency interventions if necessary.
7. Documentation and Communication: Emphasize the importance of accurate and timely documentation of PEWS scores, assessments, and interventions. Teach healthcare workers how to effectively communicate the child's condition to other members of the healthcare team.
8. Case Studies and Practice Scenarios: Case studies and practice scenarios to allow healthcare workers to apply their knowledge and skills in real-life situations.
9. Safety and Quality Improvement: Highlight the role of PEWS in improving patient safety and outcomes. Discuss the importance of regular monitoring, auditing, and feedback to continually improve the implementation of PEWS in healthcare settings.
10. Legal and Ethical Considerations: Address any legal and ethical considerations related to the use of PEWS, such as consent, privacy, and confidentiality.


The learning outcomes are:

1. Understand the purpose and importance of PEWS in pediatric healthcare.
2. Identify and accurately measure the physiological parameters monitored in PEWS, such as heart rate, respiratory rate, blood pressure, temperature, and oxygen saturation.
3. Assign scores based on the observed values of vital signs and interpret the overall PEWS score.
4. Assess and recognize early signs of deterioration in a child's health, including subtle changes in vital signs, behavior, or appearance.
5. Determine the appropriate response and intervention based on the PEWS score, including escalating care, involving senior healthcare professionals, and initiating emergency interventions if necessary.
6. Document PEWS scores, assessments, and interventions accurately and in a timely manner.
7. Communicate the child's condition effectively to other members of the healthcare team.
8. Apply the knowledge and skills related to PEWS through interactive case studies and practice scenarios.
9. Understand the role of PEWS in improving patient safety and outcomes, and actively participate in quality improvement activities.
10. Understanding of any legal and ethical considerations related to the use of PEWS in paediatric healthcare.

We hope you find this module informative and beneficial for your professional development in The Paediatric Early Warning System (PEWS) online training module.

If you need more information about this course, please contact Train Healthcare directly at 0208 3266 704 or email contact@trainhealthcare.com.
Please note that refunds are not available for online training purchases.

Nursing and Midwife Council's (CPD Points).

Requirements:
It is necessary to complete 35 hours (35 Nursing CPD Points) of relevant CPD within the three-year period since your last registration renewal or since joining the register.
Of these 35 hours (35 Nursing CPD Points), a minimum of 20 hours (20 Nursing CPD Points), should be dedicated to participatory learning, which involves engaging in activities that facilitate interaction with other professionals.