Whether you’re new to paediatric nursing or wish to update your existing skills with contemporary concepts, our ‘Paediatric Nursing Essentials’ webinar series is for you.

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This 4 part webinar series explores fundamental concepts in paediatric nursing and addresses a variety of contemporary topics, relevant to nursing children in acute care environments.

Throughout this series we'll cover:

  • Consent and family centred models of care
  • Physiological and pharmacological developmental differences for paediatrics from the neonatal period through to adolescence and adults
  • Assessment and initial management of the deteriorating child
  • Procedural distraction

The course will also be supported by access to demonstration videos of key clinical skills including:

  • Caring for IV cannula
  • Insertion and care of NGT
  • Urine sample collection
  • Nasopharyngeal aspiration

Who should attend?

Acute care nurses - working in dedicated paediatric areas or mixed adult/paediatric environments, such as emergency departments and peri-anaesthesia areas. 

It will benefit those who are new to paediatric nursing, as well as nurses who would like to update their knowledge on contemporary paediatric concepts.

Webinar Schedule:

Four webinars will run from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM (AEST):

  • Thursday 3 June 2021: Physiological differences across childhood
  • Thursday 10 June 2021: Role of the paediatric nurse & pharmacology in paediatrics
  • Thursday  17 June 2021: Taking accurate observations & oxygen therapy in paediatrics
  • Thursday 24 June 2021: Cognitive and emotional differences across childhood & procedural distraction: why is it so important?

This will total 6 hours of live CPD plus the short skill demonstration videos.

All webinars will be recorded and available on-demand if you're unable to attend the live sessions.


The webinar series has been discounted to $300 inc GST (previously $395 for the face to face version).