Six months experience as registrar with special interest in Respiratory Paediatrics. Gained experience in asthma and cystic fibrosis clinics.
Competent in child protection procedures and medical examination.
Participated in separate on-call rota for child protection at the University Hospital of North Staffordshire and at Birmingham Heartlands Hospital.
Attended child protection courses and case conferences.
Competent in all aspects of modern neonatal care.
Competent in resuscitation of very premature and sick neonates.
NLS Instructor. Supervise SHOs and nurse practitioners at resuscitation.
Competent in the use of conventional ventilation, high frequency oscillation ventilation and inhaled nitric oxide therapy.
Competent in neonatal intensive care skills such as endotracheal intubation, umbilical catheterisation, insertion of long lines and chest drain. Teach SHOs and nurse practitioners these skills.
Competent in cranial ultrasound scanning. Successfully completed 4 module course in cranial ultrasound scan.
Competent in the management of babies with congenital anomalies.
Competent in antenatal counselling of parents of premature babies.
Gained very good experience in the process of withdrawal of intensive care from dying babies.
Competent in transportation of sick newborns.
About to complete two year experience in paediatric diabetes including six month
experience at tertiary level.
Competent in management of children with Type 1 diabetes in different age groups and in
the use of different insulin regimens.
Competent in the process of annual review of children with diabetes.
Competent in assessment and management of DKA.
Competent in managing emergencies like hypoglycaemia, missed or incorrect insulin
dose. Regular support of specialist nurses with these emergencies.
Competent in management of diabetes at the time of surgery and other illness.
Journal club presentation, experience of audit in relation to diabetes.
Participation in teaching of nurses in relation to diabetes.
Gained good experience in the process of transition and attended joint clinics with
consultant in adult diabetes.