Training Programme for Nurses and Doctors in Child Health Screening, Surveillance and Health Promotion

Children and Young People Child Health Screening imageThe national review of child health services, which resulted in the strategic report Best Health for Children - Developing a Partnership with Families (BHFC) was published in 1999 by the National Conjoint Child Health Committee. These reports contain recommendations for a revised core programme for child health surveillance in Ireland in eight key areas and recommended training in that revised programme.


Unit 1 Health Promotion.pdf (size 2.8 MB)

Unit 2 Vision Screening.pdf (size 1.9 MB)

Unit 3 Hearing Screening and Surveillance.pdf (size 3.8 MB)

Unit 4 Medical and Orthopaedic Assessment.pdf (size 2.3 MB)

Unit 5 Developmental Assessment.pdf (size 2.3 MB)

Unit 6 Growth Monitoring.pdf (size 1.8 MB)

Unit 7 Food and Nutrition.pdf (size 4.5 MB)

Unit 8 Newborn Metabolic Screening.pdf (size 925.4 KB)

Unit 9 Child Emotional and Mental Health.pdf (size 1.1 MB)

Appendix 1 Training Strategy.pdf (size 993.4 KB)

Appendix 2 Best Health for Children Revisted.pdf (size 960.8 KB)