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Managing chronic medical conditions in education settings

10th February 2022 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm


Healthcare professionals, medical providers and those with a responsibility for caring for a young person with a chronic medical condition in an educational setting.


Course outline

Young people with chronic medical conditions should have the opportunity to be cared for in the education setting. Education settings have a duty of care to provide support to enable those who have a chronic condition to have a safe and fulfilling experience. This course identifies conditions, updates on managements and support strategies for each.


Training topics will include

  • Epilepsy
  • Diabetes
  • Chronic fatigue/glandular fever
  • Anaphylaxis and asthma.
  • Guidance and inspections
  • Individual health care plans
  • considerations for overnight provision


Learning outcomes

  • Update knowledge on chronic medical conditions
  • Develop ideas and support strategies for young people coping with these conditions
  • To be able to create individualised healthcare plans.



Jane Graham, Director, Hieda
Trained at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children, Jane has 31 years of nursing background; 17 of which is in trauma and intensive care. Whilst in PICU, she had a number of different roles. Nine years of that included a role as a specialist retrieval nurse (CATS) that entailed travelling around the country to stabilize and bring back critically unstable children. To do this she learned advanced nursing and basic medical skills in resuscitation, all medical conditions, and trauma.

She went on to teach these skills to student nurses, qualified nurses and junior doctors as the Practice educator on intensive care. This role also involved lecturing regularly at South Bank University. She has been a DSL for Safeguarding at an independent boarding school where she was Lead Nurse. She is also an instructor for Qualsafe, an awarding body approved by the HSE.



  • Member rate: £185
  • Non-member rate: £370*


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10th February 2022
10:30 am - 4:30 pm
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