BPNA distance learning unit 3 - Neurodevelopment & Neuropsychiatry

Neurodevelopment, neuropsychology and neuropsychiatry is a new unit from the British Paediatric Neurology Association, combining the previous development and learning unit with the psychiatry unit.
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The design, content and management of these courses are the responsibility of the individual specialty groups.

This new unit is aimed at paediatric neurologists, trainees, paediatricians and community paediatricians.

  • Section 1 –  Normal development of the central nervous system after birth
  • Section 2 – Cellular Mechanisms of Learning
  • Section 3 – Experience, Learning and Brain Plasticity
  • Section 4 – Developmental Assessment
  • Section 5 – Speech and Language Development
  • Section 6 – Speech and Language Impairments
  • Section 7 - Developmental Co-ordination Disorder and Dyspraxia
  • Section 8 – Intellectual Disability
  • Section 9 – Specific learning difficulties
  • Section 10 – Cognitive Function
  • Section 11 – Neuropsychology
  • Section 12 – Psychiatric classification & formulation
  • Section 13 – Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Section 14 – The confused child
  • Section 15 – The overactive child
  • Section 16- The sad child
  • Section 17 - Illness behaviour and somatoform disorders
  • Section 18 – Neurodevelopmental Movement Disorders: Tics, Tourettes & Motor Stereoptyies