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Paediatric Emergency Unit (PEU)


University Hospital of Wales, Heath Park, Cardiff CF14 4XN

University Contact: 


Acute Care


Children & Young People (CYP)

Key Learning Opportunities: 

Under close and continuous supervision

  • Involved in the assessment and recognition of sick children 0 – 18 years
  • Assessment (Triage), management of acute trauma 0 – 18 years
  • Opportunities to observe critical sick/injured patients care management
  • Acute trauma skills: wound dressing/strapping/bandaging
  • Involved in review clinics
  • Opportunities to visit Trauma Clinic/main area of A+E
  • Documentation – shared professional documentation
  • Child protection and referral processes
  • Health promotion opportunities

Preparation for Practice:

Child Branch:  Modules NR2079,  NR3143 and NR3080


  • 12 hour shifts (Days, nights and weekends)

Dress Code: 


Last Updated:

21st September 2009