Management of gastroenteritis in children under five years
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Management of gastroenteritis in children under five years

Become a more confident and competent carer by learning about the management of gastroenteritis in young children

World Continuing Education Alliance
Updated Dec 19, 2019

This learning module explores the causes and management of gastroenteritis in children under five years. It considers in particular national guidance from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence. The importance of identifying and assessing dehydration is discussed, as well as its systematic management, carer education and infection prevention. Promoting carer competence, confidence and self-management is emphasised.