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Fully interactive webinar

Attendees will be able to ask questions, present cases and partake in any discussion sessions with the faculty and audience.

CPD

RCPCH has approved this activity for CPD in accordance with the current RCPCH CPD Guidelines.

Catch-up with course playback for revison and reflection

We included in your fee, access to the course recordings for up to 7 day with an optional extra to extend this to 31 days.

Course fees


£275:
Live access to the two-day course + access to course recordings for 7 days

£295:
Live access to the two-day course + access to course recordings for 31 days

Add the Paediatrics and COVID-19 Webinar catch-up service for an extra £20 when booking either of the above. Use discount code PC19.

Organised for Consultants, Registrars and Middle Grades from the General Emergency Department

Organised for Consultants, Registrars and Middle Grades from Paediatrics and the Paediatric Emergency Department

Programme

Wednesday 16 September 2020

All times are (GMT+1)

09.15 – 10.00

Introduction

  • Delegates get connected
  • Demonstration of the webinar platform
  • Introduction

30 minutes

[inc. Q&A]

Covid-19 at the Paediatric ED

  • Key lessons
  • Liaison and coordination amongst specialties
  • What is next? - Future changes and sustainability
  • Always prepared

40 minutes

[inc. Q&A]

Infections in Young Children (inc. Covid-19)

  • Is the child sick? – The assessment
  • Is this a Covid-19 presentation?
  • Covid presenting to ED - The asymptomatic child and the child who had it.
  • NICE guidelines – a frank critique
  • Use of inflammatory markers
  • Update on rarer conditions
  • Covid-19 – changes in practice and lessons

20 minute

[inc. Q&A]

Break

40 minutes

[inc. Q&A]

Spot Diagnosis: Burns, Rashes and Skin Complaints

  • Burns
  • The well child with a purpuric rash – differential diagnosis and disposal
  • How not to miss Kawasaki’s disease in the ED
  • Skin rashes
  • Update on rarer conditions
  • Case scenarios

40 minutes

[inc. Q&A]

“Minor injury”: pitfalls and perils

  • Atypical head injury
  • Limp
  • Could it be NAI?
  • Subtle fractures
  • Toddlers and teenagers
  • Case scenarios

60 minutes

Lunch

40 minutes

[inc. Q&A]

Stabilising the Critically Ill Child in the DGH

  • The child with stridor
  • Paediatric airway and early intubation
  • Use of inotropes
  • Sepsis and Goal Directed Therapy
  • When to stop resuscitation – futility
  • The child with Covid 19
  • Transport – why, when, how

40 minutes

[inc. Q&A]

Analgesia and Procedural Sedation

  • Which analgesic by which route
  • Ketamine – is its use in the ED safe?
  • How to manage risk associated with procedural sedation
  • Regional Anaesthesia – pros and cons

20 minutes

Break

40 minutes

[inc. Q&A]

Paediatric Radiology in the ED

  • CXR – normal or infection?
  • Acute Covid not always respiratory
  • AXR – important surgical diagnoses not to miss
  • Lateral C spine – normal appearances at different ages
  • Elbow and knee injuries
  • Cervical spine –tips/hints-going through X-rays
  • Head injury - recent NICE guidelines
  • Covid-systemic inflammatory disease not always Kawasaki

40 minutes

[inc. Q&A]

Respiratory Conundrums

  • The wheezy child – bronchiolitis, asthma, post viral, Covid-19
  • When to do a CXR
  • Which steroid (by which route)
  • Working up the upper and the lower respiratory tract
  • Quick review of guidelines
  • Covid 19 presentations
  • When and how to discharge safely

16.50

Close

Thursday 17 September 2020

All times are (GMT+1)

09.15 – 10.00

Introduction

  • Delegates get connected
  • Introduction

30 minutes

[inc. Q&A]

Paediatric Mental Health

  • Current and future consequences of the lockdown
  • Key issues for paediatricians

40 minutes

[inc. Q&A]

Legal Issues and Consent in Paediatric Emergencies

  • Refusal to treatment – what are the child’s rights?
  • Knowing your rights
  • Consent in emergencies and Covid-19
  • Covid-19. Any issues?
  • PPE and changes in practice

20 minute

[inc. Q&A]

Break

40 minutes

[inc. Q&A]

Gastro Emergencies

  • GI bleeding – urgent and less urgent causes
  • Gastroenteritis – the acute management
  • Reflux and regurgitation
  • Non-surgical causes of abdominal pain
  • Foreign bodies in the GIT
  • Covid-19 Gastro symptoms

40 minutes

[inc. Q&A]

Paediatric Surgery Problems in the Emergency Department

  • Testicular pain and abdominal pain – common causes at different ages
  • How not to miss appendicitis in the young child
  • Life-threatening surgical problems in young children
  • Would surgery be the same after Covid 19.
  • Changes in procedures after Covid-19

60 minutes

Lunch

40 minutes

[inc. Q&A]

Recent changes in NAI

  • NAI under the lockdown
  • Any legislation changes (inc Covid 19)
  • Update on CDOP reporting process
  • Key issues for paediatricians

40 minutes

[inc. Q&A]

Imaging in NAI

  • Modalities
  • Epidemiology
  • Common injuries and common presentation
  • Skeletal survey and additional views

20 minutes

Break

40 minutes

[inc. Q&A]

Common Problems in Neonates and Young Infants

  • Feeding problems
  • Poor weight gain – when to discharge, when to admit
  • The crying infant – diagnosis and management
  • Benign skin appearances
  • Jaundice
  • Critically Ill neonates

40 minutes

[inc. Q&A]

Is It a Fit or a Faint?

  • Is it cardiac?
  • Metabolic causes/presentations
  • Why and when do an ECG
  • Central nervous causes
  • Febrile convulsions – who needs a septic screen?
  • Management of the child with a first fit

16.50

Close

Comments from previous attendees

  • Excellent lectures with knowledgeable and charismatic speakers
  • Well delivered lectures and good discussion on topics
  • This course will definitely improve my practice delivery
  • Good updated evidence-based discussions on various topics
  • This course will improve my knowledge in clinical practice and enable me to work confidently and efficiently
  • Very impressed with the lecturers – A/A* for all of them – thank you!!
  • A well organised and trusted course
  • This course will improve my clinical practice through knowledge of these topics and assist me to practice effectively
  • I will take what I have learned back to my department and educate my junior colleagues
  • Fantastic update of clinical paediatric topics
  • Excellent sessions with case discussions and interactive element at the end
  • I will definitely work with the current guidelines being used here and will try to introduce them in my department
  • I feel more competent with the latest guidance and advances in paediatrics

Frequently asked questions

NO. Infomed shall provide you, upon registration a link to stream the course within your web browser, or you can download a small application to run it as a separate window on your computer. If you would prefer a mobile device, we shall also include a link download an app from the Play Store/App Store.

YES! It is very much encouraged. There will be Q&A sessions chaired by Infomed. You can type your questions in the ‘chat’ facility and they will be put to the speakers.

YES! We shall ask for your evaluation of the faculty and organisation. Upon completing this, we shall send you a certificate of attendance by email.

COMMENTS from previous online courses

Some positive things come out of the current COVID crisis
Consultant Intensivist
Good content, short lecture format, remote access, great!
Consultant Anaesthetist
I think the online streaming format really works, it should bring costs down, more environmentally friendly...should be used more often now.
Consultant Anaesthetist
Good of Infomed in developing this on-line teaching format so quickly, I guess this may be the future.
Consultant Anaesthetist
Excellent interactive course with new on line option that worked very well
Consultant Radiologist
Speakers, topics, timekeeping, helpful organiser and content all very good.
Consultant Anaesthetist
Excellent - the streaming service was excellent in audio and video. There was no lag between the delivery and the AV content.
Consultant Radiologist
I must say that I was very impressed, given current Coronavirus issues, at late notice sorted out online streaming of the conference that worked well. The organisers showed a good understanding of the situation. Well delivered and well done Infomed.
Consultant Radiologist
Great day, did well above expectation given the existing Covid-19 pandemic and the unexpected online streaming
Consultant Radiologist

COMMENTS from the previous mental health WEBINAR SERIES in April 2020

Below is just 10% of all the feedback received!

  • Very informative; concise/bullet points presentation and good time keeping
  • Concise , time keeping aspect and introduction and delivery of questions by the facilitator
  • Varied nature of topics, excellent speakers ,good timekeeping
  • Wide areas of interest; good presentation and audience interaction.
  • Important topics; wide coverage pertaining to day to day practice - very practically focused : essentials covered
  • Good to have knowledgeable presenters who were up to date with most recent COVID studies
  • 1) range of topics 2) expertise and quality of the speakers
  • I could attend it from my home; every one has similar questions as me; the information is very little and we are dealing with unknown
  • 1. Excellence. 2. Enthusiasm. 3 Relevance during this restricted time.
  • I could attend from home, hearing specialists speak, it was free!!!
  • Range and expertise of the speakers. Well organised. Very well thought out with respect to what is needed at this time.
  • I really enjoyed the panelists taking questions; I really enjoyed how smoothly the webinar has been run; all the panellists gave valuable information
  • All presentations clinically relevant. High standard of information
  • Good mix of quality information in a short time frame.
  • Time keeping , facilitation and organisation as a whole
  • I have already recommended this course to many colleagues.
  • Good impact . Will help me to think more and act more proactively if by any means I come across a patient with COVID-19 . Good applications in order areas of practice as well.