About this event

  • Date and time Wed 5 Dec 2018 from 8:30am to 5:00pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Paediatrics and Child Health

Come and join us at the highly popular paediatric neurology LSP study day and LME evening. We will provide a concise and practical overview of the paediatric neurology and neurodisability components of the new RCPCH Progress Level 2 Generic Syllabus. A careers session will provide an introduction to the exciting career opportunities within the world of paediatric neurology. We will hear from a paediatric neurology patient about their patient journey and the impact their condition has had on their life.

This event is primarily aimed at ST4/5 paediatric trainees. It would also be of relevance to, and is open to, paediatric trainees of all grades and all healthcare professionals working within paediatric neurology.

Topics include:

  • Stroke in childhood
  • Paediatric headache and migraine
  • Paediatric epilepsy (differential diagnosis, use of EEG and initiation of treatment)
  • Paediatric movement disorders and the investigation and management of ventriculoperitoneal shunt complications.
  • 'Introduce the patient journey in paediatric neurology from diagnosis to treatment in a paediatric neuromuscular disorder.

Agenda

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Registration
Welcome and introduction
Approach to the weak child

Dr Pinki Munot, Consultant Paediatric Neurologist, Great Ormond Street Hospital

Childhood stroke

Dr Vijeya Ganesan, Consultant Paediatric Neurologist, Great Ormond Street Hospital

Tea and coffee break

Applying for Paediatric Neurology Grid and Epilepsy SPIN

Dr Mary Chesshyre, Paediatric Neurology Grid Trainee, Great Ormond Street Hospital and Dr Marietta Pal-Magdics, Paediatric Neurology Grid Trainee, Great Ormond Street Hospital

Neuromuscular disorder from a patient perspective

Ms Isabel Bowerman

Lunch

Childhood headache and migraine

Dr Prab Prabhakar, Consultant Paediatric Neurologist, Great Ormond Street Hospital

Raised intracranial pressure and ventriculo-peritoneal shunt complications

Mr Zubair Tahir, Consultant Paediatric Neurosurgeon, Great Ormond Street Hospital

Twitches, Jerks and Jolts - Recognising Hyperkinetic Movement Disorders in Children

Dr Daniel Lumsden, Consultant Paediatric Neurologist, Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital

Tea and coffee break

Paediatric Epilepsy (diagnosis, management and impact on life)

Dr Sophia Varadkar, Consultant Paediatric Neurologist, Great Ormond Street Hospital

Fits, faints, funny turns and medically unexplained symptoms

Dr Alasdair Parker, Consultant Paediatric Neurologist, Addenbrooke’s Hospital Cambridge

Completion of evaluation survey and close of meeting

Location

Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom