This study day will provide delegates with the fundamental principles of genetic and metabolic medicine relevant to a paediatric career, with an appreciation for developments in the field and their associated practical applications.
- Date and time Tue 16 Apr 2019 from 8:30am to 8:30pm
- Location Royal Society of Medicine
- Organised by Paediatrics and Child Health
This fantastic meeting aimed at students, trainees and consultants will bring together specialists from both paediatrics and child and adolescent mental health services.
Covering a wide range of topics, including practical approaches to mental health crises and self-harm management of eating disorders, medically unexplained symptoms, and somatisation disorders and therapeutic approaches.
This will be a wonderful opportunity to network and learn together across specialties about the current management of mental health conditions in children and young people
This meeting will develop an understanding of the key priorities in child and adolescent mental health, and provide information and practical advice on diagnostic and management issues, and encourage multidisciplinary discussion and learning.
- Diagnosis and management of common psychiatric disorders, including medically unexplained symptoms and somatoform disorder.
- The current epidemiology of child and adolescent mental health.
- The medical management of eating disorders.
- The role of the paediatrician in an acute mental health crises and emergency department presentations of acute psychiatric illness.
- The role of the paediatrician following self-harm and explore ways to make it meaningful and helpful for young people.
- Overlap between mental and physical ill health and what can be done about it.
LME evening 16th April – Quality improvement for All!
Join the faculty of LSP QI Change Champions for an evening of enlightenment about Quality Improvement methods, measurements and merriment!
Whether you are a novice, just starting out on a project, or a pro with some wisdom to share please come along and bring your ideas, queries and challenges to the group.
Learning over both evenings will include:
- Setting an aim
- Baseline measures and data
- The model for improvement
- Sustainability of change
We would love to see you at both sessions but if you can only make one that’s better than none!
About the speaker:
Emma Parish is a specialist registrar at the Evelina Children’s hospital with an interest in adolescent health, education and quality improvement. She has presented on quality improvement nationally and internationally, and worked previously as Editorial Registrar for the BMJ, collaborating on quality improvement work with NICE. Emma has also been involved in the co-design of the LSP QI Change Champions ‘Improve ONE Thing’ programme and mentors QI projects for participants.
Networking reception with drinks and nibbles from 6pm, session 6:30-8.30pm. Cost: £15
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Dr Vidhya Kumaranayakam, General Practitioner and Clinical Director, NHS Brent Clinical Commissioning Group
Dr Max Davie
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