About this event

  • Date and time Thu 6 Jun 2019 from 8:30am to 8:30pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Paediatrics and Child Health

This study day will provide delegates with an update on common paediatric dermatological and rheumatological conditions. The day will teach paediatric trainees about aetiology, diagnosis and management of common paediatric dermatological and rheumatological conditions.

Topics include:

  • Aetiology, diagnosis and management of common paediatric skin infections
  • Recognise and refer appropriate children with pigmentary and vascular birthmarks
  • Being aware of recent evidence in the management of paediatric eczema, be able to demonstrate how to apply topical emollients; understand the different potencies of topical steroids and of their side effects
  • Signs of skin failure and when to consult dermatology, ophthalmology and other specialists
  • Take an appropriate history, musculoskeletal examination and assessment
  • The role of multidisciplinary teams and other professionals involved in the care of children with musculoskeletal conditions
  • Complications of immunosuppressive treatmentThe association of musculoskeletal presentations and common chronic diseases (such as psoriasis, inflammatory bowel disease)
  • The disease associations of rheumatological conditions, in particular juvenile arthritis and eye disease

Agenda

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Registration
Welcome and introduction

Session one

The musculoskeletal examination

Ellie Potts, Specialist Physiotherapist, Evelina London Children’s Hospital

Rheumatological emergencies

Dr Muthana Al Obaidi, Paediatric Rheumatologist, Great Ormond Street Hospital

Tea and coffee break

Session two

Persistent or recurrent fevers – when to consider inflammatory causes

Dr Vinay Shivamurthy, Paediatric Rheumatologist, Evelina London Children’s Hospital

Interactive workshops
Workshop 1: The musculoskeletal exam in three joints

Dr Nick Wilkinson, Paediatric Rheumatologist, Evelina London Children’s Hospital

Workshop 2: How to describe, examine and treat the skin

Dr Susannah Baron, Paediatric Dermatologist, Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital

Lunch

Session three

Introduction to the afternoon
Atopic eczema – how to diagnose and treat effectively

Dr Susannah Baron, Paediatric Dermatologist, Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital

Skin infections and dermatological emergencies in children

Dr Nikolina Lalagianni, Clinical Fellow, Dermatology, Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital

Tea and coffee break

Session four

Birthmarks

Dr Lea Solman, Consultant Paediatric Dermatologist, Great Ormond Street Hospital

Picture quiz

Dr Karolina Gholam, Consultant Paediatric Dermatologist, Great Ormond Street Hospital

Question and answer session with GRID and SPIN trainees

Dr Jason Palman, Paediatric Rheumatology GRID trainee, Great Ormond Street Hospital and Dr Georgios Eleftheriou, Paediatric Consultant, The Royal London Hospital

Close of meeting

LME quality improvement evening

Registration
Quality improvement

Dr Emma Parish, Paediatric Registrar (ST7), Evelina Children’s Hospital and Dr Jane Runnacles, Paediatric Consultant, Royal Free Hospital

Location

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

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