About this event

  • Date and time Wed 2 Oct 2019 from 8:30am to 8:30pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Paediatrics and Child Health

This study day will review current best approaches to assess and manage common paediatric emergencies and safe and rapid stabilisation of the rapidly deteriorating child who requires intensive care and the different roles in organ donation.

Topics include:

  • Understand how to recognise and assess the rapidly deteriorating child and how to manage their safe transfer
  • Understand current best practice in the diagnosis, management and stabilisation of children presenting with cardiac, respiratory and neurological emergencies and children with acute trauma
  • Know about current research on the recognition and management of sepsis
  • Know the importance of approaches to and different roles in the process of gaining consent for organ donation¬†


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Welcome and introduction

Dr Segn Nedd, ST5 Paediatric Trainee, Newham University Hospital and Dr Jenny Gregg, ST7 Paediatric Trainee, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Session one

Neurological emergencies

Dr Amit Bali, Consultant Paediatrician, Special Interest in Epilepsy and Neurology, Barts Health NHS Trust

Cardiology: The collapsed neonate

Dr Shelley Riphagen, PICU Consultant, Evelina London Children's Hospital

Tea and coffee break

Session two

Respiratory support and management

Dr Padmanabhan Ramnarayan, PICU Consultant, Children's Acute Transport Service, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

Managing adolescent stabbings

Dr Tessa Davis, Paediatric Emergency Department Consultant, Barts Health NHS Trust


Session three

Interactive workshops
Demystifying inotropes and acute drugs

Dr Rebecca Mitting, PICU Consultant, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

Retrieval: What to refer/How to avoid transfers

Dr Andrew Jones, PICU Consultant, Children's Acute Transport Service, Great Ormond Street Hospital

Tea and Coffee break

Session four

Management in paediatric emergency department

Dr Rachael Mitchell, Locum Consultant in Paediatric Emergency Medicine, King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Unexpected child death in the emergency department

Dr Giles Armstrong, Paediatric Emergency Department Consultant, Royal London Hospital, Barts Health NHS Trust

Q&A session
Close of meeting

LME skills evening

Medicolegal training session

Ms Joanne O'Sullivan, Partner, Kennedys, Dublin


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