About this event

  • Date and time Wed 2 Oct 2019 from 8:30am to 5:00pm
  • 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¬†


Standard pricing available until 01 October 2019.


RSM Fellow RSM Trainee
£54.00 £33.00

Non - Member

Consultant / GP Trainee London School of Paediatrics
£90.00 £55.00 £50.00


View the programme

Welcome and introduction

Session one

Neurological emergencies

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

Cardiology: The collapsed neonate

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

Tea and coffee break

Session two

Respiratory support and management

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

Gang crime and stabbings

Dr Tessa Davis, Paediatric ED 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

Managing the flow in the ED

Dr Sam Thenabadu, Paediatric ED Consultant, Princess Royal University Hospital

Unexpected death in Paediatric ED

Dr Giles Armstrong, Paediatric ED Consultant, Barts Health NHS Trust

Acute career pathways (PEM, PICU, HDU)

Panel Q&A

Close of meeting


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