About this event

  • Date and time Wed 23 Oct 2019 from 8:30am to 5:00pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Paediatrics and Child Health

This one-day meeting is to provide an understanding of common congenital cardiac conditions, basic cardiac physiology and an introduction into the interpretation of ECGs.

Topics include: 

  • Learn the pathophysiology of 'left to right' shunts and cyanotic heart diseases
  • Recognising and managing acute presentations of heart diseases in childhood
  • Understand the basics of ECG interpretation and recognising and treating common paediatric arrhythmias
  • Understand the pathway for a career in paediatric cardiology

*Please ensure you book online before the event date - limited places available to register on the day*

Tickets

Standard pricing available until 22 October 2019.

Member

RSM Fellow RSM Trainee
£54.00 £33.00

Non - Member

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

Agenda

View the programme

Registration
Welcome and introduction

Dr Beverly Tsai Goodman, Consultant Fetal and Paediatric Cardiologist, Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust and Dr Nathaniel Barber, Paediatric Cardiology Registrar, Great Ormond Street Hospital

Session one

Stabilisation and transfer of patients with new and known cardiac diagnosis

Dr Ben Griffiths, Consultant Paediatric Intensivist, Evelina London Children's Hospital

Understanding shunts and saturations

Dr Ajay Desai, Consultant Paediatric Intensivist, Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust

Family experience

Ms Francesca Damant, Clinical Nurse Specialist in Children’s Cardiac Care and Ms Amy Watts, Family Guest

Tea and coffee break

Session two

Patent arterial duct, when and how to close

Dr Carles Bautista, Consultant Interventionalist, Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust

Paediatric arrhythmias

Dr Leonie Wong, Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist, Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust

Lunch

Session three

Interactive workshops
ECG workshop 1

Dr Leonie Wong, Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist, Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust

Clinical case workshop 1

Dr Muhammad Najih L, Clinical Fellow in Paediatric Cardiology, Royal Brompton Hospital and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust

ECG workshop 2

Dr Ariana Spanaki, Paediatric Cardiology Registrar, Evelina London Children's Hospital

Clinical case workshop 2

Dr Ivan Bermejo Altamar, Paediatric Cardiology Registrar, Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust

Tea and coffee break

Session four

Kawasaki disease

Professor Giovanni Di Salvo, Lead Consultant, Paediatric Echo Lab, Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust

Inherited cardiovascular diseases

Dr Sian Chivers, SpR Paediatric Cardiology, Royal Brompton Hospital and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust

Close of meeting
Paediatric cardiology SPIN module and national training

Dr Jonathan Searle, SpR Paediatric Cardiology, John Radcliffe Children’s Hospital, Oxford and Dr Kunal Babla, Royal Brompton Hospital and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust

Location

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