About this event

  • Date and time Wed 15 Jul 2020 from 8:30am to 8:30pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Paediatrics and Child Health

Please note this event has been cancelled.

This meeting will provide trainees with an update on the treatment of nephrological emergencies within the practice of paediatrics.

Topics include:

  • Acute kidney injury and nephrology emergencies Know the causes of acute renal failure
  • Understand the investigations that may differentiate between these causes
  • Know the features of haemolytic uraemic syndrome
  • Understand the methods to correct fluid and biochemical abnormalities seen in renal failure
  • Know the indications for dialysis
  • Hypertension in children
    • Know the causes of hypertension and the principles of treatment
    • Be able to interpret blood pressure measurements
    • Bladder disorders in children
    • Be able to understand voiding disorders including enuresis, dysuria, frequency and polyuria
  • Nephrotic syndrome
    • Understand the complications of the nephrotic state
    • Understand the principles of the pharmacological, dietary and fluid management
    • Understand the investigations including the indication for renal biopsy
  • Vasculitis and glomerulonephritis
    • Know the aetiology, pathophysiology and immunological basis of glomerulonephritides and vasculitides
    • Be aware of the range of immunosuppressive therapies that may be used in these conditions
  • Tubulopathies
    • Know the range of presentations suggestive of an underlying renal tubular disorder
    • Know about the inheritance patterns of different tubular disorders
    • Understand the principles of management 

*Please ensure you book online before the event date - limited places available to register on the day and lunch will not be provided*


View the programme

Welcome and introduction

Session one

Bladder disorders

Dr Jo Clothier

Neonatal nephrology

Dr Lesley Rees

Tea and coffee break

Session two

Acute kidney injury

Dr Wesley Hayes

Interactive workshops
Blood pressure measurement and assessment

Eileen Brennan, Clare Solomons, Dr Matko Marlais

Acute presentation of a patient who has had a renal transplant

Dr Helen Jones

Acute presentation of a patient who has CKD/ Assessment of a patient who has hyponatraemia

Faidra Veligratli


Session three


Dr Matko Marlais

Nephrotic syndrome

Hazel Webb

Tea and coffee break

Session four

Macroscopic and microscopic haematuria

Dr Stephen Marks

Close of meeting
Career discussion relating to today’s topic +/- GRID/SPIN

Dr Zainab Arslan and SPIN Trainee to be confirmed


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

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