About this event

  • Date and time Wed 15 Jul 2020 from 8:30am to 5:00pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Paediatrics and Child Health

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*


Standard pricing available until 14 July 2020.


RSM Fellow RSM Trainee
£54.00 £33.00

Non - Member

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


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