About this event

  • Date and time Wed 9 Feb 2022 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Paediatrics and Child Health, London School of Paediatrics

Join this study day seeking to demonstrate and discuss common presentations and management of paediatric trauma, plus common and interesting examples.

Learning objectives include:

  • General principles of the approach to and management of paediatric trauma situations
  • The basics of managing different types of paediatric trauma, including neurosurgical, orthopaedic, chest and abdominal, and burns
  • Relevant psychosocial interventions for violence in young people
  • Understand the process of pursuing further subspecialty training in paediatric emergency medicine

This webinar is available for on-demand viewing. The webinar recording will be available for registered delegates up to 30 days after the live webinar broadcast via Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place. 

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Session one

Welcome and introduction

Amy Gallagher, Paediatric Specialty Trainee Year Five, Croydon University Hospital NHS Trust and Ramsay Fanous, Paediatric Specialty Trainee Year Five, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Woolwich, Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust

Leading a trauma call in a district general hospital

Dr Darren Ranasinghe, Paediatric Emergency Medicine  Consultant, Croydon University Hospital NSH Trust

Head injuries and neurological trauma

Dr Kevin Tsang, Consultant Neurosurgeon, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust 

Paediatric trauma hot topics: BEYOND APLS

Dr Matt Edwards, Consultant, Paediatric Emergency Medicine and Lead, Major Trauma Education and Research, King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Comfort break

Session two

Paediatric traumatic cardiac arrest

Dr Annette Rickard, Emergency Medicine Consultant, Derriford Hospital, University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust

Lunch break

Session three

Minor and major burns management

Sara Boylin, Practice Development Sister, Burns Service, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Engaging young people and promoting violence reduction

Ana Waddington, Trauma Nurse Coordinator, Barts Health NHS Trust, Founder, Violence Reduction Network for Nurses and Founding Director, Your Stance

Comfort break

Session four

Abdominal paediatric trauma

Mr Nicholas Alexander, Consultant Paediatric Surgeon, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

Close of meeting



Disclaimer: All views expressed in this webinar are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM nor the speaker's organisations. 

Special rates for difficult times  

The RSM wishes to offer healthcare professionals continued learning opportunities during the coronavirus pandemic. The RSM’s weekly COVID-19 Series webinars remain free of charge, while there will be small charges to register for other online education. These fees will enable the RSM to continue its programme of activities and will apply during the course of the pandemic.

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