About this event

  • Date and time Thu 6 Jun 2024 from 9:00am to 5:00pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Paediatrics and Child Health, London School of Paediatrics

This event gathers a range of experts in paediatric infectious diseases, delivering targeted teaching for trainees aiming to equip them with the right tools for their level of practice to correctly manage children with infections in acute settings.

By attending, you will:

  1. Know about current best practice for the clerking and initial management of children presenting with prolonged fevers, fevers in the returning traveler, and fevers on background of immunodeficiencies (Quick Fire updates)
  2. Be able to take a sensitive sexual health history from teenagers (teaching by adolescent medicine consultant Dr Najette Ayadi O'Donnell)
  3. Recognise the clinical signs of congenital infections and know when to escalate to the paediatric ID team
  4. Understand the initial management of neonates born to mothers with known vertically transmissible infections
  5. Value family’s perspective on chronic infectious disease conditions and understand how to best support patients and their carers when seeing them in A&E / clinic (CMV Action)
  6. Gain a practical understanding of how to apply for ID SPIN/GRID

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Tickets

Standard pricing available until 21 May 2024.

Member

RSM Member RSM Trainee
£55.00 £40.00

Non - Member

Consultant / GP / SAS Doctors Trainee London School of Paediatrics
£90.00 £60.00 £55.00

Agenda

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Session 1

Chair: Dr Amedine Duret, National Institute for Health and Care Research Academic Clinical Fellow in Paediatrics, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust 

Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction

Chair: Dr Amedine Duret, National Institute for Health and Care Research Academic Clinical Fellow in Paediatrics, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust 

Quick Fire Update 1: Prolonged fevers / Fever of unknown origin

Professor Aubrey Cunnington, Paediatric Infectious Diseases and Immunology Consultant,  Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

Quick Fire Update 2: Fever in returning traveller

Dr Bhanu Williams, Consultant Paediatrician and Specialist in Paediatric Infectious Diseases, London North West Healthcare University NHS Trust

Quick Fire Update 3: Immunodeficiencies

Dr Elizabeth Rivers, Consultant in Paediatric Immunology, Great Ormond Street Hospital

Tea and coffee break

Session 2

Chair: Dr Amedine Duret, National Institute for Health and Care Research Academic Clinical Fellow in Paediatrics, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust 

Congenital infections: lecture and case studies

Professor Hermione Lyall, Paediatric Infectious Diseases and Immunology Consultant, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

Patient perspective on congenital infections

Sharon Woods, Project Manager, CMV Action

Lunch break

Session 3

Chair: Dr Amedine Duret, National Institute for Health and Care Research Academic Clinical Fellow in Paediatrics, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust 

Sexually transmitted infections: lecture and case studies

Dr Caroline Foster, Consultant in Adolescent HIV and Infectious Diseases, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, Dr Najette Ayadi O'Donnell, Consultant Paediatrician and Specialist in Adolescent Health and Safeguarding, University College London NHS Healthcare Trust and Ms Julie Griffith, Specialist Nurse, University College London NHS Healthcare Trust

Panel discussion: SPIN and GRID training in paediatric infectious diseases

Dr Elizabeth Whittaker, Paediatric Infectious Diseases and Immunology Consultant,  Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, Dr Evelyn Little, Senior Registrar in General Paediatrics with Infectious Diseases SPIN, North Middlesex Hospital and Dr Fionnuala Ryan, Senior Registrar in Infectious Diseases and Immunology, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

Closing remarks
Close of day

Location

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