About this event

  • Date and time Thu 27 Aug 2020 from 12:00pm to 1:30pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Rheumatology and Rehabilitation

This free webinar will explore, examine and raise awareness of paediatric hyperinflammatory syndrome seen in children with SARS-CoV2 (COVID-19) infection. 

This rare but potentially fatal condition in children affected with COVID-19 requires prompt recognition and treatment. Key learning outcomes will include insights into the presentation and management of hyperinflammatory syndrome in children infected with COVID-19.

This webinar is expected to have a major clinical impact.

This webinar will cover the following topics: 

  • The hyperinflammatory syndrome in children infected with COVID-19 and differences between hyperinflammatory syndrome of non-infectious aetiology 
  • How to recognise and promptly treat paediatric hyperinflammatory syndrome in the context of COVID-19 
  • The value of effective multidisciplinary team communication and prompt management in children with COVID-19 presenting with hyperinflammatory syndrome 

Recent studies and information on this emerging condition; The LancetBritish Association of Paediatric Surgeons and Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health

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The RSM is offering this webinar at no charge to delegates, in order to help healthcare professionals to easily access COVID-19 related education material & resources during the pandemic.  However, we are asking people to support the RSM in these unprecedented times.  Now more than ever, as a charity we need your help to continue our work and mission in advancing healthcare through innovation and education. Please consider  making a donation  for  joining this free webinar. Thank you for your generosity.

Key speakers

Athimalaipet V. Ramanan

Professor Athimalaipet V. Ramanan, FRCPCH, FRCP

Consultant Paediatric Rheumatologist, Bristol Royal Hospital for Children, and the Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, Bath, UK 

Speaker's biography

Professor Athimalaipet V. Ramanan is a consultant paediatric rheumatologist at the Bristol Royal Hospital for Children and the Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, Bath, UK. He is the joint lead for research (Division of Women and Children) at the Bristol Royal Hospital for Children, and Professor of Paediatric Rheumatology at the University of Bristol.

 

Professor Ramanan is a medical advisor for the National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society, Olivia’s Vision and the National Ankylosing Spondylitis Society. He is also Chair for the National Institute for Health Research Clinical Research Network: Children/Arthritis Research UK (ARUK) Paediatric Rheumatology Clinical Studies Group, and Associate Director for the UK Experimental Arthritis Treatment Centre for Children (JIA-Uveitis and Industry work streams). He was awarded the British Society of Rheumatology’s Innovation in Clinical Practice Award in 2010. He was also awarded the University of Bristol Vice Chancellor’s Health Impact award in 2017 and Royal College of Physicians/NIHR CRN Award for outstanding contribution to research in 2018

 

Professor Ramanan’s research interests focus on biologics for uveitis in children, juvenile dermatomyositis, genetic aspects of JIA, and macrophage activation syndrome, and has published >170 articles and numerous book chapters covering a variety of topics in the field of rheumatology. He is the Co-Editor of Rheumatology and Associate Editor for the Archives of Diseases in Childhood.

Location

Online

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

The Royal Society of Medicine needs your support  

The RSM is offering this webinar at no charge to delegates, in order to help healthcare professionals to easily access COVID-19 related education material & resources during the pandemic.  However, we are asking people to support the RSM in these unprecedented times.  Now more than ever, as a charity we need your help to continue our work and mission in advancing healthcare through innovation and education. Please consider  making a donation  for  joining this free webinar. Thank you for your generosity.

Registration for this webinar will close 2 hours prior to the start time. You will receive the webinar link 2 hours before the meeting. Late registrations will not be accepted.

All webinars will be available for registered delegates 30 days after on Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place. 

This webinar will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be  distributed  in future on various internet channels. 

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