RCPCH Courses

Our expert-led, CPD-approved courses are for all health professionals.

Perplexing Presentations and FII: Managing challenges faced by those working with children

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RCPCH, London
27 June 2017

A multi-agency course to increase your confidence when tackling perplexing presentations and fabricated or induced illness (FII).

This course will provide strategies to assist professionals in recognising where complications tend to arise through the analysis of case studies. You will have the chance to discuss real life cases with leading paediatricians, and will learn to identify common pitfalls during diagnosis. Delegates will work together to navigate a better pathway for

Progressing Paediatrics: Neonatal Cardiology – Facing the Challenge

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RCPCH, London
30 June 2017

Update your skills in the diagnosis and management of critical congenital heart defects in neonates.
This one-day course will cover the early diagnosis and morphology of heart defects and acute resuscitation of a neonate with heart disease. The interactive sessions and case-based discussions will help you fine-tune neonatal ECG interpretations and get up-to-date management strategies for persistent pulmonary hypertension. The faculty include paediatric cardiologists,

MRCPCH Clinical Exam Preparation Course (2 days)

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RCPCH, London
6 July 2017

Prepare for your MRCPCH Clinical examination with our comprehensive exam skills preparation course.

Led by an expert faculty of highly experienced senior MRCPCH Clinical examiners, this interactive course will provide a safe environment where you can learn with like-minded candidates. Our elite team will help you to have a better grasp of the assessment criteria, as well as to identify and articulate the skills needed to succeed at each station.

This course is

How to Manage: Common Cardiac Problems in Paediatrics

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RCPCH, London
15 September 2017

This is a one-day course focusing on common cardiac problems encountered by any clinician involved in the care of children. Clinical scenarios such as a sick baby with a possible underlying cardiac problem, syncope and palpitations along the increasingly common question of cardiac screening in children will be discussed using plenty of real life cases. Workshops aiming to provide basic understanding of paediatric ECG’s, Echocardiography and approach to a child with a heart murmur

How to Manage Child Mental Health in General Paediatrics

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RCPCH, London
28 September 2017

Explore the prevalence and importance of mental health conditions in the paediatric outpatient setting with this expert-led course.

Choose from a range of interactive workshops to support your practice, with sessions on eating disorders, fabricated and induced illness, disruptive behaviour and somatisation. The course will include an overview of the general mental health problems you encounter in your day to day clinics, as well as advice on selecting

College Tutor's Day

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RCPCH, London
29 September 2017

‘Training in the real world’

The aim of the College Tutors’ day is to update College Tutors on the forthcoming changes to the curriculum and to support paediatric training in the real world.

The theme ‘Training in the real world’ has been chosen to reflect the challenging environment and increased demands on trainees and trainers and how the new curriculum will support this and drive quality within training and

CESR Applicant Training Day

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RCPCH, London
3 October 2017

A joint RCPCH/ GMC training day to deliver essential training to support applications for a Certificate of Eligibility for Specialist Registration (CESR).

Safeguarding Children: Levels 4 and 5 - a blended resource for named and designated paediatricians

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10 October 2017

This blended learning package comprises a 2-day face to face course which is complimented by a specific e-learning course. Together the face to face and e-learning courses have been mapped to introduce key concepts relevant to the target audience of those who hold positions as named and designated paediatricians, in line with the Intercollegiate Document competences. The package consists of 7 modules with a foundation knowledge being introduced during the e-learning. These concepts are

Progressing Paediatrics: Neonatal Cardiology

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RCPCH, London
13 October 2017

Update your skills in the diagnosis and management of critical congenital heart defects in neonates. This one-day course will cover the early diagnosis and morphology of heart defects and acute resuscitation of a neonate with heart disease. The interactive sessions and case-based discussions will help you fine-tune neonatal ECG interpretations and get up-to-date management strategies for persistent pulmonary hypertension. The faculty include paediatric cardiologists, paediatricians and

Safeguarding: Statement and Report Writing (level 3)

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RCPCH, London
8 November 2017

The RCPCH are pleased to be working with our partners at Bond Solon in offering this 1 day course. As part of their clinical practice, practitioners will be required to produce statements or reports that will later be scrutinised. They may be used internally for audit or responding to complaints and externally in tribunals, inquiries, regulatory proceedings or the courts. All too often, excellent clinical knowledge and skills are undermined when statements or reports fall below an

Level 3 Safeguarding: FGM in Children - Overcoming the challenges faced by healthcare professionals

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Liverpool
27 November 2017

This advanced level course delivers a case study-based programme for healthcare professionals who undertake examinations related to Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).

Thanks to Department of Health funding, this course is offered free of charge, it is offered free of charge to the following only: 

  • child protection paediatricians
  • paediatric gynaecologists
  • nurses examining children
  • ST7 and ST8 paediatric

Mentoring Skills Training

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RCPCH, London
1 December 2017

This is a highly interactive one-day course which provides paediatricians with the core skills and knowledge to be an effective mentor. It will allow delegates to have effective learning conversations with their mentees and by extension with other colleagues, patients and parents and carers.


Topics covered will include: 
• What is mentoring
• Benefits and value of mentoring
• Building effective mentoring