RCPCH Courses

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

How To Manage: Gastroenterology - an approach to common GI presentations

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RCPCH, London
2 May 2017

Get an overview of the investigation and management of common GI presentations in children and young people. 

This course will cover approaches in the management and investigation of young people with eating disorders and functional GI disorders.

Learning from leading paediatric gastroenterologists you will have the opportunity to discuss abnormal liver function tests, specialist investigations in chronic diarrhoea, the role of probiotics in GI disease and the

Safeguarding: Statement and report writing (level 3)

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RCPCH, London
2 May 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

Mentoring Skills training (Scotland)

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DoubleTree by Hilton Edinburgh City Centre, Edinburgh
3 May 2017

This highly interactive one day CPD approved  course 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 colleagues, patients and parents and carers

Topics covered will include: 

  • What is mentoring
  • Benefits and value of mentoring
  • Building

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

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RCPCH, London
9 May 2017

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

Through Department of Health funding, it is offered free of charge to the following only:

  • Child protection paediatricians
  • Paediatric gynaecologists
  • Nurses and midwives examining children
  • ST7 and ST8 paediatric trainees

As a delegate

Effective Educational Supervision

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Radisson Blu Hotel, 80 High St, The Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH1 1TH
6 June 2017

Develop your skills and confidence as an Educational Supervisor with our interactive training programme.

The Effective Educational Supervision course will provide an overview of different teaching and learning methods and will help you to become more confident in assessing trainees' learning needs. You will also learn how to prepare and conduct a good educational supervision session and get advice on using e-Portfolio appropriately.

There will be plenty of

Safeguarding: Statement and Report Writing (Level 3) (Northern Ireland)

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Holiday Inn, Belfast City Centre
6 June 2017

Develop your statement and report writing skills with this focused, barrister-led course.

The RCPCH are pleased to be working with our partners at Bond Solon to offer this 1 day course, which has been tailored to a Northern Irish audience. 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

Progressing Paediatrics: Childhood Epilepsies - Everything You Need to Know

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Hilton Belfast, 4 Lanyon Place, BT1 3LP Belfast, Northern Ireland
9 June 2017

Decode the enigma of paediatric epilepsies with a state-of-the-art review and update from leading epilepsy specialists.

The childhood epilepsies are the most frequently over-diagnosed but paradoxically, also under-diagnosed group of paroxysmal neurological disorders, requiring complex investigation and treatment. This course will help you to deliver holistic and personalised care for paediatric epilepsy patients, drawing on complex real life cases, and the latest therapeutic

Effective Educational Supervision

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RCPCH, London
12 June 2017

RCPCH has approved this activity for CPD in accordance with the current RCPCH CPD Guidelines.

This training programme was launched in 2013 by the RCPCH to fulfil the GMC’s stipulated requirements for Educational Supervisors. It has been designed for paediatric trainees, SAS and consultants who work with junior doctors and medical students.

Offered both in London and regionally, this training programme has been developed centrally by the College

How to Manage: Chronic Pain in Children and Young People

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RCPCH, London
14 June 2017

This one-day course will cover diagnosis, assessment, multidisciplinary management and referral pathways for children and young people who have chronic pain. You will learn approaches to explain the different types of pain to parents and family members, whilst improving your understanding of referral pathways. The course will also cover the biopsychosocial model, designed to help with the assessment, formulation and management of pain.

 

MRCPCH Theory Exam Preparation Course: Theory and Science (TAS)

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RCPCH, London
17 June 2017

This 2-day course aims to develop your knowledge and understanding in a way that can be directly applied to your preparation for the Theory and Science component of the MRCPCH examinations.

It is designed to help candidates tackle the areas that they find most difficult in the exam itself, including topics that we know candidates find very difficult to study for by themselves (and find it equally hard to find people willing to teach):

  • lung function

Your role as a Paediatric Clinical Lead

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RCPCH, London
21 June 2017

This is the first module of a five-part course aimed specifically at clinical leads and clinical directors.  Each module can be taken separately and they are stand-alone. Participants can join the programme at any time, and also to benefit from one-off attendance to brush up skills and knowledge. See here for more information.

Introduction to Quality Improvement and Patient Safety (QIPS)

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RCPCH, London
22 June 2017

This one-day course aims to introduce participants to the concept of quality improvement and patient safety (QIPS) in the healthcare setting.

We know that the healthcare system in which we work is not always perfect. We are good at identifying problems and auditing practice, but often struggle to implement change and improvement. Many child health professionals, however, are not experienced in this area and can feel daunted. The RCPCH is committed to using quality improvement

Effective Educational Supervision

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Ruddington
22 June 2017

Subsidised by Health Education England (covering the East Midlands).

In order to be verified and have your place confirmed please contact events@rcpch.ac.uk stating your place of work.

This training programme was launched in 2013 by the RCPCH to fulfil the GMC’s stipulated requirements for Educational Supervisors. It has been designed for paediatric trainees

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

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

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Liverpool
27 November 2017

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

Through Department of Health funding, it is offered free of charge to the following only:
• Child protection paediatricians
• Paediatric gynaecologists
• Nurses and