How to Manage: Common Cardiac Problems in Paediatrics

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15 September 2017
9.00am - 5.00pm
RCPCH, London
Spaces available

RCPCH members - Consultants - £190
RCPCH members - Trainees - £145
Non-RCPCH members - £220
 

If you are an SAS doctor, AHP or a Nurse, you qualify for the rate of £145. Please note that you will need to contact events@rcpch.ac.uk to access this rate. 

 


 

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. Workshops aiming to provide basic understanding of paediatric ECG’s, Echocardiography and approach to a child with a heart murmur will be undertaken in interactive short group sessions. The content of the course will be relevant not only to paediatric trainees and experienced general paediatrician but also to Doctors working in Emergency department and General practice.
 

Objectives & learning outcomes

By the end of this session delegates should be able to:

• Gain an update on basic cardiology in paediatrics
• Recognise and manage cardiac diagnosis in an acutely unwell baby
• Develop a stepwise approach at evaluating paediatric ECG’s
• Understand cardiac conditions associated with genetic syndromes
• Understand etiology and management of children with recurrent faints
• Clinically differentiate innocent and pathologic murmurs
• Initiate workup in a child with palpitations
• Understand standard echocardiographic views

Audience

Paediatric Trainees, SAS Doctors, Consultants and AHPs with an interest in Cardiology.