How to manage Bacterial Meningitis: Early signs and symptoms (Course full)
5.5 CPD points
'How to Manage Bacterial Meningitis: Early Signs and Symptoms' has been developed by the RCPCH and is supported by Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics Limited.
There is no registration fee! Places are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis, after which you will be added to the waiting list. A £50 refundable deposit is required to secure your place at time of booking.
- To improve participant’s confidence in the recognition and management of the signs and symptoms of bacterial meningitis and meningococcal septicaemia
To provide a comprehensive overview of the burden of disease and vaccination schedule
in the UK for bacterial meningitis and meningococcal septicaemia
- To provide an up to date overview of the newly published NICE Guidelines and Standards for the treatment of bacterial meningitis and meningococcal septicaemia with clarity about the recent revisions
- To provide practical experience in the implementation of the new NICE guidelines in the recognition and treatment of the signs and symptoms of bacterial meningitis and meningococcal septicaemia
For health professionals (including GPs, paramedics, nurses, paediatricians, and A&E staff) who want to improve their ability to recognise and appropriately manage children who present with bacterial meningitis and meningococcal septicaemia.
Thefor the How to manage Bacterial Meningitis: Early signs and symptoms course is now available.
This course is now fully booked.
The chair of the course will be Dr Andrew Riordan.
Andrew Riordan is Consultant in Paediatric Infectious Diseases and Immunology at Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust, Liverpool, UK. He was Johanne Holly Research Fellow at the University of Liverpool and wrote his Doctoral Thesis on Meningococcal Disease. He has helped produce NICE guidance on the management of fever in children, standards for the care of children with meningitis and advice to the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation.
The video below features chair Dr Andrew Riordan talking during the same course which took place in 2012.
Delegates will be required to complete the Bacterial meningitis elearning, details on how to access this will be sent with confirmation of your place on the course.
For more information on the course please contact the events team via email or call 020 7092 6104.