How to Manage: Benign Haematological Problems in Children and Young People

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30 November 2017
9.00am - 5.00pm
RCPCH, London
Spaces available


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

SAS doctors, AHPs & Nurses - £145 *Please note that if you fall under this category you will not be able to book online. Please contact events@rcpch.ac.uk and ask for a booking form which will enable you to access this discount.

 

 

 

Update your knowledge of the management and investigation of benign haematological conditions in children.

Benign haematological problems are common in children seen in hospital and the community. This course will explore a range of approaches for the investigation of children with abnormal blood clotting, including those with bruising, abnormal bleeding and thrombosis.

The course will also cover the treatment of children with acquired and inherited anaemias including iron deficiency, thalassaemia, and sickle cell disease.

Objectives & learning outcomes

By the end of the course, delegates will:

  • Be able to investigate and diagnose common benign paediatric haematology problems in children
  • Have an understanding of both normal and abnormal neonatal haematology
  • Be familiar with the treatment of children with acquired and inherited anaemias including iron deficiency, thalassaemia, and sickle cell disease
  • Be familiar with the investigation and management of immune thrombocytopenic purpura
  • Understand the investigation and principles of management of children with abnormal blood clotting, including children with bruising, abnormal bleeding and thrombosis
  • Develop an approach to investigating and managing children with unexplained low neutrophil counts.
Audience

This course has been designed for paediatric trainees, SAS doctors and newly qualified consultants, as well as general paediatricians practicing in DGHs and the community.