How to Manage: Common Cardiac Problems in Paediatrics

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24 April 2018
9.00am - 5.00pm
RCPCH, London
Spaces available


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 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.



RCPCH members - Consultants - £190
RCPCH members - Trainees - £145
SAS doctors, AHPs & Nurses - £145
Non-RCPCH members - £220
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 ECGs
  • 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 palpitation
  • Understand standard echocardiographic views



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