RCPCH Courses

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

Progressing Paediatrics: Cardiology for the Neonatologist

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RCPCH, London
2 February 2018
 
A one day course focusing on the diagnosis and management of critical congenital heart defects in neonatal patients.

As a professional involved in the care of the newborn, you face many questions in your day to day practice. Does this baby suffer from a critical heart disease? What are the warning signs? How can I make an early diagnosis? How does an ECG or an echo help me with this diagnosis?

This course aims to answer these

Effective Educational Supervision

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RCPCH, London
5 February 2018

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 and disseminated by trained Teaching Faculty members. The course includes: an introduction to educational supervision,

Child Health in Low-resource Settings

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RCPCH, London
7 February 2018

RCPCH run a three-day Child Health in Low-resource Settings course aimed at paediatricians with an interest in global child health or who intend to work or volunteer in low income countries. This three-day, practically focussed course equips clinicians to manage the most common childhood presentations in low-resource settings as well as provide insight into the nature of working overseas.

Fees:
RCPCH Member Trainee - £400
RCPCH Member

Expert Witness in Child Protection: developing excellence

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RCPCH, London
20 February 2018

Paediatric expert witnesses play a fundamental role in child protection cases. The judicial system relies on opinion evidence to reach decisions affecting children’s lives and this can be in criminal, civil or family proceedings.

The intercollegiate safeguarding competences require experts to demonstrate certain criteria. Solicitors must adhere to Part 6 of the Experts Code of Guidance when instructing experts and ensure the expert has experience, expertise and "

How to Manage: Paediatric Allergy

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RCPCH, London
26 February 2018

Forming part of the How To Manage series, this practical course features updates on current epidemiology, NICE guidelines and how to take an allergy focused history, case based discussions on peanut, egg and milk allergy with subject matter experts and practical workshops on anaphylaxis, topical treatments and skin prick testing.

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

Child Protection: From Examination to Court (Level 3)

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RCPCH, London
28 February 2018

Every paediatrician will encounter many child protection cases during their clinical career and it is likely that a high proportion of these will require written reports, with some cases leading to legal proceedings. Paediatricians have a key role in both providing written evidence and presenting as a professional witness in family, criminal or civil proceedings.

On occasion some paediatricians may accept an instruction to appear as an expert witness.

The RCPCH has

How to Manage: Safe and Effective Prescribing for You and Your Team

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RCPCH, London
2 March 2018

This is a one day How to Manage course exploring how to promote safe prescribing within paediatrics. This course starts by recapping some basic pharmacology and why children are different. You will learn about the most frequent prescribing mistakes and their management. The aim of the course is to equip you with a deeper knowledge and understanding of practical prescribing, addressing in particular the areas of neonates, renal disease and pain management.

 

How to Manage Gastroenterology: An Approach to Common GI Presentations

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RCPCH, London
20 March 2018

This course provides delegates with an overview of the investigation and management of common GI presentations in children and young people. Delegates will have the opportunity to discuss management and investigation of Chronic Diarrhoea, managing Eating Disorders and Difficult Constipation and how to deal with Abnormal Liver Function tests. 

Fees
RCPCH members - Consultants - £190
RCPCH members - Trainees - £145

How to Manage: Common Cardiac Problems in Paediatrics

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RCPCH, London
24 April 2018

 

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

Mentoring Skills Training

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Novotel Manchester Centre, Dickinson Street, Manchester M1 4LX
25 April 2018

This is a highly interactive one-day course which 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 other colleagues, patients and parents and carers.


Topics covered will include: 

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

Effective Educational Supervision

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RCPCH, London
15 May 2018

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 and disseminated by trained Teaching Faculty members. The course includes: an introduction to educational supervision,