Neonatal and paediatric ECG and arrhythmia

This is a basic plus course that aims to upskill clinicians and allied health professionals in neonatal and paediatric ECG interpretation and relevant arrhythmia management.
Date: -
Time: -

Attendance fee: £75 

RCPCH has approved this activity for CPD in accordance with the current RCPCH CPD Guidelines

Aims and objectives

Participants will:

  • Refresh reporting of normal ECG in neonates and children
  • Achieve an understanding of the recognition and management of cardiac arrhythmias
  • Update on investigations in the context of sudden death in the family
  • Recognise a range of abnormal ECGs including normal and abnormal rhythm disturbances, and Long QT related issues (ADHD medications, domperidone etc.)
  • Refresh the role of the paediatrician in children with dizziness/syncope
  • Learn the basics of 24-hour tape interpretation in paediatric population

Topics covered

  • Paediatric and neonatal ECG interpretation
  • Diagnosis and management of neonatal SVT, Drug related ECG changes and alerts
  • Postural tachycardia syndrome
  • ECG in inherited cardiac conditions and congenital heart disease
  • Ambulatory ECG interpretation


  • Paediatric, neonatal, PICU and Emergency Paediatric consultants and trainees
  • Allied Health care professionals who deal with children and babies
  • CAMHS professionals who are faced with the task of reviewing ECGs

To book or for more information

Please contact Dr Venugopalan by email: