How to Manage: Common cardiac problems

This one-day course explores the common cardiac problems encountered by clinicians involved in the care of children. Sessions will explore the sick baby in the emergency department, genetic heart disease, syncope in childhood, ECG, heart murmurs, palpitations and echocardiography.
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Location

RCPCH
5-11 Theobalds Road
London
WC1X 8SH
United Kingdom

Spaces available
  • RCPCH members - Consultants - £190
  • RCPCH members - Trainees and SAS doctors - £150
  • Allied health professionals (AHPs) and Nurses - £150
  • Non-RCPCH members - £250

Overview

The course will increase your skills and knowledge in managing common cardiac problems within paediatrics. 

Clinical scenarios such as a sick baby with a possible underlying cardiac problem, syncope and palpitations, along with the increasingly common question of cardiac screening in children, will be discussed using plenty of real life cases. 

There will also be interactive workshops to provide you with an understanding of paediatric ECGs, echocardiography and managing children with a heart murmur. 

The content of the course will be relevant to paediatric trainees, experienced general paediatricians as well as doctors working in the emergency department and general practice.

Comprehensive approach to cardiology when working in paediatrics. Tailored at exactly the right level, knowledgeable and approachable faculty and key tips to take away

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Learning aims, objectives and outcomes

  • Explain key concepts of basic cardiology in paediatrics
  • Recognise and manage cardiac diagnosis in an acutely unwell baby
  • Develop a stepwise approach at evaluating paediatric ECG’s
  • Identify cardiac conditions associated with genetic syndromes
  • Discuss the etiology and management of children with recurrent faints 
  • Clinically differentiate innocent and pathologic murmurs
  • Initiate workup in a child with palpitations
  • Identify standard echocardiographic views

Audience

Paediatric trainees, SAS doctors, newly qualified consultants and any Allied Health Professionals with an interest in cardiology.