How to Manage: Benign haematology

A one-day course focusing on investigating, diagnosing and managing common haematological problems in children and young people, such as sickle cell disease, thalassemia and other inherited anaemias.
Date: -
Time: -

Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health
5-11 Theobalds Road
United Kingdom

Spaces available
  • RCPCH members - Consultants - £190
  • RCPCH members - Trainees - £150
  • SAS doctors, AHPs & Nurses - £150
  • Non-RCPCH members - £250

"Very thorough and informative."

Delegate from previous course

Learning outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Investigate and diagnose common benign paediatric haematology problems in children.
  • Describe normal and abnormal neonatal haematology.
  • Outline the treatment options for children with acquired and inherited anaemias including iron deficiency, thalassaemia, and sickle cell disease.
  • Discuss the investigation and management of immune thrombocytopenic purpura.
  • Describe 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.

Who is this course for?

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.

"Pitched at the right level for general paediatricians."

Delegate from previous course