Neonatal Update Course

Course description:

This highly recommended course will take you through all practical aspects of neonatology and will cover key topics in the field. Learning will be enhanced by the use of real-life examples and clinical scenarios, as well as interactive question and answer sessions after each lecture.

The faculty for this course consists of experienced clinicians from high volume tertiary centres. The course will give you the confidence and skills to effectively manage critically ill neonates. The event is RCPCH approved (8 CPD points).

Core target audience:

Neonatal, paediatric – consultants, trainees and ANPs

Key learning aims and objectives:

The Neonatal Update Course is specifically designed for those who want clear answers to questions about the management of critically ill neonates, with a particular focus on the cardiorespiratory aspects of care. The course also covers a number of other hot topics in the field of neonatal medicine.

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

  • Develop an approach to managing neonates with suspected congenital heart disease
  • Understand more about echocardiography guided management of preterm neonates
  • Discuss different management strategies for neonatal pulmonary hypertension
  • Develop a clinical approach to neonatal tachyarrhythmias
  • Understand more about the management of Respiratory Distress Syndrome (RDS)
  • Know more about neonatal ECMO
  • Manage patients with bronchopulmonary dysplasia
  • Develop a clinical approach for the investigation and management of necrotising enterocolitis
  • Discuss the management of viral infections of the foetus and newborn
  • Explore the differential diagnosis for neonatal hypoglycaemia
  • Understand more about new neuroprotective strategies in hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy
  • Know more about neurosurgical procedures in neonates
  • Explore common multiple congenital anomaly syndromes
  • Discuss therapeutic options for retinopathy of prematurity in patients where primary treatment has failed

For more information, and to register, please visit our webpage: Neonatal Update Course (online) | Medical Courses (