This two day short course gives healthcare professionals who see acutely unwell children a practical and evidence-based approach to diagnosis and management of a wide range of infections.
Areas covered will include:
- Recognition of the unwell child
- Cognitive bias and clinical decision making
- Bugs and drugs
- The management of sepsis
- Interactive workshops
The course runs for two days but Day 1 can be taken as a stand-alone course. Some of the teaching will be done in small group workshops using real cases to illustrate the differential diagnosis, investigation and optimal management of a variety of common paediatric presentations.
Who should attend? Aimed at doctors of all grades who assess and manage children with infections. The content may also be of interest to nurses and other health professionals who are involved in the care of children with serious infections.
Fees: £395 for both days / £175 for day 1 only
ESPID members / Imperial College Healthcare & University Hospital Southampton NHS Trust staff/Wessex trainees: £250 both days / £125 for day 1 only
Venue: Imperial College London, St Mary’s Campus
For further information and online registration visit: http://www.imperial.ac.uk/cpd/seriousinfectioninchildren
Contact: Eva Moreno, CPD, Imperial College London, firstname.lastname@example.org or +44 (0)207 594 6885