Serious infection and critical care in children (Online), Imperial College London: 4 May – 4 June 2021

Serious infection and critical care in children (Online), Imperial College London: 4 May – 4 June 2021

This 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.  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.

The course is run online over 5 consecutive weeks. The course is a blend of guided self-directed learning and synchronous live online sessions. Work will include group sessions, individual efforts and presentations as well as interactive discussions.

The course adopts an active learning strategy which consists of: ​

  • ​Pre-course work with activities to prepare for the course.
  • Self-directed tasks such as reading, researching & watching lectures with related activities to enhance & consolidate your learning​​.
  • Group work and group presentations.
  • Case-based learning and practical guidance where relevant.

 All teaching is delivered by highly experienced paediatric practitioners and educators.

It is estimated that you will conduct 7 – 10 hours per week of guided and self-directed learning. You will be required to complete at least 80% of learning activities to receive a certificate of completion at the end of the course.

Online sessions
The synchronous online sessions will be delivered on the following dates*:

Wednesday, 5 May: 14.00 – 16.00

Wednesday, 12 May: 14.00 – 16.00

Wednesday, 19 May: 14.00 – 16.00

Wednesday, 26 May: 14.00 – 16.00

Wednesday, 2 June: 14.00 – 16.00

* Dates may be subject to change

Fees: £395 doctors / £300 Nurses & AHPs

ESPID members / Imperial College Healthcare & University Hospital Southampton NHS Trust staff/Wessex trainees: £250

Venue: Online


Contact: Eva Moreno, CPD, Imperial College London at