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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 thrombosis.Date: 28 November 2019 – 28 November 2019Time: 09.00 – 17.00Location RCPCH5-11 Theobalds RoadLondonWC1X 8SHUnited KingdomRCPCH Members – Consultants – £190SAS doctors, Nurses and Allied Health Professionals (AHPs) – £150RCPCH Members – Trainees – £150Non-RCPCH Members – £250Please note these prices are subject to change and may rise from September 2019. Register today to secure our lowest rates.Excellent, informative course with expert speakersOverviewBenign haematological disorders are an increasingly common paediatric health issue in the UK. About 350 babies are born each year with sickle cell disease.This one-day course will provide information on how to spot normal and abnormal neonatal haematology and explore the management and investigation of children with abnormal bleeding, bruising and clotting, and unexplained low neutrophil counts.By the end of this course you will have gained an insight into how to diagnose, treat and manage paediatric patients with a wide range of haematological conditions.Course aimTo help you develop an approach for the management of benign haematological problems, including sickle cell disease, thrombocytopenia, thalassaemia and thrombosisLearning outcomesBy 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.Target audiencePaediatric traineesSAS doctorsNewly qualified consultantsGeneral paediatriciansCommunity paediatriciansAHPs with an interest in haematology