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This one-day course explores how to recognise and effectively manage life-threatening sepsis. Through a mixture of lectures and interactive workshops, we cover the current evidence behind antibiotic choices, fluid management and the use of inotropes as well as sepsis and disability, immunodeficiency and simulation scenarios.Date: 13 December 2019 – 13 December 2019Time: 09.00 – 17.00Location Royal Victoria InfirmaryQueen Victoria RoadNewcastle upon TyneNE1 4LPUnited KingdomMembers – Consultants – £190Members – Trainees – £150SAS doctors, Allied Health Professionals and Nurses – £150Non-members – £250Please note these prices are subject to change and may rise from September 2019. Register today to secure our lowest rates.Passionate and engaging speakers and a fantastic study dayOverviewPaediatric sepsis is still the most common cause of avoidable death in children. NICE and current evidence recommends delivering a sepsis bundle of care in sixty minutes. Could you do this in practice?This course takes you through the practical aspects of the recognition and management of sepsis, including the use of fluids, antibiotics and inotropes. Using real life examples we discuss and analyse cases of sepsis in children with complex health conditions and immune-compromise. Your learning is embedded by taking part in simulated sepsis scenarios.The expert faculty comprises consultants and senior nursing staff from PICU, Paediatric Infectious Diseases and Acute Ambulatory Paediatric specialties from across the UK, including the Great North Children’s Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne and Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children, London.AimThis study day enables you to recognise and manage life threatening paediatric sepsis. It provides you with the confidence and practical skills to manage sepsis and prescribe in acute scenarios.Learning outcomes By the end of this course, you will be able to:Describe the early signs of sepsisAppraise parents’ assessment of their childrenExplain which is the most appropriate antibiotic to chooseDiscuss current issues in fluid resuscitationEstimate which inotrope to use, when and how muchCompare differences in children with complex health conditionsDifferentiate between orders of immunodeficiencyAnalyse appropriate management strategies in these casesPractise and assess your knowledge and skills through sepsis simulation scenariosTarget Audience Paediatric traineesSAS doctorsConsultant paediatriciansAHPs working in acute paediatrics.