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). Delegates will have 6 months of access to event recording.

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, please see the registration page.