Description

About this coursePlaces at this course are strictly limited so as to maximise interaction in the workshopsThe course provides an update on how to read ECGs –the basics and beyond– with a focus on ECG abnormalities that are highly relevant to the practice of the Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist.The course is NOT about how to take an ECGs, but about interpreting them.Sessions will cover:What the Child Psychiatrist needs to knowA systematic approach to interpreting an ECGNormal vs abnormalAbnormalities the Child Psychiatrist will normally seeWhat the Child Psychiatrist should not missAbnormal ECGs – clinical symptoms to look for, and key clinical questions to ask the patientECG abnormalities related to psychiatric medicationAbnormal ECG – expected outcomes and management, including medication managementWhat ECG is contraindication to psychotropic medication?When to refer further to a specialistLectures and WorkshopsHighly interactive lectures by Paediatric Cardiologists who are very familiar with the questions asked by the Child Psychiatrist, followed by workshops:cases – in the lectures and the workshopsgroup work – exercises in ECG interpretation and reporting, putting into practice the techniques learned in the lectures, with immediate tutors’ feedbackFeel free to complete the form below to submit your grey cases and email the actual (anonymised) ECGs to greycases@infomedltd.co.uk, These will be considered for use in the discussion forums.