Description

Congenital heart disease is one of the most common types of birth defect, affecting up to eight in every 1,000 babies born in the UK. This one-day course will focus on the diagnosis and management of critical congenital heart defects in neonatal patients.Date: 6 December 2019 – 6 December 2019Time: 09.00 – 17.00Location RCPCH5-11 Theobalds RoadLondonWC1X 8SHUnited KingdomRCPCH Members – Consultants – £190SAS doctors, Allied Health Professionals and Nurses – £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.Overview This course will help you to recognise and manage heart problems in neonatal patients. Focusing on conditions such as critical neonatal heart disease and persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn, this course covers both medical and surgical options for treatment and management and tips on how to effectively undertake ECG’s and echo cardiogram examinations on neonatal patients.Course aimThis one-day course will increase your skills, knowledge and confidence in the diagnosis and management of critical congenital heart defects in neonatal patients.By the end of this course, you will be able to:Describe the clinical features and diagnosis of critical congenital heart disease in the neonateDiscuss the medical and surgical management, including early diagnosis and acute resuscitation, of neonates with heart diseaseRevise diagnosis and management of PPHN (persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn)Apply top tips to interpret neonatal ECG (electrocardiogram)Discuss functional echo and neonatal PDA (patent ductus arteriosus) assessmentTarget audience Newly qualified neonatal and paediatric consultants,Neonatal traineesSenior paediatric traineesSAS doctors and cardiology fellowsAdvanced nurse practitioners