Progressing Paediatrics: Neonatal cardiology
Provided by Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health
About the course
A one-day course in Glasgow, Scotland focusing on the diagnosis and management of critical congenital heart defects in neonatal patients.
This course will increase your skills, knowledge and confidence in the diagnosis and management of critical congenital heart defects in neonatal patients.
Through a mixture of lectures and interactive workshops, we will cover topics such as:
- critical neonatal heart disease
- neonatal ECG – top tips
- functional echo and neonatal PDA (patent ductus arteriosis) assessment
- persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn
Learning aims, objectives and outcomes
By the end of this course, you will be able to:
- describe the clinical features and diagnosis of critical congenital heart disease in the neonate
- discuss the medical and surgical management, including early diagnosis and acute resuscitation, of neonates with heart disease
- revise 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 assessment.
Newly qualified neonatal and paediatric consultants, neonatal trainees, senior paediatric trainees, SAS doctors, cardiology fellows and advanced nurse practitioners