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Provisional Programme
Tuesday 9th February

All Day workshop on paediatric and neonatal ventilation
(Peter Rimensberger) Relevant lung mechanics for mechanical ventilation: Control and assist modes:Concepts and strategies for lung protective ventilation; Understanding lung recruitment and the Open Lung Concept: Rationale for clinical use of HFO ventilation: Use of respiratory monitoring for improving mechanical ventilation.

Morning Workshop: paediatric abdominal emergencies – diagnosis and management
(Co-ordinated by Alastair Millar and Alp Numanoglu)

Half day workshop: managing the child with ADHD

2 Wednesday 10th February 08h00 – 08h30 Registration 08h30 – 09h00 Welcome: First Session 09h00 – 11h00 Caring for the child or adolescent with a life-threatening illness – the critical care perspective Caring for the family of a child or adolescent with a life-threatening illness – the psychiatrist’s perspective Emergency care for children at all levels Where does child psychiatry fit into paediatric practice? Tea 11h00 – 11h30 Second Session 11h30 – 13h00 Acute severe asthma – what is the best approach to management? Severe pneumonia – current guidelines to management Anaesthesia (as done by paediatricians) for emergency intubation of neonates and children The place of physiotherapy in managing the child with severe respiratory disease Lunch 13h00 – 14h00 Third Session 14h00 – 15h40 Ventilation workshop Ventilating the neonate or child. What do I need to take into account when ventilating a child or a neonate? How do I ventilate a child or a neonate? Tea 15h40 – 16h00 Fourth Session 16h00 – 17h30 Workshop: Psychiatric health in the PICU Caring for staff who manage critically ill patients / Avoiding burnout for carers Alan Flisher Carla Brown Andrew Argent Sharon Kling Paula Rauch Peter Rimensberger Andrew Argent and Alan Flisher

Andrew Argent

Paula Rauch

Lee Wallis Alan Flisher

Sharon Kling Robbie Gie Jenny Thomas

Brenda Morrow

Peter Rimensberger

3 Thursday 11th February Breakfast symposium 07h30 – 0830 Feeding very sick children – what do they need and how can we be sure they get it? First Session 08h30 – 10h30 Giving bad news to families – how do we optimize the process? The “distraught parent” – how to provide care and enable “coping” Coping with the psychiatric aftermath of intensive care Carla Brown and Psychiatry Bereavement Tea 10h30 – 11h00 Second Session 11h00 – 13h00 Infants (and their caregivers) Children Adolescents Andrew Argent, Liz Goddard, dietetics Psychiatry and PICU team members

Workshop: Communicating with children and adolescents Astrid Berg Brian Robertson Marian Campbell Paula Rauch

Lunch 13h00 – 14h00 Third Session 14h00 – 15h30 Handing over medical care of adolescents to adult teams safely Planning for the care of the long-stay patient – Gullain Barre as a possible case study Tea 15h30 – 16h00 Fourth Session 16h00 – 17h30 Psychopharmacology for children and adolescents

Mignon McCulloch Zander Jacquire, Louis Reynolds

Paula Rauch Alan Flischer

4 Friday 12th February Breakfast symposium 07h30 – 0830 Imaging for the critically ill child – what should paediatricians be doing, and what must be left to the “expert” First Session 08h30 – 10h30 Cardiopulmonary resuscitation – what is new? What works? Status epilepticus – what are the protocols, how should we monitor these children? Advances in the management of meningitis Monitoring the brain – what helps, what is worthwhile? Tony Figaji Tea 10h30 – 11h00 Second Session 11h00 – 13h00 Diagnosis and management of shock Blood products in the critically ill – what to use and when Severe sepsis in infants and children Severe viral infections in childhood – new diagnostic and therapeutic strategies

Dick Pitcher, John Lawrenson Shamiel Salie TBA

Jo Wilmshurst

Beyra Rossouw Shamiel Salie Andrew Argent Brian Eley

Lunch 13h00 – 14h00 Third Session 14h00 – 15h40 Children with problems at school Managing behavioural problems Management of substance misuse in adolescence Tea 15h40 – 16h00 Fourth Session 16h00 – 17h30 Workshop: what equipment and technology do I need in my high care / ICU / emergency unit Andrew Argent, Peter Rimensberger, Alan Horn, Lee Wallis (? Baljit Cheema)

Bernice Castle Sue Hawkridge Don Wilson and Drug Counselling group

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New technology to assess hypoxaemia Cerebral function monitors What about haemodynamic monitoring?

5 Saturday 13th February Morning workshop at the Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital

Issues in ventilation of perioperative cardiac patients
(Peter Rimensberger) Do not forget basic respiratory mechanics when ventilating the cardiac patient. Concepts and strategies for lung protective ventilation Myths and facts about cardio pulmonary interactions

Potential additional topics: Acute renal failure – diagnosis and management

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