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Thu, 16 May


Online conference

Neonatal Update Course

Neonatal Update Course
Neonatal Update Course

Time & Location

16 May 2024, 09:00 – 17:00

Online conference

About the event

Core target audience:

Neonatal, paediatric consultants, trainees and ANPs

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 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 of neonatal pulmonary hypertension

- Develop a clinical approach to neonatal tachyarrhythmias

- Understand more management of Respiratory Distress Syndrome (RDS)

- Understand more about neonatal ECMO

- Know how to approach patients with bronchopulmonary dysplasia

- Develop a clinical approach for the investigation and management of necrotising enterocolitis

- Discuss the management of viral Infections of the fetus and newborn

- Explore differential diagnosis of 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 in patients filing primary treatment for retinopathy of prematurity


9:00 – 9:30 Critical congenital heart disease: diagnosis-specific clinical clues (Dr Filip Kucera, GOSH)

9:30 – 9:55 Echocardiography-guided management of preterm neonates (Dr Filip Kucera, GOSH)

9:55 – 10:35 Neonatal pulmonary hypertension (PH) – characterizing clinical and haemodynamic phenotypes, treatment strategies, clinical examples (Dr Shahin Moledina, GOSH)

10:35 – 10:55 Break

10:55 – 11:25 Management of neonatal tachyarrhythmias (Dr Florian Moenkemeyer, GOSH)

11:25 – 12:05 Management of Respiratory Distress Syndrome: The European Consensus Guidelines (Dr Charles Roehr, University of Oxford)

12:05 – 12:30 Neonatal ECMO – types, indications, outcomes, ethical considerations (Dr Timothy Thiruchelvam, GOSH)

12:30 – 13:20 Break

13:20 – 13:45 Bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD): state of art review (Dr Andrew Turnbull, GOSH)

13:45 – 14:10 Necrotising enterocolitis (NEC): recent advances in the understanding and treatment (Dr Mark Johnson, University Hospital Southampton)

14:10 – 14:35 Viral Infections of the fetus and newborn (Dr Angela De Cunto, UCLH)

14:35 – 15:00 Neonatal hypoglycemia: practice essentials (Antonia Dastamani, GOSH)

15:00 – 15:20 Break

15:20 – 15:45 Hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (HIE): new possibilities for neuroprotection (Dr Suresh Victor, Evelina London Children's Hospital)

15:45 – 16:10 Neurosurgical procedures in neonates: indications, outcomes (TBC)

16:10 – 16:35 Common multiple congenital anomaly syndromes (Dr Emma Wakeling, GOSH)

16:35 – 17:00 Retinopathy of prematurity: when primary therapy fails (Dr Chien Wong, GOSH)


- Dr Filip Kucera, Consultant in Paediatric Cardiology, GOSH

- Dr Shahin Moledina, Consultant in Paediatric Cardiology, Lead Clinician for National Paediatric Pulmonary Hypertension Service UK, GOSH

- Dr Florian Moenkemeyer, Consultant in Paediatric Cardiology, GOSH

- Dr Charles Roehr, Associate Professor of Paediatrics at the University of Oxford, Clinical Director, Clinical Trials Unit, Co-author of The European Consensus Guidelines

- Dr Timothy Thiruchelvam, Consultant Intensivist, Lead Consultant for the Extra Corporeal Life Support (ECMO), GOSH

- Dr Andrew Turnbull, Paediatric Respiratory Consultant, GOSH

- Dr Mark Johnson, Consultant Neonatologist, University Hospital Southampton

- Dr Angela De Cunto, Specialist Doctor in Neonatology, UCLH

- Dr Antonia Dastamani, Consultant Paediatric Endocrinologist, Lead of Congenital Hyperinsulinism Service, GOSH

- Dr Suresh Victor, Consultant Neonatologist, Researcher in Neonatal Neuroprotection, Evelina London Children's Hospital

- Dr Emma Wakeling, Consultant in Clinical Genetics, Rare Disease Lead, GOSH

- Dr Chien Wong, Head of the Retinopathy of Prematurity Retinal Detachment team, GOSH


  • Early bird (until 30th April)

    Sale ends: 16 May, 08:50
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