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Medicines in Child Health – CHER Day
January 31, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm£15 – £60
Child Health Education & Revalidation
Lecture Theatre, New Education Centre, Clinical Resource Centre, Peacock Hall, Royal Victoria Infirmary
Medicines in Child Health
Wednesday 31 January 2018
Aims and Objectives: This day is directed at frontline clinicians including general practitioners. Topics will include the effects of long term steroids; avoiding drug errors and an update on the use of old and new antibiotics. It will include clinical teaching on delivering medication in disability and information on common illicit street drugs (implications for practitioners). A speaker from NICE will offer material about the relevance of the NICE process in children’s medicines.
Teaching Methods: The material will be delivered in a series of brief talks interspersed with longer sessions with hand outs and interactive opportunities including questions and answers.
0900 – 0930 Registration – tea and coffee
0930 – 1000 Drug errors recognition and prevention
Dr Yincent Tse, Consultant Paediatric Nephrologist, Great North Children’s Hospital
1000 – 1045 Antibiotics, when, which and how?
Dr Emma Lim, Consultant Paediatrician, Great North Children’s Hospital
1045 – 1105 Coffee break
1105 – 1150 Word on the Street: Illicit substances among the young & Implications for practitioners including A&E
Dr Mark Anderson, Consultant Paediatrician, Great North Children’s Hospital
1150 – 1220 The child on long term steroids
Dr Sharmila Jandial, Consultant Paediatric Rheumatologist, Great North Children’s Hospital
1220 – 1300 Lunch
1300 – 1350 Does NICE really matter in paediatric practice?
Dr Eli Gajraj, Advisor and Research Analyst NICE, London
1400 – 1440 Delivering medicine to the child with disability/incapacity
Dr Yifan Liang, Consultant Paediatrician, James Cook University Hospital
CPD accreditation applied for