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A one-day course focussing on being able to investigate, diagnose and manage common haematological problems in children and young people, such as Sickle Cell Disease, Thalassemia and other inherited anaemias. This is in addition to a focus on being able to spot normal and abnormal neonatal haematology, and understanding the management and investigation of children with abnormal bleeding, bruising and clotting, and unexplained low neutrophil counts.

 

This course has been designed for paediatric trainees, SAS doctors and newly qualified consultants, as well as general paediatricians practising in DGHs and the community

 

RCPCH members - Consultants - £190
RCPCH members - Trainees - £145
Non-RCPCH members - £220

SAS doctors, AHPs & Nurses - £145 *Please note that if you fall under this category you will not be able to book online. Please contact events@rcpch.ac.uk and ask for a booking form which will enable you to access this discount

Overview

A one-day course focussing on being able to investigate, diagnose and manage common haematological problems in children and young people, such as Sickle Cell Disease, Thalassemia and other inherited anaemias. This is in addition to a focus on being able to spot normal and abnormal neonatal haematology, and understanding the management and investigation of children with abnormal bleeding, bruising and clotting, and unexplained low neutrophil counts.

 

Objectives & learning outcomes

By the end of the course, delegates will:

• Be able to investigate and diagnose common benign paediatric haematology problems in children
• Have an understanding of both normal and abnormal neonatal haematology
• Be familiar with the treatment of children with acquired and inherited anaemias including iron deficiency, thalassaemia, and sickle cell disease
• Be familiar with the investigation and management of immune thrombocytopenic purpura
• Understand the investigation and principles of management of children with abnormal blood clotting, including children with bruising, abnormal bleeding and thrombosis
• Develop an approach to investigating and managing children with unexplained low neutrophil counts.

 

You can book a place here: http://www.rcpch.ac.uk/courses/how-manage-benign-haematological-problems-children-and-young-people

 If you require assistance, please contact the Events Team on 020 7092 6106 or events@rcpch.ac.uk

 

 

 

 

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