ICH Events

November 2014

4 - 5 November
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International Feeding Disorders Conference 2014

Conference Convened by National Steering Group for Childhood Feeding Disorders

This is a two-day multi-disciplinary conference on feeding and eating in childhood and related disturbances. The emphasis will be on research and clinical practice developments relating to developmental, systemic and bio-behavioural aspects of feeding and eating disturbances.

6 November
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Update in Paediatric Respiratory Medicine

The purpose of this annual course is to provide an update on current practice in paediatric respiratory medicine on an everyday basis.

The programme and range of issues covered will be suitable for everyone concerned with paediatric respiratory medicine.

10 November
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Changing childhoods – understanding pathways to health in early life

Speaker: Professor Carol Dezateux, Scientific Director of Life Study, UCL Institute of Child Health

14 November
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Nephrology Day for General Paediatricians

This annual one-day course aims to give a full overview of paediatric nephrology by selecting different themes each year and presenting them in a way which will be useful for general paediatricians.

17 November
Parenteral nutrition

Practical Parenteral Nutrition

Well-established, multi-disciplinary paediatric course suitable for paediatricians, surgeons, dietitians, pharmacists, nurses

Course Directors: Susan Hill, Venetia Horn, Sarah Macdonald, Jutta Köglmeier, Anna Hughes Great Ormond Street Hospital

19 November
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ICH Open Day and Poster Competition

Invitation to prospective research and masters students to come and see posters of our current students’ research and find out more about the Institute and its educational programmes.

December 2014

4 - 5 December

Neonatal and Paediatric Ventilation

This popular course combines lectures with practical workshop sessions. The programme includes a wide range of topics including initiation, maintenance, weaning off assisted ventilation and special ventilatory techniques.

8 December
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Otto Wolff Lecture

Speakers: Dr William van 't Hoff and Mrs Jennifer Newman, Medicines for Children Research Network (MCRN)

January 2015

22 January
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Paediatric Dysphagia Videofluoroscopy Swallow Study Day 

This course is aimed at dysphagia-trained speech and language therapists who are interested in consolidating skills in analysis and interpretation of paediatric videofluoroscopy swallow studies.

February 2015

5 - 6 February
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GOSH Paediatric Dermatology Course

Day 1 – Basic Paediatric Dermatology:this day will focus on diagnosis, up to date management, and practical guidelines for success in treatment.

Day 2 – Advanced Paediatric Dermatology: this day will focus on diagnosis, genetic basis of disease, new treatments and investigations, and practical guidelines for management.

April 2015 

13 - 17 April
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Nephrology Week

This five day symposium is an opportunity for an increase in knowledge and understanding in the area of Nephrology, also to exchange and enhance experiences within this field.

May 2015

21 - 22 May
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Paediatric Tracheostomy for the Speech and Language Therapist

This two day course is aimed at clinicians working with children with tracheostomies in both the hospital and community setting. Workshops will allow delegates to familiarise themselves with different tubes and problem-solve their application. Participants/lecturer will include members of the Therapy, Surgical and Nursing Teams from GOSH Trust.