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Immunology and Immunodeficiency in Childhood

8:30 am to 5:30 pm, 22 March 2019

22 March 2019 A course suitable for general paediatricians, providing an update of the recognition of primary immunodeficiency, management of immunocompromised patients, new immunomodulatory therapies, including monoclonal antibody therapies, and the science underlying these topics.

Event Information

Open to

All

Availability

Yes

Organiser

ICH Events
+442079052699

Location

Leolin Price Lecture Theatre
30 Guildford Street
London
WC1N 1EH
United Kingdom

RCPCH has approved this activity for CPD in accordance with the current RCPCH CPD Guidelines.

Details

A course suitable for general paediatricians, providing an update of the recognition of primary immunodeficiency, management of immunocompromised patients, new immunomodulatory therapies, including monoclonal antibody therapies, and the science underlying these topics.

Aims of the course:

  • Make immunology accessible for general paediatricians
  • Give confidence in identifying and managing patients with primary immunodeficiency (PID)
  • Understand diagnoses and management of common PIDs
  • Feel comfortable caring for children post bonemarrow transplant
  • Insight into newer treatments and thosebeing introduced

Topics to be covered:

  • When you should suspect immunodeficiency
  • How to find out if something’s wrong
  • Immunoglobulin therapy
  • Haematopoietic stem cell transplant and gene therapy
  • Newborn screening
  • Management of infection in the immunocompromised patient
Speakers

Course Directors:

  • Dr Claire Booth, Senior Lecturer in Gene Therapy, UCL Great Ormond Street Insitute of Child Health
  • Dr Austen Worth, Consultant Paediatric Immunologist/Honorary Senior Lecturer, Great Ormond Street Hospital 

Course Organiser:

  • Dr Zohreh Nademi, Clinical Fellow in Paediatric Immunology/BMT, Great Ormond Street Hospital 
Fees

Early bird fee (until 25/01/2019)

£140

Standard fee (after 25/01/2019)

£175 

GOSH Internal fee:

Staff must email ich.events@ucl.ac.uk from their GOSH email account requesting a discount code for this course.
 

Registration

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Payment:

We regret that we are no longer able to invoice NHS Trusts or other organisations. Our on-line booking system will issue an automatic receipt for your card payment so that you can reclaim from your organisation if appropriate.

Contact for booking enquiries ich.events@ucl.ac.uk

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations must be received in writing at least two weeks before the start of the event and will be subject to an administration charge of 20% of the course fee. It is regretted that no refunds will be made within two weeks of the course date. 

ICH Events reserves the right to cancel any conference it deems necessary and will, in such event, make a full refund of the registration fee only. ICH Events will not be liable for any additional incurred costs (including but not limited to travel, accommodation, visa, etc.).

No liability is assumed by ICH Events for changes in programme date, content, speakers or venue. 

Any refund will be made by us to you within 30 days of your cancellation and be paid to you in the same way as you paid for your order.

Sponsors

For sponsorship opportunities please contact Emily Cooper by email at e.cooper@ucl.ac.uk or call +44 (0) 207 905 2135.