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Paediatric Chronic Ventilation Course 2019

March 7 - March 8

A comprehensive 2-day course focusing on the care of children requiring long term invasive or non-invasive ventilation

Target audience:

  • General paediatricians and trainee
  • Nurses (working in hospital/community settings)
  • Allied Health Professionals
  • Carers

Lectures and workshops based teaching on:

  • Sleep disordered breathing in children
  • Indications and epidemiology of long term ventilation (invasive and non-invasive ventilation) in children
  • From pathophysiology to the practicalities e.g. investigations, Initiation, monitoring, escalating/weaning ventilation
  • Choice of ventilator and interface, including hands on experience of equipment, mask fitting, circuits
  • Clinical scenarios, trouble shooting clinical or equipment problems
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Introduction to cough assist
  • Long term ventilation and ethical issues

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Great Ormond Street


Institute of Child Health
Institute of Child Health
Lodon, WC1N 1EH
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