British Paediatric Respiratory Society - 19th Summer Symposium. The theme this year is Respiratory care of children in the digital/technological age
This meeting is the 19th Annual Summer Symposium in Paediatric Respiratory Disease organised by the Respiratory branch of the Cambridge Paediatric Group. The meeting will start at 0900 for trainees undertaking knowledge-based assessment and the business of the meeting will commence after coffee at 1030.
The symposium is aimed at Respiratory Specialists, Trainees and AHPs and the theme this year may well be attractive to paediatricians practicing Respiratory medicine in various settings.
Scientific Committee: Wanda Kozlowska, Rob Ross-Russell, Steve Cunningham, Gwyneth Davies and Sejal Saglani.
Trainees knowledge based assessment
Master class workshop on CPET – the theory and the practice.
Paul Burns, Clinical Scientist, Royal Hospital for Children, Glasgow
Dr Jonathan Fuld, Respiratory Physician, Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge
Pre-schoolers: wet cough & wheeze: Who needs investigation? Who needs re-assurance? How should we manage this?
Prof Sejal Seglani, Royal Brompton Hospital and Imperial College
Break out groups to formulate
Guidelines that can be used in clinical practice
Research questions to put forward to the BPRS
Interstitial Lung Disease in Children
Dr Alistair Calder, Consultant Radiologist, GOSH
BPRS business meeting
Thursday Evening: drinks & conference meal at Peterhouse, Cambridge's oldest College
Using design and technology to improve care and adherence; involving our patients in their care. New solutions to old problems?
CF: Prof Jane Davies, Royal Brompton Hospital and Imperial College
Asthma: Dr Heather Elphick, Sheffield’s Childrens Hospital, Sheffield
Why design matters and how to apply in medicine: Ian Hoskin, Senior Research Associate, Engineering Design Centre, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge.
Presentation of BPRS travel awards to 2016/7 winners
Buxton’s Law: It’s always too early (for rigorous evaluation), until, unfortunately it’s suddenly too late.
High flow Oxygen
Respiratory physiology during HFNC in preterm neonates
Dr Zheyi Liew, Newcastle Resp Grid Trainee / Research Fellow
You take the high flow and I'll take the low flow ... is there a speedier way home with HFOT in bronchiolitis?
Prof Steve Cunningham, Hospital for Sick Kids, Edinburgh
“LCI tells me things that can improve outcomes in CF if used routinely”
Dr Gwyneth Davies & Dr Anna Shawcross
“FeNO should be used in all school aged children with wheeze, from the GP surgery right through to tertiary level paediatric respiratory medicine, to direct management”
Dr Louise Fleming & Dr Steve Turner
The symposium will be held at The Moller Centre, Churchill College, Storey's Way, Cambridge. Fees – Do NOT include accommodation. Fees DO include all refreshments, lunch, free Wifi and free parking.
Fees are as follows:
Both days, including conference meal;
Consultant – £250.00
Trainee/AHP – £200.00
One day, does not include conference meal :
Trainee/AHP - £100.00
Dinner - £30.00
Bookings can be made online where you can pay by debit or credit card via PayPal or you can pay by cheque. Kindly note that some Trust computer firewalls do not allow access to the online payment system. We suggest you book using a personal computer. To book simply complete the Booking Form and you will find payment instructions at the bottom of the Booking Form page. Online payments must be made at time of completing the Booking Form. If your employer will pay for your place, tick 'Please invoice my employer' and then contact Pat Bennink at the email address below for information on this process. Paying by cheque or invoice to employer options are only available to delegates from the United Kingdom. International delegates can pay online or contact us on the email address below for bank account details to pay by bank transfer. Accommodation can be booked direct with The Moller Centre at 01223 465500 or view other accommodation available in Cambridge at www.visitcambridge.org
All enquiries should be directed to Pat Bennink at firstname.lastname@example.org
· Are you interested in presenting at the BPRS meeting?
Please submit an outline for (max one side of A4) on either
1. CASE presentation
a. Pre-schoolers: wet cough and wheeze
b. Using digital technology to improve care and/or adherence
2. Presentation of a Review of available apps/websites that we should recommend to our patients and their families to improve adherence
The BPRS will award a prize for the best trainee communicator/presentation.
Please email as a word document (max one side A4) to email@example.com by 1st May 2017. Please include your full name and title, job title, place of work, contact email and phone number.
· Knowledge based assessments
There are a limited number of places for the knowledge based assessment, which will be allocated on a first come, first service basis (with confirmation of fee paid for the conference). Please email firstname.lastname@example.org and you MUST cc your educational supervisor. Please include your full name and title, job title, place of work, contact email and phone number.