Wednesday Symposium and Conference Workshops

For 2020 there will be a number of feature sessions over the three days: Please review the choices of sessions and pre-book when registering. Places are limited for each session.

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Wednesday 13 May 2020: Registration at 11.30;  ends @ 16.30

Paediatric Peri-operative Medicine Symposium at King's College, Strand Campus

The faculty includes:

Anaemia: Dr Nadia Ladak, Sheffield
Smoking:  Dr Catherine Riley, Sheffield
Obesity:   Dr Zoe Burton, Southampton
Dr David Selwyn:  Royal College of Anaesthetists


Early discount Symposium Fee of £100 for Members and £130 for Non-Members. Trainee rates is £70.00 for Members and £100 for Non-members.  Add £30.00 on each rate for standard registration fees.


Thursday afternoon: 14 May 2020  

Difficult Airways: 

led by Dr Karen Wouters with the team at Evelina London Children’s Hospital


This is a hands-on workshop with the opportunity to use some innovative difficult airway equipment on models and simulators. The workshop is facilitated by an expert anaesthetic team from Evelina London Children’s Hospital and supported by the technical knowledge of the industry trainers. 

Workshop supplement of £30.00 on booking.


Thursday morning: 14 May 2020:

Anxiety Management:

led by Dr Phil Cunnington and  Mike Stylianou, London

Managing Paediatric Anxiety With Simulation
 This workshop will provide delegates with the unique opportunity to explore patient anxiety through simulation scenarios using hi-fidelity simulation equipment and child actors. Based on the COMPASS course run at Great Ormond Street Hospital the delegates will be provided with relevant, practical strategies that can be implemented to  support patients who experience procedural anxiety. We welcome all clinical staff who work within the perioperative environment.
Candidates can expect to;
•Gain the knowledge and skills required to recognise and effectively respond to patient anxiety
•Rehearse practical strategies to support the anxious patient; navigating the associated challenges alongside fellow members of the multidisciplinary team
•Enhance practice in communication techniques to support management of the anxious patient  
•Recognise the potential impact of poorly managed procedural anxiety
Come and meet our two anxious children HAL and Ava!

Workshop supplement of £30.00 on booking.

Equipment kindly provided by Gaumard


Friday morning: 15 May 2020

TIVA for TOTs: Practical TIVA session.

led by: Dr Peter Brooks, London 

supported by The Society for Intravenous Anaesthesia.                                                             

There will be two session of approximately 90 minutes each commencing at 0900 and 1100: please select your preferred session when registering.

Workshop supplement of £30.00 on booking.


Friday morning: 15 May 2020

How To Get Published in Pediatric Anesthesia

led by Andrew Davidson, editor in chief, University of Melbourne.

Please pre-book your place as spaces are limited to 20

There is no charge for attendance at this workshop.