Pre-Meeting Workshops

  • Pre-Meeting Workshops will be held prior to the start of the 28th Annual Meeting of     the European Society of Paediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care (ESPNIC 2017)
  • All courses will be held on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 between 09:00-17:00
  • All participants of  Pre-Meeting Workshops must be registered to the Meeting
  • Space is limited, pre-registration and payment is required in order to secure your           ticket
  • Cost: See individual workshops below
  • CME/CPD credit will be applied for the Pre-Meeting Workshops

How To Register

Limited space available

  • If you have already registered for the workshop and wish to add a                                   Pre-meeting workshop at this time, click here and select the Edit Existing                       Registration tab at the top of the page
  • If you have not yet registered for the Meeting you may reserve your place in the Pre-     Meeting Workshops via the Online Registration Form


Sepsis Workshop - Cost €100
Chairs: Koos Jansen, Netherlands and Etienne Javouhey, France

09:00 - Sepsis-3: what about children?
Luregn Schlapbach, Australia

09:45 - Sepsis pathway

11:00 - Sepsis in children with comorbidities or immunodeficiency
Koos Jansen, Netherlands 

11:45 - Septic shock and toxic shock syndrome
Etienne Javouhey, France

13:30 - Can we prevent development of multi-organ dysfunctions?
Scott Weiss, USA

14:15 - Vasoactive agents in septic shock: what is the strategy?
Joris Lemson, Netherlands

15:30 - Post-discharge mortality and solutions
Tex Kissoon, Canada

16:15 – Conclusion
Koos Jansen, Netherlands / Etienne JavouheyFrance

ECHO in ICU Cost €100
Chair: Cecile Tissot, Swizterland

Basics of echocardiography
Cecile Tissot, Switzerland

Echocardiography for the neonatologist 
Yogen Singh, UK

Echocardiography for the intensivist
Cecile Tissot, Switzerland

Echocardiography for mechanical circulatory support and cardiac transplantation

Echography for line placement
Pierre Tissieres, France 

Lung echography 
Philippe Durand, France

Echo hands-on 

Ventilation Workshop - Cost €100

Chair: Martin Kneyber, The Netherlands 

Non Invasive Respiratory Support

09:00-09:25 Introduction 
Ventilation Practitioners

09:25-10:10 How to use NIV
Marti Pons, Spain  

10:10-10:30 How to start with NIV on your ward?
Ventilation Practitioners

10:30-11:00 Coffee Break

11:00-12:30 Hands-on / Workstation
Ventilation Practitioners

1: Interface choice

2: Ventilators and NIV NAVA

3: High Flow Nasal Cannula

12:30-13:30 Lunch Break 

Invasive mechanical ventilation

13:30-14:15 How to ventilate in obstructive and restrictive lung disease 

14:15-15:00 How to oscillate 
Peter Rimensberger, Switzerland

15:00-15:30 Coffee Break 

15:30-17:00 Hands-on / Workstation
Ventilation practitioners 

1: Ventilator settings in obstructive and restrictive lung disease / TPP

2: HFO

3: Waveforms

Organ Donation Workshop - Cost €100
Chair: Joe Brierley, UK 

Introduction to organ donation/terminology/death
Joe Brierley, UK

Which organs can be donated, & how can we optimise the donor 

Group discussion about national practices - DBD, DCD, infant donation 

Organisation: An optimal organ donation system

Caring for the donor family 

Lunch & donor registration

Basics of caring for the post heart and/or lung transpant child 

Liver transplantation - all you wanted to know 

Immunosuppression – a masterclass 

Ethics and organ donation
Joe Brierley, UK

Paediatric Heart Failure Workshop - Cost €100
Chairs: Eduardo Da Cruz, USA and Aparna Hoskote, UK 

Heart Failure in Children

Opening address, welcome, introduction to the day, organisation of teams
Aparna Hoskote, UK, Eduardo da Cruz, USA, Ann Karimova (UK)

Demographics of heart failure in neonates, infants and children
Ranny Goldwasser, Germany 

Recognition of acute heart failure – is it myocarditis?
Aparna Hoskote, UK 

Paediatric heart failure in Portugal: scope of the problem 
Conceição Trigo, Portugal 

ICU Management of Heart Failure

Management of a deteriorating child with new onset cardiac failure in the ICU: "the what to do's and not to do's"
Eduardo da Cruz, USA

Cardiac ECMO – principles, indications, pitfalls
Aparna Hoskote, UK

Usefulness of echocardiography in ECMO patients: what is important to know? 
Eduardo da Cruz, USA

Lunch and opportunity to interact with Berlin Heart and Heartware Representatives

Ventricular Assist Devices in children

From ECMO to VAD…  the story so far (Devices available and technical differences)
Brigitte Stiller, Germany

Peri-implantation considerations, selection of devices, choice of appropriate device, timing
Ann Karimova, UK 

ICU management of VADs including Anticoagulation and Complications 
Ann Karimova, UK

Coffee and opportunity to interact with Berlin Heart and Heartware Representatives

Hands on Simulaton - Simulated circuits for BH Excor and HVAD (parallel working sessions)

- SIM for pulsatile BH
Ann Karimova, UK, Becky Jones, UK 

- SIM for centrifugal HVAD 
Aparna Hoskote, UK, Becky Jones, UK

Beyond ICU management of patient on VAD
Ranny Goldwasser (Germany)               

Care in the Community and dealing with the uncertainty – waiting for transplant in hospital or home
Becky Jones, UK

Evaluation, certification and feedback
Aparna Hoskote (UK), Eduardo da Cruz, USA, Ann Karimova, UK


Nursing Science Workshop - Cost €50
Chairs: Andrew Darbyshire, UK and Joseph Manning, UK 

09:00-09:30 What is the evidence for early warning scores? 
Sue Chapman, UK

09:30-10:00 How can we evaluate assessment tools and scoring systems? 
Monique van Dijk, Netherlands 

10:00-10:30 Neonatal early warning scoring systems 
Agnes van den Hoogen, Netherlands 

11:00-11:30 Use of early warning scores in high risk pediatric populations 
Orsola Gawronski, Italy 

Nursing section: practical skills to aid nurse's recognition of deterioration

11:30-12:00 Assessing the deteriorating neonate
George Damhuis, Netherlands 

13:30-17:00 A practical examination skills workshop

Respiratory examination theory and practical
Andrew Darbyshire, UK / Joseph Manning, UK

Cardiovascular examination theory and practical
Andrew Darbyshire, UK

Neurological examination theory and practical
Andrew Darbyshire, UK

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