The GOSH Virtual Paediatric Respiratory Physiotherapy Course 1st and 2nd December 2022

The annual GOSH virtual respiratory physiotherapy course is back!

With new presentations covering ward based and ICU care from our cardiorespiratory physiotherapy team and wider MDT. You will not want to miss out!

For more information, please see the programme below or contact us via email.

Thursday 1st and Friday 2nd December 2022

The GOSH Virtual Paediatric Respiratory Physiotherapy Course

Great Ormond Street Hospital

***Proposed Agenda - Subject to change***

Day 1

0915-0930 Welcome and housekeeping

0930-1020 Can we assess children like small adults? – Lee Carter, Specialist Physiotherapist

1020-1110 Principles of lung physiology/function – Mollie Riley, Chief Respiratory Physiologist

1110-1125 Break

1125-1215 What’s new with neuromuscular inc cough assist set up – Lisa Edel, Highly Specialist Physiotherapist (Respiratory Neuromuscular)

1215-1245 Managing complex asthma/dysfunctional breathing – Louisa Hill, Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist (Cystic Fibrosis/General Respiratory)

1245-1330 Lunch

1330-1400 What’s new in CF and how is this affecting services? – Helen Douglas, Highly Specialist Physiotherapist (Cystic Fibrosis)

1400-1450 The deteriorating child on the ward – Jemma Woyda, Specialist Physiotherapist and Wendy Nolan, Highly Specialist Physiotherapist (Cardiac Intensive Care/Cystic Fibrosis)

1450-1500 Break

1500-1615 HOT TOPIC >> The role of supportive care – Dr Finella Craig, Consultant (Symptom Care Team)

1615-1620 Finish

Day 2

0915-0930 Welcome

0930-1020 Lung imaging: how its evolving for physiotherapists – Nicki Barker, Highly Specialist Physiotherapist (Paediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care)

1020-1110 ICU ventilation and weaning strategies – Charlotte Donovan, Highly Specialist Physiotherapist (Paediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care)

1110-1130 Break

1130-1220 The physio toolbox: respiratory treatment options – Lizzie Johnson, Highly Specialist Physiotherapist (Cardiac Intensive Care)

1220-1310 The deteriorating child on ICU – Helen Mercer, Highly Specialist Physiotherapist (Paediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care)

1310-1350 Lunch

1350-1440 Role of the ICU dietitian and impact on rehab – Catherine Kidd, Highly Specialist Dietitian (Cardiac Intensive Care/Cardiac)

1440-1530 Early rehab and mobilisation on ICU/ECMO – Emma Shkurka, Highly Specialist Physiotherapist (Cardiac Intensive Care)

1530-1550 Break

1550-1640 HOT TOPIC >> Journey of the spine: from ICU to the ward – Emma Bewick and Lise Peter - Highly Specialist Physiotherapists (Orthopaedics)

1640-1645 Close


Early Bird Rate (1st August 2022 - 31st October 2022): £100

Standard Rate (1st November 2022 - 30th November 2022): £125

Please note, we are unable to invoice for this course. Credit Card bookings only.


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