The GOSH Paediatric Long Term Ventilation Course 2023

23 February 2023 - Online
24 February 2023 - Holiday Inn Bloomsbury (Face to face Workshops)

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

Target Audience – General/Respiratory paediatric trainees, Paediatricians , Nurses, Allied Health Care professionals and carers.

Day 1 Virtual Lecture 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
  • - Long term ventilation and ethical issue

Day 2 Face to face workshop based teaching on:

  • - 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