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1st Wales Paediatric Trauma Symposium

The Wales Paediatric Trauma Symposium is a one day intensive paediatric trauma course designed to address the learning needs for surgical trainees (CT 1-2, ST3-4) who are interested in managing paediatric trauma.

09 Apr

8:30 am - 5:30 pm

TBC

Cardiff, CF14 4XW, 9th April 2019

20 spaces available
Cost £100
Please register interest at wpst2019@gmail.com
We have worked hard to deliver a series of interesting talks and high consultant to participant ratio workshops, with a large amount of funding from our sponsors to make this course as low cost to the participants as possible.

Course Layout

08:30 – 09:00 Registration

09:00 – 09:10 Introduction and Course Ethos

09:10 – 09:25 Mr Stewart Cleeve – Primary Prevention of paediatric trauma

09:25 – 09:45 Mr Jordan Oldbury – A Surgical Trainee’s insight on being on-call during the Manchester Arena Bombing

09:45 – 10:10:Paediatric Department – APLS

  • Differences between paediatric and adult patients
  • Damage control resuscitation – introduction on principles and competence
  • Moulage

10:10 – 10:35 Paediatric Neurosurgery – Management of paediatric head injury

10:35 – 11:00 Paediatric Orthopaedics – Bone injuries, stabilisation and fixation

11:00 – 11:15 Refreshments

11:15 – 11:40 Paediatric Plastics – Soft Tissue Injuries and Reconstructive ladder

11:40 – 12:05 Paediatric Surgery – A Surgeon’s role in Paediatric Trauma

12:05 – 13:00: Lunch / Poster competition

13:00 – 14:00 : Trauma Workshop 1

14:00 – 15:00 : Trauma Workshop 2

15:00 – 15:15 : Refreshments

15:15 – 16:15 : Trauma Workshop 3

16:15 – 17:15 : Trauma Workshop 4

17:15 – 17:30 : Closing remarks, Certificates and prizes

Download the Course Flyer:

Welsh Paediatric Trauma Symposium 2019 course layout (21kb)