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Overview

A two-day online interactive course covering a variety of conditions and competencies for paediatric and adolescent trainees
Date
27-28 January 2022
Venue
Online
Audience: rheumatology grid trainees, SPIN trainees, general paediatricians with an interest in rheumatology and new paediatric and adolescent rheumatology consultants.

Topics include an overview of many conditions encountered in rheumatology services such as orthopaedic and haematological disorders, Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS), and emergencies such as haemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH). There are also sessions on examination skills and radiological investigations in rheumatology. This course provides the opportunity to meet multiple competences within the training curriculum.

Learning objectives

  • To learn how to perform a meticulous clinical examination of a child or young person with a suspected rheumatic or musculoskeletal disorder with particular focus on the ankle and hand joints.
  • To understand the role of radiological investigations in various rheumatological conditions
  • To be able to recognise the clinical presentations, consider the differential diagnoses for common orthopaedic conditions and overuse injuries
  • To gain an overview of the diagnoses and management of EDS
  • To recognise important differential diagnosis in haematology that may present as rheumatological disorders
  • To know how to diagnose HLH and recognise the clinical features and differential diagnoses.
  • To gain an overview of the pharmacological treatment of HLH
  • To understand how to prepare for the last year of training, consultant application and interview and the first year as a new consultant
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    2022 programme

    Morning

    09:00-13:30

    TIME

    SESSION

    SPEAKERS

    09:00-9:30

    Welcome and overview of inflammation

    09:30-10:30

    Uveitis

    10:30-11:00

    Therapeutics in rare bone disease

    11:00-11:30

    Chronic fatigue

    11:30-11:45

    Break

    11:45-12:45

    Ehlers Danlos Syndrome

    12:45-13:30

    Lunch

    Afternoon

    13:30-17:00

    TIME

    SESSION

    SPEAKERS

    13:30-14:30

    Haemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis (HLH)

    14:30-15:30

    Haemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis (HLH)

    15:30-15:45

    Break

    15:45-16:15

    Adolescent rheumatology

    16:15-16:45

    Trainee question time

    16:45-17:00

    Close of day

    Morning

    09:00-13:30

    TIME

    SESSION

    SPEAKERS

    09:00-09:30

    Welcome - DRESS in association with anakinra/canakinumab

    09:30-10:30

    Orthopaedic pathology the rheumatologist should know about - hips and knees

    10:30-11:00

    Examination of the ankle

    11:00-11:30

    The hand in rheumatology

    11:30-11:45

    Break

    11:45-12:05

    Getting involved in research

    12:05-12:25

    Rheumatology drugs

    12:25-12:45

    Patient/family perspective on inflammatory disease

    12:45-13:30

    Lunch

    Afternoon

    13:30-17:00

    TIME

    SESSION

    SPEAKERS

    13:30-14:30

    Radiology in rheumatology

    14:30-14:50

    The spine

    14:50-15:10

    Histology in rheumatology

    15:10-15:30

    Cystic Fibrosis

    15:30-15:45

    Break

    15:45-16:45

    Becoming a consultant

    16:45-17:00

    Closing remarks