3rd King's John Price Paediatric Respiratory Conference,4th-6th April 2017.
The King's Paediatric Respiratory Centre are excited to welcome you to the 3rd King's Paediatric Respiratory Conference, London, on 4th-6th April 2017.
Feedback from the previous conference was overwhelmingly positive with 96% of respondents rating the overall educational value as good or excellent. What previous delegates said:
"The variety in talks was excellent - to be continued next year"
"A thoroughly enjoyable and fascinating couple of days and will definitely want to attend next year!"
"Well done for such a good conference. Excellent speakers who provided engaging and interesting talks"
“Very interesting and useful meeting, inspirational speakers. I have learned several things I can use in my practice.”
"The best update meeting I have been to - Brilliant meeting"
"Excellent conference overall"
"Very useful study day. Excellent organisation"
"Please keep up the high standard of an excellent educational meeting"
"A very well organized event, very useful and enjoyable"
"Thank you so much for excellent day, a good mix of research and clinical update, very well organised. Will definitely try attending next year!"
"Very high standard of topics and eminent speaker"
“Excellent mix of practical and research information, thoroughly enjoyed conference and will recommend to colleagues. All speakers were outstanding.”
The theme for the first day of the conference will be 'Controversies and Consensus – new dimensions to explore'. We aim to discuss the latest evidence in the management of a diverse range of paediatric respiratory problems, particularly addressing difficult and controversial issues. The theme for the second day of the conference will be 'Current Practice and Future Perspectives'. It will try to offer some practical solutions to difficult paediatric respiratory issues. The pre-conference interactive masterclass will be held on the 4th April 2017.
The King's Paediatric Respiratory Conference has acquired an outstanding reputation among professionals as a forum for sharing new information and discussing controversial issues about respiratory problems in children. The conference will also provide a brilliant opportunity for all health care professionals with an interest in paediratric respiratory conditions to interact and network. The faculty comprises of leading specialists and researchers from around the globe, united by the common purpose of improving respiratory care for our young patients. We believe this day will be of primary interest to paediatricians, trainees, specialist nurses, physiotherapists, pharmacists, community nurses, general practitioners, practice mangers and anyone interested in respiratory problems in children. By attending all three days of this confrence you can earn up to 18 CPD/CME credits.
We are in the early stages of planning and would love to hear your thoughts and suggestions. Your contributions to the programme and discussions at the event make the conference the success it is.
We look forward to welcoming you to King’s in April 2017
Very warm regards,
Dr Atul Gupta,
Consultant in Paediatric Respiratory Medicine
Conference Director, King’s Paediatric Respiratory Conference
Preliminary Programme Outline
4th of April, 2017 - Preconference masterclass
An interactive masterclass will focus on
- Severe Asthma
- Respiratory emergencies in children
- Paediatric Sleep (oximetry and respiratory sleep studies)
- Acute Non-invasive Ventilation
- Allergy pot pourri
- Clinical conundrums in Paediatric Respiratory - interactive, case based discussions
- Dysfunctional breathing & Breathlessness in children
5th of April, 2017 - Controversies and Consensus – New Dimensions to explore
There's no rain so get rid of the umbrella - how should we approach airway disease in the 21st century?
Advances in Prevention of RSV Disease / RSV vaccines- state of play?
Persistent Bacterial Bronchitis: is it a precursor to bronchiectasis?
Oxygen saturation monitoring - can't live with it, can't live without it?
Turning the world upside down
Evidence ignored: Macrolide treatment for non-CF respiratory disease?
Top Respiratory Papers / Year in review
Neonatal Pulmonology: "Year in Review" for the Pediatric Pulmonologist.
Current Status of Immunotherapy for Asthma Management.
The dark side of the moon: when, why and where I should not use heated humidified high flow nasal cannula therapy in children ?
6th of April, 2017 - Current Practice and Future Perspectives
Step-Care Approach to Personalized Medicine for Asthma: Lifespan considerations
Practical Approach to the Management of Breathlessness in Children and Young Adults
Practical Approach to the Management of wheezing Infants
Practical Approach to the Management of atelectasis
Practical Approach to the Management of Respiratory problems in children with Down's syndrome
What's new in Asthma?
Current concepts in breath sounds in children
Transition of non-CF respiratory diseases
Weaning children with Chronic lung disease of prematurity from supplemental oxygen using oximetry as a weaning tool
Non CF Bronchiectasis
List of Confirmed Speakers
Prof Andy Bush, Imperial College, London, UK
Prof Anne Chang, Brisbane, Australia
Prof Stanley Szefler, Colorado, USA
Prof Paolo Pianosi, Mayo Clinic, USA
Prof Ros Smyth, Institute of Child Health, London, UK
Prof Varinder Singh, New Delhi, India
Dr Steve Cunningham, Edinburgh, UK
Dr Don Urquhart, Edinburgh, UK
Dr Hazel Evans, Southampton, UK
Dr Gary Ruiz, London, UK
Dr Atul Gupta, London, UK
Dr Cara Bossley, London, UK
Dr Rania Abusamra, London, UK
Prof John Price, London, UK