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Paediatric Emergency Care Conference 27 June 2012 9-5pm RCPCH, London


A multi-professional conference following the launch of the intercollegiate document Standards for Children and Young People in Emergency Care Settings This conference is for healthcare professionals working in paediatric emergency care settings. Objectives: Standards for Children and Young People in Emergency Care Settings • focus on implementing the revised  Standards for Children and Young People in Emergency Care Settings, highlighting key changes in the document • educate and inform health professionals on topical issues in emergency care using shared practice examples • provide a forum to share knowledge and tools for service planning and provision • signpost delegates to key standards and guidelines • provide insight into the patient/family perspective • initiate facilitated multi-professional discussion on the contemporary issues facing clinicians Developed by the Intercollegiate Committee for Standards for Children and Young People in Emergency Care Settings

British Association of Paediatric Surgeons College of Emergency Medicine Joint Royal Colleges Ambulance Liaison Committee Royal College of Anaesthetists Royal College of General Practitioners Royal College of Nursing Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health

CPD approval applied for. Cost: £120 (price includes a copy of the Emergency Standards - £10).

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Time Subject


09.00 Coffee and Registration 09.30 Chair’s welcome

Dr. Stephanie Smith-Chair, Intercollegiate Committee for Standards for Children and Young People in Emergency Care Settings

09.35 Introduction

Dr Hilary Cass - President, Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health

Strand One – Service Standards 9.45

Patient perspective

Appointed young person [TBC] RCPCH Youth Advisory Panel (YAP)

10.00 Using standards to improve quality

CQC representative TBC

Paediatric Patient Reported Experience 10.20 Measures (PREM) for urgent and emergency care

Dr Jyotsna Vohra - Science and Research Co-ordinator, RCPCH

Whole systems approach: reducing ED 10.30 activity in Sussex PCT

Lorraine Mulrooney - Lead Nurse Advisor (Children’s Urgent Care Pathway) Project Service Manager, NHS  Sussex and WSCC Joint Commissioning Unit

10.50 Break and Networking

Strand Two – The multi-professional emergency care pathway 11.10

Pre-hospital care and emergency care standards

RCGP speaker TBC


Emergency care of children in the ambulance service – problems and progress

Dr. Fiona Jewkes -Deputy Clinical Director for NHS Pathways, RCPCH representative, JRCALC



An approach to breaking cycles of violence: the liaison youth worker in the ED Assessing a child / young person with a disability in the ED

Dr Emer Sutherland -Lead Consultant for Children [TBC] Dr John Criddle (APEM), Paediatric Emergency Medicine Consultant Dr Hilary Cass - Neurodisability Consultant

12.30 Q and A - The multi-professional emergency care pathway 12.45

Lunch and Networking - Networking stands [pending confirmation]: • British Paediatric Surveillance Unit • Together for Short Lives • Reyes Association

Extended workshop: Adolescent attendance in the emergency care setting 13.45

Young people’s spontaneous attendance in the emergency department

Dr Becky Sands, Young People’s Health Special Interest group


Decreased Consciousness Levels: audit findings

Dr Stephanie Smith Consultant Emergency Paediatrician

‘Talking about the Hard Stuff’  Communicating and engaging with 14.25 children and young people who self harm or are victims of violence in their relationships

Jane O’Daly, Named Nurse for Safeguarding Children

Adolescent deaths in the emergency 14.55 department: case-study based workshop

Dr Stephanie Smith


Skills bite: When to stop resuscitation

Dr Patrick Davies Consultant in Paediatrics

15.45 Break and Networking 16.00 Case study discussion/Q&A panel

All speakers/presenters from the day present to consider delegate case studies and questions through facilitated round table discussion

17.00 Close – collect your CPD certificate Please note: the above programme is subject to change

RCPCH Emergency Care Conference June 2012