Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Coláiste Ríoga na Máinleá in Éirinn

Paediatric Emergencies


This one day course provides an approach to the sick child.

The resuscitation of the sick cardiac child will be highlighted. Practical Skills include paediatric airway and paediatric IO Access.

Upcoming course dates

  • Friday, 22 March 2019 (9.30am - 5pm)
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Learning objectives

  • Resucitation of a sick child (APLS approach)
  • Paediatric Airway
  • Paediatric Fractures
  • Trauma in Children
  • Common Emergency Paediatric Presentations Review 
Who is this course suitable for? SHOs and registrars involved in emergency medicine, critical care and acute medicine
Fee Free for eligible NCHDs on the CPDSS programme or €300 for others.
Faculty Dr Darragh Shields & Consultants in Paediatric Emergency Medicine from Crumlin, Temple Street & Tallaght Hospital.
CPD points 7.5
Location RCSI, 5th floor, No. 26 York Street, Dublin 2, Ireland.
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Student testimonials

  • "More confident in approaching all (infrequent) emergencies"
  • "Good refresher for paeds emergencies"
  • "Good review of algorithms and more confident to manage emergencies"