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PEM sub-specialty ARCP checklist

An ARCP checklist for PEM sub-specialty training year is available here: PEM SS ARCP checklist.

2014 PEM Sub-Specialty Training Days (1-2 July)

All PEM sub-specialty trainees are strongly encouraged to attend these two training days.  The venue will be Sheffield Children's Hosptial and a programme is available here: PEM SS Training Days 2014  

Colleges

College of Emergency Medicine www.collemergencymed.ac.uk

Royal College Paediatrics and Child Health www.rcpch.ac.uk

Paediatric EM Curriculum – www.collemergencymed.ac.uk/Training-Exams/Curriculum

Association of Paediatric Emergency Medicine

The Association of Paediatric Emergency Medicine – www.apem.me.uk is a professional interest group for both EM and paediatric doctors at a cost of £20 per year. There are 2 conferences: the spring conference is usually part of the RCPCH annual conference and the autumn conference is usually part of the CEM annual conference.

Courses

Advanced Paediatric Life Support courses - website www.alsg.org

Children’s Advanced Trauma (CAT) Courses - (next course 25-26 June 2014)http://www.sheffieldchildrens.nhs.uk/about-us/careers-and-opportunities/cat-course.htm

Check the courses of interest page for details of other paediatric EM courses

Useful references

  • Davies F. Children in UK emergency departments. Arch. Dis. Child. 2008;93;194-195 DOWNLOAD
  • Babl FE et al. Advanced Training in Pediatric Emergency Medicine in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, and Australia. Annals Emerg Med 2005;45(3): 269-275 DOWNLOAD
  • Davies F. Can UK emergency departments serve our children better? Emerg. Med. J. 2007;24;689 DOWNLOAD

Other useful websites

www.pecarn.org

E-learning

E-learning for CT3/HST Paediatric Emergency Medicine (Updated Steve Fordham – Sept 2013)


CEM Enlightenme (www.enlightenme.org)


Learning zone sessions
PMP1: Anaphylaxis (1)
PMP2: Apnoea, Stridor and Airway Obstruction (1)
PMP6: The Unconscious Child (1)
http://www.enlightenme.org/the-learning-zone/learning-session-categories/939

PAP10: Floppy Child (1)
PAP14: Neonatal Presentations (1)
PAP19: Sore Throat (1)
PAP20: Rashes in Children (2)
PAP8: ENT (2)
PAP9: Fever in all Age Groups (3)
http://www.enlightenme.org/the-learning-zone/learning-session-categories/940

Knowledge bank: CEMPedia section
Common Childhood Exanthems
http://www.enlightenme.org/knowledge-bank/cempaedia/common-childhood-exanthems

Knowledge bank: eCTRs
A little bit rash? The use of dexamethasone in paediatric meningitis
http://www.enlightenme.org/knowledge-bank/cem-ctr/little-bit-rash-use-dexamethasone-paediatric-meningitis

Buckle fractures of the wrist - diagnose and discharge
http://www.enlightenme.org/knowledge-bank/cem-ctr/buckle-fractures-wrist-diagnose-and-discharge

Everyone else is splinting so why aren’t we? Buckle fracture of the paediatric wrist
http://www.enlightenme.org/knowledge-bank/cem-ctr/everyone-else-splinting-so-why-aren%E2%80%99t-we-buckle-fracture-paediatric-wrist

Do Paediatric Early Warning Scores Save Lives?
http://www.enlightenme.org/knowledge-bank/cem-ctr/do-paediatric-early-warning-scores-save-lives

Intranasal fentanyl for children in the Emergency Department
http://www.enlightenme.org/knowledge-bank/cem-ctr/intranasal-fentanyl-children-emergency-department

Is the topical wound anaesthetic LAT (lidocaine, adrenaline and tetracaine), a safe and effective alternative to lidocaine infiltration for wound closure in children?
http://www.enlightenme.org/knowledge-bank/cem-ctr/topical-wound-anaesthetic-lat-lidocaine-adrenaline-and-tetracaine-safe-and-ef

Paediatric Intramuscular Ketamine Dissociative Sedation in the Emergency Department
http://www.enlightenme.org/knowledge-bank/cem-ctr/paediatric-intramuscular-ketamine-dissociative-sedation-emergency-department

The Irritable Hip ESR and CRP: Should we Bother?
http://www.enlightenme.org/knowledge-bank/cem-ctr/irritable-hip-esr-and-crp-should-we-bother

The use of clinical algorithms in the emergency department management of the limping child
 http://www.enlightenme.org/knowledge-bank/cem-ctr/use-clinical-algorithms-emergency-department-management-limping-child

Knowledge bank: CEM Guidelines
Ketamine Sedation of Children in Emergency Departments (Sept 2009)
Management of Pain in Children (May 2010)
Safeguarding Children (June 2009)
CEM summary of NICE Guideline CG47 - Feverish illness in children
CEM summary of NICE Guideline CG54 - Urinary tract infection in children
CEM summary of NICE Guideline CG112 - Sedation in children and young people
http://www.enlightenme.org/knowledge-bank/best-practice/cem-guidelines

Paediatric EM guidance (NHS Institute)

http://secure.collemergencymed.ac.uk/Shop-Floor/Clinical%20Guidelines/External%20Guidelines/Paediatric%20EM%20guidance%20%28NHS%20Institute%29/

Spotting the sick child

www.spottingthesickchild.com

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