Neonatal Ventilation - May 2018 THREE DAYS inc PRACTICAL SESSIONS 15th - 17th May 2018

15 - 17 May 2018

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Suitable for Neonatal and Paediatric consultants, trainees and nurse practitioners who have a basic understanding of the principles and practice of invasive and non-invasive neonatal ventilation and wish to advance their training in this area.Course is 1-3 days.Day 1 introduces basic concepts of ventilation.Days 2 and 3 deal with more advanced concepts of ventilatory practice.

Lecture and scenario based.

Course Organisers: Dr Gusztav Belteki & Dr Rajiv Chaudhary

"Good course. Teachers demonstrated excellent knowledge, would recommend it! Accommodation was worth the money and Cambridge is beautiful."

"Very well organised course at a great venue. Troubleshooting (simple) problems can be added – for alarms / tubes etc during scenarios. Don’t change the venue!"

Draft Programme

Day 1

New ideas about resuscitation of neonates

Conventional mechanical ventilation

Nasal CPAP

Ventilator demonstrations

High-flow nasal cannula

Neonatal chest X ray interpretation

Volume-guaranteed ventilation

Day 2

How to read ventilator screens

How to interpret and respond to ventilator alarms

Transcutaneous and end tidal CO2 monitoring

Ventilation in the transport setting

ventilator demonstrations

High frequency ventilation

Ventilation Workshop I:

Video Laryngoscopy

Setting up ventilators

Conventional ventilation modes

Day 3

Preparing for the first breath: Initiation of alveolar development

Nitric oxide in the term and preterm infant

Echocardiography of the ventilated infant

Management of PPHN

Ventilator demonstrations

BPD and hypoxic episodes in preterm infants

BPD: ventilatory and pharmacology management

Ventilation Workshop II:

HFOV and lung recruitment

Responding to ventilator emergencies

Difficult cases


    Gusztav Belteki - Cambridge

    Rajiv Chaudhary - Cambridge

    Anna Curley - Dublin

    Theodor Dassios - King’s College, London

    Shazia Hoodbhoy - Cambridge

    Jackie Hughes - Cambridge

    Zoltan Molnar - Oxford

    Colin Morley - Melbourne & Cambridge

    Emma Rawlins - Cambridge

    Rob Ross-Russell - Cambridge

    Yogen Singh - Cambridge

Course fee:

£495.00  (£455 East of England / £300 Addenbrooke's)

For the 3 day ventilation course excluding workshops please click here

For the one day course on the 15th May 2018 please click here

Please be advised that your course fee is refundable for up to 14 days following your application. Thereafter course fees are non-refundable.

RCPCH CPD approval has been sought for this course

Pharmaceutical sponsorship has been sought for this course.

Course Administrator

Deborah Leith / Debbie Clapham
01223 274419 / 01223 217059

Course Location

The course takes place at:

The Møller Centre, Storey’s Way, Cambridge, CB3 0DE

01223 274419 / 01223 217059
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