Chronic Ventilation Course Program (2020)

London, UK 26 - 27 February 2020

Two Day Course surrounding management of Paediatric Chronic Ventilation patients. Breas will be attending with an exhibition stand and supporting with the practical workshops.


8:45-9:30 Registration.
9:30-9:45 Welcome and introduction Dr Elaine Chan, Consultant in Respiratory Medicine, Sleep and Non-invasive Ventilation.
9:45-10:15 Sleep disordered breathing in children Dr Francois Abel Consultant in Respiratory Medicine, Sleep and Non-invasive Ventilation.
10:15-10:45 NIV in children: indications, types of NIV, modes of NIV, interface. Dr Elaine Chan.
10:45- 11:00 Sleep studies and NIV. Matt Davies, Senior Sleep Physiologist.
11:00 -11:15 Coffee break.
11:15-11:45 Assessing a child on NIV in the community Garry Rendle, NIV CNS.
11:45-12:15 Pressure sores in NIV and Tr LTV patients – update on management TVN/Garry Rendle NIV CNS / TrLTV CNS/ 11:45 -12:15 Weaning vs escalation in ventilation Dr Martin Samuels Consultant Respiratory Paediatrician in Sleep Medicine.
12:15-12:45 Secretion management in NMD (including Cough Assist: principles and practicalities). Miss Lisa Edel Respiratory physiotherapist.
12:15 -13:00 Stepping down from acute ventilatory support to long term support Dr Martin Samuels.
13:00-13:45 Lunch break.
13:45 -14:15 Workshop 1a: Ventilators: choice; modes; hands-on time with machines. Senior Sleep Physiologists.
14:15 -14:45 Workshop 1b: Ventilators: choice; modes; hands-on time with machines Senior Sleep Physiologists.
14:45-15:15 Workshop 2: Interfaces: choice and fitting Garry Rendle, NIV CNS.
15:15 -15:45 Workshop 3: Trouble shooting clinical and equipment problems Victoria Robinson, NIV CNS.
15:45 -16:00 Coffee break.
16:00-16:45 NIV adherence: Evidence and practicalities Dr Elaine Chan, Dr Vicky Barber, Lizzie Penn, Play Specialist.
16:45-17:30 Open Forum.
• Case based scenarios (x2)
o Decannulation from LTV to NIV
o NIV and enteral feeding??
• Q and A
17:30-17:35 Closing remarks Dr Elaine Chan.

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