This webinar is suitable for all doctors with an interest in child health and will be of particular relevance to those in Paediatrics, Neonatology, General Practice and Emergency Medicine.
Doctors based outside Ireland are very welcome to join us.
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The Faculty of Paediatrics at the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland is delighted to present this live webinar on Acute Paediatrics.
This is an excellent opportunity to hear experts discuss issues such as healthcare for LGBT children, misconceptions about fevers, toxicology, petechiae, and point of care ultrasound (POCUS).
Speakers will include:
Dr Hall's talk is entitled Chasing Rainbows.
Dr Munro's talk is entitled Myth-busting fever in children.
Dr Tessa Davis will deliver a talk entitled Paediatric Toxicology - A crash course
Dr Waterfield will give a talk on Petechiae - Spot the difference: an evidence based approach to non-blanching rashes.
Dr Quinn's talk will focus on point of care ultrasound (POCUS).
The webinar will be co-chaired by Dr Carol Blackburn, Consultant in Paediatric Emergency Medicine, Children’s Health Ireland (CHI) at Crumlin, and Dr Turlough Bolger, Senior Consultant Paediatrician, Tallaght Paediatric Emergency Department.
First, you must book your place at the webinar on this web page. On the day, you must sign into our virtual learning environment RCPI Brightspace.
On the day of the event, the steps are:
Note, the webinar will only become available to watch at 5pm on the day, but we recommend logging in ten minutes ahead of time.
To join this webinar on Zoom you will need a computer (Windows or Apple) or mobile device with internet access and speakers.
If you're joining the webinar on a computer you can use the Zoom desktop website. You do not need to download the Zoom app - if you see a pop up message about the app, you can dismiss this.
The Zoom website functions best on Google Chrome.
When you click on the link for "Join the Live Webinar" you will see a message asking you to open Zoom. Click on “Open Zoom”.
You will then be asked for your name and email address. Once you’ve entered these details, click on “Join Webinar”.
If you're watching the webinar on a mobile device you will need to download the Zoom app. To save time on the day, we recommend downloading the app in advance:
When you open the Zoom app click on “Join a Meeting”. You will need to enter the meeting ID number. The ID number for this week's event will be sent to you via email beforehand.
When you open Zoom to watch the live webinar you will be able to submit questions to the panel during the event.
To submit questions to the panel:
Note, it may not be possible to answer all questions we receive.