Neonatal Ventilation - Three day course - 30th April - 2nd May 2019 INCLUDING PRACTICAL SESSIONS

30 May 2019

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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!"


Day 1 - Tuesday 30th April 2019

09:00-09:30 Registration and Coffee

09:30-09:45 Introduction of the course Dr Gusztav Belteki

09:45-10:30 Mask ventilation Professor Colin Morley

10:30-11:00 Intubation and video laryngoscopy Dr Rajiv Chaudhary

11:00-11:30 Coffee

11:30-12:00 Basic respiratory physiology Dr Gusztav Belteki

12:30-12:30 Basic principles of mechanical ventilation Dr Gusztav Belteki

12:30-13:30 Lunch and ventilator demonstrations

13:30-14:15 Responding to blood gases and emergencies of ventilated infants Dr Shazia Hoodbhoy

14:15-15:15 Conventional mechanical ventilation Dr Gusztav Belteki

15:15-15:30 Tea

15:30–16:30 Neonatal chest X ray interpretation Dr Jacqueline Hughes

Day 2 - Wednesday 1st May 2019

09:00-09:30 Registration and Coffee

09:30-10:15 How to read ventilator screens Professor Colin Morley

10:15-11:00 Monitoring ventilation Dr Theodore Dassios

11:00-11:30 Coffee

11:30-12:00 Ventilation in the transport setting Dr Rajiv Chaudhary

12:00-12:45 Bronchopulmonary dysplasia and hypoxia Dr Rob Ross-Russell

12:45-13:45 Lunch and ventilator demonstrations

13:45-14:30 High frequency ventilation Dr Gusztav Belteki

14:30-15:00 Tea

15:00-16:45 Ventilation Workshop I.

- Video Laryngoscopy

- Setting up ventilators

- Conventional ventilation modes

Day 3 - Thursday 2nd May 2019

09.00-09.30 Registration and coffee

09:30-10:15 Nitric oxide in the term and preterm infant Dr Anna Curley

10:15-11:00 Management of PPHN  Dr Zoltan Molnar

11:00-11:30 Coffee

11:30-12:15 Echocardiography of the ventilated infant  Dr Yogen Singh

12:15-13:00 Disease specific ventilation strategies  Dr Anna Curley

13:00-14:00 Lunch and ventilator demonstrations

14:00–14:30 Ventilation case reviews I. Dr Gusztav Belteki

14:30-14:45 Tea

14:45-16:15 Ventilation workshop II.

- HFOV and lung recruitment

- Responding to ventilator emergencies

- Difficult cases

16:15-16:30Summary and closure of the course Dr Gusztav Belteki


    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

    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.

This course takes place at:

Clare College Conferencing Centre, Clare College, Queens Road,Cambridge CB3 9AJ

The organisation is one which contracts Clare College for the use of facilities, but which otherwise has no connection or association with Clare College or the University of Cambridge

Course Administrator

Ibolya Olds
01223 348884

Course Location

The course takes place at:

Clare College Conference Centre, Queens Road, Cambridge CB3 9AJ

01223 348884
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