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UK Paediatric Services for Familial Hypercholesterolaemia

 

UK Paediatric Services for Familial Hypercholesterolaemia

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When Nov 14, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Where Liverpool
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This event is suitable for healthcare professionals with an interest in managing children with FH, including:

 

  • Consultants in Metabolic Paediatrics with an interest in managing Lipid disorders
  • Paediatric Nurses
  • Registrars in clinical Medicine and other relevant disciplines
  • Commissioners for Children’s services

 

Key learning aims/outcomes for the day:

  • Learn about recent findings of the Genetic causes of FH.
  • Understand the characteristics and current treatment of children on the UK FH Children’s Register.
  • Learn about the 2017 NICE Guideline for the management of children with FH.
  • Appreciate the parent’s experience of having a child with FH.
  • Learn about the importance of healthy dietary and lifestyle choices for children with FH.
  • Hear about the current Paediatric services in the North of England and Scotland.
  • Learn about current views on universal screening for FH by measuring cholesterol at time of MMR vaccination.

 

RCPCH has approved this activity for CPD in accordance with the current RCPCH CPD Guidelines.

This meeting is supported by the British Heart Foundation and HEART UK.

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