Sedation: 14th July 2022

USD$ 76

DFTB’s Sedation Course shines a spotlight on paediatric procedural sedation in the emergency department. Taking a deep dive into the literature around agents, fasting and adverse events, this course will equip you with the evidence-base to support your practice. Use the Paediatric Sedation logbook and simulation pack to help you upskill practically. Lifetime access to all content.


SKU: DFTB-SED Category:

DFTB’s Sedation Course covers key topics of paediatric procedural sedation in the emergency department. We have put together a programme that will bring you on a journey starting right at the beginning with patient selection and sedation preparation, through choosing the right agent, dealing with complications and finally safe discharge. We take a deep dive into the literature around the use of adjunctive agents, fasting practice and managing adverse events, brought to you by DFTB’s expert paediatric emergency medicine faculty.

Signing up to DFTB’s Sedation Course gives you lifetime access to all recorded and on demand content as well as your own sedation log book and simulation pack, to help you continue your journey in paediatric procedural sedation.

This course is aimed at paediatric, emergency medicine and paediatric emergency medicine trainees, nursing staff and early career consultants who deliver paediatric procedural sedation as part of their emergency department work.

All times are UK.

The principles of sedation
09:00 – 09:05 Welcome Tessa Davis
09:05 – 09:30 What is sedation? Which patients are suitable? Becky Platt & Tessa Davis
09:30 – 09:45 Preparing for sedation Liz Herrieven
09:45 – 10:00 To fast or not to fast? Dani Hall
10:00 – 10:20 Questions and answers
10:20 – 10:30 Stretch your legs and grab a coffee
Which drugs should I use?
10:30 – 10:55 Ketamine Kat Priddis & Liz Herrieven
10:55 – 11:20 Nitrous oxide Dani Hall & Tessa Davis
11:20 – 11:45 Live quiz: the other agents Becky Platt & Kat Priddis
11:45 – 12:05 Questions and answers
12:05 – 12:20 Stretch your legs and grab a coffee
The nitty gritty
12:20 – 12:50 When things go wrong – live case discussions Kat Priddis & Dani Hall
12:50 – 13:00 After sedation Liz Herrieven
13:00 – 13:20 Ask me anything
13:20 – 13:30 Taking your knowledge to the next step Becky Platt
13:30 Finish
Dani Hall – Paediatric Emergency Physician
Becky Platt – Advanced Clinical Practitioner
Tessa Davis – Paediatric Emergency Physician
Liz Herrieven – Paediatric + Emergency Medicine Physician
Kat Priddis – Paediatric Emergency Physician
Andrew Tagg – Emergency Physician