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Paediatric Epilepsy (PET) Training 2017

Paediatric Epilepsy Training (PET),  8 - 12 May 2017

Clinical Education Centre, Level 5, Auckland City Hospital

 

PET courses provide training for all health professionals diagnosing and managing children with an epilepsy or seizure disorder.  

Clear your diaries to attend this programme which offers opportunities for enhancing and bringing your knowledge up-to-date for caring for infants, children and young adults with Epilepsy whilst taking the opportunity to network with colleagues.

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How to register:

Fees:

The PET training is run by Paediatric Neurologists from the British Paediatric Neurology Association from the UK and local Paediatric Neurologists with administration support from the Starship Foundation.  Starship Foundation will not be liable for any loss that may arise from the training conference.  Fees are purely to cover the basic administrative costs, lunch, morning and afternoon tea.

PET 1 is for anyone who sees any child who has had a seizure or 'funny do'.  PET 2 has been developed for doctors managing children with seizures.

PET 1 - May 8th: This course will be run by paediatric neurologists from the UK who will teach local paediatric neurologists and a small group of paediatricians. PLEASE NOTE THIS COURSE IS NOW AT CAPACITY.  PLEASE REGISTER FOR PET 1 FRIDAY 12 MAY. YOU WILL HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO REGISTER FOR PET 2 LATER THIS YEAR.  EMAIL SuzanneDa@adhb.govt.nz to join the wait list.

PET 2 - May 9th & 10th: This course will be run by paediatric neurologists form the UK who will teach local paediatric neurologists and a small group of paediatricans who have completed PET 1. PLEASE NOTE THIS COURSE IS NOW AT CAPACITY. YOU WILL HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO REGISTER FOR PET 2 LATER THIS YEAR.  EMAIL SuzanneDa@adhb.govt.nz to join the wait list.

PET 1 - May 12th: This course will be run by local paediatric neurologist under supervision. SPACES AVAILABLE

PET Course Contents:

Each course has been developed to meet the specific needs of different health professionals.  For some professionals PET 1 is all you need; for others PET 2 will be appropriate.  The courses contain a variety of educational formats including lectures, small group workshops, quizzes, role plays, debates, literature reviews and case discussion.

There are many opportunities within the courses to consider 'grey cases', share 'experience in the real world', and debate 'the evidence'.

Which PET course is best for me?

Please refer to this site to read more about which course is best suited to your practrice.

Where will NZ PET courses run?

PET courses will be running initially in Auckland with future plans to extend this to Wellington and Christchurch.

Who is involved?

PET courses have been developed by the British Paediatric Neurology Association (BPNA) and are managed in New Zealand by the Paediatric Neurology Clinical Network (NZPNCN).  The aim is to have 32 attendees at each course in Auckland with a faculty of 10 consultant Paediatric Neurologist and Paediatricians with a special interest in epilepsy.

PET 1

Acute & Community

PET 2

Secondary Management

NB: Please note if you are doing PET 1 only, please choose May 12.  If you are doing PET 1 & 2 this will be held on Monday 8 - 10 May (3 days). You will receive CME credits by the British Paediatric Neurology Association (BPNA).

For further information on courses or to work out which courses are suitable choices for your job title please follow this link to the BPNA PET website.  

For further information about the Paediatric Neurology Clinical Network please click here.

Accommdation Options

If you are visiting from out-of-town, Auckland has a fantastic range of accommodation options - explore these here 

Contacts:

Dr Suzanne Davis - SuzanneDa@adhb.govt.nz

Rebecca Lloyd - RLloyd@adhb.govt.nz

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