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CPD accredited, online courses for doctors in all of the major specialties

Paediatric Radiology Course 2025

Taking place, live and online on Wednesday 5, Thursday 6 and Friday 7 February 2025​

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D1 - General paediatric radiology

09.40 – 09.50

Introduction and welcome

Mr Jack Hodson

IT Services Manager, Infomed Online

09.50 – 11.10

Head and Neck

Dr Ashok Raghavan

Consultant Paediatric Radiologist, Sheffield Children's Hospita

11.10 – 11.30

BREAK

11.30 – 12.30

Chest (lecture)

Dr Kate Park

Consultant Paediatric Radiologist, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

12.30 – 13.10

LUNCH

13.10 - 14.10

Chest (cases)

Dr Kate Park

Consultant Paediatric Radiologist, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

14.10 – 14.20

BREAK

14.20 – 15.30

Gastrointestinal

Dr Saira Haque

Consultant Paediatric Radiologist, King's College Hospital, London

15.30 – 15.40

BREAK

15.40 – 17.00

Genito-urinary

Dr Jim Carmichael

Consultant Paediatric Radiologist, Great Ormond Street, London

D2 - EMERGENCY PAEDIATRIC RADIOLOGY

09.25 – 09.30

Introduction and welcome

Mr Jack Hodson

IT Services Manager, Infomed Online

09.30 – 10.30

Plain film and what not to miss

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Dr Caren Landes

Consultant Paediatric Radiologist and Service Group Lead for Radiology, Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, Liverpool

10.30 – 10.40

BREAK

10.40 – 11.40

MR Emergencies - Body and Spine

Dr Saira Haque

Consultant Paediatric Radiologist, King's College Hospital, London

11.40 – 12.00

BREAK

12.00 – 13.00

Ultrasound Emergencies

Dr Vivian Tang

Consultant Paediatric Radiologist at Royal Manchester Children's Hospital Manchester, Greater Manchester, UK

13.00 – 13.40

LUNCH

13.40 – 14.40

CT Emergencies

Dr Samantha Low

Consultant in Paediatric Radiology, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

14.40 – 14.50

BREAK

14.50 – 15.50

Fluoroscopy Emergencies

Dr Dave Garbera

Consultant Paediatric Radiologist, Alder Hey Children's Hospital, Liverpool

15.50 – 16.00

BREAK

16.00 – 17.00

Quiz and Case Mix

D3 - INFLICTED INJURIES IN CHILDREN

08.55 – 09.00

Introduction and welcome

Mr Jack Hodson

IT Services Manager, Infomed Online

09.00 – 10.10

MSK: Non-Traumatic

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Prof Amaka C Offiah

Chair of Paediatric Musculoskeletal Imaging and Honorary Consultant Paediatric Radiologist, University of Sheffield and Sheffield Children's Hospital

10.10 – 10.20

BREAK

10.20 – 11.30

Inflicted Injury: Brain

Dr Fionn Williams

Consultant Neuroradiologist, North Bristol NHS Trust

11.30 – 11.50

BREAK

11.50 – 13.00

MSK 1: Traumatic (inc Inflicted Injury)

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Dr Caren Landes

Consultant Paediatric Radiologist, Alder Hey Children's Hospital, Liverpool

13.00 – 13.30

LUNCH

13.30 – 14.40

MSK 2: Differential diagnosis

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Prof Amaka C Offiah

Chair of Paediatric Musculoskeletal Imaging and Honorary Consultant Paediatric Radiologist, University of Sheffield and Sheffield Children's Hospital

14.40 – 14.50

BREAK

14.50 - 16.00

Inflicted Injury: A Medico-Legal Update

Dr Sally Old

Medico-Legal Advisor, Medical Defence Union

16.00 – 17.00

Controversial Issues and discussion

Dr Karl Johnson

Consultant Paediatric Radiologist, Birmingham Children's Hospital

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The aim

This advanced Infomed webinar is in response to suggestions/feedback from many general radiologists, who have attended Infomed courses, more lately webinars, and now with the easing of the pandemic see the need for a focussed and comprehensive Paediatric Radiology CPD programme.

By the end of the course, participants will have:

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Course directors

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Prof Amaka C Offiah

BSc, MBBS, MRCP, FRCR, PhD, FHEA
Chair of Paediatric Musculoskeletal Imaging and Honorary Consultant Paediatric Radiologist, University of Sheffield and Sheffield Children's Hospital

Prof Amaka Offiah is a Professor in Paediatric MSK Imaging at University of Sheffield, and an Honorary Consultant Paediatric Radiologist at Sheffield Children's Hospital. She obtained her MBBS while working at Oldchurch Hospital, Essex and trained as a radiologist in Sheffield. She moved back to London, to Great Ormond Street Hospital and the Institute of Child Health, where she obtained a PhD for her thesis, “Optimisation of the digital radiographic imaging of suspected non-accidental injury”, then returned to Sheffield as a HEFCE-funded Clinical Senior Lecturer in the Academic Unit of Child Health. Her research interests are in the imaging of suspected child abuse and skeletal dysplasias and in methods of determining which children have fragile bones prone to fracture and which do not. Amaka lectures regularly on various radiology, paediatric, genetic, emergency medicine and orthopaedic courses, locally and nationally. She has contributed chapters to several well-respected radiology textbooks, and is co-author of two books, “A Radiological Atlas of Child Abuse” and “Fetal and Perinatal Skeletal Dysplasias: An Atlas of Multimodality Imaging”.

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Dr Caren Landes

Consultant Paediatric Radiologist and Service Group Lead for Radiology, Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, Liverpool, UK

Dr Caren Landes obtained her medical degree from the University of Birmingham in 1997 and was appointed a Consultant Radiologist at Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust in 2006 and has been Clinical Lead for Radiology since 2012. Her expertise within paediatric radiology covers the full range of imaging modalities including plain X-ray, ultrasound, fluoroscopy, CT, MRI, and nuclear medicine.

Her special interests include musculoskeletal radiology and trauma, particularly imaging in inflicted injury.
She is the radiology lead for child protection, rheumatology, orthopaedic and skeletal dysplasia multidisciplinary meetings at Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust. Dr Landes is radiology trauma lead and has contributed to the Royal College of Radiologists (RCR) guidance on imaging in paediatric trauma. As a result of her expertise she receives both regional and national referrals for review of musculoskeletal imaging from radiological and clinical colleagues with an emphasis on imaging in cases of suspected inflicted injury.

Faculty members

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Dr Jim Carmichael

Consultant Paediatric Radiologist, Great Ormond Street, London

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Dr Dave Garbera

Consultant Paediatric Radiologist, Alder Hey Children's Hospital, Liverpool

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Dr Saira Haque

Consultant Paediatric Radiologist, King's College Hospital, London

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Dr Karl Johnson

Consultant Paediatric Radiologist, Birmingham Children's Hospital

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Dr Sina Kafiabadi

Consultant Neuroradiologist, King's College Hospital

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Dr Samantha Low

Consultant in Paediatric Radiology, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

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Dr Sally Old

Medico-Legal Advisor, Medical Defence Union

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Dr Kate Park

Consultant Paediatric Radiologist, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Dr Ashok Raghavan

Consultant Paediatric Radiologist, Sheffield Children's Hospital

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Dr Maria E Sellars

Consultant Paediatric Radiologist, King's College Hospital, London

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Dr Vivian Tang

Consultant Paediatric Radiologist at Royal Manchester Children's Hospital Manchester, Greater Manchester, UK

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Dr Fionn Williams

Consultant Neuroradiologist, North Bristol NHS Trust

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Feedback from the previous run of this event

2024

  • Good range of topics, excellent speakers, good cases.
  • Very good content, variety of cases and well-paced
  • Very good online course, no travel, no hotel expenses and no concerns about train/tube strikes – all good!.
  • I enjoyed the different ways of teaching, frequent breaks and the very good cases.
  • Very good content. good speakers. keeping with timings
  • It was online, well plotted and very good IT support always available
  • Good to have obtained those extra pathology details that I didn’t have before and that sure will improve my practice.
  • The Streaming service was very good but I wish we could have more time to review the cases, but I understand that time is limited
  • Excellent, very well run course, as usual Oliver & Jack very good IT support, thx
  • Speakers friendly informal atmosphere, good content and good clinical cases with discussions and examinations of what to do next
  • I liked the breadth of coverage, cases and ease of PACS, good pace
  • Fast paced, but got through plenty of challenging material.
  • It weas really good to be able to scroll through the images; but, more Slido polling for engagement and collective thought
  • There were several learning points that will enhance my depth of knowledge
  • Very clear presentation; when small hiccough the Infomed support swiftly remediating the issue.
  • Yes, the tips and tricks on techniques (US), will make me more confident in my patient care
  • My scroll function was initially very lagging (safari browser), but Oliver/Jack gave me a workaround. Great Informed technical support.
  • I did like that the course was online with good use PACS
  • I enjoyed the variety of topics and gained a lot from the speakers expertise
  • A course with quality cases, interaction with the audience, ability to review cases at a later date, all good
  • An opportunity to refresh what I know and improve my reporting.
  • I am now more familiar with protocols/pathways and abnormal appearances and what do to, so immediate application in day to day work & cases
  • It was good to be online from home with the best Paediatric Radiology speakers in the Country.
  • Quality speakers with relevant high expertise, interactive sessions, good timekeeping, all this to improve quality of Paediatric imaging in our department and hopefully encourage colleagues to participate more in Paediatric Radiology
  • The course was very well scheduled and run. As a trainee I would have liked more time for dysplasia cases and less on the legal aspects, but I understand this can be useful as well.
  • Excellent speakers, good to cover mimics/differentials, sessions had adequate time
  • Excellent presentations, interesting focus, really good interactive cases and Interactive cases, discussions on line and medicolegal views
  • It is really difficult to have a seamless service with remote presenters. I’m not sure how you would do it, but to have it running as you did was obviously great.

2023

  • Nice topics, fantastic speakers and good streaming
  • This course will have a good impact to improve my quality of patient care and optimise my practice as a DGH radiologist
  • I liked the interactivity with slido. speed and content of the lectures
  • Clear topics, very good presentations and answers of questions, friendly speakers, relaxed environment which encouraged questions and discussion.
  • Real life cases, experienced speakers, good dicom viewer –all excellent
  • I liked the interactive format and having time to look at cases and formulate opinion
  • Interactive. Case based. Great faculty and Infomed technical support was fantastic
  • Running through cases independently and discussing with colleague was very good, helpful and gave me more confidence for my reporting
  • All good -smooth running of the PACS, sound quality, excellent range of cases, good summary talks, clear and knowledgeable presenters
  • Medico-Legal aspect. Excellent to have controversial cases and legal advice overview
  • This has refreshed my paediatric knowledge and provided a few tips to use in general practice
  • Good coverage of subject, comprehensive, nice cases, practical tips –well done!
  • Good refresher of various common pathologies, it will enhance my experience and competence for reporting.
  • Increased knowledge regarding diagnosis and guiding further management in my general practice
  • No doubt it will improve my paediatric radiology experience and allow me to build on this to enable me to provide a safe radiological service for paediatric emergencies.
  • As a general radiologist at a DGH, it will give me much greater confidence in tackling paeds cases in my day-to-day work, particularly on call
  • Definitely going to improve my day-to-day practice
    Will be more confident in interpreting NAI
  • Good coverage of subject, comprehensive, nice cases, practical tips
  • I liked the opportunity to reviewing cases myself.
  • Tips from radiologists about image optimisation and evaluating differentials of imaging findings –all great fun and interesting
  • Able to interact without being placed on the spot, and good explanations on the imaging findings, all very good.
  • Very important, this highlighted my deficiencies as I am having to do more paediatrics with no one to ask questions; this gave me confidence!
  • Good to have the Slido poll; each session was just the right length. being able to view cases ourselves
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Access to cases for our imaging events

Our imaging courses are very much an interactive experience. Presentations are kept to the minimum and then you'll be into the fully featured cloud based DICOM viewer, looking at cases, feeding back your findings using our interactive tools. You'll get immediate feedback and learning points from our expert faculty member.

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Sample the DICOM viewer here. A window will load below the buttons (best demonstrated on a computer rather than mobile device)
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Frequently asked questions

We will contact you by email one week before the course takes place with all the necessary links and joining information.

We will re-send the links the day before the course.

If you have not received an email from us please contact us at webinars@infomedltd.co.uk and we will respond ASAP.

NO. Infomed shall provide you, upon registration a link to stream the course within your web browser, or you can download a small application to run it as a separate window on your computer. If you would prefer a mobile device, we shall also include a link download an app from the Play Store/App Store.

YES! It is very much encouraged. There will be Q&A sessions chaired by Infomed. You can type your questions in the 'chat' facility and they will be put to the speakers.

You can find your catch-up in your account page.

At the end of the catch-up page you will find a link to the feedback form, which will generate your CPD certificate when you submit your feedback.

If the catch-up is not visible in your account, please contact us and we will amend your account ASAP.

Using the short videos below, we shall guide you through the process of joining a meeting using Webex. If joining from your own computer If you are connecting from your own device then it is likely that you will be able to join via the Webex application. If joining from a trust/institution computer However, if you are using a computer that is owned and restricted by your trust, then you may find it easier to join via your web browser. Please see the second video for guidance on this process.

Joining Webex using the application on your PC or Mac

Joining Webex using your web browser

Using the short videos below, we shall guide you through the process of opening the PACS and then on to opening, manipulating, and closing a case. You are welcome to access our demo case set below
View demo cases here Password: INFOMED

Accessing the database and cases on PACS​

Advanced features of PACS​

When you connect to a course you should see some introductory slides and hear music.

If you cannot hear any music please check you are connected to the audio.

At the bottom of the webex meeting you may see a button that says "Connect to audio".

Click this and then select "Use computer for audio" in the pop-up box.

If you have connected by a browser you may need to give your browser access to your microphone in order to connect to the audio.

Click the padlock in the top left of your browser and make sure microphone access is allowed

If this does not resolve your issue please email us or call us on 0204 520 5081

To join an Infomed Online course you simply need an internet connection and a browser (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari).

You can also connect from a mobile device: Download the Webex Meetings app from your App Store.

To join a course with a smooth experience, your internet connection must be stable, not connected to a VPN and at least 20Mbps download.

Below you can use the tool to run an internet speed test.

You must test from:

  • -- the location that you intend the see the course from;
  • -- withing the location, if using Wi-Fi, the room or department area that you intend to view the course from to ensure a good signal
  • -- if connecting from home, a computer that is not connected to a workplace VPN

Internet Speed Test

Please test your connection speed at www.fast.com

To join a course with a smooth experience, your internet connection must be stable, not connected to a VPN and at least 20Mbps download.

 

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Course fees

Choose the days you wish to attend:

Early bookers rate:
(until 31 October 2024)

One day: £210
Two days: £345
Three days: £475

Standard rate:

One day: £225
Two days: £375
Three days: £535

All fees include VAT

How to attend this course

This course is hosted online using Teams or Webex. We shall provide you with a joining link and instructions one week before the course begins.

In the meantime, you can checkout our tutorials below. On the course day, we also provide full support and giudance by chat, email and telephone.

How to join a course
How to open and use the DICOM cases

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