Pre-Meeting Workshops

  • Pre-Meeting Workshops will be held prior to the start of the 30th Annual Meeting of the European Society of Paediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care (ESPNIC 2019)
  • All courses will be held on Tuesday, June 18, 2019
  • All participants of Pre-Meeting Workshops must be registered to the Meeting
  • Space is limited, pre-registration and payment is required in order to secure your ticket
  • CME/CPD credit will be applied for the Pre-Meeting Workshops



​Workshop 01 - Ventilation Workshop 
​100 Euro
Workshop 02 - ECMO Workshop ​
​100 Euro 
​Workshop 03 - Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS) Workshop 
​100 Euro 
​Workshop 04 - Nursing Workshop (1/2 day) 
​35 Euro 
​Workshop 05 - Cardiovascular Haemodynamics Workshop (1/2 day) 
​50 Euro 


  • If you have already registered for the Congress and wish to add a Pre-Congress Course at this time, please email

  • If you have not yet registered for the Congress you may reserve your place in the Pre-Congress Courses via the Online Registration Form. 


Ventilation Workshop 

Coming soon 


ECMO Workshop 
Coming soon


Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS) Workshop 

08:30-08:40 Introduction to course, presentation of participants and faculty
                   Yogen Singh, UK

08:40-09:20 Basics of cardiac ultrasound 

09:20-10:00 Cardiac POCUS and functional echocardiography in NICU
                    Yogen Singh, UK

10:00-10:30 Cardiac POCUS for PICU and emergency 

10:30-11:00 Coffee break 

11:00-11:30 Use of POCUS for line placement 

11:30-12:00 Lung ultrasound 

12:00-12:30 POCUS for abdomen 

12:30-13:30 Lunch break 

13:30-16:30 Hands-on session - 5 stations


Nursing Workshop 

08:30-09:00 Registration

09:00-09:20 Getting started- mapping the field and finding focus

09:20-09:40 We are better together: It's time to abandon medical vs nursing research 
                    Lyvonne Tume, UK


09:40-10:30 Interactive Group Work
                    Facilitated by Lyvonne Tume (UK); Joseph Manning (UK)

10:30-11:00 Coffee break


11:00-11:20 Nurses as chief investigators for PICU studies


11:20-11:40 Developing an impact plan and communicating it effectively
                    Joseph Manning (UK)


11:40-12:20 Interactive Group Work
                    Facilitated by Lyvonne Tume (UK); Joseph Manning (UK)

12:20-12:30 Summary and close
                    Joseph Manning (UK)



Cardiovascular Haemodynamics Workshop 

08:30-08:50        Registration

08:50-09:00        Introduction to course, presentation of participants and faculty
                           Yogen Singh, UK

09:00-09:30        Basic haemodynamic physiology and clinical assessment of haemodynamic status in children

09:30-10:00        Fluid responsiveness in children: how to predict and use in clinical practice? 

10:00-10:30        Measuring and interpretation of arterial and venous pressure: how to use it sensibly in clinical                                                                 practice?                         

10:30-11:00        Coffee break

11:00-11:30        Use of point of care ultrasound (POCUS) at the bedside
                           Yogen Singh, UK

11:30-12:00        A logical approach to choosing inotropes and vasoactive drug therapy in intensive care 

12:00-12:30        Advanced hemodynamic monitoring in neonates and children 

12:30                  Feedback and closure