ESPNIC Webinars on different COVID-19 related topics

COVID 19 Webinars

In order to respond actively to the COVID-19 outbreak that already affects so many of the European countries, ESPNIC is launching a series of Webinars on different COVID 19 related topics. 

We have already realised 8 webinars. See some statistics about them here.

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1. Practical guidance for nurses caring for COVID-19 patients in the PICU - 7 April 2020, 4 pm CET

Presented by: Dr. Lyvonne Tume,  RN PhD Associate Professor in Child Health (PICU Nursing) University of Salford, Manchester UK and Nurse Scientist, PICU Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, Liverpool 

Dr. Agnes van den Hoogen RN PhD Postdoctoral researcher and academic lecturer in Clinical Health Science, NICU Wilhelmina Children's Hospital, Utrecht, The Netherlands, on behalf of the ESPNIC Paediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing and Nurse Science section

Moderated by: Dr. Orsola Gawronski, ESPNIC Nursing President

Record and Slides of the webinar are accessible upon registration. French translation is now also available.

See the slides also in Spanish

2. Non-invasive Ventilatory Support in Children during COVID-19 Pandemic - 13 April 2020, 5 pm CET

Alberto Medina Villaneuva, MD, PhD, ESPNIC Chair of Professional Development

Mireia Garcia Cusco, MD, ESPNIC Secretary

Marti Pons, MD, PhD, Chair of Respiratory Failure Section of ESPNIC

Record of the webinar is available here upon registration.

3. EPICENTRE presentations: a register for neonatal and pediatric COVID 19 - 15 April 2020, Time: 10:30 am CET

Daniele De Luca, MD, PhD, Chief, Division of Pediatric and Neonatal Critical Care, Paris Saclay University Hospitals and ESPNIC President-Elect

Giovanna Chidini, MD, Responsible PICU @Fondazione IRCCS Cà Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan

The aim of the webinar is mainly to show functionalities and is mostly designed to answer questions of units that joined the project.

The content of the webinars on 15 and 25 April will be similar.

Recording of this webinar is available here upon registration.

4. Joint session with EAP on Ethics - 16 April 2020, Time: 5 pm CET

Dr. Robert Ross Russel, MD, EAP

Dr. Joe Brierley, MD, Chair of ESPNIC Ethics section

Dr. Anna Zanin, MD, ESPNIC Trainee Representative

Dott Alberto Giannini, Chief PICU, Brescia, Italy

Prof. Enrico Furlan, Philosopher & Bioethicist, University of Padua, Italy

5. The role of ECMO in the current pandemic experience so far  - 20 April 2020, Time: 7 pm CET

Aparna Hoskote, MD, Chair of ESPNIC Cardiac ICU and Mechanical Circulatory Support Section, Consultant in Cardiac Intensive Care, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust & Honorary Senior Lecturer, UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health, London

Joan Sanchez de Toledo, MD

Uri Pollak, Vice-Chair of ESPNIC Cardiac ICU and Mechanical Circulatory Support Section

Their experience shared also Lorenzo Grazioli (Italy), Pierre Tissieres (France), Angela Aramburo, Stephane Ledot (UK), Javier Urbano (Spain), Lakshmi Raman (USA) & Matteo DiNardo (Italy)

Moderated by Anna Zanin, ESPNIC Trainee Representative

Recording to the video is available upon registration. Slides are also accessible here.

6. EPICENTRE presentations: a register for neonatal and pediatric COVID 19 - 25 April, Time: 7 pm CET

Daniele De Luca, MD, PhD, Chief, Division of Pediatric and Neonatal Critical Care, Paris Saclay University Hospitals and ESPNIC President-Elect

Giovanna Chidini, MD, Responsible PICU @Fondazione IRCCS Cà Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan

The webinar recording is accessible upon registration

EPICENTRE Launch

7. Family-Centered Care in the PICU during the COVID-19 pandemic - 28 April, Time: 4 pm CET

Prof. Anne-Sylvie Ramelet, RN, PhD, Chair of ESPNIC Nursing Science SectionInstitute of Higher Education and Research in Healthcare, Lausanne University and Research Nurse Consultant, Department women-mother-child University Hospital of Lausanne, Switzerland 

Joseph Manning, RN, PhD, Vice-Chair of ESPNIC Nursing Science Section, NIHR/HEE ICA Clinical Lecturer; Chief Investigator – NIHR OCEANIC Study, Clinical Associate Professor in CYP & Families Nursing; Charge Nurse, Paediatric CCOT, Nottingham Children’s Hospital and Neonatology, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust | School of Health Sciences, University of Nottingham

The aim of the webinar is to present the best level of evidence available for FCC in situations of pandemic, such as the COVID-19 pandemic and also to provide PICU healthcare professionals with recommendations on how to overcome the barriers to provide FCC in the PICU during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Recording to the video is available upon registration. Slides are also accessible here.

8. Invasive Ventilation in Children during COVID-19 pandemic30 April, Time: 6 pm

Martin Kneyber, MD, PhD, ESPSNIC Chair of Scientific Affairs

Federico Visconti, MD

Peter Rimensberger, MD, ESPNIC Past Medical President 

The recording of the webinar is accessible here upon registration. You can also see the slides here

9. Retrieval Medicine and Transport Logistic in COVID-19 Pandemic: An European Perspective - 6 May, Time: 5 pm

Gilles Jourdain, M.D. Division of Pediatrics, Neonatal Critical Care and Transportation, Medical Center "A.Béclère", Paris Saclay University Hospitals, APHP, Paris, France, ESPNIC Chair of transport section, France

Ulrich Terheggen, Dr. med. Dr. MedSc, MPH&TM Consultant Intensive Care in the Department of Critical Care in the Paediatric and Cardiac Intensive Care Unit at Al Jalila Children’s Hospital in Dubai, UAE, Deputy Chair ESPNIC - Section Transport, Switzerland

Padmanabhan Ramnarayan, MD, Consultant Intensivist, Children’s Acute Transport Service, UK

Roi Campos Rodríguez, MD, Junior Consultant Children Transport Service, Hospital Sant Joan de Déu Barcelona, Spain

The recording of the webinar is accessible here upon registration. 

10. A conversation on perinatal and neonatal COVID19: experiences from Europe and China 20 May, Time: 11:00 am CET/ 5 PM (China) time. 

Prof. Daniele De Luca, MD, PhD, Chief, Division of Pediatric and Neonatal Critical Care, Paris Saclay University Hospitals and ESPNIC President-Elect
Prof. Yuan Shi

The recording of the webinar is available upon registration.

11. Preventing and managing clinical deterioration in the COVID-19 child - 10 June, Time: 4:30 pm CET/3:30 pm UK Time

Moderator: Orsola Gawronski, RN, MS, PhD,  ESPNIC Nursing President, Italy
Speakers: Paul Hunt, Clinical Site Practitioner, GOSH, UK
Eve Wright, Trainee Advanced Clinical Practitioner and Ward Sister, PICU, GOSH, UK
Sue Chapman, Vice-Chair ESPNIC  Resuscitation Section, Regional Clinical Manager, PhD, GOSH, UK
Jimena del Castillo, MD, PhD, Chair ESPNIC  Resuscitation Section, Hospital Maternoinfantil Gregorio Maranon, Spain

Recording of the webinar is accessible upon registration.

12. What does an intensivist need to know about AKI and RRT in COVID 19?  - 3 July, Time: 6:00 pm CET/5:00 pm UK Time

Zaccaria Ricci, Rome, Italy - COVID - AKI - Epidemiology and pathogenesis of AKI 

Akash Deep, London, UK - RRT in COVID-19 - Special considerations

Gabriella Bottari- Rome, Itay- Cytosorbent therapy in COVID-19 - Rationale and practicalities 

The webinar is supported by BAXTER. The recording of the webinar is free of charge upon registration here.

All ESPNIC Webinars are free of charge upon registration and will be recorded and accessible only on this website. 

All the webinars will be recorded and will be free for attendance of both ESPNIC and non-ESPNIC Members.

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