MONDAY, 30th OCTOBER 2017

COURSE 1

09.00 – 17.30

ESN course – Neonatal Infections (I)

Course coordinator: Sinno Simons (Netherlands)
*Please note this course is not included in the congress fee, there is an additional registration for this course.

Tuesday, 31st October 2017

PRE-CONGRESS 1

09.00 – 17.30

VENTILATORY SUPPORT- MATCHING PHYSIOLOGY?

  • New insights in pathophysiology of neonatal lung disease
    Robin Steinhorn (United States)
    Update CPAP or HFNC Davis, P: The “When and How” to get it right (includes interfaces, mask/prong) indications, etc.)
  • News in NIV 1: Understanding the controversy of HFNC early in life
    Anna Lavizzari (Italy)
  • News in NIV 2: nasal HFOV 
    Daniele DeLuca (France)
  • News in NIV 3: Synchronised NIPPV
    Camilla Gizzi (Italy)

PRE-CONGRESS 2

09.00 – 17.30

MULTIMODAL NEURO-IMAGING AND NEURO-MONITORING IN NEONATE

  • The early development of brain white matter 
    Jessica Dubois (France)
  • Quality Assurance of MR Images: why is it important and what does an MR physicist do anyway? 
    Zoltan Nagy (Hungary)
  • How to measure brain prefusion in the newborn 
    Manon Benders (Netherlands)
  • How to diagnose cerebral venous thrombosis in the newborn 
    TBA
  • FMRI in the newborn-what do we learn? 
    Petra Huppi (Switzerland)
  • Connectomics and development 
    Martijn Van De Heuvel (Netherlands)
  • Strength and pitfalls of (a) EEG 
    Laura Weeke (Netherlands)
  • How to detect seizures in the newborn 
    Geraldine Boylan (Ireland)

PRE-CONGRESS 3

09.00 – 17.30

UNMET NEEDS: IMPROVING THE QUALITY OF NEONATAL CARE – APPROACHES AND STRATEGIES

  • Meeting the patients needs
    Jos Latour (United Kingdom)
  • Treatment of Pain in the NICU– Do we treat our patients with respect of their needs?
    TBA
  • Emotional and physical closeness and brain development, parent psychology, parent-infant relationship
    Liisa Lethonen (Finland)
  • Becoming parent of a preterm baby – what does that mean…
    TBA

PRE-CONGRESS 4

09.00 – 13.00

CONTROVERSY IN PHARMACOLOGY

  • Introduction: what would you like to learn?
    Sinno Simons (Netherlands)
  • Basics in Neonatal Pharmacology: what the clinician needs to know!
    Karel Allegaert (Belgium)
  • PK-PD modeling: what is it, and how can we use it?
    Catherijne Knibbe (Netherlands)
  • Pharmacology in neonatal research: anything new?
    Sinno Simons (Netherlands)
  • Inotropes in newborn care: an update
    Eugene Dempsey (Ireland)

PRE-CONGRESS 5

14.00 – 17.30

NEONATAL GASTROENTEROLOGY, SURGERY AND NUTRITION

  • Feeding strategies and the risk of NEC: an overview
    Jon Dorling (United Kingdom)
  • Nutrition of the neonates who undergo surgery
    TBA
  • Nutritional Assessment in surgical neonates
    Mark Johnson (United Kingdom)
  • Nutritional management of an infant with ileostomy: practical aspects
    Alexandre Lapillonne (France)

PRE-CONGRESS 6

09.00 – 17.30

ESN CIRCULATION COURSE

  • Welcome and Introduction
    Willem de Boode (Netherlands)
  • Cardiovascular Physiology
    TBA
  • Advanced Haemodynamic Monitoring
    Willem de Boode (Netherlands)
  • Echocardiography on the NICU
    Afif El-Khuffash (Ireland)
  • Advanced Echocardiographic Technologies
    TBA
  • Assessment and Management of the PDA
    Patrick McNamara (Canada)
  • Assessment and Management of PPHN
    Nim Subhedar (United Kingdom)
  • Assessment and Management of Shock
    Colm Breatnach (Ireland)
  • Longterm Outcome of Circulatory Failure
    Mayka Bravo (Spain)
  • Case Histories Faculty
  • Plenary Discussion, Summary and Close
    Willem de Boode (Netherlands)

THURSDAY, 02nd NOVEMBER 2017

COURSE 2

09.00 – 17.30

THEORETICAL COURSE

Neonatologist Performed Echocardiography (NPE)
*Please note this course is not included in the congress fee, there is an additional registration for this course.