Tele-Health Course

March 24 - 25, 2023

General Information

The Covid pandemia brought Tele-Health (TH) practice inevitably into our clinical activities. It is here to stay.
However, few doctors received formal training and clear rules about its practice.

There are associated risks of decisions being made without all the traditional formal observation of patients. Specially in Paediatrics, semiology and direct observation play a major role in filling all the required information for an educated diagnosis and decision on management.
In this course we will address Ethical and Legal rules that should be applied to Tele-Health practice in our everyday clinical work.
Other issues, like privacy, consent, medical responsibility and the point of view of patients, will also be discussed with experts in the field.
Although Tele-Health was already being performed for some time, the substantial rise in this type of contact led to the development of tools that made it more reliable and regular.
This is even more relevant for junior doctors that are still building their clinical competences and may get deprived of one of the main sources of learning which is personal interaction with their young patients.

For all these reasons, we invite you to come, discuss and learn the Do’s and Don’ts in Tele-Health.

Application & Fees

Application will open in early December 2022.

Participation Fees: 
Standard Fee: EUR 100.00
Registration Deadline: TBA

The registration fee needs to be paid upon receipt of the related invoice.

Please use the online application form on this page to apply to the course. Applications by email cannot be accepted. Should you experience any issues with the online tool, please contact

Priority will be given to ESPGHAN Members.


Preliminary Programme

Day 01 - March 24

09:00-10:00 Registration & Coffee

10:00-10:30 Welcome (J. Amil Dias)

10:30-11:10 Impuls Talk Topic 1 - Ethics (R. Strous)

11:10-11:50 Impuls Talk Topic 2 - Data Protection (P- Flores)

11:50-12:30 Impuls Talk Topic 2 - Medical Responsibility and Legal Issues (M. Haimi)

12:30-14:00 Lunch

14:00-14:30 Talk: Patient Perspective (J. Pedro)

14:30-16:00 Group Discussions (6 groups à 6-7 participants)
- group discusses one of the impulse topics
- group aims to generate a guideline/ideas
- group presents results

16:00-16:30 Presentation of Group 1

16:30-17:00 Presentation of Group 2

17:00-17:30 Presentation of Group 3

Networking & Dinner

Day 02 - March 25

08:00-08:30 Presentation of Group 4

09:00-09:30 Presentation of Group 5

09:30-10:00 Presentation of Group 6

10:00-10:30 Impulse Talk Topic 4 - Chances for doctors (J. Amil Dias)

10:30-11:00 Impulse Talk Topic 5 - Chances for patients (A. Nita)

11:00- 11:30 Impulse Talk Topic 5 - Correct diagnosis in telemedicine (A. Jenke)

11:30- 12:45 Open Discussion

Lunch & Departure

COVID-19 Information

This school is planned for onsite participation only. We will be carefully monitoring the situation in Portugal and Europe as well as national COVID-19 regulations. ESPGHAN reserves the right to postpone/cancel the course or change its current format if deemed necessary to protect the health of our delegates, faculty and staff.

For more information please contact the ESPGHAN Office.



If you have any questions, please contact the ESPGHAN Office for details.
Phone: +41 (0)22 5934732 / +41 (0)22 5934732