b'Anaesthesia for Paediatric SurgeryDescription:By the completion of this specialised unit, trainees will be able to independently provide anaesthesia for surgery of moderate complexity for children over two years of age without significant comorbidities. They will be able to act as a member of the multidisciplinary team for the initial resuscitation, stabilisation and transfer of critically ill children and provide acute pain management for children. Legend for Competency TableDomain KSA Expected Standards AssessmentANAESTHESIA AND ANALGESIA FOR PAEDIATRIC SURGERYPA_S_1 8 S Conducts pre-operative assessment for children and formulates Mini-CEXappropriate anaesthetic planPA_S_2 1 K Describes paediatric fasting guidelines MCAIPA_S_3 6 K Describes vital signs for children of different ages MCAIPA_S_4Discusses the assessment and management of a child with upperSALUS 1 K respiratory chest infection or concurrent medical illness in the FCAIpreoperative periodPA_S_5 6 K Describes the differences in relevant functional airway anatomy betweenMCAIinfants, children and adultsPA_S_6Discusses the clinical features, possible causes and management of upper SALUS 1 K airway obstruction including laryngospasm FCAIPA_S_7Discusses the clinical features of the child with critical airway obstruction SALUS 1 K and outlines a management plan CBDPA_S_8Discusses the clinical features associated with the difficult paediatric SALUS 1 K airway MCAIDiscusses the clinical features and anaesthetic implications of thefollowing medical conditions:Prematurity and the ex-premature infantAsthmaCystic fibrosisSleep apnoeaCroupEpiglottitisPA_S_9 6 K Bronchiolitis FCAICongenital heart diseaseMuscular dystrophiesDown syndromeCerebral palsyAutismObesityDiabetesMalignant HyperthermiaPost tonsillectomy haemorrhage PA_S_10 2 K Discusses options for preoperative anxiety management MCAICommunicates effectively:PA_S_11 3 S with children at their level using age appropriate language Mini-CEXwith parents/carers of children in an appropriate manner94 Curriculum for the National Specialist Anaesthesiology Training Programme'