St George’s University of London upcoming events

9th May - 20th November 2019
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Acute Neurology

About the course: The inaugural St. George’s Hospital Acute Neurology Masterclass aims to provide an overview of the management of common and emergency neurological problems presenting to hospital. The acute neurology service at St. George’s Hospital is one of the first dedicated services set up in the country, and was previously shortlisted for the HSJ value award.  Attendants of the course will be taught through interactive case-based lectures, each vignette offering practical solutions to acute neurological problems. Topics covered include acute headaches, stroke and stroke mimics, seizures and status epilepticus, dizzy spells, functional neurological disorders, MS and neuromuscular emergencies.

Speciality: general physicians (CMT trainees, medical SpRs, medical consultants), emergency doctors, and neurology trainees

Date: 12 June 2019

Duration: Full day

For more information, please click on the following link:  www.sgul.ac.uk/neurology

Practical course on ECG interpretation in the young and in athletes

About the course: The course is focused on the interpretation of ECG in young individuals (14-35 years) and in athletes. The spectrum of cardiac conditions potentially detected at the ECG in the young is broad with significant differences with the ones characterizing older patients. Furthermore, ECG interpretation in athletes requires careful analysis to properly distinguish physiological changes related to athletic training from findings suggestive of an underlying pathological condition.

The course provides practical insights on how the Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY) screening programme is organised.

Speciality: General Practitioners, Sport physicians, Consultant, Staff grade & Associate Specialist doctors, Junior doctors, Physiologists, Specialist Nurses

Date: 25 June 2019

Duration: Full day

For more information, please click on the following link:  www.sgul.ac.uk/ecg


The Comorbidities of Epilepsy

The course will offer a practical grounding in the most common co-morbidities associated with epilepsy. The course aims to provide a basic grounding in the epidemiology, nature, diagnosis and treatment of common co-morbidities in patients with epilepsy and is best suited for general neurologists, epileptologists, specialist nurses and psychologists/psychiatrists.

Accreditation will be sought from the Royal College of Physicians. For more information, please click on the following link:  www.sgul.ac.uk/epilepsy

Date: 5th July 2019

Duration: Full day. Register interest via [email protected]

Fetal Cardiology for Obstet. And Fetal Medicine Specialists

Based in St George's Hospital, the course will include ultrasound evaluation of specific forms of congenital heart disease as seen in the fetus, pregnancy management and update on postnatal outcome. Quiz sessions throughout the course will provide you with challenging ultrasound images to test your diagnostic skills, and are discussed in an interactive way.

Date: 12th and 13th September 2019. For more information, please click on the following link:  www.sgul.ac.uk/fetal

Duration: Two full days. Register interest via [email protected]


Neurosurgery High Speed Drill Course

Junior Neurosurgery Trainees (ST1-4). Developing drilling skills is an essential operative skills in Neurosurgery (curriculum requirement). Junior trainees should have the opportunity to simulate before working on patients.

Date: Autumn 2019 (date tbc)

Duration: Full day. Register interest via [email protected]

 

Recent advances in young onset dementia

About the course: The course will provide an update on current diagnostic standards, best practice and new developments in clinical practice relating to the young onset dementias. A case-presentation session at the end of the meeting will give delegates an opportunity to have difficult cases or management dilemmas discussed by an expert panel.

Speciality: General practitioners; psychiatrists (consultants and trainees); neurologists (consultants and trainees); dementia specialist nurses; dementia support workers.

Date: 20 November 2019

Duration: Full day

For more information, please click on the following link:  www.sgul.ac.uk/dementia

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