GP General Update, London November 2017

Tuesday 21st and Wednesday 22nd November 2017

Audience: GPs, Practice Nurses, Training grades

Our GP General Update event features a programme of expert speakers who will keep you up to date in 12 core clinical topics and earn you 12 CPD credits for your appraisal (6 points per day).

Taking place across two days, each clinical session incorporates real-life case studies, interactive polls and practical demos to bring you the latest evidence, new developments and guidelines in primary care.

Key features:

  • Expert speakers who give you practical tips on how to interpret the latest guidelines and evidence in your practice
  • GP workbook of top tips from our expert speakers
  • Interactive voting - make decisions on cases as you would in your practice and see if your peers and our speakers agree
  • Dedicated question time with the experts – quiz them on a tricky condition, or get advice on how to manage a specific patient
  • The opportunity to discuss key topics with other GP's

Additional benefits:

  • Pre event PDF of slides. We make the presentations available in advance of the course, so you can have a look through what will be discussed, consider any questions you would like to ask our experts and bring them along to the event on your tablet or laptop. 
  •  BMJ Learning and BMJ Best Practice - all delegates will receive a 6 month subscription to access hundreds of CPD modules on BMJ Learning and clinical decision support with BMJ Best Practice.

We hope to welcome you to a GP General Update soon!

Early Bird discount available until Wednesday, 11 October 2017 

Fee (Incl. of VAT)Early bird (One Day)Full Fee (One Day)Early bird (Both Days)Full fee (Both Days)

Prices are per delegate, per day. If you are having difficulty booking online, you can also register over the phone on 0207 111 1105 or by downloading a postal booking form and returning it to BMJ Contact Centre, 12th Floor, Southgate House, Wood Street, Cardiff, CF10 1GR.

BMA member: Doctor £149 £199 £298 £398
Doctor (standard) £249 £299 £498 £598
BMA Member: GP trainee / Recently qualified £99 £149 £198 £298
GP trainee / Recently qualified / Nurses £149 £199 £298 £398
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Course Details

Date: Tuesday 21st and Wednesday 22nd November 2017

Start Time: 9.30am

End Time: 4.45pm

Audience: GPs, GP trainees and practice nurses

Location: BMA House, Tavistock Square, London, WC1H 9JR

Map of BMA House, Tavistock Square, London, WC1H 9JR

Course Benefits:

Track Your Learning guides

6 month subscription to BMJ Best Practice

CPD certificate of attendance

Comprehensive digital course handbook

Dedicated Q&A with the experts

Networking breaks

CPD points available

Counts towards your Revalidation

Delegate testimonials

"Excellent, enthusiastic, entertaining speakers who made the information relevant to GP work" (April 2016)

"Liked the interactive questions so you can see where you are in relation to general opinion/knowledge and help identify very important gaps/misconceptions" (April 2016)

"Excellent speakers , very relevant topics , great handbook . I will be back!" (April 2016)

"Of all the course I attend, I feel BMJ Masterclasses are the most tailored to the needs of the GP" (April 2016)

Day One: GP General Update

Time 
Topics to be covered
0830 - 0930
Registration and refreshments
0930 - 0945
Welcome and introduction by the chair
0945 - 1035
Respiratory medicine
  • Asthma
  • COPD
1035-1125
Diabetes
  • Identification and management of pre-diabetes
  • Drug treatments
1125-1145
Refreshments
1145-1245
End of Life Care
  • Identifying patients entering end of life
  • Symptom control
1245-1345
Lunch
1345 - 1435
Clinical genetics
  • Familial breast cancer
  • Ovarian cancer

(including BRCA, hereditary bowel cancer, who to refer and how)

1435-1525
Mental health
  • Depression
  • Substance Misuse
1525-1545
Refreshments
1545 - 1635
Ophthalmology

Case based quiz

1635-1645
Summary and closing remarks
 
Programme subject to change. Further speaker details to be announced in due course

This event may be supported by the pharmaceutical industry via provision of exhibition stands and optional short talks in the exhibition area during lunch. There will be no sponsored symposium. For more information on how BMJ Masterclasses work with sponsors please see our commercial opportunities page.

Day Two: GP General Update

Time 
Topics to be covered
0830 - 0930
Registration and refreshments
0930 - 0945
Welcome and introduction by the chair
0945 - 1035
Musculoskeletal medicine
  • Review of new NICE guidelines on low back pain and sciatica
  • Identification of inflammatory back pain
  • What's new in osteoporosis
1035-1125
Men's Health
  • Prostate problems
  • UTIs in men
1125-1145
Refreshments
1145-1245
Care of the Older Person
  • Falls
  • Polypharmacy
1245-1345
Lunch
1345 - 1435
Cardiology

Session summary to be confirmed

1435-1525
Adolescent health
  • Adolescence a vital developmental stage- including latest research on brain development.
  • Anorexia- an evidence based approach
  • Transition - life stages and within the health care system
  • Making your practice young people friendly
1525-1545
Refreshments
1545 - 1635
ENT

Case based quiz

1635-1645
Summary and closing remarks
 
Programme subject to change. Further speaker details to be announced in due course

This event may be supported by the pharmaceutical industry via provision of exhibition stands and optional short talks in the exhibition area during lunch. There will be no sponsored symposium. For more information on how BMJ Masterclasses work with sponsors please see our commercial opportunities page.