BMJ Masterclass in Musculoskeletal medicine
|8am - 9am||Registration and Refreshments|
|9.00am - 9.10am||Welcome and Introduction by the Chair, Dr Elspeth Wise|
|9.10am - 10.00am||
Foot and ankle pain with Dr Jill Halstead Rastrick
• Triaging and managing common foot and ankle problems
|10.00am - 10.10am||
Learning bite: The Fibroymalgia consultation with Dr Richard Smith
|10.10am - 11.00am||
Hip and Knee Pain with Dr Richard Smith
• Examination tips to aid diagnosis
|11.00am - 11.20am||Refreshments|
|11.20am - 12.05am||
Elbow and Wrist with Dr Marwan Bukhari
Our speaker will guide you through the identification of patients with inflammatory arthritis, including the signs and symptoms to look out for and appropriate management. He will also talk about other elbow and wrist complaints that you may encounter in primary care, such as:
|12.05am - 12.20am||
Learning bite: Gout with Dr Elspeth Wise
|12.20am - 1.20pm||Lunch|
|1.20pm - 2.05pm||
Sponsored symposium supported by AbbVie.
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|2.05pm - 2.15pm||
Learning bite: Neck Pain with Dr Stephen Longworth
|2.15pm - 3.05pm||
Back Pain with Dr Stephen Longworth
This session will help improve your skills and knowledge in the diagnosis and management of back pain in primary care. Our expert speaker will discuss:
|3.05pm - 3.25pm||Refreshments|
|3.25pm - 4.15pm||
Pain in multiple joints with Dr Steven Young Min
This session will provide a diagnostic approach to the patient presenting with widespread musculoskeletal pain. It will briefly outline relevant investigation and management of a range of conditions, including
|4.15pm - 4.55pm||
Shoulder pain - examination and management tips with Dr Elspeth Wise
• How to examine and diagnose common shoulder problems seen in primary care
|4.55pm-5pm||Summary and closing remarks|
Programme subject to change. Session summaries will be added in due course.
Dr Elspeth Wise - chair
Salaried GP Washington Primary Care Centre and Sunderland CCG MSK lead
Elspeth Wise is a salaried GP in Washington, Tyne and Wear and also works in both hospital and community rheumatology clinics. She has been awarded an MD for research focused on GP registrars' musculoskeletal education and has a particular interest in osteoarthritis and gout.
Declaration of interests: I have received consultancy fees from Abb Vie, Astra Zeneca, Johnson & Johnson
"Elspeth Wise was effective, articulate and chaired the day very well" GP Partner, Manchester 2013
Dr Richard Smith
Consultant in Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Medicine and Tutor, Salisbury Hospital, Salisbury and British Institute of Musculoskeletal Medicine
Richard Smith is a consultant rheumatologist at Salisbury Hospital. He trained in London and then spent a year at the New South Wales Institute of Sports Medicine. Dr Smith runs a multidisciplinary musculoskeletal and sports medicine clinic every week. He sits on the BSR clinical affairs committee, the BIMM council, UK MSK diploma council (for which he also examines) and RSM Sports and Exercise Medicine council. He lectures on the BMJ masterclass circuit and for the BSR Primary Care Society and the RCGP. Dr Smith has also written a musculoskeletal chapter for e learning for the RCGP. In his spare time he is doctor to the World's Strongest Man and Superstars tournaments.
"Extremely sensible concise information on exactly what one needs to know as a GP" Medico-legal GP expert, Manchester 2013
Dr Marwan Bukhari
Consultant rheumatologist and honorary senior lecturer, University hospitals of Morecambe bay NHS trust
Marwan Bukhari is a consultant rheumatologist at University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Trust and an honorary senior lecturer at the University of Liverpool. His clinical base is at the Royal Lancaster Infirmary. Dr Bukhari trained in rheumatology and epidemiology in Manchester. His research interests include inflammatory arthritis and quality of life in patients with arthritis and osteoporosis. He is informatics lead for the British Society for Rheumatology and leads on Payment by Results and Choose and Book. Dr Bukhari is educational lead for medicine for students at the Universities of Lancaster and Liverpool.
Declaration of interests: Honoraria from Abbvie, Merck, Pfizer, UCB celltech, TREG ,Roche, assistance at attending meetings from Abbvie, Merck, Pfizer, UCB celltech, Roche
"Nice overview, clarified what to refer and what to manage in primary care". Delegate, London 2012
Dr Stephen Longworth
GP Principal and Specialist Doctor in Orthopaedic Spine Clinic, Leicester
Stephen Longworth has been a full time GP in Leicester for 27 years and also works as a specialist doctor in the orthopaedic spine clinic at Leicester General Hospital. He was the first GPSI in musculoskeletal medicine in Leicester where he is now a muskuloskeletal tutor to other GPs. He is a past president of the Primary Care Rheumatology Society, a tutor and examiner for the diploma in primary care rheumatology at the University of Bath and has a masters degree in sport and exercise medicine. He is co-author of a book on joint and soft tissue injection techniques.
"Brilliant! Really practical and really entertaining - give him more time!" Delegate, London 2012
Dr Steven Young Min
Consultant Rheumatologist, Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust
Steven Young Min qualified from Oxford University and was a specialist registrar in the Northern deanery where his PhD research was in early rheumatoid arthritis. He was appointed to his consultant post in Portsmouth in 2006 and is clinical lead for ankylosing spondylitis and osteoporosis services.
"Really good case based presentation with useful practical suggestions" Delegate, London 2012
Further speaker biographies and declarations will be uploaded in due course.