Neurology Masterclass for Physicians

Neurology for Physicians

2 November 2018  |  London

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Early Bird discount ends 19 September

BMA House London

Overview

This brand new course will update you on the latest evidence relating to a wide range of common neurological symptoms and syndromes. Our expert speakers complement recent guidelines, bringing you practical tips and relevant case examples that will make even the most challenging aspects of neurology both clear and accessible.

Developed by a team of clinical editors and delivered by leading experts, you will earn at least six CPD points per day, have ample opportunity to get your burning questions answered by our speakers and network with your peers.

Benefits

 CPD certificate of attendance

Dedicated Q&A with the experts

Networking breaks giving you the opportunity to discuss key topics with your peers

Access to expert speakers

6 month subscription to BMJ Best Practice & BMJ Learning

 |  6 CPD HOURS

Delegate Fees

Fee (Incl. of VAT)Early birdFull Fee
BMA member: Doctor£185£215
Doctor (standard)£225£255
BMA Member: trainee doctor / Recently qualified £150£180
Trainee doctor / Recently qualified£150£180

Prices are per delegate, per day.
If you are having difficulty booking online, you can also register by:
Phone | 0207 111 1105     Post | Download a postal booking form and returning it to BMJ Contact Centre, 12th Floor, Southgate House, Wood Street, Cardiff, CF10 1GR.

Details

Audience: Secondary Care Physicians and GPs with a special interest in Neurology

  • Friday 2 November
  • 9.30am – 4.45pm
  • BMA House, Tavistock Square,
    London, WC1H 9JP

Programme

Time     Topics to be covered
08:30 - 09:30Registration and refreshments
09:30 - 09:40Welcome and introduction by the chair
09:40 - 10:15Headache
Managing headache in the emergency department
10:15-10:25Questions to speaker
10:25 - 11:00Blackouts
Diagnosing blackouts in the emergency department: a practical approach
11:00 - 11:10Questions to speaker
11:10 - 11:30Refreshments
11:30 - 12:05Dizziness
Assessing and treating dizziness in the emergency department
12:05 - 12:15Questions to speaker
12:15 - 12:50Functional
How to help people with functional illness
12:50 - 13:00Questions to speaker
13:00 - 14:00Lunch
14:00 - 14:35Brains on Fire
Recognising and treating new causes of encephalitis
14:35 - 14:45Questions to speaker
14:45 - 15:20Weakness
Making sense of limb weakness: a practical approach
15:20 - 15:30Questions to speaker
15:30 - 15:50Refreshments
15:50 - 16:25Delirium
A practical approach to the acute confused patient
16:25 - 16:35Questions to speaker
16:35 - 16:45Summary and closing remarks

Programme subject to change. Further speaker details to be announced in due course

Prof Phil Smith

Prof Phil Smith

Consultant Neurologist, University Hospital Wales

Blackouts
Professor Phil Smith is Consultant Neurologist at the University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff and previously was Consultant Neurologist in Treliske Hospital in Cornwall. In addition to a busy clinical role, mainly in epilepsy, he is undergraduate Sub-Dean for Assessments for Cardiff Medical School, co-editor of the journal Practical Neurology and President of the Association of British Neurologists.

Dr Geraint Fuller

Dr Geraint Fuller

Consultant Neurologist, Gloucestershire Royal NHS Trust; Chair, Neurology Specialty Advisory Committee

Weakness
Dr Geraint Fuller is a Consultant Neurologist at the Gloucestershire Royal NHS Trust. He qualified in 1983 and started clinical neurology training in London. He won the Queen Square Prize in Neurology in 1990.

He is particularly interested in education and training and has written two textbooks, including Neurological Examination Made Easy (Churchill Livingstone). He has also edited a training journal Neurology in Practice. He is the Chair of the Neurology Specialty Advisory Committee and has been closely involved in introducing assessment into specialty training in medicine all while maintaining a busy clinical service.

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