In this practical and interactive course our expert speakers will bring you fully up to date on a broad range of conditions that you are likely to encounter on-call, on the wards or in your outpatient clinics in just one day.
The 2017 programme features the latest updates and expert guidance in seven key areas of clinical practice.
By attending, you’ll learn how to put new evidence into practice using case study examples and audience participation as well as earn 6 CPD credits to support your educational and professional development needs. At the end of each session, speakers will be on standby to answer all your individual questions to any personal cases you may have.
You’ll leave the day with updated clinical knowledge that will help you maintain and improve your daily practice, enhance patient confidence and improve patient safety.
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
6 month subscription to BMJ Best Practice & BMJ Learning
| 6 CPD HOURS
|Fee (Incl. of VAT)||Early bird||Full Fee|
|BMA member: Doctor||£149||£199|
|BMA Member: GP trainee / Recently qualified||£99||£149|
|GP trainee / Recently qualified / Nurses||£149||£199|
Audience: General physicians, consultants and trainees
- Friday 19 May 2017
- 9.30am – 4.45pm
- BMA House, Tavistock Square,
London, WC1H 9JR
|Time||Topics to be covered|
|08:30 - 09:30||Registration and refreshments|
|09:30 - 09:45||Welcome and introduction by the chair|
|09:45 - 10:15||Dermatology
- Cutaneous manifestation of systemic disease
- Drug rashes
|10:15 - 10:25||Questions to speaker|
|10:25 - 11:00||Infectious diseases
|11:00 - 11:10||Questions to speaker|
|11:10 - 11:30||Refreshments|
|11:30 - 12:05||Gastroenterology/Hepatology
- Alcoholic Liver Disease
|12:05 - 12:15||Questions to speaker|
|15:25 - 15:45||Cardiology
- Chest pain of recent onset
- Heart failure
- Atrial Fibrillation + NOACs
|15:45 - 16:35||Questions to speaker|
|13:00 - 14:00||Lunch|
|14:00 – 14:35||Managing the critically ill elderly patient on the ward
- Managing confusion
|14:35 - 14:45||Questions to speaker|
|14:45 - 15:20||Respiratory
|15:20 – 15:30||Questions to speaker|
|15:50 - 16:25||Refreshments|
|15:50 - 16:25||Diabetes/Endocrinology
- Glucose – how low should we go?
- New drugs for diabetes
- Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA) and Hypersmolar Hyperglycaemic State (HSS) - differentiating the two
- Selected endocrine emergencies
|16:25 - 16:35||Questions to speaker|
|16:35 - 16:45||Summary and closing remarks|
Programme subject to change. Further speaker details to be announced in due course
Dr Juber Hafijid
Consultant Dermatologist and Dermatological Surgeon, BMI The Chaucer Hospital, Spencer Private Hospitals, One Ashford Hospital, Kent
Dr Juber Hafiji is a Consultant Dermatologist and Specialist Dermatological Surgeon. He completed his dermatology training in Cambridge, UK where he developed his interest in skin cancer and dermatological surgery. He then went onto complete the prestigious American College of Mohs Surgery Fellowship in New Zealand, making him the only American College of Mohs surgery accredited surgeon in Kent. As Surgical Lead at East Kent University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Dr Hafiji has driven change in enhancing the skin cancer service to improve the overall patient experience. Dr Hafiji works full time in the private sector in Kent at the BMI Chaucer Hospital, Spencer Private Hospitals and The One Ashford Hospital. He has also set up a new Community Dermatology Services in East Kent including Teledermatology bringing care closer to home.
Alison Uriel, MBBS, MRCP, DTM&H
Regional Infectious Diseases Unit, North Manchester General Hospital
Dr Uriel qualified from the Royal Free Hospital, London, undergoing specialty registrar training at the Infectious Diseases Units at Dundee and Manchester. In 2002 she joined the Division of Liver Diseases, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, working on numerous HCV, HBV and HIV/HCV clinical research protocols, including novel ‘small molecule’ drugs for HCV. Returning to Manchester in 2009, she remains involved in trials of new HIV and viral hepatitis therapies. Her interests include improving screening for HCV and HBV in high risk communities, and she is a member of the ‘Greater Manchester Viral Hepatitis Strategy: Migrants and Ethnic Groups’ sub group.
Dr Patrick Kennedy
Clinical Senior Lecturer and Consultant Hepatologist, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry
Dr Patrick Kennedy is a Clinical Senior Lecturer and Consultant Hepatologist at Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry. His research in immune mediated liver damage and progressive liver disease, particularly in viral hepatitis is known internationally. He is widely published in the field of hepatology; he has produced novel work redefining disease categorisation and investigating the role of individualised treatment strategies for chronic hepatitis B virus.
Consultant Cardiologist, James Paget University Hospital
Justin Zaman is a Consultant Cardiologist at the James Paget University Hospital in Norfolk and Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of East Anglia. He is Consultant Lead for Cardiac Rehabilitation for the Anglia Network, and Associate Editor for EHJ-QCCO. He qualified in 1997 from University College London Medical School, and trained in Cardiology in Cambridge, Norwich and UCLH. He has an MSc in Epidemiology from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and a PhD in Epidemiology from University College London. He won the Berkeley Fellowship in 2009 to undertake a research fellowship at The George Institute for Global Health in Sydney.
Dr Mark Holland
Consultant Acute Physician, University Hospital of South Manchester
Managing the critically ill elderly patient on the ward
Dr Mark Holland qualified from St.George’s Medical School in 1988. He then trained in General Internal Medicine and Geriatric Medicine in East London. He was appointed as a Consultant Geriatrician in 1999 at Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester. In 2004, his Clinical Director and asked him to run the MAU. Dr Holland immediately agreed and now, almost ten years later, he is still working at the frontline. The MAU is now called the AMU and the politics of how they practice changes every day. His passion is to develop an AMU for patients where safety and quality of care are priority. Dr Holland is currently the Vice-President of the Society for Acute Medicine.