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Designed specially for Psychiatrists, this Physical Health Update conference will update and refresh your knowledge about important areas of acute medicine and will help you to know when to refer to colleagues. It is crucial to be able to recognise acute medical conditions at an early stage.There will be talks about Endocrine Emergencies, Infectious Diseases and Infections of the Skin and Soft Tissues. Update your knowledge on the management of the unconscious patient and what to do if your patient is a returning traveller with a fever. The speakers are physicians who are experts in their field. This event is suitable for Consultant Psychiatrists and Trainees in Psychiatry who want to improve their physical health knowledge.Learning objectives • Improve knowledge of Infectious Diseases• Know how to manage the unconscious patient• Raise awareness of the clinical presentation of acute medical conditions. Confirmed speakers include:Dentistry – Professor Jenny GallagherSkin and soft tissue infections: recognition and first steps – Dr Lucy LambRecognising infectious diseases: clinical features of TB, Hepatitis C and HIV – Dr Mas Chaponda