Description

An update course looking at common neurological problems in primary care and the GPs role in assessment and management. The day will be an interactive one looking at cases and there will be a chance to test your knowledge with a short quiz. Course CostMember: £149 (was £180)Non-Member: £199 (was £230)Learning pointsThe latest news in neurologyA fresh look at epilepsyHow to manage chronic headaches in primary careTopics IncludeTingly limbs, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, chronic headache, facial pain, and tremors. This course is suitable forGP traineesFirst5 GPsGPs looking to refresh their knowledgeNon-members of the CollegeCourse Programme08:30Registration tea and coffee.09:00Welcome and introduction aims and objectives09:05Quick quiz09:15Tingly limbs – an interactive case-based session looking at how to fine-tune assessment and diagnosis. 10:30Break for tea and coffee – with opportunity to speak with exhibitors10:45Tremor: 10-minute consultation – practical tips on sorting out the differentials.11:10 Comfort Break11:15Suspected epilepsy: managing a first fit – key areas to assess the patient who has had a first fit, initial management, counselling and work issues, case discussion including managing first seizures in care home patients. 12:15Lunch – With opportunity to speak to exhibitors.13:00Epilepsy: special scenarios – interactive case discussion looking at some common primary care issues (poor seizure control, stopping treatment and risk of relapse, women’s issues including contraception/ pregnancy/ breast feeding, psychogenic seizures, blood monitoring and annual review).14:00Break for tea and coffee.15:15Chronic headache: types of chronic headache including medication over-use and management strategies. Facial pain: facial pain syndromes, when to refer and who to. 16:15Answers to quiz, final Q&A16:30Closing statement and finish.ExhibitorsThis event is kindly sponsored by the following: TBAThese exhibitors will have stand space at the event during breaks but are not permitted into teaching rooms. If you have any questions regarding our exhibitors, please contact the Mersey Faculty office.This course is run by the RCGP Mersey Faculty – mersey@rcgp.org.uk – 0151 708 0865