PET3 focuses on epilepsies presenting in older children and adolescents and transition to adult services. (PET2 focuses on epilepsy in infants and younger children).It is recommended that paediatric trainees and consultants attend PET2 and PET3. There is no requirement for adult neurology trainees and consultants to attend PET2, although you are very welcome.PET3 is a 2-day course delivered by a faculty of Consultant Paediatric Neurologists and Consultant Paediatricians with a special interest in epilepsy. The format of the course consists of lectures and small group workshops (maximum 8 in each group). By the end of the PET3 course, participants will be able to:understand reflex seizures and photosensitivityconsider common and relevant diagnostic issues regarding episodes with headache and/or visual symptomsconsider common and relevant diagnostic issues regarding nocturnal episodesconsider presentations and differentials of episodes presenting as altered behaviourappreciate the variety and limitations of the available evidence for making an informed choice of anticonvulsantconsider evidence base and treatment options applied to ‘real life’ scenariosconsider common EEG pitfallsconsider how EEG can occur with semiologyexplore different therapies which help children with ‘pharmaco-resistant epilepsy’improve our knowledge of regulation, risks and reasonable precautiondiscuss case studies in which epilepsy presents later in childhood and adolescenceconsider the practicalities of […]
The event encompasses a full day of talks and networking. The morning session will focus on radiology, pathology, pregnancy and endoscopic innovations in IBD surgery, with a high level IBD discussion MDT. This will be followed by sessions on innovation, abdominal wall reconstruction, national directions in UK IBD surgery, cutting edge IBD surgery techniques and UK/European expert keynotes. There will be plenty of networking opportunities starting with a networking breakfast through to an evening drinks reception and delegate dinner.This conference is for key healthcare professionals in IBD/ IBD Surgery/ Colorectal Surgery / Intestinal Failure and complex hernia surgery.
This course is designed for surgeons, urologists, and multi-disciplinary teams to gain system knowledge and develop a working understanding of the da Vinci robot, together with technical skills useful in the operating theatre.The desired result from this event is that the learner increases or enhances his/her knowledge and competence in urological robotic surgery.This includes discussing: the surgical technique for safe and effective robotic surgery,indications and contraindications, andmethods to manage complications.This event is awaiting approval for CMEOrganised by: Louise Sore of Newcastle Surgical Training CentrePhone Number: +44 (0)191 213 8589
This course is designed to facilitate the surgeon with didactic and hands on cadaveric training experience. Conducted by a faculty of experienced surgeons, this is an intensive two day course of lectures, debate, exchange and practical hands on experience on Colorectal procedures using an XI Da Vinci Robot.Become familiar with the function and operation of the da Vinci Surgical SystemAppreciate the ergonomics of the da Vinci Surgical system robot and the available robotic instrumentation. Understand the selection process for patient position, da Vinci surgical team position and robotic surgical approaches.Learn robotic tissue dissection techniques using monopolar energy.FacultyMr Peter Coyne, Newcastle upon Tyne HospitalsAdditional faculty to be confirmedTarget AudienceSenior Colorectal Trainees & Consultants
Our flagship course. RCGP accredited, bursting with the latest evidence, varied, interactive and fun!New for 2020: 6 extra hours of online content = 12 CPD credits in total!Registration 9.00am. Course runs 9.30am-5.00pm.What’s it all about?We want to offer our delegates some really useful tools, like ready written protocols, trusted patient resources, quick reference flow-charts and our new GEMS sheets (where we turn really complex topics into easy to follow flow charts).As you’d expect, you’ll also get 6 CPD credits for attending the course and a copy of the handbook to take home with you. There are 6 further credits available with GP Update Extra when you watch the online course content too – it’s like another full update in the comfort of your home!That’s 12 CPD credits in total!There’s also 12 months FREE access to www.gpcpd.com. If you’ve not used it before it’s our online Handbook, in-consultation search engine and CPD tracker.What’s covered?The content of our courses is determined by what’s happening in primary care month on month. We do our best to bring you the very latest on the areas that we feel will have the most impact at the time of your update. And, we’ll always cover the […]
Who Should Attend The Minor Surgery Course? This highly practical and NHS England accredited Minor Surgery Course is for healthcare professionals who would like to develop or improve their surgical skills, whilst learning to provide a safe, effective and modern Minor Surgery Service. The Minor Surgery Course is always led by experienced and practicing GPs, ensuring that a primary care focus and context is maintained throughout. They are supported by specialist surgeons and therapists, ensuring we always teach you the latest and most evidence based practices. There’s a reason we’ve now been providing our Minor Surgery Course for over 10 years. To date we have taught over 9000 practitioners both nationally and internationally, with over 99% saying they would recommend this course to a friend or colleague! The Minor Surgery Course begins with a series of punchy and entertaining lectures, where we cover practical tips, useful advice, and all the essential safety information you need. This is followed by supervised hands on practice for the rest of the day. If you are a novice or beginner, then we’ll teach you to perform Minor Surgery. If you have previous experience, then you’ll expand your knowledge and fine tune your skills with […]
Who Should Attend The Joint Injection Course? This one day Joint Injection Course is aimed at practitioners working with musculoskeletal patients who would like to improve their assessment, diagnosis and management skills of musculoskeletal conditions, including the role of, theory behind and practical use of corticosteroid joint and tissue injections. This is a highly practical course, and consists of a series of short and punchy lectures in the morning, following by hands on demonstrations and supervised practice for the rest of the day. The Joint Injection Course is designed for GPs, hospital doctors, nurse practitioners and other primary care professionals, but is also suitable for any healthcare professional looking to expand the range of treatments they offer. The aim of the course is to enable delegates to be able to use the skills they gain immediately within their practice. All Allied Health Professionals should confirm the education requirements with their Professional Body prior to the practice of injection therapy. Many professions will require a post graduate diploma in injection therapy, which this course will not provide. For AHPs, it will serve as an excellent introduction or as a CPD refresher for these treatments. What Does the Joint Injection Course Cover? […]