Upcoming Medical Conferences in England
Jan 23 - 25, 2018 | Free | Otolaryngology
Tinnitus and Hyperacusis in Adults & Children : Mechanisms, Assessment & Management Masterclass is organized by University College London (UCL) and will be held during Jan 23 - 25, 2018 at UCL Ear Institute, London, England, United Kingdom. The target audience for this medical event is Otolaryngologists. Course Description : The 3 day course starts with a research update on the current understanding of the mechanisms of tinnitus and hyperacusis. Then we address the different approaches for the assessment and management of these symptoms in adults, covering counselling, cognitive behavioural therapy, mindfulness meditation and acoustic stimulation strategies in lectures and workshops. The third day has a paediatric focus: the available strategies for management of tinnitus and hyperacusis in children. Topics will include: • Research update about tinnitus and hyperacusis. • Lectures and workshops on assessment and current management strategies in adults and children (counselling, CBT, mindfulness meditation, acoustic stimulation strategies) • The lectures and workshops in the course will be given by experts from the Ear Institute and the Royal National Throat Nose and Ear Hospital, and by specially invited guest speakers. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jan 25 - 25, 2018 | USD $425 | Vascular Medicine
Assessment and Management of Lipoedema: A practical overview for physicians, surgeons and specialist nurses is organized by MA Healthcare Limited and British Journal of Hospital Medicine and Will be held on Jan 25, 2018 at America Square Conference Centre, London, England, United Kingdom. Lipoedema is a chronic, incurable condition that can severely affect physical and psychological wellbeing and quality of life. To date, clinical research on the topic has been extremely limited, and the condition is frequently misdiagnosed. More attention on the issue has resulted from the publication of the first clinical guidelines on the management of lipoedema in March 2017, as well as a new e-learning resource, published by the RCGP. This CPD certified conferenceaims to bring together physicians, GPs, surgeons and specialist nurses to discuss the current issues and practical management of this complex condition. Highlights will include: • Current best practice guidelines • Genetic research into lipoedema • Lipoedema in primary care • Pain and quality of life assessment • Impact of lipoedema on quality of life: a personal perspective • Non-surgical treatment innovations • Compression therapy • Surgical interventions • Developing lipoedema services in the UK This conference will be of particular interest to: • Physicians • GPs • Surgeons • Lymphoedema therapists • Community nurses • Clinical nurse specialists • Nurse consultants • Practice nurses • Commissioners • All trainees in these disciplines Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jan 25 - 25, 2018 | Free | Infectious Disease
British Infection Association (BIA) 2nd Infection Dilemmas Day is organized by Hartley Taylor Medical Communications Ltd and will be held on Jan 25, 2018 at Manchester Conference Centre, Manchester, England, United Kingdom. The target audience for this medical event is Consultants and trainees, microbiologists, infection diseases & tropical medicine. Course Description : A mixture of difficult and challenging cases are drawn from real life presented by experts using interactive keypad voting throughout. Cases will be presented for discussion from ID specialists dealing with a variety of immunocompromised patients, returning travelers and patients with unexplained PUO. Topics Covered : • Atypical Mycobacteria • PUO & Complex TB • Invasive Fungal Infection • Aspergillosis • Infection in Pregnancy • Dengue Fever and Tropical Infections • Hepatitis Complications • Sepsis Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jan 25 - 25, 2018 | Free | Oncology
Gliomas/Teenage Young Adult Tumours (Medulloblastoma, Germ Cell Tumours) is organized by University College London (UCL) and will be held on Jan 25, 2018 at UCL Institute of Neurology, London, England, United Kingdom. Course Description : The need for multidisciplinary working in neuro-oncology is well established but a common theme that will be addressed is the need for better understanding between core specialties within the Neuro-oncology Multidisciplinary Team. To address this, this course has been designed for Trainees, Consultants and Clinical Nurse Specialists in the core specialities of neuro-oncology - Neurology, Neurosurgery, Clinical Oncology, Neuroradiology, Neuropathology and Palliative Care. The Aims of the Course are : • To introduce the basic principles and recent advances in Neuro-oncological treatments • To develop a standardised approach to the diagnosis and classification of brain and spinal tumours using modern imaging, histopathology and molecular genetic techniques. • To develop an understanding of the multidisciplinary management of patients with primary and metastatic brain and spine tumours, and other rarer tumours of the nervous system. • To develop an understanding of the symptomatic management of the brain tumour patient with neurological symptoms, including palliative and end-of-life care and treatment related toxicity. • To provide an opportunity for multidisciplinary discussion of common and rare cases Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jan 26 - 26, 2018 | GBP £90 | Neurology | Radiology | Dermatology | Internal Medicine and General Medicine
Medical Trainees Conference is organized by Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh (RCPE) and will be held on Jan 26, 2018 at University of Manchester, Manchester, England, United Kingdom. The target audience for this medical event for all grades of medical, health care and scientific staff and to students. The programme features a wide range of medical updates in general internal medicine (GIM) and topics will include: radiology, respiratory medicine, hematology, Parkinson’s disease and dermatology when in the acute receiving unit. This exciting programme will cover issues relating to changes in training within hospital medicine and how to avoid doctor burnout. This will provide a unique opportunity to discuss issues with and question those who can directly influence medical training. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jan 26 - 26, 2018 | GBP £120 | Infectious Disease
British Infection Association (BIA) HIV Dilemmas Day is organized by Hartley Taylor Medical Communications Ltd and will be held on Jan 26, 2018 at Manchester Conference Centre, Manchester, England, United Kingdom. A mixture of difficult and challenging cases are drawn from real life, all presented by experts using interactive keypad voting throughout. Suitable for consultants and trainees from all specialities who look after people with HIV. As in previous years, the focus will be on infections and other complications of HIV and its treatment, but will also include relevant aspects of antiretroviral therapy changes. Topics Covered : • Complex ID & HIV • Pregnancy & HIV • Ethical/ legal Dilemmas • Drug-drug Interactions • Hepatitis & HIV • Neurology & HIV Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jan 25 - 26, 2018 | GBP £220 | Primary Care
Society for Academic Primary Care (SAPC) Southeast Regional Meeting is organized by St George's, University of London and will be held during Jan 25 - 26, 2018 at Madingley Hall, Cambridge, England, United Kingdom. This conference at Madingley continues to provide an opportunity for academic Primary Care clinical and educational researchers to meet, share research and innovative practice in a supportive and friendly environment. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jan 25 - 26, 2018 | Free | Obstetrics and Gynecology | Trauma
Managing Medical and Obstetric Emergencies and Trauma (mMOET) is organized by Advanced Life Support Group (ALSG) and will be held during Jan 25 - 26, 2018 at Royal Derby Hospital, Derby, England, United Kingdom. The target audience for this medical event is obstetricians, anaesthetists, specialist high risk/HDU midwives, physicians and emergency doctors and trauma specialists. Midwives can attend the course as an observer. In obstetrics and gynaecology Professors, Consultants, Staff Grades, Associate Specialists and Trust Doctors are automatically eligible Course Description : The mMOET course provides a high-level structured approach to recognition, resuscitation and treatment of medical emergencies and trauma in those with the altered physiology and anatomy of pregnancy. The physiological adjustments of pregnancy affect the responses of the mother to illness and injury, requiring resuscitation to be tailored to the pregnant patient. The aims of the course include: • To provide the knowledge, practical skills and procedures necessary to save the mother and fetus in life-threatening circumstances. • To present a senior systematic approach of Primary Survey, Resuscitation, Secondary Survey and Definitive Care, enabling the clinician to give the best patient care in complex situation. • To review trauma and medical emergencies in the pregnant patient, including triage and transfer. CPD Points System Revised guidance from the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges emphasises that the focus of CPD should be on its quality and reflection of its impact on a clinician’s practice, rather than the amount of time spent on the activity and that the responsibility for identifying CPD requirements rests with the individual and should be based on their personal areas of practice and personal development plan agreed at their annual appraisal. Although one 'CPD credit' will normally equate to one hour of educational activity, the amount of educational activity obtained from a specific event may vary between individuals depending on an individual’s specific learning outcomes. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jan 25 - 26, 2018 | GBP £1499 | Clinical Pharmacology | Research and Clinical Research
Clinical Trial Regulatory Requirements is organized by Management Forum Ltd and will be held during Jan 25 - 26, 2018 at The Rembrandt Hotel, London, England, United Kingdom. The target audience for this medical event is for anyone requiring a comprehensive overview of the Pharmacovigilance function and duties. It may be of particular interest to those who are responsible in Pharmacovigilance for any safety assessments and writing such plans including any Medical Directors who approve such plans. Those who work with pharmacovigilance, e.g. Regulatory Affairs, Clinical, Sales & Marketing, Legal, Commercial and Quality and EU QP PVs that must sign off such documents. Course Description : This course will take you through the key regulatory and guideline requirements for clinical research in Europe, including the new EU Clinical Trial Regulation and existing Directive requirements. Key US requirements which impact on trials being carried out in Europe will also be briefly covered. Attending this course will help ensure you are familiar with the regulatory requirements for running clinical trials and with these recent developments. Course Objectives are : • Decipher the framework of clinical trial regulations and guidelines in Europe. • Gain an update on the new EU Clinical Trial Regulation 536/2014. • Discuss the impact of Brexit. • Understand clinical trial authorisations: regulatory and ethical approval. • Assess the most important legal aspects of clinical trials. • Ensure you comply with pharmacovigilance and adverse event reporting. • Understand key FDA requirements. • Ensure you are prepared for regulatory inspections. Registrstion Fee : • Course - Early Fee : EUR 1819. • Course - Standard Fee : EUR 2099. • Course - Early Fee : USD 2027. • Course - Standard Fee : USD 2339. Early Fee up to Dec 15, 2017. Standard Fee from Dec 16, 2017 - Jan 24, 2018. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jan 25 - 26, 2018 | CME 10.00 | Free | Psychiatry | Clinical Pharmacology
British Association For Psychopharmacology (BAP) Anxiety Disorders Conference is organized by British Association For Psychopharmacology (BAP) and will be held during Jan 25 - 26, 2018 at The Bristol Hotel, Bristol, England, United Kingdom. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 10 CPD hours. Conference Objectives are : At the end of one and a half day course, delegates will : • Be aware of current theories and the causes and neurochemistry of anxiety. • Know the pharmacology of both GABA and 5-HT acting anxiolytic drugs. • Have an understanding of the current clinical assessment of the various anxiety disorders. • Be aware of the merits and demerits of the various different classes of anxiolytic agents. • Understand the ongoing methodologies for investigating brain mechanisms of anxiety. • Know the clinical and pharmacology background of underpinning rational use of hypnotics. • Have an insight into the way alcohol acts on the brain and how these effects can be minimised. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.