Upcoming Medical Conferences in BristolSearch Criteria : United Kingdom Bristol
Mar 23, 2019 | CPD 3.00 | GBP £30 | Bristol, England
Menopause Study Morning is organized by MediConf UK Ltd and will be held on Mar 23, 2019 at UWE Exhibition and Conference Centre, Bristol, England, United Kingdom. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 3CPD Credits. Topics: • Menopause and PMS Your Learning will cover: • Menopause Assessment • Impact of menopause on health • HRT update on benefits and risks • Alternative therapy choices • Practical prescribing • Review of NICE Guidelines • Discussion and questions Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Mar 27 - 28, 2019 | CPD 12.00 | GBP £395 | Bristol, England
Paediatric Epilepsy Training (PET2) Level 2 Course is organized by British Paediatric Neurology Association (BPNA) and will be held from Mar 27 - 28, 2019 at Bristol Marriott Hotel City Centre, Bristol, England, United Kingdom. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 12 CPD Points. Target Audience: • Consultant paediatricians and community paediatricians, especially those with particular expertise or responsibility for children with epilepsy • General practitioners who have, or are developing, an expertise in paediatric epilepsy • Consultant neurophysiologists • Epilepsy nurse specialists • General trainees in paediatrics, paediatric neurology and neurodisability, but only after undertaking a PET1 course Course Description: This course has been developed to improve practice within childhood epilepsies and is delivered by means of didactic teaching sessions and small workshops. PET2 concentrates on general aspects of the epilepsies (history taking, differential diagnosis, investigation etc) and on epilepsies encountered in younger children. PET3 concentrate on epilepsies presenting in mid childhood, older children and adolescents. Course Objectives: By the end of PET2 participants will be able to: • Demonstrate the wide differential diagnosis in paroxysmal events in children and young people. • Improve diagnostic accuracy and gain insight into uncertainty. • Explore the differential diagnosis within epilepsies. • Introduce a structured approach to considering epileptic seizures and epilepsies. • Gain improved understanding of EEG reports. • Understand the association between epilepsy and learning difficulties, autism, and cerebral palsy. • Optimise initial treatment choices. • Consider the wide spectrum of epileptic seizures, electroclinical syndromes and non-epileptic events in infancy. • Review the clinical features and management of West Syndrome. • Understand blank episodes and epilepsies with absence seizures. • Improve knowledge of common 'focal epilepsy syndromes'. • Know the criteria for involvement of a paediatric neurologist. • Understand the concept of an epileptic encephalopathy. • Establish aims and approach to 'difficult epilepsies'.
Mar 27 - 28, 2019 | CPD 12.00 | GBP £395 | Bristol, England
Paediatric Epilepsy Training Level 3 PET3 Course is organized by British Paediatric Neurology Association (BPNA) and will be held from Mar 27 - 28, 2019 at Bristol Marriott Hotel City Centre, Bristol, England, United Kingdom. This CPD conference has been approved for a maximum of 12 CPD Points. Who is this course for? PET3 has been developed to improve the diagnosis and management of older children and teenagers with epilepsies. It is suitable for those involved in delivering secondary level care to children, teenagers and young adults. • Trainee paediatricians • Trainee paediatric neurologists • Trainee adult neurologists • Consultant Paediatricians • Consultant Neurologists • Specialist epilepsy nurses Course Description: PET3 concentrates on epilepsies presenting in mid childhood, older children and adolescents. It follows the format of PET2, with an emphasis on interactive sessions including workshops, debates, video and other quizzes and to really excite you we will be getting our actors out for another session of roleplay. If you haven't ever met a truculent teenager and petulant parent, we can guarantee you will see one or two during that session! Course Objectives: • Understand reflex seizures and photosensitivity • Consider common and relevant diagnostic issues regarding episodes with headache and/or visual symptoms • Consider common and relevant diagnostic issues regarding nocturnal episodes • Consider presentations and differentials of episodes presenting as altered behaviour • Appreciate the variety and limitations of the available evidence for making an informed choice of anticonvulsant • Consider evidence base and treatment options applied to ‘real life’ scenarios • Explore different therapies which help children with ‘drug resistant epilepsy’ • Improve our knowledge of regulation, risks and reasonable precaution • Discuss case studies in which epilepsy presents later in childhood and adolescence • Consider the risk of death and AEDs (antiepileptic drugs) in pregnancy • Reflect on a range of strategies regarding risk communication • Discuss the importance of recognising common associated conditions in children with epilepsies • Consider effective communication strategies with young people and their families about their epilepsy and related issues • Explore the role of the clinician and specialist nurse in promoting independence of the young person • Be able to discuss risks and benefits of AED withdrawal
Mar 28, 2019 | GBP £320 | Bristol, England
Thoracic Ultrasound Bristol - 2019 is organized by British Thoracic Society (BTS) and will be held on Mar 28, 2019 at Learning & Research Building, Southmead Hospital, Bristol, England, United Kingdom. Course Description: The course is aimed at consultants, specialty doctors and trainees in respiratory medicine who wish to understand the principles of thoracic ultrasound and focus on safe practice. Course Objectives: • understand the basic physics behind ultrasound. • understand how to operate an ultrasound machine and how to get the most from the equipment. • understand the indications, limitations and common pitfalls of thoracic ultrasound. • hands-on practical sessions will allow delegates to familiarise themselves with the technique. • understand the benefits of day-to-day use on the respiratory ward and obtain the theoretical part of Level 1 thoracic training. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Paediatric Communication and Consent - Bristol is organized by National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) and will be held on Mar 29, 2019 at NIHR Clinical Research Network West of England, Bristol, England, United Kingdom. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Mar 29, 2019 | CPD 6.00 | GBP £195 | Bristol, England
The GP Update Course is organized by Red Whale - GP Update Limited and will be held on Mar 29, 2019 at Mercure Bristol Grand Hotel, London, England, United Kingdom. Our Red Whale courses are designed for: • GPs, locum GPs, primary care trainers and appraisers preparing for appraisal and revalidation, or those wanting to keep up to date across the whole field of general practice. • GP ST1, 2 & 3, looking for the perfect launch pad into general practice and help with AKT and CSA revision. • GPs who want to be brought up to speed following maternity leave or a career break. • Pharmacists, and General Practice Nurses (especially those seeing patients with chronic diseases). • Anyone with a pile of unread medical journals they wish to file in the recycle bin! Course Description: This comprehensive, one-day, RCGP accredited course is designed to get you up to speed with the latest evidence and guidance relevant to Primary Care and provides you with 6 CPD credits to help you meet the requirements for appraisals and revalidation. The GP presenters summarise and discuss the results of the most important new evidence and guidance, concentrating on what it means to you and your patients in the consulting room tomorrow. Delivered in a lecture based format, with plenty of time for interaction, humour and video clips, to keep you focused and awake. On the day, registration starts at 9.00am and the course runs from 9.30 to 5.00pm. The course fee includes refreshments throughout the day and a buffet lunch. We will cover all the big chronic diseases including: • Cardiovascular disease • Diabetes • Renal disease As well as: • Respiratory medicine • Mental health We will also cover the latest developments relevant to primary care in: • Gastroenterology • Neurology • Musculoskeletal medicine • Cancer care • Sexual health • Common infections Plus, we will cover some themes during the day, focusing on the latest evidence in relation to particular groups including: • Child and adolescent health • Women's health • Men's health • Health in older people
Apr 05, 2019 | Bristol, England
ILSi - Immediate Life Support Instructor Course is organized by Resuscitation Council (UK) and will be held on Apr 05, 2019 at University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust, Bristol, England, United Kingdom. Who is eligible to attend this course? Only candidates who have been recommended as having instructor potential (IP) from their ILS course can attend the ILSi course. ALS providers can be nominated provided they meet the selection criteria. The ILSi course must be undertaken within two years of the date of the provider course. Learning outcomes: The ILSi course teaches the knowledge and skills required to: • understand the nature of teaching and learning; • understand the needs of individual learners; • understand the awareness of the four domains of learning; • undertake the various types of teaching sessions on the provider course. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
May 01 - 02, 2019 | Bristol, England
Fundamentals of Clinical Research - North Bristol is organized by National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) and will be held from May 01 - 02, 2019 at Southmead Hospital, Bristol, England, United Kingdom. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
May 01, 2019 | Bristol, England
Paediatric ENT Skills Course (PESC) is organized by Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) UK and will be held on May 01, 2019 at Bristol Medical Simulation Centre, Bristol, England, United Kingdom. Description: This course is aimed at all ENT Consultants and SAS doctors in non-specialist or specialist hospitals who are members of ENT UK. It provides a high quality educational opportunity for ENT surgeons to enhance their capacity and confidence in the management of acute paediatric airway emergencies. The Paediatric ENT Skills Course aims to provide the inter-professional team working framework for the refreshment of the knowledge, skills, behaviours and attitudes to manage paediatric airway emergencies and improve paediatric patient care. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
May 02 - 03, 2019 | CME 10.00 | Bristol, England
Advanced Resuscitation of the Newborn Infant (ARNI) Course is organized by Resuscitation Council (UK) and will be held from May 02 - 03, 2019 at University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust, Bristol, England, United Kingdom. The target audience for this medical event is healthcare professionals involved in the delivery and care of newborn infants in a role more advanced than that of first responder. Candidates must hold a current Resuscitation Council (UK) NLS provider certificate and should be involved in care of the pre-term and sick newborn infants. Candidates will mainly be medical staff at ST3 level and above (in or about to commence a 2nd tier role), neonatal nurses with a qualification in the specialty or Advanced Neonatal Nurse Practitioners. The ARNI course will also be appropriate for others such as experienced paramedics working with newborn transfer teams, resuscitation officers with a significant regular newborn workload and anaesthetists with a newborn or PICU practice. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 10 continuing professional development (CPD) points. Course Description: ARNI is a 2-day course and the course programme consists of lectures, workshops, practical stations and low fidelity simulations run in real time. There are usually 16 candidates on each course, allocated to 4 groups of 4. Course Objectives are: The ARNI course: • Covers technical and non-technical factors that underpin delivering effective neonatal care • emphasises the importance of timely interventions and of human factors on improving outcomes • focuses on communication between professionals and families • reinforces a secure knowledge base and provides practical skills teaching • focuses on good communication and team working to improve performance and quality of care in high-risk situations • focuses on support required for babies and their families when delivery occurs prematurely, as well as babies born with congenital abnormalities such as surgical and cardiac problems • provides structured simulations and debriefing on life-threatening emergencies occurring in infants receiving care on the neonatal unit, labour ward or following unexpected post-natal collapse. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.