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Sep 05 - 06, 2019 | CPD 10.00 | GBP £26 | Leicester, England
ALS - Advanced Life Support Course is organized by Resuscitation Council (UK) and will be held from Sep 05 - 06, 2019 at Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester, England, United Kingdom. This CPD Conference has been approved for a maximum of 10 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points. Who is this course suitable for? The ALS provider course is designed for healthcare professionals who would be expected to apply the skills taught as part of their clinical duties, or to teach them on a regular basis. Appropriate participants include doctors, paramedics and nurses working in acute care areas (e.g. ED, CCU, ICU, HDU, operating theatres, acute medical admissions units) or on resuscitation /medical emergency/ICU outreach teams. All applicants must hold a professional healthcare qualification or be in training for a professional healthcare qualification. Medical students, nurses and other healthcare providers not covered in the groups above should be encouraged to complete the Immediate Life Support (ILS) course. Those with a particular interest in resuscitation should then consider attending an ALS provider course, where appropriate. Medical students in their final year of training can be accepted as candidates on an ALS course if this is an established local arrangement. Learning outcomes The ALS course teaches the knowledge and skills required to: • recognise and treat the deteriorating patient using a structured ABCDE approach; • deliver standardised CPR in adults; • manage a cardiac arrest by working with a multidisciplinary team in an emergency situation; • utilise non-technical skills to facilitate strong team leadership and effective team membership. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Sep 16 - 17, 2019 | Leicester, England
Advanced Paediatric Life Support (APLS) Course is organized by Advanced Life Support Group (ALSG) and will be held from Sep 16 - 17, 2019 at Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester, England, United Kingdom. The target audience for this medical event is: • A medical, nursing, ECP, ODP or RTO background • Physician’s Assistants for which APLS is relevant to their working practice. • RTOs from any background who work in a paediatric hospital are eligible to take the programme. However, RTOs who work in a nonpaediatric hospital, with any other background to those already listed, can send an application to the Working Group detailing their paediatric practice and each of these cases will be considered individually. The Working Group also recommend that nurses are senior staff nurses and above. • Experienced level 5 staff nurses Course Description: The APLS course provides the knowledge and skills necessary for recognition and effective treatment and stabilisation of children with life threatening emergencies, using a structured, sequential approach. Candidates who have taken the course include Consultants, Advanced Nurse Practitioners and Resuscitation Training Officers from Accident & Emergency, Anaesthetic and Paediatric departments. Course Objectives: • The APLS course provides the knowledge and skills necessary for recognition and effective treatment and stabilisation of children with • life threatening emergencies, using a structured, sequential approach. • The seriously ill and or injured child needs to be treated as an individual; there are four key differences that determine treatment • weight, anatomy, physiology, and psychology. • The structured approach focuses the clinician on resuscitation, emergency treatment followed by continual stabilisation and then transfer to a definitive care environment. • APLS aims to teach, practice and test the acquisition and use of these technical skills. In addition, the human factors that generate the highest quality and safest health care provision are considered. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Sep 21, 2019 | Leicester, England
BSH Core Medical Training Day Leicester is organized by British Society for Haematology (BSH) and will be held on Sep 21, 2019 at Leicester Medical School, Leicester, England, United Kingdom. Course Description: A one-day meeting designed for Core Medical Trainees and mapped to the CMT curriculum to cover topics on malignant haematology, haemostasis and thrombosis, red cell disorders and transfusion. This course has two aims: to give the medical registrars of the future the knowledge and confidence to manage patients with haematological disorders and to inspire the next generation of haematology registrars. The meeting may also be useful for senior nursing staff and clinical scientists who work in haematology. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 01, 2019 | GBP £120 | Leicester, England
SRH Essentials for Primary Care is organized by Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare (FSRH) and will be held on Oct 01, 2019 at Haymarket Shopping Centre, Leicester, England, United Kingdom. Who is this course for: • GPs • Nurses • Physicians Associates • Paramedics • Pharmacists • Other Healthcare Professionals working in Primary Care Course Description: SRH Essentials will provide primary care practitioners with the tools to know what to do when seeing patients needing contraception, STI testing or emergency contraception. On completion of SRH Essentials, practice nurses will have the skills and confidence to assess: • When their patient is at risk of pregnancy • What method/s of contraception can be safely offered • When their patient needs emergency contraception • What method/s of emergency contraception can be safely offered • When their patient is at risk of STIs • What tests to offer and how to manage the consultation SRH Essentials has been designed to provide a solid foundation for non-sexual and reproductive health specialists who see patients with sexual and reproductive health needs, be they primary care practitioners who have recently moved into the role and who have little or no experience in sexual and reproductive health, or those who have been working in primary care but have only undertaken a small amount of training in this area. Course Objectives: At the end of the course, you will be able to: • Develop the skills and confidence to consult with patients about their sexual and reproductive healthcare needs • Recommend an appropriate method of emergency contraception • Review the COC, POP and injection contraceptive methods • Carry out sexual health risk assessments • Identify when patients are at risk of STIs Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 10, 2019 | Leicester, England
CRN East Midlands - Good Clinical Practice Refresher - Leicester is organized by National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) and will be held on Oct 10, 2019 at NIHR CRN East Midlands (Leicester Office), Leicester, England, United Kingdom. Course Description: A practical guide to ethical and scientific quality standards in clinical research. Course information: This half-day course is for experienced research delivery staff who: • Have previously completed either taught or online GCP training • Have recent practical experience of working in a clinical research environment • Have a good understanding of the principles and quality standards of GCP and related frameworks. The course is not suitable for: • New researchers who do not have experience of working in a clinical research environment • Research staff who are not familiar with GCP, either because training was a number of years ago or because initial training was of poor quality. Aims: The purpose of this refresher course is to reinforce and consolidate previous learning, provide an opportunity for you to reflect on your practice and raise your awareness of recent and relevant developments in GCP and related areas of research governance. The course will also reinforce the importance of keeping up-to-date with developments and making sure that you and your team continue to evaluate their research practice and make improvements if required. You will be signposted to resources and quality tools that will support you. Expected learning outcomes: Following the course, participants will be able to: • Identify the interwoven framework of laws and guidance which govern the set-up and conduct of clinical research in the NHS • Demonstrate how their own practice is consistent with the principles and quality standards of GCP • Identify areas for development and improvement that reflect common audit and inspection findings • Describe recent changes in GCP and related policy and guidance and identify how this applies to their own practice • Recognise the role of the NIHR Clinical Research Network in supporting increases in the quality and volume of clinical research • Know how to access relevant resources and keep up to date Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 28, 2019 | Leicester, England
Chronic Total Occlusions (CTO) 16 is organized by Millbrook Medical Conferences Ltd and will be held on Oct 28, 2019 at Glenfield Hospital, Leicester, England, United Kingdom. Course Description: Now in its 16th year, the 2019 Chronic Total Occlusion live course will focus on applying contemporary practice to complex patients with particular attention to CTO decision making for the most appropriate approach and converting those decisions into practical interventions.This is a step by step course for those who wish to extend their CTO experience. This course provides a balance of live cases and educational video cases to demonstrate the steps moving from simple through to more complex CTO management. Course Objectives: • To explain step by step decision making for the best initial approach • Translate these into informative live cases • To present common complications and difficulties. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Nov 06 - 08, 2019 | Leicester, England
British Geriatrics Society (BGS) Autumn Meeting 2019 is organized by British Geriatrics Society (BGS) and will be held from Nov 06 - 08, 2019 at Curve, Leicester, England, United Kingdom. Course Description: The BGS Autumn meeting will cover the latest scientific research and the best clinical practice in care of older people. Our ageing population is stimulating extensive NHS service redesign to deal with the challenge of caring for larger numbers of older people both in and out of hospitals. This conference will cover core areas of interest to all specialists responsible for the health care of older people. Who should attend: • Consultants & specialist doctors in geriatric medicine • Researchers in geriatric medicine • Doctors training in related specialties • GPs wsi in Older People and GP trainees • Nurses and allied health professionals • Core medical trainees considering a career in geriatric medicine Why participate: • Understand more on the key areas & challenges faced in geriatric medicine • Hear focused presentations on core areas of the geriatric medicine • Present the latest scientific research to British Geriatrics Society members and elected officers • Attend small group workshop sessions • Network & socialise with other healthcare professionals over 3 days Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Nov 11, 2019 | CME 5.00 | GBP £26 | Leicester, England
Newborn Life Support (NLS) Course is organized by Resuscitation Council (UK) and will be held on Nov 11, 2019 at Leicester General Hospital, Leicester, England, United Kingdom. The target audience for this medical event is any healthcare professional involved in the delivery and care of the newborn infant. This includes both junior and senior medical and nursing staff, midwives, paramedics and resuscitation officers. All applicants must hold a professional healthcare qualification or be in training for a professional healthcare qualification. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 5 continuing professional development (CPD) points. Course Description: The course is run over one day. All candidates will be registered on the Learning Management System (LMS) to access the pre-course multiple choice questionnaire (MCQ), course evaluation and post course certificates. The course programme consists of lectures, skill stations and teaching simulations. Course Objectives: The NLS course teaches the knowledge and skills required to: • approach the management of a newborn infant during the first 10-20 minutes in a competent manner • understand the processes underlying apnoea, bradycardia and poor condition at birth • deliver practical airway management and ventilatory support. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
CCLG Neuroblastoma Education Course is organized by Children's Cancer and Leukaemia Group (CCLG) and will be held from Nov 11 - 12, 2019 at College Court Conference Centre, Leicester, England, United Kingdom. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
TYAC Conference is organized by Teenagers and Young Adults with Cancer (TYAC) and will be held on Nov 11, 2019 at College Court Conference Centre & Hotel, Leicester, England, United Kingdom. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.