Upcoming Medical Conferences in Manchester
Jan 22 - 23, 2018 | GBP £695 | Colorectal Surgery | Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
Laparoscopic Colorectal Train the Trainers Course (LAPCO TT) is organized by The Christie School of Oncology and will be held during Jan 22 - 23, 2018 at The Christie School of Oncology, Manchester, England, United Kingdom. Course Description: This course develops effective coaching skills for laparoscopic colorectal surgery. The course is adapted from the JAG approved Training the Trainers for Flexible Endoscopy but focuses on the specific needs of laparoscopic colorectal surgery. The LAPCO TT course is based on a two-day programme. The first provides interactivity and practical coaching rehearsal in a skills lab setting. The second day focuses on clinical coaching in the operative environment. Coaching skills are taught in an interactive discussion and are then assembled to enable situational training for surgeons. Conference Objectives are : • The course provides the necessary tools to improve individuals as trainers through adopting suitable coaching styles • This course is not intended to teach LAPCO skills, although you may benefit from discussing different methods and approaches Learning Outcomes : • Understand principles of how adults acquire and retain skills • Be aware of the importance of learning outcomes in setting a framework of teaching • Critically review a training episode • Understand the concept of conscious competence in practice and training • Understand and practice both formative/summative assessment tools and provide constructive feedback to stimulate learning • Become a reflective practitioner, continually assessing their own performance as a trainer 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 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 24 - 26, 2018 | Free | Trauma
Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) is organized by Advanced Life Support Group (ALSG) and will be held during Jan 24 - 26, 2018 at Advanced Life Support Group training center, Manchester, England, United Kingdom. Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) is a global course, teaching a systematic process of trauma care for patients with life-threatening injuries. Throughout this interactive course, you will learn a range of comprehensive and adaptable trauma management skills, relevant to all specialties. Conference Objectives are : • Demonstrate the core principles of primary and secondary patient assessment. • Rapidly establish priorities in trauma patients. • Deliver care during the primary and secondary surveys. • Confidently practice a wide range of skills required for the assessment and treatment of patients with multiple injuries. • Review the difference in management and assessment of paediatric, geriatric and pregnant patients. • Review the preparations to definitive care. • Demonstrate the principles of ATLS based on a variety of moulage situations. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Feb 02 - 02, 2018 | GBP £125 | Musculo Skeletal system
Advanced Clinical Practice Musculoskeletal Masterclass is organized by The Christie NHS Foundation Trust and will be held on Feb 02, 2018 at The Christie School of Oncology, Manchester, England, United Kingdom. The target audience for this medical event is Advanced Nurse Practitioners and Advanced Practitioners in training, Allied Health Professionals and Radiographers. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Feb 01 - 02, 2018 | CME 12.00 | GBP £670.5 | Surgery
Basic Surgical Skills (Intercollegiate BSS) Course is organized by The Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) of England and will be held during Feb 01 - 02, 2018, at Manchester Surgical Skills and Simulation Centre, Manchester, England, United Kingdom. This cme conference has been approved for a maximun of 12 CPD points. This course has been designed to introduce surgical trainees to safe surgical practice within a controlled workshop environment. It aims to teach, assess and certify the ability of trainees to use safe and sound surgical techniques that are common to all forms of surgery. Learning Objectives: • Understand and practise safe operating techniques, gowning and gloving • Understand and practise the correct techniques for laying safe surgical knots • Understand the characteristics and handling of surgical instruments • Understand that careful and sound aspects of technique are more important than simple manual dexterity or speed • Understand the principles of handling tissues and recognise differing requirements for differing sites (eg skin, bowel, abdominal wall, vessels and tendons) • Understand and practise local anaesthetic techniques • Understand the principles of assessment, and primary surgical management of infected and contaminated soft tissues. Additional Details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Feb 06 - 06, 2018 | Free | Oncology
Haematological Cancer Service Delivery is organized by Sbk Healthcare Events and will be held on Feb 06, 2018 at Holiday Inn Manchester - City Centre, Manchester, England, United Kingdom. The target audience for this medical event is Macmillan Haematology Nurse Specialists Myeloma, Leukaemia and Lymphoma CNSs, Consultant Haematologists and Consultant Haemato-Oncologists, Lead Haematology Nurses, Anthony Nolan Clinical Nurse Specialists, Advanced Nurse Practitioners, Cancer Matrons. Course Description: This one day conference has been created for Haematology CNSs, Consultant Haematologists, and Specialist nurses and is designed to provide an insight into recent advances in diagnosis and treatment, as well as practical advice on managing demand and increasing efficiency from referral all the way through to survivorship. If your team could benefit from peer-led case studies on improving care for patients with hematological cancers, then this event will deliver guidance and strategies to ensure that you always achieve best practice. Learning outcomes : • Learn about progressions in diagnosis and treatment: update and improve patient care • Improve the patient pathway: ensure that transitions of care are completed efficiently • Benchmark your service: compare your current delivery and gain ideas to progress • Streamline patient care: practical strategies to manage toxicities, understand post-transplant complications and deliver the support that patients find most helpful • Manage capacity and demand: maximising capacity with nurse-led clinics and triage lines This unique conference is a chance to benefit not only from the information presented but also from having time to ask your questions. Discover practical strategies to grow your outcomes as well as your capacity: • New drugs, strategies and treatment possibilities: managing toxicities and side effects • Streamlining GP referrals: building effective pathways from primary to secondary care • The journey from inpatient to outpatient care: minimising length of patient stay • Patient perspective: helping patients to deal with the rapid pathway from diagnosis to treatment • Enabling survivors to live well: supporting and empowering survivorship • Post-transplant case study: managing complications and enabling better quality of life • Staffing strategies case study: setting up nurse-led clinics and services to increase capacity • Setting up your 24/7 hematology telephone triage service: how it works in practice Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Feb 05 - 06, 2018 | Free | Pediatrics
Advanced Paediatric Life Support (APLS) is organized by Advanced Life Support Group (ALSG) and would be held during Feb 05 - 06, 2018 at Advanced Life Support Group, Manchester, England, United Kingdom. The target audience for this medical event for medical, nursing, ECP, ODP or RTO background, Physician’s Assistants for which APLS is relevant to their working practice. Conference 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. 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. The course 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. 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.
Feb 06 - 06, 2018 | Free | Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
Technical Guidance for Endoscope Decontamination is organized by Sbk Healthcare Events and will be held on Feb 06, 2018 at Holiday Inn Manchester - City Centre, Manchester, England, United Kingdom. The target audience for this medical event is Endoscopy Unit Managers, Endoscopy Sisters, Endoscopy Nurses, Endoscopy Nurse Managers, Endoscopy Decontamination Technicians, Clinical Services Managers. Course Description: This dedicated decontamination workshop will explain the HTM guidance, share the understanding on how to approach raised water counts and reveal insider tips for ensuring compliance for endoscope decontamination facilities. If you are unsure of the reasons why your TVC is coming back non-complaint or wish you had a better understanding of how to deal with mycobacterium in your water supply, then this course will help to bring together the latest knowledge from decontamination experts, microbiologists and the wider MDT to end unnecessary shutdowns and infections in your endoscopy service. Learning outcomes : • Benchmark with other NHS services and discover how they respond to alerts and challenges • Stay up to date with the guidelines, implementing changes clearly and effectively • Achieve value with a better understanding of repairs and delivering cost-effective change • Clearly, define standards when it comes to signing off on water counts • Share knowledge amongst a group of supportive like-minded professionals This unique workshop has been developed to give endoscopy staff a relevant and useful guide to managing and understanding decontamination. If you would benefit from the opportunity to refresh your knowledge of what the guidelines are, what they mean in practice and how they should influence your decision making, then this is the event for you. Come together to learn strategies to: • Meet the latest standards and guidelines as set out in the Health Technical Memoranda • Achieve and maintain compliance despite challenges such as water supply • Deliver a safe environment that presents minimal risks • Understand infection prevention guidance and develop procedures to follow it Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.