Upcoming Medical Conferences in NorwichSearch Criteria : United Kingdom Norwich
Jan 12 - 13, 2019 | CPD 10.00 | GBP £26 | Norwich, England
Advanced Life Support (ALS) Course is organized by Resuscitation Council (UK) and will be held from Jan 12 - 13, 2019 at East Anglian Air Ambulance, Norwich, England, United Kingdom. The target audience for this medical event is 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. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 10 continuing professional development (CPD) points. Course Description 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. Course Objectives • 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.
Mar 07, 2019 | Norwich, England
Paediatric Epilepsy Training Level 1 (PET1) Course is organized by Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) and will be held on Mar 07, 2019 at Bob Champion Research & Education Building, UEA, Norwich, England, United Kingdom. Course Description: This is a one-day course, which will be delivered by consultant paediatric neurologists, consultant paediatricians with expertise in epilepsy, and a specialist epilepsy nurse. The day will consist of short didactic teaching sessions and interactive workshops. Course Objectives: By the end of the study day participants will be able to: • Define: seizure, epilepsy, epilepsy syndrome and be able to provide a simple classification of epilepsy • Describe the different seizure types eg absence, myoclonic, tonic clonic, tonic, atonic, focal motor and focal sensory • Give differential diagnosis for seizures, and how to distinguish epilepsy from syncopes (simple faints, reflex anoxic seizure, breath holding) and inattention (day-dreaming, pre-occupation) • Manage the first seizure event (not status epilepticus management) • Appreciate the contribution made by EEG and neuro-imaging • Describe the principles of treatment, the indication for anti-convulsants and the well-known side effects of these drugs • Offer practical advice for parents and children with epilepsy Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.