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Dec 05 - 06, 2019 | CPD 12.00 | Edinburgh, Scotland
Care of the Critically Ill Surgical Patient (CCrISP) Course is organized by The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and will be held from Dec 05 - 06, 2019 at Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom. This Course has been approved for a maximum of 12 CPD Points. Target Audience: In line with the recent changes in entry requirements for specialty training, CCrISP is usually taken in CT1 or early in CT2. This course is not suitable for FY trainees who are recommended to attend the Future Surgeons: Critical Care course. If a trainee at foundation level attends, he or she will be removed from the course. Foundation trainees are also not permitted to attend a CCrISP course regionally as a candidate and will not receive a certificate of completion from the College on that basis. More senior trainees may benefit from attending a CCrISP course, should they wish to do so. This course is also suitable for Surgical Care Practitioners (SCPs). Overview: This course, primarily aimed at CT2/ST2 level, aims to provide instruction in the practical management of critically ill surgical patients of all types. The course emphasises a systematic approach to the assessment and management of these patients and their problems which if used in conjunction with clinical expertise and appropriate attention to clinical detail, should ultimately help prevent the development of serious complications and multiple organ failure. The course is delivered by lectures, practical/active workshops and group discussion. Aims & Objectives: The CCrISP course has been designed to address the perceived needs of trainees. The course aims to provide instruction in the practical management of critically ill surgical patients of all types. It aims to provide participants with a common-sense, consensus approach rather than be 'leading edge'. The course emphasises a systematic approach to the assessment and management of these patients and their problems. In conjunction with clinical expertise and attention to clinical detail, it is anticipated that this will tend to prevent the development of serious complications and multiple organ failure. Learning Outcomes As a result of having attended this course, participants should: • Have developed the theoretical basis and practical skills necessary to manage the critically ill surgical patient; • Be able to assess critically ill patient accurately and appreciate the value of a system of assessment fot the critically ill; • Understand the subtlety and variety of presentation of critical illness and the methods available for improving detection; • Understand the importance of a plan of action in order to achieve clinical progress, accurate diagnosis and early definitive treatment; • Be able to formulate a plan of action and involve apporopriate assistance in a timely manner; • Appropriate that complications tend to occur in a cascade and realise that prevention of complications is fundamental to successful outcome; • Be aware of the support facilities available and interact with nursing staff, other surgeons, intensivists and anaesthetists, being aware, in particular, of the surgeons role in the delivery of multidisciplinary care to the critically ill; • Understand the requirements of the patients and their relatives during critical illness and be able to inform and support both appropriately. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Dec 12 - 13, 2019 | CPD 12.00 | GBP £585 | Edinburgh, Scotland
Basic Surgical Skills is organized by The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd) and will be held from Dec 12 - 13, 2019 at The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 12.00 CPD Points. Target Audience: FY1 (6 months in a surgical training post is a pre-requisite), FY2, ST1/CT1 & ST2/CT2 and SCP's. Overview: This two-day course, aimed at FY1 and above, is designed to instill core surgical skills at the very start of a surgeon's training by teaching the correct basic techniques. You will be taught instrument handling, knot tying, suturing techniques, fine tissue handling wound management and diathermy. These courses are delivered by experienced surgeons with a wide range of knowledge and experience in teaching. They are delivered both in the UK and internationally. (Attendance at this course, will give you the opportunity to apply for a one-year FREE Affiliate Membership with the College). Learning Style: Course participants have access to pre-course material online giving them the opportunity to view the basic concepts covered by the course. The course is held over two days with a series of demonstrations and extensive hands-on sessions. Techniques are practiced using a combination of prepared animal tissue, synthetic models and simulation. Aims & Objectives: Junior trainees pursuing a career in surgery are expected to be able to perform a range of basic surgical skills prior to commencing specialty surgical training. These skills are not specifically covered during their foundation or core training placements. The Basic Surgical Skills courses have been running since 1994, with the involvement of all four UK and Ireland Colleges of Surgeons, and are designed to teach the essential basic technical skills required of a surgeon, instilling good practice at the early stages of training. Participants are introduced to the principles underpinning the various techniques being taught and practice these techniques with individual tuition and under the expert supervision of consultant surgeons. Participants are assessed throughout the course and issued with a certificate upon successful completion. Learning Outcomes: On completion of this course, participants should be able to: 1) Explain the principles of good practice in theatre etiquette, knot tying, suturing, hemostasis, anastomosis, surgical diathermy and ergonomics for endoscopic surgery; 2) Describe correct handling and use of surgical instruments; 3) Demonstrate an appropriate procedure for 'gowning' and 'gloving' in accordance with recommended standards of practice; 4) Tie a variety of reliable knots, including surgical reef knots and the Aberdeen knot and tying at depth; 5) Suture a variety of tissues, including skin, bowel, vascular tissue and tendons effectively; 6) Perform abscess drainage and contaminated wound debridement in accordance with the basic principles of wound management; 7) Demonstrate basic techniques for small bowel, vascular and tendon anastomoses; 8) Demonstrate an understanding of basic diathermic technique; 9) Demonstrate effective management of ergonomic tissue commonly encountered with endoscopic surgery. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Dec 15 - 17, 2019 | Edinburgh, Scotland
Pharmacology 2019 is organized by British Pharmacological Society (BPS) and will be held from Dec 15 - 17, 2019 at Edinburgh International Conference Centre, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
The Fertility 2020 Conference is organized by Profile Productions Ltd and will be held from Jan 09 - 11, 2020 at Edinburgh International Conference Centre, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom. Target Audience: • Andrologists • Clinical embryologists • Consultant embryologists • Consultants in reproductive medicine • Counsellors and therapists • Gynaecologists • Nurses and midwives • Obstetricians • Researchers • Registrars and subspecialty trainees • Reproductive biologists • Reproductive nurses • Students and trainees • Scientists and technicians Description: The 2020 Joint Conference of the Association of Clinical Embryologists, British Fertility Society and the Society for Reproduction & Fertility will be coming to Edinburgh in January 2020. The event has become the largest UK educational forum focusing on fertility and reproductive medicine. The theme for the joint annual conference is ‘Reproduction in a changing world‘ featuring an exciting, cutting edge programme of high profile, scientific international and UK speakers, with a wide range of concurrent sessions focussing on specialist areas in fertility and reproductive biology guaranteed to excite, stimulate and motivate! The event will also feature over 200 scientific poster presentations, a large trade exhibition and a packed networking programme providing an excellent opportunity to learn, network and exchange ideas. Objectives: • Improve your knowledge and skills by learning about essential clinical and scientific developments • Meet and discuss ideas with over 720 fertility and reproductive experts • Enhance your CPD portfolio • Free mobile app with the ability to build your own agenda • Watch live demonstrations and learn about new equipment and services • Great evening programme offering excellent opportunities • Low registration fees and exclusive discounts on accommodation and travel
Feb 28 - Mar 01, 2020 | GBP £400 | Edinburgh, Scotland
International TAVI Congress, The Aortic Valve Meeting 2020 is organized by Fitwise Management Ltd and will be held from Feb 28 - Mar 01, 2020 at The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom. Description: The meeting will be of interest to Cardiologists, Cardiac Surgeons, Anaesthetists, General Practitioners, and Medicine of the Elderly. This meeting will focus on all aspects of the Aortic Valve including Diagnosis, Investigations, Surgical and Non-Surgical Treatments, Timing of Treatment, Infective Endocarditis, but with a special emphasis on TAVI. Some of the top authorities in the field of TAVI, and Aortic Valve Disease will be faculty at the meeting. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Mar 02, 2020 | Edinburgh, Scotland
AOTrauma Course - Introductory Course For Undergraduates is organized by AOTrauma and will be held on Mar 02, 2020 at Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Mar 07, 2020 | CPD Hours 5.00 | Edinburgh, Scotland
24th Annual Conference for Dental Care Professionals is organized by The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd) and will be held on Mar 07, 2019 at The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 5 CPD Hours. Target Audience: Dental Care Professionals - Dental nurses, dental hygienists, dental therapists, dental technicians, clinical dental technicians and orthodontic therapists. Aims & Objectives: This annual event aims to strengthen and further develop the dental team. The day offers you the chance to: Update your knowledge; Hear and meet a group of leading experts; Gain networking opportunities. Overview: This event, held annually in March at the College in Edinburgh, aims to strengthen and further develop the dental team. The day offers participants the opportunity to update their knowledge, hear and meet a group of leading experts and the opportunity to network. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
SVS 2020 - Skin Vaccination Summit is organized by Meetings Management (Mm) and will be held from Mar 17 - 19, 2020 at Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Mar 30 - Apr 03, 2020 | Edinburgh, Scotland
Microbiology Society Annual Conference 2020 is organized by Microbiology Society and will be held from Mar 30 - Apr 03, 2020 at Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC), Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom. Description: Annual Conference 2020 will celebrate 75 years of the Microbiology Society. Our flagship Conference will celebrate the achievements and demonstrate the impact of microbiologists past, present and future in addressing global challenges. This will be a prestigious event set to welcome over 1,400 delegates to the beautiful city of Edinburgh.The exhibition is located in a high-traffic area where all conference meals, coffee breaks and drinks reception will be held. This will be an excellent opportunity to showcase your products, interact with conference delegates and maximise leads. Overview Symposia: • Virus modulation of cell stress • Skin-full of viruses • Veterinary microbiology • Outer layers of microbiology • Dyanamic cell • Exploring the eukaryotic tree of life • Back to the future • Marine microbiology • Bioproduction and biomaterials • Novel eukaryotic drug targets • AMR • Genes on the move • Phage biology • Toxins and antitoxins • Bacteroidetes • Epigenetics • Public health microbiology Virology Workshops: • DNA viruses • Positive strand and double-stranded RNA viruses • Negative strand viruses • Retrorivuses • Clinical virology • Cell stress and viruses Eukaryotic and Prokatotic Forums: • Environmental and applied microbiology forum • Genetics and genomics forum • Infection forum • Microbial physiology, metabolism and molecular biology forum Microbiology Society Sessions: • Teaching in higher education • Entrepreneurship • Fellowship • Bioinformatics • Unconscious bias
Apr 26, 2020 | CPD 6.00 | GBP £195 | Edinburgh, Scotland
Hot Topics GP Update Course is organized by NB Medical Education and will be held on Apr 26, 2020 at Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom. Learning Credits: By attending the course you will earn 6 CPD credits. In each chapter we include a Quality Improvement Ideas box which provides suggestions to stimulate further continuing professional development such as audits and practice development. This additional work can be claimed as CPD credits. For example, if you highlight improving end of life care as a major area for your PDP for the year ahead and subsequently do 7 hours work of reading the topic, looking at the resources, doing an audit, preparing a presentation, devising a new practice policy/guideline, you can claim a further 7 credits. Description: The Hot Topics GP Update Course, is the market leading GP Update course in the UK and Ireland. We are passionate about primary care, and committed to helping busy primary care professionals practice evidence-based medicine in an easy, time efficient way. 'Hot Topics' is the original and the UK's most popular one day course to update GPs with the latest developments in the literature and to serve as a platform for CPD and help to deliver better patient care. The course revolves around short, engaging presentations which merge recent clinical evidence with real life clinical scenarios and is fully supported by a full range of paper and electronic course materials. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.