Upcoming Medical Conferences in EdinburghSearch Criteria : United Kingdom Edinburgh
Apr 24 - 26, 2019 | GBP £270 | Edinburgh, Scotland
Inflammation: from initiation to restoration is organized by British Society for Immunology (BSI) and will be held from Apr 24 - 26, 2019 at John McIntyre Conference Centre, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom. Conference Description: This meeting examines the role of inflammation in causing tissue damage and the loss of tissue homeostasis, through modulation of the immune system by inflammatory processes, and into the repair and regeneration of tissue and resolution of inflammation. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Apr 25, 2019 | CPD 5.00 | USD $199 | Edinburgh, Scotland
Nephrology in the 21st Century is organized by Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh (RCPE) and will be held on Apr 25, 2019 at Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 5 CPD Credits. Course Description: Renal medicine is an exciting and ever-evolving field. We present a programme of clinically relevant topics highlighting the latest advances in nephrology which will appeal to a wide variety of health professionals including GPs, general physicians, doctors in training, students and of course nephrologists! We have invited engaging, dynamic speakers who are international experts in their field. Topics include: • The role of social media • Updates in chronic kidney disease and transplantation • Overview of living donation • Interactive CPC of managing difficult lupus nephritis cases • Acute Kidney Injury Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Apr 26, 2019 | GBP £100 | Edinburgh, Scotland
BGS Scotland & NRS Ageing Specialty Group Spring Meeting 2019 is organized by British Geriatrics Society (BGS) and will be held on Apr 26, 2019 at South Hall Complex, Pollock Halls, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom. Who should attend ● Geriatricians - Consultants, SAS grade & SpRs ● Consultants and SpRs in related specialties ● CMT & FY Doctors ● Geriatric medicine specialist nurses ● GPs and GP Trainees ● Occupational therapists ● Physiotherapists ● Medical Students Credits : This meeting has applied for 6 credits of CPD accreditation from the Royal College Of Physicians (RCP) Course Description: This event is a local forum covering the latest scientific research and the best clinical practice in care of older people. This meeting will cover core areas of interest to all specialists responsible for the health care of older people and is open to attendees from near and far. Why attend ● Further attendee’s overall knowledge and understanding of current research and practice in the care of older people in the core and difficult areas ● Improve attendee’s skills in the treatment and care of older people ● Take away new activities and ideas to progress their workplace’s services ● Inspire attendees to achieve personal excellence in the care of older people Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
May 07 - 08, 2019 | CPD 10.00 | GBP £26 | Edinburgh, Scotland
European Paediatric Advanced Life Support (EPALS) Course is organized by Resuscitation Council (UK) and will be held from May 07 - 08, 2019 at Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom. The target audience for this medical event 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, nurses and paramedics working in direct contact with children. All applicants must hold a current clinical appointment and professional healthcare qualification. Medical students in their final year of training can be accepted as candidates. This CPD Conference has been approved for a maximum of 10 CPD Points. Course Description: The course is run over two days. 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. Learning Outcomes: Undertaking the EPALS course should enable you to: • use the structured ABCDE approach for rapid assessment of the seriously ill child; • manage the sick child until the arrival of expert assistance; • facilitate the development of resuscitation team members and team leaders; • use a structured approach to communication amongst team members during an emergency situation. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
May 09, 2019 | Edinburgh, Scotland
2nd National Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professions (NMAHP) Conference is organized by NHS Education for Scotland (NES) and will be held on May 09, 2019 at Edinburgh International Conference Centre, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom. Deadline for registering: Thursday 11 April 2019 The target audience for this medical event is nurses, midwives and allied health professionals with an interest and passion for education and workforce development to share and debate priorities for the health and care sectors in Scotland. Conference Description: The conference will be a mixture of plenary sessions and parallel sessions with a focus on education and development which challenges traditional boundaries around professional roles, practice settings, learning environments and access to learning and development opportunities. The conference will centre around four themes: • Interprofessional learning and working within integrated teams • Innovations in cross sector workforce education and continuing professional development • Workforce development for digital health and care • Practice education - national perspectives Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
May 09 - 10, 2019 | Edinburgh, Scotland
NHS Education for Scotland (NES) Dental Conference 2019 is organized by NHS Education for Scotland (NES) and will be held from May 09 - 10, 2019 at Edinburgh Conference Centre, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
May 09 - 10, 2019 | Edinburgh, Scotland
9th National Scottish Medical Education Conference is organized by NHS Education for Scotland (NES) and will be held from May 09 - 10, 2019 at Edinburgh International Conference Centre, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
May 09 - 10, 2019 | Edinburgh, Scotland
The Scottish Practice Management Development Network Annual Conference is organized by NHS Education for Scotland (NES) and will be held from May 09 - 10, 2019 at Edinburgh International Conference Centre, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
May 10 - 14, 2019 | USD $700 | Edinburgh, Scotland
21st Annual Meeting of the International Behavioural and Neural Genetics Society (IBANGS) is organized by International Behavioural and Neural Genetics Society (IBANGS) and will be held from May 10 - 14, 2019 at University of Edinburgh, Edinburg, Scotland, United Kingdom. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
May 13 - 14, 2019 | CPD 12.00 | Edinburgh, Scotland
Basic Surgical Skills (Edinburgh) is organized by The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd) and will be held from May 13 - 14, 2019 at Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 12 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 instil 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. 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 demostrations 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 techiques 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: • Explain the principles of good practice in theatre etiquette, knot tying, suturing, haemostasis, anastomosis, surgical diathermy and ergonomics for endoscopic surgery. • Describe correct handling and use of surgical instruments. • Demonstrate an appropraite procedure for 'gowning' and 'gloving' in accordance with recommended standards of practice. • Tie a variety of reliable knots, including surgical reef knots and the Aberdeen knot and tying at depth. • Suture a variety of tissues, including skin, bowel, vascular tissue and tendons effectively. • Perform abscess drainage and contaminated wound debridement in accordance with the basic principles of wound management. • Demonstrate basic techniques for small bowel, vascular and tendon anastomoses. • Demonstrate an understanding of basic diathermic technique. • Demonstrate effective management of ergonomic tissue commonly encountered with endoscopic surgery. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.