Fits, faints and funny turns

(6 hours Royal College CPD)

About The Event

 

Objectives

 

The course will provide attendees with:

  • Up to date practical information on how to manage Fits, Falls and Funny turns

  • A chance to review the differential diagnoses including, neurological, cardiac, functional and other causes of these presentations

  • An opportunity to share and exchange views and experiences with our expert faculty speakers

Target audience

 

  • Hospital physicians

  • Trainee doctors

  • Hospital pharmacists and pharmacy prescribers

  • Community pharmacists and pharmacy prescribers

  • Nurses and nurse prescribers

  • General practitioners

  • Critical care practitioners

  • Community and district nurses

Programme

 

 

08:30 – 08:55

Arrival and registration - tea and coffee

 

08:55 – 09:00

Welcome and Housekeeping – Chair – Dr Ali Ali

 

09:00 – 09:55

Fits and the first fit clinic – Dr Alice Brockington - Consultant Neurologist, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals

 

09:55 – 10:55

Syncope - Tilting towards a diagnosis – Dr John West - Consultant Cardiologist and Syncope Lead, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals

 

10:55 – 11:15

Refreshments

 

11:15 – 11:45

The TIA clinic - real world cases - Dr Ali Ali - Consultant Geriatrics and Stroke, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals

11:45 - 12:15

Anticoagulating fallers - Dr Ali Ali - Consultant Geriatrics and Stroke, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals

 

12:15 – 13:00

Lunch

 

13:00 – 13:55

Balance and dizzyness for the physician – Professor Jaydip Ray - Consultant ENT and Audiovestibular Lead, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals

 

13:55 - 14:15

Falls prevention: The evidence base – Dr Ali Ali - Consultant Geriatrics and Stroke, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals

 

14:15 - 14:45

The falls clinic - Ms Laura Beech and Mrs Katherine Dugworth, Falls Clinic, SHeffield Teaching Hospitals

 

14:45 - 15:00 

Refreshments

 

15:00 – 16:00

Bone health and fracture risk – Professor Nicola Peel - Consultant and Lead Metabolic Bone Unit, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals

 

16:00

Evaluation and close

0 DAYS TO THE EVENT
Jun 23, 2018, 8:30 AM
Sheffield Hilton Hotel, Quayside
Sheffield Hilton Hotel

Quayside, Victoria Quays

Furnival Road

Sheffield

S4 7YA

Parking at venue included

Walking distance from central train station

Refunds for delegate fees will be made to 100% the value of purchase if requested up to 4 weeks prior to the course.

 

Refunds for delegate fees will be made to 50% the value of purchase if requested up to 2 weeks prior to the course.

 

No refund can be offered if requests are made less than 2 weeks to course dates.

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