Continuing Medical Education Conferences in UK
Diver Medical Technician (DMT) Refresher Course is organized by Emergency Services Training Centre (ESTC) and will be held from Feb 18 - 22, 2019 at Emergency Services Training Centre Ltd, Birkenhead, England, United Kingdom. Diver Medical Technician (DMT) Refresher Introduction: The DMT (Diver Medical Technician) Refresher Course is an IMCA accredited course and comprises 5 days duration with 35 contact hours in class room and practical scenarios. The DMT certificate is valid for 2 years. Diver Medical Technician (DMT) Refresher Learning Outcomes: A qualified DMT (Diver Medical Technician) should be : Capable of administering advanced first aid and emergency treatment. Efficient in carrying out the directions of a doctor in a diving environment. Diver Medical Technician (DMT) (Refresher) Course Content : • Casualty Handling Under Pressure • Care of Medical Equipment/Record Keeping • Diving Related Illness: Barotrauma • Advanced Life Support • Control & Management of Dive Related Injury or Illness • Insertion of Chest Drain • Patient Examination • Basic Anatomy & Physiology • Intraosseous Infusion • Use of Defibrillator • Oxygen Administration • Catheterisation • Managing Decompression illness • Drugs and Pharmacology • Suturing • Use of DMAC equipment Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Vision day is organized by The Royal Society of Medicine (RSM) and will be held on Feb 19, 2019 at The Royal Society of Medicine, London, England, United Kingdom. Description: The Paediatric Vision Day is aimed at pediatricians, emergency medics, optometrists and GPs, who are usually the first port of call for children presenting with eye conditions. Through a series of lectures and interactive workshops, this event is designed to familiarise you with both common and emergency eye conditions, and equip you with the clinical skills to examine children’s vision in the non-ophthalmology setting, and improve confidence in managing and referring these patients. There will also be a global health twist to the day, as we learn from the experiences of our colleagues from Peek Vision and Orbis Flying Eye Hospital. Topics include: • Understand normal visual development in a child and age-appropriate vision testing • Recognize and manage common and emergency pediatric eye conditions • Build confidence in ophthalmic consultation and examination skills Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
2nd Stanmore In-depth MSK MRI Study Series - Shoulder MSK MRI 2019 is organized by Infomed Research & Training Limited and will be held on Feb 19, 2019 at The Royal College of Radiologists, London, England, United Kingdom. Target audience: The series is pitched at a level suitable for Consultant Radiologists and Orthopaedic Surgeons involved in interpreting MSK MRI in their clinical practice, and who are looking to excel in their knowledge and MRI interpretation skills in one or more specific joints, including Radiologists who are specialising or have specialised in MSK and are looking to develop further their skills in one or more specific joints. CPD: Each course day provides 6 CPD credits in accordance with the CPD Scheme of the Royal College of Radiologists. For All 5 Days: 30 CPD Credits. Day 1: Shoulder MSK MRI – 2019 on Tuesday 19 February 2019 Day 2: Elbow, Wrist & Hand MSK MRI on Tuesday 19 March 2019 Day 3: Pelvis & Hip MSK MRI on Wednesday 12 June 2019 Day 4: Knee MSK MRI on Wednesday 11 September 2019 Day 5: Foot and Ankle MSK MRI – 2019 on Monday 2 December 2019 Series aim: The series aims at providing Consultant Radiologists with an interest in Musculoskeletal and Orthopaedic Surgeons, with a series of practical and stimulating and cutting-edge MSK MRI study days, each providing in depth coverage of a major anatomic division or joint. Workstation case-based learning with challenging cases covering a full range of pathologies. Learning outcomes: By the end of each course, the attendee will have: • A comprehensive and in depth understanding of best practice in advanced MSK MRI imaging in the respective joint • Vastly improved MSK MRI interpretation skills • Greater confidence in his/her advanced MSK MRI practice.
Intervention Day 4: Stent Failure - Prevention and Treatment is organized by The Royal Society of Medicine (RSM) and will be held on Feb 19, 2019 at The Royal Society of Medicine, London, England, United Kingdom. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
10th Annual RNA Therapeutics Conference is organized by SMi Group Ltd and will be held from Feb 20 - 21, 2019 at Copthorne Tara Hotel London Kensington, London, England, United Kingdom. Conference Description: Fulfilling the potential of genetic discoveries requires the development of therapeutics that can specifically modulate the expression of disease-relevant genes. RNA-based drugs and antisense nucleotides, are promising examples of a newer class of biologics. Researchers have tried to overcome the major challenges for utilising RNAs in a therapeutic context, including: intracellular delivery, stability and immunogenicity. Bringing together industry experts, to discuss the challenges for clinical translation of RNA-based therapeutics, with an emphasis on recent advances in delivery technologies and present an overview of the applications of RNA-based drugs for modulation of gene and protein expression and genome editing Who Should Attend: Key Job Titles include: • Research & Development Directors/Managers/Scientists • Senior Scientists • Chief Scientific Officers • Chief Medical Officers • Heads of Clinical Development • Heads of Pre-Clinical Development Keynote Speakers: • Ekkehard Leberer, Senior Director, Alliance Management, Sanofi • Shalini Andersson, Senior Director and Head of New Modalities, AstraZeneca • Carsten Rudolf, Chief Executive Officer, Ethris Gmbh • Paul Agris, Founder and Director, The RNA Institute • Marian Gindy, Executive Director, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Merck Research Labs, Merck and Co • David Giljohan, CEO, Exicure • Ingmar Hoerr, Founder and CEO, CureVac AG • David Blakey, Chief Scientific Officer, MiNA Therapeutics • André Gerber, Professor of RNA Biology, University of Surrey • Heinrich Haas, Vice President Drug Delivery, BioNTech RNA Pharmaceuticals • Markus Mandler, Chief Scientific Officer, Accanis Biotech • Troels Koch, Vice President and Head of Research, RNA Therapeutics, Roche • Hans Kistemaker, Associate Director, ProQR Conference Highlights: • Discover the clinical progress of Spherical Nucleic Acids at Exicure • understand Sanofi ’s strategies to deliver therapeutic oligonucleotides across biobarriers • Learn from ProQR how to plan for oligonucleotide supply from personalized medicine to large scale markets • Explore the development of small activating RNA – from bench to bedside with MiNA Therapeutics • Gain insight into the discovery and development of self-amplifying mRNA vaccines at GSK Time: 8:30 am to 5:00 pm Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
The Unusual Suspects: Rare Diseases In Everyday Medical Care is organized by The Royal Society of Medicine (RSM) and will be held on Feb 20, 2019 at The Royal Society of Medicine, London, England, United Kingdom. Description: This is an RSM and Medics 4 Rare Diseases joint event where clinicians at all stages of their training, will be informed about why rare diseases are important to everyday medicine. Delegates will get the opportunity to explore how generalists can approach patients with rare diseases, and become advocates for them. Hear a real patient experience, who has 2 rare diseases - one of which was diagnosed during an OSCE. And learn about the role genomics plays in everyday medicine. Topics include: • How rare diseases are relevant to every doctor’s career in medicine • The challenges shared by patients with rare diseases and explore how doctors can help them with these • The role of genomics in everyday medicine • How the work of Medics 4 Rare Diseases and the RSM Genetics Section play a role in rare disease education Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
SMi's 3rd Annual 3D Cell Culture Conference is organized by SMi Group Ltd and will be held from Feb 20 - 21, 2019 at Copthorne Tara Hotel London Kensington, London, England, United Kingdom. Conference Description: Cell Culture in an important tool for research and development within the life science industry. Over the past few years, 3D Cell Culture has gained momentum within the pharmaceutical industry due to the benefits that this model offers over conventional cell culture methods. 3D cell culture enables cells to grow and interact with their surroundings in all three dimensions, better mimicking the in-vivo conditions in which the cells are naturally present. This enhances the ability for scientists to study basic biological mechanisms such as cell number monitoring, cell viability, proliferation and morphology. 3D cell cultures also have greater stability and longer life spans. Highlights in 2019: • Discuss organ-on-chip technologies and their applications in the pharmaceutical industry • Engage in a panel discussion on whether 3D cell culture will replace animal models • Gain insight into the global developments in 3D cell culture and the impact on researchers • Discover the development of 3D eye models for early assessment of retinal toxicity • Explore the use of musculoskeletal regeneration in harnessing preclinical models for tissue repair Early Bird-Rates: • Book by 30th Nov and Save £200 • Book by 14th Dec and Save £100 Time: 8:30 am - 5:35 pm Prices: Conference and Workshop: GBP 2098.0, Conference only: GBP 1499.0, Workshop only: GBP 599.0, Promotional Literature Distribution: GBP 999.0
International Conference on Paradigm Changes in the Management of Early Pregnancy and Pregnancy Loss (PCMEP) is organized by Paragon Group and will be held from Feb 21 - 24, 2019 at Hilton London Wembley, London, England, United Kingdom. The conference is designed for Gynecologists working in early pregnancy, family physicians, geneticists, physicians working in reproductive medicine, and those involved with fetal-maternal care. It is also ideal for nurses, social workers, and others working with early pregnancy, and in early pregnancy units which are especially popular in the U.K. The PCMEP meeting is an international conference on the numerous problems seen in early pregnancy. The conference will cover important and burning topics The conference is divided into six main themes:- Basic mechanisms in early pregnancy development, pregnancy loss, both sporadic and recurrent, the developing pregnancy, management of early pregnancy, and a session on regulation, devoted to what publically funded health services should provide, and women's rights to adequate care in early pregnancy. Each clinical theme will cover new concepts such as the transition from evidence-based medicine to the personalized approach, in recurrent pregnancy loss, the treatment of patients who are refractory to conventional treatment will be covered fully. The management theme will examine the role of treatment modalities, both old and new. Conference Topics: Basic Mechanisms in Early Pregnancy Development: • Genetics in early pregnancy development • Immunology of early pregnancy • Autoimmunity and pregnancy loss • Physiology of hCG • Physiology of progesterone • Thyroid gland in pregnancy Pregnancy Loss: Sporadic and Recurrent: • Antiphospholipid Syndrome • Structural Uterine anomalies Recurrent Pregnancy Loss: • Aetilogy • Investigation protocol • Role of progestogens • Immunotherapy • Pregestational screening The Developing Pregnancy: • Ultrasound in early pregnancy • Threatened miscarriage • Hyperemesis Gravidarum • Molar pregnancies • Choriocarcinoma • Expanded carrier screening • Fetal origins of adult disease • Polycystic ovary syndrome Management: • The role of anticoagulants and aspirin • Surrogacy and its associated problems • Third party reproduction • Ectopic pregnancy • Psychological support • Alternative medicine • Lifestyle factors Regulation: • Right to abortion • What should public health services provide • The use of experimental techniques Time:8:00 am to 5:00 pm Speaker:Howard Carp Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Glasgow Emergency Surgery and Trauma Symposium (GESTS) is organized by Orthopaedic Research UK and will be held from Feb 21 - 22, 2019 at Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom. This CPD Conference has been approved for a maximum of 12 CPD Credits. Conference Description: This two-day symposium brings together a range of nationally and internationally renowned expertise and focuses on key messages and practical tips in emergency surgery and trauma care. The event is structured to concentrate the most insightful updates into a highly focused and well-structured programme with opportunities to ask key questions. GESTS will not only consolidate your existing knowledge, but give you access to expert opinion, topical debate and key updates. Delegate feedback has repeatedly praised the informal nature of the meeting, the short, focused, talks, the case based panel discussions, and the range of speakers. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Feb 21, 2019 | CPD 4.00 | GBP £80 | Dermatology
Clinical Cases And Michael Feiwel Lecture is organized by The Royal Society of Medicine (RSM) and will be held on Feb 21, 2019 at The Royal Society of Medicine, London, England, United Kingdom. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 4 CPD Points. Description: The Dermatology Section meetings offer trainees the opportunity to present clinical cases to consultants and trainees for discussion and advice. Run as a series of meetings throughout the year, these meetings allow discussion of both complex and classical dermatological issues. This meeting is from a series of events relating to dermatology clinical cases. For more information please contact the Event Coordinator. Topics include: • Current approaches to diagnosis and management of rare and unusual dermatology conditions • Presentations of common dermatological problems • Recent progress in diagnostics and management of dermatological conditions • The impact of skin disorders on individuals and the importance of a holistic approach to management Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.