Events

EVENTS

Neurology Red Flags – what to do next?
March 14th Bletchley, Oxfordshire
This Primary Care Neurology Society seminar will be lead by consultant neurologist, Dr David Nicholl. Input into the topic selection has been provided by GPwSI and P-CNS Chair Dr Nassif Mansour, to ensure the morning covers issues of particular relevance to GPs. It is an ideal opportunity the primary care team to refresh their knowledge and skills in identifying and taking appropriate action when patients present with key neurology ‘red flags’ symptoms.The key neurological symptoms to be covered include:

  • headache,
  • weakness,
  • tingling dizziness incl. LOC,
  • tremor
  • memory.

There will be ample opportunity for you to discuss issues currently challenging you.

The charge for this seminar is £60 for non RCGP members and £45 for RCGP members. This fee also covers the one-off joining fee for the P-CNS, giving you free access to Europes largest online learning resource for neurosciences – E-BRAIN. A number of books have already been received. To secure your place book online here

Neurology Red Flags – what to do next?
Afternoon of March 27th Norwich
This afternoon seminar has been developed in partnership with the expert team at the Norfolk and Norwich University NHS Foundation Trust. This session will involve a number of local specialists, including Dr Ekkehart Stauffenberg. Again, guidance on the topics has been given by Dr Nassif Mansour, GPwSI in neurology, to ensure relevance to the primary care team. The agenda included the following talks:

  • ten minutes neuro-examination for 5 ‘Red Flag’ presenting complaints
  • how to manage the complexities of migraine,
  • movement disorders in primary care – manage or ‘red flag’ for referral

There will be ample opportunity for you to discuss issues currently challenging you.

The charge for this seminar is £60 for non RCGP members and £45 for RCGP members. This fee also covers the one-off joining fee for the P-CNS, giving you free access to Europes largest online learning resource for neurosciences – E-BRAIN. A number of books have already been received. To secure your place book online here

New free epilepsy course for Primary Care nurses
This new online course for practice nurses has been developed with epilepsy nurses and practice nurses, and it has been peer-reviewed. To find out more please click here

e-brain – supporting education in neurosciences
e-brain represents the largest, most comprehensive web-based training multimedia facility in clinical neurosciences to support both training and Continuous Professional Development for those working in relevant fields. Features include:
1. CPD points – you can claim up to 9 external points per year
2. 650+ interactive elearning sessions covering all the clinical neurosciences
3. Question bank of MCQ questions with over 2500 MCQs
4. Virtual patients which you can both manage and mismanage quite safely!
5. Webinars

Access to e-brain is free once you join the P-CNS. For further details and how to get free access click here.