Events

Glasgow Emergency Surgery and Trauma Symposium

Start date: 21st February 2019

End date: 22nd February 2019

Location: RCPSG, 232-242 St Vincent Street, Glasgow

Events

RCPSG & BCS Interactive Cardiology Conference

Date: 8th March 2019

Location: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow

Events

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow and British Cardiovascular Society Joint Interactive Cardiology Conference

Friday 8 March 2019

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow

Programme

With regard to the programme, a special session has been dedicated to heart disease in women, with our speakers examining the different outcomes for women in clinical trials.  Moreover, we will examine the contemporary topic of data science and the importance of digital health in delivering quality health care.  All sessions will be followed by an expert panel, facilitating delegate discussion through case based learning.

Topics will include:

  • Heart disease in women
  • The digital health revolution
  • Principals of practice
  • Ischemic heart disease
  • Atrial fibrillation
  • Heart failure

For more information, please visit:

https://rcpsg.ac.uk/events/cardiology

Our Workforce Matters – celebrating diversity & sustaining excellence

Date: 8th March 2019

Events

Friday 8 March 2019
Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh

This ‘Workforce Matters’ symposium tackles the hot topics affecting you daily as a clinician – how do you maintain your own strength and support your colleagues during challenging times and maintain your professionalism? And how do we create a resilient workforce that’s equipped for the future?

Some of the issues we’ll discuss include:

  • Reflection – why does it matter?
  • Building and retaining teams
  • Using feedback to improve patient care
  • ‘Lean In’, Women in leadership
  • PRIDE and disability in the workplace

Delivered through lectures and small breakout groups, it will provide you with practical advice to support you into your day-to-day work challenges whilst giving you the opportunity to network with like-minded individuals.

For more information or to book visit  https://events.rcpe.ac.uk/our-workforce-matters-celebrating-diversity-sustaining-excellence

Clinical Anatomy of the Mitral Valve Cadaveric Course

Date: 20th March 2019

Location: RCPSG

Events

20 March 2019
Closing date: 20 February 2019

Clinical Anatomy Skills Centre (CASC), University of Glasgow

Fee: £75

This multidisciplinary and highly interactive course aims to provide in-depth understanding of cardiac anatomy, with an emphasis on the surgical and echocardiographic anatomy of the mitral valve.

Providing hands on experience using fresh/frozen cadaveric material this one day course will cover:

  • Assessment of mitral valve repairability using TOE
  • Assessment of risk of SAM using TOE
  • Surgical evaluation of the mitral valve
  • Principles of valve repair and an understanding of techniques of repair
  • Intraoperative decision-making
  • Peri and post operative assessment of valve repair
  • Ablation procedures for atrial fibrillation: anatomical basis and indications

Course work will include:

  • prosection of the human heart
  • hands-on instruction on TOE using simulators
  • group cadaveric work with intact human thoraces, including exposure and assessment of valves in situ
  • video presentations
  • didactic teaching

The course is ideally suitable for cardiology, cardiac surgery and anaesthesia trainees ST3-6.

Book here: https://rcpsg.ac.uk/events/cascmitral

11TH BSH Heart Failure Day For Revalidation and Training

Date: 26th March 2019

Location: Golden Jubilee National Hospital

Events

This meeting will be held on Tuesday 26 March 2019 at the Golden Jubilee Conference Hotel in Glasgow. The programme and registration form for the meeting are available here and registration is open.

This programme has been designed by Dr John Baxter, Dr Jane Cannon, Dr Peter Cowburn and Professor Roy Gardner to meet the educational needs of the heart failure component of the core curriculum in cardiovascular medicine, as well as the needs for advanced training in heart failure and revalidation. It will provide an in-depth discussion around particularly challenging and often controversial management issues that will be relevant to consultants and trainees in cardiology, internal medicine, care of the elderly specialists, nurses and GPs with a special interest in heart failure. The day has been structured to provide a balance of carefully selected talks and interactive case-based sessions. We are expecting around 120 delegates and 6 exhibiting companies to attend.

There are a limited number of travel grants available, on a first-come, first-served basis, for this meeting. Please see the criteria for awards of travel grants on the ‘Information’ page within the programme.

9TH BSH Heart Failure Nurse and Healthcare Professional Study Day

Date: 27th March 2019

Location: Golden Jubilee National Hospital

Events

This meeting will be held on Wednesday 27 March 2019 at the Golden Jubilee Conference Hotel in Glasgow. The programme and registration form for the meeting are available here and registration is open.

The programme has been designed by Mrs Cary Barton, Mrs Louise Clayton and Mrs Jayne Masters. The day aims to provide evidence-based knowledge from leading UK specialists in heart failure management and in-depth discussion around particularly challenging and controversial management issues facing nurses and other healthcare professionals caring for patients with heart failure. It is designed to educate and interest heart failure nurses, and will be of interest to nurses, both early in their role and those with more experience, as well as other healthcare professionals. We are expecting around 130 delegates and 6 exhibiting companies to attend.

Once again, there are a limited number of travel grants available, on a first-come, first-served basis. Please see the criteria for awards of travel grants on the ‘Information’ page within the programme.

We will again be offering an opportunity for delegates to display posters about their heart failure service or heart failure-related work. For example, the poster could focus on how you have developed an aspect of your service, how your service works (including what works well/lessons learned) or the sharing of best practice. The aim of this poster forum is to share ideas, inform and help peers, encourage networking and motivate others.

The deadline for submission of poster presentation abstracts is Monday 4 March 2019. Details of how to submit are included in the programme and registration form.

SCS Spring Meeting 2019

Date: 24th April 2019

Location: Dunblane Hydro Hotel, Dunblane

Events

SCS Spring Meeting 2019

Our 2019 event will be held at the Dunblane Hydro Hotel. More information about registering and the programme will be released in due course.

RCPE Course in Acute and General Internal Medicine

Start date: 27th May 2019

End date: 31st May 2019

Location: Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh

Events

Aims: This 5 day course will provide topical and relevant updates on a wide variety of acute and general medical conditions encountered by clinicians. Experts will cover topics of current and practical relevance with frequent opportunities for interactive case-based learning.  Places are limited to maximise networking during the course.  The week will consist of a series of themed days, and topics covered will include:

Diagnosing, investigating and treating infection and fever // Therapeutic advances in common conditions, including heart failure, diabetes, Parkinson’s disease and inflammatory arthritis // Acute management of collapse, breathlessness, fever, chest pain // Fits, faints & funny turns: Differential diagnosis & appropriate investigations // Preventing premature death from cancer, cardiovascular disease and alcohol.

Audience: This course is aimed at physicians (consultant and senior trainee level) who wish to enhance their acute and general medicine knowledge. It will be of great interest to clinicians from around the world who encounter patients with general medical conditions. Delegates can select which day to attend or sign up for all 5 days, whichever best suits training needs.

Advanced Echocardiography with Mayo Clinic faculty

Start date: 10th June 2019

End date: 11th June 2019

Location: Norton House Hotel, Edinburgh

Events

Monday 10 – Tuesday 11 June 2019
Meeting Administrator: Joanne Cusack, Cardiology Investigations Manager, Forth Valley Royal Hospital.
Meeting Director: Stephen Glen, Consultant Cardiologist, Forth Valley Royal Hospital.

Invited speakers
Heidi Connolly, Professor of Medicine, Mayo Clinic (Rochester, Minnesota); Consultant, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine.
Director, Mayo Clinic Congenital Cardiac Center

Fletcher Miller, Professor of Medicine, Mayo Clinic Consultant, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine Former Director, Mayo Clinic Cardiovascular Ultrasound and Haemodynamics Laboratory

Alan Japp, Consultant Cardiologist, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh.
James Newton, Consultant Cardiologist, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford.
David Northridge Consultant Cardiologist, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh.
Ben Smith,Consultant Cardiologist, Royal Hospital for Children, Glasgow.


Cost: £295 including meeting dinner.
Registration form and further details online at www.advancedecho.co.uk
Contact: Joanne Cusack by email: FV-UHB.advancedecho@nhs.net

Discounted overnight hotel accommodation available at Norton House— contact hotel directly on 0131 333 1275 before 30th April 2018.
Other nearby accommodation options include Travelodge and Premier Inn, both within 5 minutes of Norton House. The hotel is 2 miles from Edinburgh Airport, 6 miles from Haymarket station, and adjacent to the M8/9 for road links.

Previous CPD allocations:
12 CPD points from the Royal College of Physicians
6 accreditation points from the British Society of Echocardiography

SCS 28th Annual General Meeting 2019

Start date: 20th September 2019

End date: 21st September 2019

Location: Dunblane Hydro Hotel, Dunblane

Events

Save the date for our upcoming Annual General Meeting on 20-21 September 2019 at the Dunblane Hydro Hotel.

Opportunities to submit an abstract will be open soon so please keep checking for more updates.

Save the date in your diary!