Preview: Neurology 2015: leading edge neurology for the practising clinician


25-27 March 2015, UCL Institute of Neurology in association with The National Hospital for Neurology & Neurosurgery

UCL are pleased to announce this 2nd Annual course, organised by Professor Simon Shorvon and set to become a highlight of the British Neurology calendar. The course is for Consultants and Senior Trainees in Neurology and other neuroscience specialties, from Britain, Europe and elsewhere, and aims to provide a comprehensive update on the practical hospital management of neurological diseases. The half day event on Wednesday 25th March 2015 is open to Clinical Trainees and Research Fellows in Neurology and associated specialities. It is a precursor to the full course, taking place on Thursday 26th and Friday 27th March 2015. The emphasis of the course is on modern techniques and therapies in a clinical setting, and the clinical practice of neurology. The course is taught via lectures, video sessions, CPC and a ‘Town Hall’ session, and intends to be didactic but also entertaining and informative. Features include:

  • ‘The Nobel lecture; by Professor Jim Rothman, winner of the 2013 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine, Research Professor at UCL Institute of Neurology, Queen Square
  • 6 plenary topics: therapy in acute neurology, neuromuscular diseases, headache and Parkinson’s disease, difficult therapy areas, neuropsychiatry and dementia, stroke all taught by a faculty of 16 consultant staff from the National Hospital, Queen Square
  • A ‘Town Hall’ meeting on the topic of commissioning, led by Professor Graham Venables, Chair of the Neuroscience Clinical Reference Group (CRG) which advises on Commissioning in neurology and Professor John Duncan, Clinical Director, National Hospital, Queen Square
  • A video session on eye movement disorders by Dr Gordon Plant
  • A CPC session led by Dr Michael Lunn
  • A detailed course book providing extensive background material and papers
  • A pre-course session for trainees ‘How to pass the exit exam’
  • A reception at Queen Square, and the course taught in the spacious and well equipped conference centre of the University of London Institute of Education

For more information
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ACNR 2015;14(6);21.  Online 22/01/15