Upcoming courses from St George’s, University of London

Management and Leadership

Senior neurosurgery trainees must demonstrate that they are ready to become consultants and demonstrate that they can lead and work effectively in teams, safe practise, progress well in their career and add to their units.

This is a one day full day course, specifically for Senior Neurosurgery Trainees (ST6 and above) and post training neurosurgery fellows.

CPD will be sought from The Society of British Neurological Surgeons and delegates will be provided a certificate of attendance.

Date: 2nd February 2023

To book onto the course, please click on the following link: www.sgul.ac.uk/management   

Recent advances of Dementia

About the course: The course will provide an update on current diagnostic standards, best practice and new developments in clinical practice relating to the young onset dementias.

A case-presentation session at the end of the meeting will give delegates an opportunity to have difficult cases or management dilemmas discussed by an expert panel.

Delegates will see clinical and research facilities, talk with our specialist doctors and nurses, and learn about opportunities for research collaboration.  The overarching aim of the course is to bring delegates fully up to date in the emerging and increasingly important clinical field of young onset dementia.

CPD will be sought from the RCP and delegates will be provided a certificate of attendance.

Start date: Wednesday 26th April 2023

Fee:  from £55

To book onto the course, please click on the following link: www.sgul.ac.uk/dementia  

The Comorbidities of Epilepsy

Epilepsy is one of the most common, chronic neurological condition in the UK. The course will offer a practical grounding in the most common comorbidities associated with epilepsy. This is an area of growing clinical interest, and relevant to the care of patients with epilepsy. The course aims to provide a basic grounding in the epidemiology, nature, diagnosis and treatment of common comorbidities in patients with epilepsy.

This course is best suited to those health postgraduates, and health professionals who come into contact with patients with epilepsy. Namely, general neurologists, epileptologists, specialist nurses and psychologists/psychiatrists.

Delegates will be issued with a certificate of attendance and  CPD will be sought  from the Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom.

Date: 23rd June 2023

To book onto the course, please click on the following link: www.sgul.ac.uk/epilepsy

Acute Neurology

About the Course: The Acute Neurology Masterclass aims to provide an overview of the management of common and emergency neurological problems presenting to hospital. The acute neurology service at St. George’s Hospital is one of the first dedicated services set up in the country. Attendants of the course will be taught through interactive case-based lectures, each vignette offering practical solutions to acute neurological problems. Topics covered include acute headaches, stroke and stroke mimics, seizures, dizzy spells, funny turns, functional neurological disorders, MS and neuromuscular emergencies.

Date: 9th June 2023

To book onto the course, please click on the following link: www.sgul.ac.uk/neuro

Traumatic Brain Injury (face to face, onsite)

Start date: 14th June 2023

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a very important aspect of medical education and is often not taught specifically in either undergraduate or postgraduate courses. St George’s has one of the few TBI services in the country, and the TBI team have developed this one-day teaching course to focus on the clinical management of this patient group. A particular focus will be the inter-disciplinary team management and the entire MDT will be presenting during this teaching day.

CPD will be sought by RCP and delegates will receive a certificate of attendance.

For booking and more information, please use the following link: www.sgul.ac.uk/brain

High Speed Drill course

About the course: This one day interactive course aims to build understanding and provide hands-on experience of High Speed Drills. The candidates will learn the basic skills and techniques for high-speed drilling. The course will receive CPD accreditation by the Society of British Neurological surgeons (SBNS).

Speciality: Junior Neurosurgery Trainees (ST1-4) or equivalent level fellows, junior doctors and Physicians Associate graduates with interest in neurosurgery are targeted. Developing drilling skills is an essential operative skill in Neurosurgery (curriculum requirement)

Date: 7th July 2023

To book onto the course, please click on the following link: www.sgul.ac.uk/drill