Training and events from Queen Square, UCL

Queen Square Multidisciplinary Neuro-oncology Teaching Course

Location: 33 Queen Square lecture theatre 28th September 2022: Principles of Neuro-oncology & 11th January 2023:Benign and Malignant Tumours

Course Director: Dr Jeremy Rees

The need for multidisciplinary working in Neuro-oncology is well established but a common theme that will be addressed is the need for better understanding between core specialties within the Neuro-oncology Multidisciplinary Team. To address this, this course has been designed for Trainees, Consultants and Clinical Nurse Specialists in the core specialities of neuro-oncology – Neurology, Neurosurgery, Clinical Oncology, Neuroradiology, Neuropathology and Palliative Care.

Course Fees

CategoryFull course rateDay rate
Consultants140100
Trainees 9070
Students1510
UCLH Staff00
Allied professionals (physios, nurses etc)7050

Info: d.blundred@ucl.ac.uk

The 3rd Queen Square Movement Disorders Short Course

6-7th October 2022, Queen Square Lecture Theatre, London, UK

Course Organisers: Prof Anthony Schapira and Dr Amit Batla

On completion, participants should be able to manage patients with movement disorders in their clinical practice with updated knowledge and confidence. The teaching sessions cover all aspects of movement disorders including Parkinson’s disease and atypical parkinsonism, tremor, dystonia, tics and functional movement disorders. Presentations on Deep Brain stimulation and Botulinum toxin injections.

The course is endorsed by International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society (MDS). The Queen Square Movement Disorders Short Course has been approved by the Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom for 10 category 1 (external) CPD credits.

Course fees:

Category                                                                    Course fees

Consultant & Associate Specialists                            £350.00

PhD Clinical Trainees & Research Fellows              £200.00

UCL Medical Students, BSc, MSc students             £100.00

Nursing Staff, therapists, paramedics (NHS)          £100.00

Day registration (one day only)                                  £200.00

Info: MDSC2019@live.ucl.ac.uk l.taib@ucl.ac.uk

Stroke One Day Course: Advanced Stroke Neuroimaging

Date: 2nd November 2022, 9am – 5pm

Location: Basement lecture theatre, 33 Queen Square, London, WC1N 3AR

Faculty: Prof David Werring and Dr Sumanjit Gill

This short course will give an overview of using neuroimaging and mechanical thrombectomy to treat people who have had a stroke. This course will outline methods of quantifying the impact of the stroke using advanced imaging techniques – from penumbral and core infarct size through to methods of imaging recovery from stroke. It will also cover the more familiar aspects of imaging stroke such as using CT and MRI based modalities to evaluate infarcts and haemorrhages.

The course will be accredited with 6 Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom (RCP) CPD points and you will also receive a certificate of attendance.

Course fee: £140

Info: m.khanom@ucl.ac.uk

Queen Square Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Course

Queen Square MS Centre – Clinical Update Course 3rd and 4th November 2022, Online Zoom webinar

Course Directors: Professor Ahmed Toosy and Dr Declan Chard

Covers key clinical issues in MS, serving as an update on this advancing field. Accessible to non-neurologists and neurologists. Lecturers have all been chosen for expertise and relevant experience in clinical practice and research.

Course fees:

GPs and Consultants – £50 for 2 days

Trainees and allied healthcare workers – £20 for 2 days

External students – £10 for both UCL/UCLH staff & students free

4 CPD approved credits applied for

Info: h.ormsby@ucl.ac.uk

Neurology 2023: leading edge neurology for the practising clinician

30th & 31st March 2023

29th March 2023: Pre course symposium: Preparing for the Speciality Certificate Exam

Course organiser: Dr Tabish Saifee

The course is designed for consultants and trainees at all levels in neurology and other neuroscience specialties, from the UK, Europe and worldwide, and aims to provide a practical update on the hospital management of neurological diseases. The focus of the course is on everyday neurological practice which will include lectures, a quiz and a CPC. The course will be didactic, but also entertaining and informative.

10 CPD points applied for with the Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians for the main course

Thursday and Friday Course fees: Consultant and associate specialists – £140 for 2 days Clinical trainees and research fellows – £80 for 2 days UCL/UCLH Staff – £10 for 2 days Students: – £10 for 2 days

Pre course symposium – £50 for the half day course

Info: d.blundred@ucl.ac.uk