A focused curriculum-based update course in Gastroenterology & Hepatology for Gastroenterology SPRs approaching the SCE exam.
Venue: Queen's Medical Centre, Nottingham.
The course will include: a pre and post course exam, an introduction to answering SBAs, lectures from experienced consultants with time for Q&As, and comprehensive coverage of the required syllabus.
Fee - the course fee is £120 for the two day course, but candidates from within the Deanery will be free of charge if this is their first attendance at this course (else standard fee applies).
For further information and to book a place visit the website by clicking here.
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The annual HCC-UK meeting will take place in London on 5th and 6th April 2018.
Venue: The Fetal Medicine Institute, 16-20 Windsor Walk, Denmark Hill, London SE5 8BB.
The meeting is being hosted by Dr Abid Suddle from Kings College Hospital, London.
The meeting is directed towards all those involved in the care of patients with HCC including hepatologists, gastroenterologists, radiologists, oncologists, surgeons and clinical nurse specialists and scientists.
Register now for what promises to be an exciting meeting in this rapidly evolving area.
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BHIVA are delighted to announce the BHIVA Hepatology Highlights for the Healthcare Specialist 2018 In collaboration with BVHG. This free to attend meeting will take place on the evening of Tuesday 17 April 2018 in Edinburgh prior to the Fourth Joint Conference of BHIVA with BASHH.
A Provisional Programme is available to view; Download BHIVA Hepatology Highlights Programme May 2018.pdf
Online Registration is now open and you can register by clicking - here.
Please note that places are limited and will be allocated, in principle, on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration for the Hepatology Highlights Meeting is provided on a complimentary basis to all delegates, however only those who provide a commitment fee of £20 will be registered for this meeting. This will only be charged if you fail to show up on the day or fail to cancel your registration before Friday 6 April 2018.
‘Professor Massimo Pinzani of UCL and his team will once again be running the 2018 Hepatology Postgraduate Course which for this year is combined with the Sheila Sherlock Course making a unique opportunity for the attending Postgraduates.
The aim of the course is to provide a strong foundation in hepatology and equip both future and current gastroenterologists and general physicians to become more expert in the field.
By the end of the course, you will be able to:
• Identify all areas of the JRCPTB curriculum in hepatology which have been covered within the course and apply them to your
own clinical practice.
• Apply learnt knowledge to the Specialty Certificate Examination in Gastroenterology
• Contribute to the development of Hepatology services within your own Hospitals
• Be more confident in managing hepatology patients on the acute medical take
• Have a good breadth of knowledge into the science underpinning Hepatology research today.
This three day course aims to provide:
• Clinically focused updates
• Comprehensive coverage of the pathogenesis, diagnosis, investigation and management of patients with acute and chronic liver disease
• Topics mapped to the (JRCPTB) curriculum in hepatology with learning outcomes that can be uploaded to the JRCPTB e-portfolio
• A deeper understanding of the basic science of liver disease
• Interactive teaching focusing on SCE style SBA questions and real cases’
REGISTER > here.
Professor Gideon Hirschfield and Dr James Ferguson, of the University of Birmingham and Queen Elizabeth Hospital Liver Unit are organising the 6th Annual Birmingham Liver Course, on 24-25 May 2018. The meeting will cover practical and pressing issues in the management of advanced liver disease with speakers from around the country who are experts in their field. Using an interactive approach, we are sure this course will prove to be very popular and of interest to trainees, consultants, nurses and allied health professionals.
Download a copy of the programme here; Download Bham Liver Course May 2018.pdf
For further details and to Register click > here or visit the University of Birmingham Website; https://www.birmingham.ac.uk/facilities/mds-cpd/conferences/liver-course/index.aspx .
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The Royal Free Hospital and British Medical Ultrasound Course are running an International Hepatology Ultrasound Course. The course is a comprehensive ultrasound course in hepatology to be held over 3 days. Attendees will benefit from hands-on training to compliment the essential theory sessions. The lectures will range from basic ultrasound to the assessment of chronic liver disease, vascular and biliary pathology to the latest advances such as contrast enhanced ultrasound and tissue elastography. Attendees will have the opportunity to scan both healthy volunteers and pre diagnosed patients.
Venue: The Royal Free Hospital.
More information will follow, however advance bookings can be made by clicking > here.
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