One Day Essential | Musculoskeletal

Date08 March 2018
Duration1 day
Start Time09:00
End Time17:00
TypeConferences
LocationLondon
AudienceFoundation Doctor, GP, GP Trainee, Medical student, First5, Nurse, Practice nurse, Retired GP
RCGP Accredited

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Musculoskeletal disorders are common; up to 20% of UK General Practice consultations are about MSK problems. They cause disability and loss of personal and economic independence and have the third greatest impact on the health of the UK population, considering both death and disability. This conference aims to give an update on the major MSK conditions, and to give sensible, practical advice to GPs and primary care teams.

Learning Objectives

  • To update your knowledge of musculoskeletal problems
  • To improve outcomes patients presenting with musculoskeletal problems in GP surgeries
  • To improve diagnostic skills in musculoskeletal health
  • To improve confidence in managing musculoskeletal problems in primary care

Topics to include:

  • Common musculoskeletal conditions
  • New updates on musculoskeletal problems
  • Exercise - improving physical activity
  • Top tips in assessing musculoskeletal problems
  • Treatment for chronic disease 
  • Shoulder, Neck and Spine examinations

Programme

09:00               Coffee & Registration

09:30               Welcome by the Chair

  Dr Jean Wong, GPwSI MSK, GP Champion Physical Activity, RCGP Sports and Exercise Medicine

09:40               MSK from a public health perspective

  Dr Ian Bernstein, Clinical Lead for MSk Transformation (pri care), NW London STP

09:50               Physical Activity

  Dr Jean Wong, GPwSI MSK, GP Champion Physical Activity, RCGP Sports and Exercise Medicine

10:50               Paediatric Rheumatology

  Dr Sharmila Jandial, Consultant Paediatric Rheumatologist, Great North Children’s Hospital

11:30               Refreshments & Exhibition

11:50               Shoulder, Neck & Spine examinations

  Mr Tim Allardyce, Osteopathy Consultant

11:30               Fibromyalgia

  Michael Doherty, Professor of Rheumatology and Head of Academic Rheumatology Division of

Rheumatology, Orthopaedics and Dermatology

12:10               Osteoarthritis

  Dr Jeff Croucher, RCGP trainer and GPwSI in MSK

12:50               Lunch & Exhibition

WORKSHOPS (35 minutes each, delegates rotate between each)

13:40              Spine Workshop

  Dr Ian Bernstein, Clinical Lead for MSk Transformation (pri care), NW London STP

14:15 ROTATE

Shoulder Workshop

  Mr Tim Allardyce, Osteopathy Consultant

14:50 ROTATE

Hip & Knee Workshop

  Dr Sukhman Kalra, GPwSI in MSK Medicine

15:25               Refreshments & Exhibition

15.40               Gout

  Michael Doherty, Professor of Rheumatology and Head of Academic Rheumatology Division of

Rheumatology, Orthopaedics and Dermatology

16:20               NICE backpain/sciatica

  Dr Ian Bernstein, Clinical Lead for MSk Transformation (pri care), NW London STP

17.00               Chairman Closing Remarks

  Dr Jean Wong, GPwSI MSK, GP Champion Physical Activity, RCGP Sports and Exercise Medicine

17:10               Close of the Conference

Whilst we endeavour to present the programme as advertised, we reserve the right to amend timings and content

Venue30 Euston Square, London, NW1 2FB
Maximum capacity140
Emailrcgpconferences@rcgp.org.uk
Phone02031887658
ContactRCGP Conferences
Faculty/DepartmentRCGP London

Facilities

  • Hearing Loop
  • Lunch
  • Refreshments
  • Wi-fi

Sponsorship Opportunities

Email: Sponsorship@rcgp.org.uk

Phone: 020 3188 7506 

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