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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A one-day conference providing expert specialist clinical training and essential information on musculoskeletal health.

Benefit from a programme developed and chaired by Dr Jean Wong, GPwSI in MSK and Sports Medicine. This conference includes practical workshops and will focus on new updates, practical tips, and take-home messages in assessing musculoskeletal problems in daily practice. The course aims to help you improve your patient outcomes and provide expert advice to advance your knowledge and skills in important area of care.

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

  TBC

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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