Syncope – STILL everyone’s problem

Syncope – STILL everyone’s problem

05 February 2021


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  • Please Note

    Abstract submission deadline is 20 December 2020

    This one-day digital conference will provide an up to date look at the assessment and treatment of syncope and will feature interactive presentations, case based learning and panel discussions. A wide range of topics will be covered, including: basic overview, risk assessment, driving and ongoing management.

    For ease and convenience, the programme can be accessed live or on-demand for up to three weeks after the event, and will offer 5 external CPD credits.

    Why attend?

    The conference will serve to update your knowledge on acute assessment of syncope, how to risk stratify and emerging areas of interest. We will have plenty of opportunity to interact with panel members and ask all your difficult questions!

    Who should attend?

    Relevant to both primary and secondary care physicians, the conference will be of interest to anyone who is involved in unscheduled care:

    • Consultants and trainees in acute medicine, general medicine, cardiology, neurology, medicine for the elderly and emergency medicine
    • General Practitioners
    • Nurse Practitioners
    • Cardiac Physiologists

    Poster Competition

    We welcome abstract submissions for our digital poster competition.

    All successful submissions will be displayed during the event and for 2 weeks after

    Submission deadline: 20 December 2020

    Submissions should be sent to:

    Poster submission criteria can be found in the 'downloads' tab

    Please note that all successful authors will require to book at place at the conference

    Suitable for:

    • Medical Student
    • Medical Foundation Trainees
    • Core Medical Trainees/ Internal Medicine Trainees
    • Medical Specialty Trainees
    • SAS Grade Physicians
    • Medical Consultants
    • Other Physicians
  • 05 February

    Introduction and welcome

    Dr Lara Mitchell
    Consultant Geriatrician, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital

    Session 1 - Chair Dr Lara Mitchell

    05 February

    Overview of syncope

    Dr John Davison
    Consultant Physician and Associate Clinical Lecturer, Royal Victoria Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

    05 February

    Syncope in ED and risk stratification of pathway

    Professor Matt Reed
    Professor of Emergency Medicine, Consultant and NRS Fellow, Edinburgh Royal Infirmary

    05 February

    Driving assessment of syncope

    Professor Michael Norton
    Community Cardiologist, Sunderland and South Tyneside Hospital NHSFT

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    Interactive panel question and answer session 1

    05 February

    Morning break

    Session 2 - Chair Dr Russell Hewett

    05 February

    In 2021 how should we manage a cardiac diagnosis in syncope?

    Dr Neil Sulke
    Consultant Cardiologist, Eastbourne District General Hospital

    05 February

    Syncope neuro mimics TIA/migraine

    Dr John Paul Leach
    Consultant Neurologist and Honorary Professor, University of Glasgow

    05 February

    Clinical Conundrums

    Dr Lesley Anderton, Dr John Byrne and Dr David Corcoran
    Consultant Geriatrician and Cardiologists, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital

    05 February

    Interactive panel question and answer session 2

    05 February

    Lunch break

    Session 3 - Chair Dr Lesley Anderton

    05 February

    Are tilt tables/carotid sinus massage ever useful in the investigation of syncope?

    Dr Nigel Stout
    Consultant Physician, City Hospitals, Sunderland

    05 February

    Latest update in orthostatic hypotension

    Dr James Frith
    NIHR Clinician Scientist and Consultant Physician, Newcastle University, Institute of Ageing

    05 February

    Setting up a syncope service?

    Dr Lara Mitchell
    Consultant Geriatrician, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital

    05 February

    Interactive panel question and answer session 3

    05 February

    Thank you and closing remarks

    Dr Lara Mitchell
    Consultant Geriatrician, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital

  • Category Product Amount
    Non-Member (AHP) Registrations £75
    Non-Member (Trainee) Registrations £67
    Member Registrations £60
    Non-Member Registrations £90

    You could save £30 on this event by becoming a member! Read more about becoming a member here.

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Closing date: 06 February 2021


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