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Management of Heart Failure in Primary Care 

26 - 29 January 2015 - University of Birmingham

This course is suitable for GP’s, nurses and other health care professionals aiming to acquire specialised skills and qualifications in heart failure management with primary and community care

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Electrophysiology and device therapy 2015
30-31 January - Mercure Holland House Hotel, Cardiff

Approved for 7 CPD points

A meeting designed specifically for non-electrophysiologists with an interest in the acute and long term management of patients with arrhythmias.

This well-established biennial meeting provides a comprehensive update for Cardiologists on all aspects of heart rhythm diagnosis and management.   The number of patients eligible for device therapy and ablation has grown rapidly in recent years and this meeting is targeted at the cardiologist who refers patients to colleagues for these treatments.

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Management of Hypertension in Primary Care

9 - 11 February 2015 - Birmingham

This course is suitable for doctors, nurses and other health care professionals aiming to acquire specialised skills and qualifications in hypertension management within primary and community care, for example covering dimensions required for the NHS Knowledge and Skills Framework or accreditation for GP/PwSI.

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Management of DVT & Pulmonary Embolism in Primary Care
11 February 2015 or 10 June 2015 - Birmingham

This one day course aims to provide knowledge on the diagnosis and management of DVT and PE with an emphasis on a primary care setting. It will also inform on major developments around VTE prevention for patients admitted to hospital and discuss why it is relevant in primary care..

Learning objectives

  •     Aetiology and epidemiology of thrombosis
  •     Symptoms and signs of DVT and PE
  •     Guidelines for treatment of thrombosis
  •     How to set up community management of DVT and PE
  •     Major problem of VTE risk for patients admitted to hospital
  •     NICE guidelines for VTE prophylaxis and what can be done in primary care

 

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BMJ Masterclass in Cardiology
26 February - 30 Euston Square, London
Early bird deadline: Wednesday 21 January

Suitable for general physicians, this one-day course features the latest cardiology evidence and new updates for this year. Leading expert speakers will cover 7 core clinical topics of cardiology to bring you up to date and improve your understanding of new developments through practical take-home tips.

By attending you will:
• Earn CPD for appraisal and revalidation
• Participate in interactive sessions and discuss challenging cases with colleagues and peers
• Have dedicated Q&A time with expert speakers

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Rising to the challenge of Atrial Fibrillation & Stroke Prevention in the West Midlands

26 February 2015 - Hilton Hotel, Bromsgrove

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The 5th Global Atrial Appendage Occlusion Summit

27 February 2015
Berlin, Germany

The 5th Global Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion Summit focuses on the prevention of AF-related stroke in general and the role of left atrial appendage occlusion, pre- & intra-procedural imaging during left atrial appendage occlusion and follow-up strategies, patient selection and patient referral for left atrial appendage occlusion and tips & tricks ensuring success and avoiding adverse events during a meet-the-expert session. The main objective of the summit is to discuss four main topics:
• Stroke prevention
• Pre- & intra-procedural imaging
• Patient selection
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Heart Failure Rehabilitation Service

3 March 2015 - Holiday Inn, London Gatwick

This intensive interactive day will give delegates the opportunity to really drill down into the mechanics of setting up and delivering a comprehensive heart failure rehabilitation programme that helps manage their condition and reduce hospital admissions.

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Integrating Community Rehabilitation Services

4 March 2015 - Holiday Inn, London Gatwick

This is your opportunity to identify new ways of working. By booking onto this seminar you will have the opportunity to examine the inner workings of this innovative approach to rehabilitation. Case study examples will share how they work; the benefits; and the challenges. You will return to your organisation with an action plan to implement new ways of working and a toolkit of new approaches and ideas to implement.

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The British Society for Heart Failure (BSH) 7th Heart Failure Day for Revalidation & Training

5 March 2015 - London

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For more information please contact the BSH Secretariat on info@bsh.org.uk or visit the BSH website www.bsh.org.uk

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The British Society for Heart Failure (BSH) 5th Heart Failure Nurse Study Day

6 March 2015 - London

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For more information please contact the BSH Secretariat on info@bsh.org.uk or visit the BSH website www.bsh.org.uk

 

10th Course on "Managing Patients with Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators"

12 March 2015 - St Bartholomew's Hospital, London

The 10th Course on “Managing Patients with Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators” organised by Professor Richard Schilling and Dr Simon Sporton on Thursday 12th March 2015 at St Bartholomew’s Hospital, Robin Brook Centre, West Smithfield, London EC1A 7BE.     

This is a one day course aimed at Clinical Physiologists, GPs, Nurses, SpRs, and all other healthcare professionals invested in this exciting field of medicine based in the Robin Brook Centre of St Bartholomew’s Hospital.  The course aims to provide participants with a working knowledge of Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators and the safe management of this patient group.  There will be an assumed basic level of knowledge of ECG rhythm recognition.
The registration fee is £195.00 and to book a place please contact Eleanor McFarlane-Henry at e.mcfarlane-henry@qmul.ac.uk or telephone 0203 465 5398 for further details.       

 

4th Annual Syncope Training Day

20 March 2015 - St James's Hospital, Dublin

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Atrial Fibrillation Management & Stroke Prevention

23-25 March 2015 - University of Birmingham

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European Heart Failure Awareness Day

8 May 2015

European Heart Failure Awareness Day is designed to raise awareness of heart failure, including possible symptoms, the importance of an early and accurate diagnosis, and the need for optimal treatment. This Europe-wide initiative was developed through the combined efforts of National Societies of Heart Failure across Europe, as part of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC)/Heart Failure Association (HFA) activities.

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BACPR Exercise Professionals Spring Group Study Day - Expanding our Horizons

15 May 2015 - Conference Aston, Aston University, Birmingham B4 7ET

Registration now open and abstracts are invited for submission no later than the 27 March 2015 for oral poster presentation.  Please click here for further information.
BMJ Masterclass in Cardiology and Diabetes
9 June – BMA House, London
Early bird deadline: Wednesday 29 April

This one day course will update your clinical knowledge in key areas of cardiology and diabetes. Suitable for GPs, trainees and nurse practitioners, you’ll receive practical tips on how to efficiently apply new developments into your daily practice in just one day.

By attending you will:
• Have dedicated Q&A time with leading expert speakers
• Improve your understanding of the new developments through practical take-home tips.
• Participate in interactive sessions and discuss challenging cases with colleagues and peers
• Earn 6 CPD credits for  your annual appraisal and revalidation

 

BMJ Masterclass in Cardiology and Diabetes
6 October – Manchester
Early bird deadline: Wednesday 22 July

This one day course will update your clinical knowledge in key areas of cardiology and diabetes. Suitable for GPs, trainees and nurse practitioners, you’ll receive practical tips on how to efficiently apply new developments into your daily practice in just one day.

By attending you will:
• Have dedicated Q&A time with leading expert speakers
• Improve your understanding of the new developments through practical take-home tips.
• Participate in interactive sessions and discuss challenging cases with colleagues and peers
• Earn 6 CPD credits for  your annual appraisal and revalidation

 

 

Venice Arrhythmias

16 - 18 October 2015
Venice, Italy

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BSH 18th Annual Autumn Meeting 

26-27 November 2015 - London

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BSH 8th Heart Failure Day for Revalidation & Training

3 March 2016 - Venue TBC

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BSH 6th Heart Failure Nurse Study Day

4 March 2016 - Venue TBC

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