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Trainees' Meeting, 17-18 May 2019

Course Duration: 2 days
Cost: GBP:100.00
Reduced Cost: GBP:80.00

Total Course Places: 45 (10 standard places currently available; 23 reduced rate places available)
CPD Points: 5. You will be able to download a pdf of your CPD certificate following attendance at the course
There is no pre course reading for this course

VENUE

Conference Aston
Aston University
Aston
Birmingham
B4 7ET

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Website: http://www.conferenceaston.co.uk/

Telephone: 0121 204 4300

Car parking: Car parking is available in Car Park 12 but must be pre-booked. Please book at: http://www.conferenceaston.co.uk/attending-an-event/how-do-i-get-to-you/.

Public transport: The closest train station is Birmingham New Street, which is a 5 minute taxi ride / 15 minute walk.Accommodation is at Conference Aston and includes dinner, B&B on Friday 18 May 2018.Accommodation + dinner:£80.Dinner only:£25.

COURSE DINNER

Course dinner cost: GBP:25.00

OBJECTIVES

Mastering Paediatric Neuromuscular Disease

 

PROGRAMME

 

Potential topics to be covered include:

·         ​Approach to a new patient in a general paediatric neurology clinic with a suspected neuromuscular disorder e.g. a baby presenting with floppiness, a child presenting with limb weakness

·         Introduction to neuromuscular investigations: muscle biopsy, EMG, nerve conduction studies, muscle MRI and genetic investigations in paediatric neuromuscular conditions

·         Management of dystrophin related muscular dystrophy, SMA, inherited peripheral neuropathy (CMT), myasthenia gravis, congenital myasthenic syndrome and myotonic dystrophy

·         Update on translational research in SMA management

·         Update on translational research in DMD management

·         Introduction to paediatric mitochondrial disorders with neuromuscular presentations

·         Trainee case presentations with a focus on paediatric neuromuscular conditions

 

WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?

  • Paediatric Neurology grid trainees
  • Paediatric trainees
  • DL students Unit 5

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BOOK YOUR PLACE

Trainees' Meeting
Trainees' Meeting, 17-18 May 2019

Course Duration: 2 days
Cost: GBP 100.00
Reduced Cost: GBP 80.00 for BPNA trainee members or enrolled Distance Learning students