Severn & Peninsula Geriatrics SpR Study Day

Category: Medicine - Other

Date: March 21st 2013 9:30am until 4:00pm

Location: Peninsula Medical School Building, Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital


930-1015       Dr Anna Hinton Consultant Physician


Why dementia screening is a good thing & how FAIR/CAM assessment should be done on all older adult inpatients & how its improved care? Anna will discuss the challenges of bringing in this patient quality improvement.


10-15-1045    Dr David Strain Senior Lecturer in Academic Geriatrics


Title to be confirmed


1045-1100     Dr Jane Foster Academic Clinical Fellow


How to improve mortality outcomes in older adult in-patients – lessons from Mortality & Morbidity meetings & would use of new National nEWS score be better than locally used EWS scores in older adults.


1100-1130     Coffee


1130-1215     Mr Malcolm Hilton Consultant ENT Surgeon


Interactive practical approach to managing vertigo & balance problems in older adults


1215-1300     Dr Andrew Sharp Consultant Cardiologist


Role of renal artery sympathetic denervation in resistant hypertension


1300-1400     Lunch


1400-1445     Dr Martin James Consultant Stroke Physician


Carotid & Vertebral Artery Dissections presentation, investigation & management


1445-1515     Dr Anthony Hemsley Consultant Physician & Lead Physician Healthcare Older Adults


Top 3 problems in Clinical Lead’s in-box & employment prospects in geriatric medicine


1515-1545     Dr Salim Elyas Spr Geriatrics & G(I)M


Rational use of imaging in Parkinson’s’ Disease


1545-1600     Dr Ray Sheridan Consultant Physician


How to prevent falls in primary care –PRE-FIT study