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Drugs for Medical Conditions: The Annual Practical Update for the Psychiatrist 2017

A unique and popular Course for Consultant General Psychiatrists, on Thursday 2 March 2017, at the Park Plaza County Hall, 1 Addington St, London SE1 7RY

[Please note: Just 6x places left!]

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Course fee

Early bird rates
(if booking and paying on or before Tue 25 Oct 2016)
£295 (inc VAT)

Standard rates
(if booking and paying after Tue 25 Oct 2016)
£325 (inc VAT)

Target audience

Suitable for the Consultant working in General Psychiatry, Liaison Psychiatry, Old Age Psychiatry or Community Psychiatry

Full course programme

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About this unique course

  • An update on medications used in the management of medical disorders which are highly relevant to Psychiatric practice
  • A clear focus on newer medications and those medications with which most Psychiatrists will be familiar but for which new evidence is available
  • Five lectures by Physician specialists on: neuropharmacology; cardiovascular pharmacology; endocrine pharmacology and the pharmacology of diabetes; gastrointestinal pharmacology and hepato-pharmacology; and the clinical pharmacology of HIV
  • Five Discussion Forums, based around the lecture topics
  • Key for the revalidation process, provides 6 CPD points and Attendance Certificate

The lectures

  • Have a clear focus on the newer medications and medications for which new evidence is available
  • Examine the pharmacology and psychopharmacology
  • Detail indications and management, including:
    • when they are used and how
    • side effects relevant to psychiatric practice
    • interactions with psychiatric medications
    • relevant NICE and other guidelines
  • Examine psychiatric medications that impact on the Physician’s practice

Course faculty

A Faculty of leading Consultant Paediatric Radiologists and Consultant General Radiologists with specialist expertise in inflicted injuries (NAI), including:

  • Dr Giles Elrington, Consultant Neurologist, Barts Health NHS Trust, London
  • Dr Lucy Garvey, Consultant in HIV/GU Medicine, St Mary’s Hospital, London
  • Dr Paul Shotbolt, Consultant Neuropsychiatrist, Maudsley Hospital, London
  • Dr Alison Wren, Consultant Endocrinologist, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London
  • Dr Robin Chung, Cardiology SpR / NIHR BRC Cardio-oncology Fellow, UCL Hatter Cardiovascular Institute
  • Prof Kevin Moore, Professor of Hepatology, University College London and Royal Free Hospital, London

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