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Overview

A one-day education course for physiotherapists and other allied health professionals featuring key themes professionals need to know when working in rheumatology.
Date
7 July 2022
Venue
Online
This course offers need-to-know education for allied health professionals. Get an update on the essentials needed to deliver top-quality care, but that aren't always covered in day-to-day practice.

Programme include:
  • Using GIRFT and audit recommendations to improve service delivery
  • Assessment of rare conditions
  • Understanding blood tests and interpreting results
  • Investigations and imaging 
  • Hot topics in rheumatology
  • Interactive session on 'challenges in practice'
This course provides an opportunity to learn from your peers and showcase the role and value of your professional group to the rest of the MDT.

Learning objectives:

1. To consider the role of the AHP through the patient pathway from pre-diagnosis to long-term condition management


2. To explore advanced AHP roles and consider your own professional development, creating a network of support and avenues to pursue as and when time for development might occur


3. To have up to date, evidence-based information on hot topics in rheumatology including sleep and fatigue management, exercise science, osteoporosis management and the GIRFT report


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Registration payments can be made by card only. Invoices are not accepted.


Pricing

Level 1: consultant, allied specialty consultant, clinical academic and pharma representative

£150
+VAT

Level 2: rheumatology specialty trainee, foundation trainee, GP, non-clinical scientist, research fellow and specialty doctor

£125
+VAT

Level 3: nurse, allied health professional, nurse, psychologists, physician associates, pharmacists, retired and other

£95
+VAT

Level 1: consultant, allied specialty consultant, clinical academic and pharma representative

£225
+VAT

Level 2: rheumatology specialty trainee, foundation trainee, GP, non-clinical scientist, research fellow and specialty doctor

£190
+VAT

Level 3: nurse, allied health professional, nurse, psychologists, physician associates, pharmacists, retired and other

£145
+VAT

Provisional programme

Morning sessions

TIME

SESSION

SPEAKERS

09.00

Welcome and introduction

09.10

Delay to diagnosis in Axial SpA

Dale Webb

09.35

Delay to diagnosis in EIA

Elizabeth MacPhie

10.00

Bloods for the AHP in rheumatology

Will Gregory

10.40

Break

11.00

MRI for Axial SpA

Carol McCrum

11.40

AHPs undertaking ultrasound in rheumatology

Mhairi Brandon

12.20

Lunch

Afternoon sessions

TIME

SESSION

SPEAKERS

13.10

Sleep

Sandi Derham

13:40

Exercise science in rheumatology

George Metsios

14:10

Running an AxSpA clinic

Clare Lanton

14:40

Osteoporosis for the AHP

Zoe Paskins

15:15

Breakout discussion session

15.30

Break

15.45

Keynote lecture – GIFT for the AHP

Lesley Kay

16.30

Summary and goodbye

Bursary

Allied health professionals, nurses and pharmacists can apply for an education bursary for this course; you could access up to £200 towards the cost of the registration fee. Applications are now open.

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