Dizziness for the Physician
Novotel Newcastle Airport Hotel
Newcastle upon Tyne
Who should attend?
This course is designed for :
Physicians, trainees and associated health care professionals seeing the older dizzy patient in Syncope units, Falls services, TIA clinics and Outpatients.
Physicians in stroke teams/Acute medical admissions wishing to become skilled in assessment of the patient presenting with acute vertigo and use of HINTS
Run over two days, this popular course is designed for physicians, trainees and associated health care professionals seeing the older dizzy patient in Syncope units, Falls services, TIA clinics and Outpatients. Using a varied programme of lectures, practical demonstrations, and interactive small group workshops, delegates will gain skills in assessment and management of the most common causes of dizziness and vertigo (including BPPV and repositioning manoeuvres; orthostatic hypotension; differentiating central and peripheral problems). Course includes an understanding of gait and balance assessment, and balance rehabilitation
The faculty for the course includes experienced teachers including Professor Sue Whitney, Professor of Balance Rehabilitation, Pittsburgh, USA in addition to consultants from the Northern Regional Syncope group.
For more information on registering - email Kate Bryce at kate.bryce [at] nuth.nhs.uk Telephone 0191 282 0179
The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Falls and Syncope service, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne
RCP approved - 12 Credits External Clinical CPD