2022 Trainees Meeting (Virtual)

Date(s)
Live 16 -17 June 2022 On Demand until 17 June 2023
Location
Credits
This meeting has applied for 12 credits of live CPD credit (expires 17 July 2022) and 12 credits Distance learning CPD accreditation (expires 17 June 2023) from the Royal College of Physicians (RCP)
This annual 2 days meeting is organised by geriatric medicine trainees, for those in training roles, to identify and address key training and learning points within the speciality.

This event will now be hosted online.


Built around the current curriculum needs and experiences of those training for a career in geriatric medicine, it will see a mix of plenary presentations and workshops, a mock SCE exam, a Quality Improvement workshop, updates on the Curriculum changes and a practical interview preparation workshop.

Have questions the new geriatric medicine curriculum?
BGS have prepared a frequently asked questions bank - please check out the resource page here and email trainees@bgs.org.uk with any questions. Come along for more details on the new curriculum



Who should attend:

  • The meeting will be of benefit to all trainees in geriatric medicine and related specialties, as well as GPs, Advanced and Specialist practitioners, and other healthcare professionals involved in healthcare of older people
  • Internal Medicine Trainees  (especially those considering a career in geriatric medicine)
  • SAS Grade Doctors – Specialist and Associate Specialists
  • Doctors training in related specialties
  • GP trainees

The meeting will also be relevant, although not directly aimed at the educational needs of:

  • Nurses and allied health professions
  • Advanced and Specialist practitioners, Consultant Practitioners/Consultant Nurses
  • Physician Associates

Why participate:

  •     Understand more about the key areas & challenges faced in geriatric medicine  
  •     Hear focused presentations on core areas of the geriatric medicine built around the updated incoming Geriatric Medicine Curriculum 
  •     Network with other healthcare professionals over 2 days

Cost to attend

Cost to attend is for the full two-day meeting (plus availability to watch on demand for 12 months)

BGS Member
16 - 17 June meeting Fee
(inc. VAT)

Non-Member
16 - 17 June Virtual meeting Fee
(inc. VAT)
Senior Doctors – Post CCT or CESR CP Professions  £120

£200 

Pre CCT or CESR CP Professions, Healthcare professionals (Nurses, Physiotherapists, Researchers)

£60 £100
Retired member/ Students (Undergraduates in Medical School, Nursing or AHP courses) £30 £50
Corporate Representatives £120 £200

 

  • Session overview

    Day 1 Session 1 Surgical Liaison 9.30 - 11.00

    Session 1 – Surgical Liaison
    09.30 Aortic disease and CLTI in older people
    Mr Paul Bevis, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, North Bristol NHS Trust

    10.00 TBI and c spine injuries in older people
    Ms Naomi Slator, Consultant Neurosurgeon, North Bristol NHS Trust

    10.30 ENT in older people
    Mr Stephen Broomfield, Consultant ENT Surgeon, University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust

    Day 1 Session 2 Medical education, management and more 11.30 - 13.00

    Session 2 Medical education, management and more
    11.30 Medical Undergraduate Education
    Dr Julie Dovey, Joint South Bristol Academy Dean and Consultant Geriatrician, University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust

    12.00 Setting up a Service
    Dr David Shipway, Consultant Geriatrician, North Bristol NHS Trust

    12.30 Becoming an Author
    Dr Lucy Pollock, Consultant Geriatrician, Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust

    Day 1 Session 3 Parallel Sessions Bone Health vs Oncology 14.00 - 14.45

    Parallel Stream 1: 14.00 Decision making in bone health
    14.00 Decision making in bone health
    Prof Celia Gregson, Professor of Clinical Epidemiology and Honorary Consultant Orthogeriatrician, Royal United Hospital Foundation Trust Bath
    Parallel Stream 2: Oncology
    14.00 Onco-Geriatrics Medicine
    Management of Gynaecological cancers in older adults
    Dr Claire Newton, St Michael's Hospital

    GynaeOnc prehabilitation
    Dr Miriam Thake and Dr Frances Rickard, Registrars in Geriatric Medicine, South West Deanery

    Day 1 Session 3 Parallel Sessions Research vs Curriculum 14.45 - 15.30

    Parallel Stream 1: Research
    14.45 - 15.30 Research

    Prof Celia Gregson, Professor of Clinical Epidemiology and Honorary Consultant Orthogeriatrician, Royal United Hospital Foundation Trust Bath
    and
    Dr Emily Henderson, Academic Consultant Geriatrician and BGS Vice President of Academic Affairs
    Parallel Stream 2 Curriculum Updates
    14:45 - 15:30 Curriculum Updates
    Dr Susan Pound and Dr Rebecca Winter

    Day 1 Session 4 Continence 16.00 - 17.00

    Continence
    16:00 Urinary incontinence
    Dr Vicky Morris, Consultant Geriatrician ,Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust

    16:30 Prolapse in the older person
    Dr Fiona Marsh, Consultant Urogynaecologist, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

    Day 2 Session 1 Movement Disorders 9.30 - 11.00

    Session 1 – Movement Disorders
    09.30 Parkinsonian syndromes - what’s the diagnosis?
    Dr Matthew Smith, Academic Neurology Registrar, University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust

    10.00 Cognitive impairment in Parkinson's Disease
    Dr Meera Sritharan, Consultant Geriatrician, University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS FT

    10.30 Advanced Therapies in Parkinson's Disease
    Dr Edward Richfield, Consultant Geriatrician, North Bristol NHS Trust

    Day 2 Session 2 Parallel Sessions Dementia vs Community Geriatrics 11.30 - 12.15

    Parallel Stream 1 Diagnosing Dementia
    Diagnosing Dementia
    Dr Tom Welsh, Medical and Research Director (RICE) Consultant Geriatrician (RUH)
    Parallel Stream 2 Community Geriatrics
    Community Geriatrics

    Dr Emma Stratton, Consultant Geriatrician,
    Bristol Royal Infirmary and Dr Miriam Thake, Registrar in Geriatric Medicine St6, University Hospitals of Bristol

    Day 2 Session 2 Parallel Sessions Nutrition vs Stroke 12.15 - 13.00

    Parallel Stream 1: Nutrition
    Nutrition
    Dr Jonathan Tyrell-Price, Consultant, University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust
    Stream 2 Decision making in Stroke Medicine
    Decision making in Stroke Medicine
    Dr Paul Sellors, Registrar, North Bristol NHS Trust

    Day 2 Session 4 Parallel Sessions Front door vs Heart Failure14.00 - 14.45

    Parallel Stream 1 Risk taking in front door frailty
    14.00 Risk taking in front door frailty
    Dr Anna O'Brien, Registrar, Bristol Royal Infirmary

    Day 2 Session 5 Parallel Sessions SCE vs Interview Prep 14.45 - 15.30

    Stream 1 SCE preparation
    Stream 2 interview preparation
    Dr Seema Srivastava, Associate Medical Director Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Consultant Front Door Frailty, Peri-Operative Medicine, North Bristol NHS Trust
    and
    Dr Julie Dovey, Joint South Bristol Academy Dean and Consultant Geriatrician, University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust

    Day 2 Close of conference 15.30 - 16.00

    Closing Remarks