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Celebrate 25 years of STARS

Take Fainting to Heart - there is no such thing as a simple faint

London Syncope 2018

Thursday 7 June 2018

Royal College of Physicians - 11 St Andrews Pl, London, NW1 4LE 

Registration fee - £45

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*CPD points (Royal College of Physicians) applied for*


In this meeting, you will hear speakers from around the World, experts in their fields, discussing transient loss of consciousness. The day will cover the detailed management of the condition including 'how to' sessions on making a diagnosis, investigations and treatments. Complex scenarios, surprisingly common in clinical practice, will be presented. Finally, the challenges of developing services in different settings will be reviewed so that delegates feel able to begin to develop services of their own.


Programme Director: Dr Nicholas Gall
 

08.30-09.00 Registration   
Chair -     
  HOW TO SESSIONS:  
09:00-09:15 Introduction: – why are we here? The Patient perspective  
09:15-09:35 Taking a history from a syncopal patient  
09:35-09:55 What tests should I do?  
09.55-10:15 What treatments can I offer?  
10:15-10:35 Is the tilt test worthwhile? What can I learn from it?  
10:45-11:15 Coffee  
  CASE ILLUSTRATIONS:  
11:15-11:35 Falls management  
11:35-11:55 Could it be epilepsy or a sleep phenomenon  
11:55-12:15 Frequent collapses   
12:15-12:35 Inherited arrhythmias   
12:45-13:45 Lunch  
  SERVICE DEVELOPMENTS:  
13:45-14:05 Syncope units   
14:05-14:25 What does a GP want?  
14:25-14:45 How can LAS help?  
14:45-15:05 Nurse-led services   
15:05-15:25 What do ED want?  
15:25-15:45 What do commissioners want?  
15:45-16:05 The challenge in children  
16:05-16:30 Closing remarks  

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