Wessex Cardiology Trainees

Nuclear Cardiology Training Day/Advanced Heart Failure Study Day/

A few announcements which may be of interest (sorry long post).

Adult Congenital Heart Disease Conference 2018 Friday 5th October - Heartbeat Education Centre Southampton

Topics include ACHD case studies/heart failure treatment/pulmonary hypertension/paediatric to adult transfer/supporting people with autism/psychology and living with ACHD. £25 for the full day.   
Email:  Jane.Lewis@uhs.nhs.uk for further information.

Nuclear Cardiology Training Day Wednesday 10th October - Poole

Provisional start time is 9am with arrival for coffee, etc. and welcome/intro at 9.15am. It will finish at approx. 16.30. The day will include talks (including MIBI / PET / comparison with other modalities), a practical stress session, image acquisition and processing, artefacts and cases.

For catering purposes we need to know how many people are attending.  Please email:  Hannah.sinclair1@nhs.net if you are planning to attend. 

Advanced Heart Failure Study Day Friday 12th October 08:30-17:00 - Cambridge

'The purpose of the day is to increase awareness about what actually happens at Advanced Heart Failure centres – what we can do, what we can’t do and who/when/how to refer. The programme has been designed around the Advanced HF curriculum for Cardiology trainees. The target audience is Cardiology registrars, Consultant Cardiologists, Intensivists and Cardiac Surgeons. We have a range of excellent speakers coming from all over the UK. The event has CPD approval from the RCP and has been endorsed by the British Society of Heart Failure.'

For more information including the programme please follow:  https://www.royalpapworth.nhs.uk/content.php?/education/specialist_education  

Wessex Congenital Cardiac Series Study Day Thursday 18th October 08:45-17:00 - Heartbeat Education Centre Southampton

ACHD training day on interatrial and interventricular communications.   The day will include everything you need to know about ASDs and VSDs from diagnosis and physiology to long-term follow up.
There is a small charge of £25 to cover the catering cost

To register, please e mail Dr Abi Sharpe, Abigail.sharpe@uhs.nhs.uk.

Wessex Cardiology Case of the Year Award - 'Christmas Event' - Tuesday 27th November - Winchester 

Trainees are invited to submit a brief case presentation, ideally focusing on the case you have learnt the most from during your cardiology training.  The aim is to replicate the sorts of conversations we have in the registrar office, allowing us to share complications/learning experiences/rare diagnoses so that we can all learn from each other.  You will have a 10 minutes to present your case (projector available). 

Ideally the case will take up half the time slot with some additional related learning material to complement the case.  We have an exciting panel of consultants who will select the best cases.  Certificates for CVs will be provided and prizes will be awarded.

Dinner is sponsored by Bayer.  The venue is Ghandi in Winchester with drinks from 18:30 and starters served at 19:00 during cases.  

Please submit a brief summary to Simon Claridge (simon.claridge@rbch.nhs.uk) by Friday 19th October.

That's all for now. 

Thanks, Hannah

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