Workshops for 2016

UPCOMING WORKSHOPS FOR 2016

THE MANAGEMENT OF SPASTICITY, Wed 25th May 2016

Speakers include Dr Lal Landham

This day workshop aims to provide clinicians with an overview of spasticity. The workshop will discuss the assessment and detail the current evidence on the utilisation of outcome measures. It will aim to integrate the physical management strategies along with the many treatments available and highlighting future research in spasticity. Discussion will be on the practical real life translation of the evidence and importance of education and self management.

The workshop will cover:

  • Pathophysiology
  • Measuring Spasticity
  • Impact of Spasticity
  • The importance of a Multi-disciplinary approach to management
  • Interventions including Botulinum Toxin treatment, oral medications, massage, oil dispersion bath and the role of splinting
  • Managing Spasticity in community, acute and neurorehabilitation settings

The learning outcomes

By the end of workshop participants will have an understanding of spasticity including assessment, medical and physical interventions and the management of spasticity in various settings. This will be achieved through:

  • A gained understanding of spasticity
  • Looking at assessment, treatments and measurement of spasticity
  • Gaining understanding of the impact on patients’ lives
  • Understanding the importance of diagnosis
  • Understanding the importance of managing spasticity in various settings

Places for this are priced at £95. Places are limited, so book early to avoid disappointment. Click here to book online.

 


 

DEALING WITH EPILEPSY

New Date - June tbc 2016

Speakers include Professor Gus Baker

Epilepsy is a very common disorder and yet there can be confusion and misunderstanding around this condition. This day workshop will enable delegate to learn about the nature of epilepsy in adults, the disorders with which it can be confused, its investigation and treatment, its implications for mood and cognition, and the experience of patients.

The workshop will cover:

  • Epilepsy – definition, epidemiology, and classification
  • Diagnosis and Treatment of Epilepsy
  • Non Epileptic Attack Disorder (NEAD)
  • EEG and Brain imaging in epilepsy
  • The patient perspective - Impact of epilepsy - beyond seizures
  • Memory and epilepsy
  • Neuropsychiatry of epilepsy

The learning outcomes

By the end of workshop participants will have an understanding of epilepsy, assessment, treatment and the impact on patients. This will be achieved through:

  • A gained understanding and awareness of epilepsy
  • Looking at assessment and treatments for epilepsy
  • Gaining understanding of the neuropsychiatry and neuropsychology of epilepsy
  • Understanding the importance of diagnosis

Places for this are priced at £95. Click here to book online.

 


 

PREVIOUS WORKSHOPS

Below are the speaker slides from the workshops held in 2015:

Living with a Brain Injury click here

PTSD following Brain Injury click here

Dysexecutive consequence of Brain Injury click here

Sleep and Fatigue after Brain Injury click here.

Pain Management: An integrative approach click here