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General Internal Medicine

  • Date: Wednesday 20th March 2019 from 10.00 am - 3.45 pm (Coffee & Registration from 9.30 am)
  • Venue: Manchester Dental Education Centre (MANDEC), Higher Cambridge Street, Manchester, M15 6FH
  • Members from £25.00
  • Non Members £25-60
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MANDEC Directions 

Morning Session:

9.30 am              
Registration and coffee

10.00 am          
A Monday afternoon on AMU
Dr  Vicky Price, Consultant in Acute Medicine, The Royal Liverpool & Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS FT

A talk centred around a Monday shift in Acute medicine and how we approach differing medical presentations.

Learning Objectives

  1. The acute management of some common medical presentations such as seizure, DVT and anaemia
  2. Resilience after a difficult event
  3. How to give good advice whilst on a clinical shift

10.50  am
Management of Upper GI Bleeding
Dr Wisam Jafar, Consultant Physician and Clinical Director Gastroenterology, Stockport NHS FT

Learning Objectives

1. Risk stratification and resuscitation prior to endoscopy
2. Management prior to endoscopy
3. Endoscopic management
4. Post endoscopic management

11.40 am
Coffee break

12.10 pm
Electrolyte Abnormalities on the MAU
Dr John Anderton, Consultant Renal Physician, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS FT and Head of School of Medical Specialties HEE NW

Dr Anderton will discuss the acute management of a range of electrolyte abnormalities focussing on a practical approach to assessment and therapy.

Learning Objectives

1. How to manage hyponatraemia
2. How to manage hypernatraemia
3. How to manage hyperkalaemia

1.00 pm

Afternoon Session:

2.00 pm
Fibrotic lung disease for the Acute physician
Dr Abdul Ashish, Consultant Physician and Clinical Director Scheduled Care, Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS FT

2.50 pm
Setting Standards in Acute Care
Dr Mark Holland, Consultant Geriatrician, Salford Royal NHS FT

3.40 pm

We are grateful to the following companies for supporting this meeting: Menarini UK,