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Queen Square Multidisciplinary Neuro-oncology Teaching Course

Multiple Dates - , London

Course Directors: Dr Jeremy Rees and Dr Jonathan Martin

The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, University College London Hospitals Foundation Trust & UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology

The need for multidisciplinary working in neuro-oncology is well established but a common theme that will be addressed is the need for better understanding between core specialties within the Neuro-oncology Multidisciplinary Team.

To address this, this course has been designed for Trainees, Consultants and Clinical Nurse Specialists in the core specialities of neuro-oncology – Neurology, Neurosurgery, Clinical Oncology, Neuroradiology, Neuropathology and Palliative Care.

The Aims of the Course are:

  1. To introduce the basic principles and recent advances in Neuro-oncological treatments
  2. To develop a standardised approach to the diagnosis and classification of brain and spinal tumours using modern imaging, histopathology and molecular genetic techniques.
  3. To develop an understanding of the multidisciplinary management of patients with primary and metastatic brain and spine tumours, and other rarer tumours of the nervous system.
  4. To develop an understanding of the symptomatic management of the brain tumour patient with neurological symptoms, including palliative and end-of-life care and treatment related toxicity.
  5. To provide an opportunity for multidisciplinary discussion of common and rare cases

The course will be divided into four days throughout 2018-2019 and will be delivered by the consultant staff of the UCLH/UCL/National Hospital Neuro-oncology multidisciplinary team. There will be a series of lectures followed by an opportunity to discuss Case Presentations at the end of the day.

Feedback from the first year (2017-18)

“Presenters all excellent and easy to listen to. Thank you”
“Great range of medical disciplines to give teaching of breadth and depth of neuro-oncology”
“Very interesting lectures to a high standard”
“Very good study day. Learned a lot”
“Well received by all and long awaited”

Dates and programmes:

Course Fees

Category Early Bird Day rate Day rate Early Bird Full course rate Full course rate
Consultants 140 150 480 500
Trainees (UK) 100 120 340 400
Trainees (non UK) 120 135 400 450
Allied professionals (physios, nurses etc) 100 120 340 400

Special offer: Discounted Membership to the British Neuro-oncology Society for 2018/19 of £25 (normally £75) for those booking the early bird rate for all four days.

Payment via invoice is possible. Please contact d.blundred@ucl.ac.uk for more details

Booking on the course

Click on the links below to book individual days or the whole course.

 

For more information please click here.

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Multiple Dates, London

News

The ABN Australasian Fellowship is now open. Deadline 2 January 2019.

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Events

ABN Annual Meeting 2019: 21 - 23 May 2019 - The EICC, Edinburgh

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