Wessex Neuroscience Network Education Symposium This annual neuroscience symposium dedicates the morning to Childhood Epilepsy and the afternoon to a wide range of Paediatric Neuroscience topics. The Epilepsy symposium in the morning provides updates in epilepsy management, using case based discussion and presentations.
The Paediatric Neuroscience symposium in the afternoon reviews some of the latest research into treatments for neurological and neurodevelopmental paediatric disorders; provides an update on the Ignite Encephalitis study; explores the new RCPCH stroke guidelines; and considers the long term impact of treatment for brain tumours. The day will also provide you with an opportunity to meet and share ideas with other professionals working in the field of paediatric neuroscience.
Who is the course suitable for? All Paediatricians and Paediatric Epilepsy Nurses in Wessex are encouraged to attend the Epilepsy symposium. All multidisciplinary professionals working with children with neurodevelopmental and neurological problems in Wessex are welcome to join the Paediatric Neuroscience symposium.
Course aim and learning outcomes
To keep childhood epilepsy diagnosis and management skills up to date
To keep up to date with some of the latest research and guidelines in paediatric neurological and neurodevelopmental disorders
Course duration Full Day
Course dates and locations
Date 8th December 2017
Venue Education Centre, Royal Hampshire County Hospital Romsey Road
Parking on campus will be refunded.
Course fee Thanks to sponsorship the full-day symposium is offered for free, and includes lunch and refreshments. Places must be booked in advance – the closing date is 1.12.17.
Course leader Dr Katharine Forrest, Wessex Neuroscience Network Education Lead
Dr Andrea Whitney, Consultant Paediatric Neurologist, Southampton Children’s Hospital
Dr Georgina Bird-Lieberman, Consultant Paediatric Neurologist, Southampton Children’s Hospital
Dr Jaspal Singh, Consultant Paediatric Neurologist, Southampton Children’s Hospital
Professor Colin Kennedy, Professor in Neurology and Paediatrics, University of Southampton