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Rash

RCPE Evening Medical Update Edinburgh

Date: Tuesday, 25 April 2017


Venue:

Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
9 Queen Street
EDINBURGH
EH2 1JQ

Overview

The Evening Medical Update on Tuesday 25 April 2017 will cover 'Rash' (see Programme for further details) and will run from 6.30 pm to approximately 8.15 pm.

The Evening Medical Updates (EMU) programme covers the ‘Top Medical Presentations’ and ‘Emergency Presentations’ as defined in the GIM training curriculum. The 26 topics are covered in a rolling programme, with monthly updates held between September and June of each academic year.

Each EMU consists of three 30-minute presentations. The programme allows time for discussion and questions with contributions from all centres.

Although aimed particularly at core trainees, Evening Medical Updates are open to all hospital doctors, GPs, other healthcare professionals, and medical students. They are free of charge to all.

Updates are held at the College in Edinburgh but streamed live to a number of other centres around the UK and further afield (see Live Links for the current list of venues).

To attend at any site, please book online, or download a registration form.

If you are unable to attend at the College or a streaming site, a limited number of places are available to access the event by individual streaming. Please contact the Education Co-ordinator Josiane Kirk at j.kirk@rcpe.ac.uk

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Programme

Tuesday 25 April 2017

Rash

Chair: Dr Amy Illsley, Trainees & Members' Committee

18.30

Diagnosis and management of psoriasis
Dr Gabrielle Becher, Consultant Dermatologist, NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde

19:00

Infectious causes of rash with cases
Dr Jennifer Crane, Regional Infectious Diseases Unit, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh

19:30

Drug causes of rash with cases
Dr Sarah Walsh, Consultant Dermatologist, King’s College Hospital, London

20.15

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Fees

Evening Medical Updates are free of charge.

Evening Medical Updates are streamed live to a number of venues in the UK and overseas.

To attend at any site, please book online, or download a registration form. If you have a query about attendance at the College, or a general query about the programme, please contact the Education Co-ordinator.

For general queries about other venues please contact the venue directly using the details from the Live Links page.

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Further Info

This event is open to all grades of medical, health care and scientific staff and to students.

All relevant events are approved for Continuing Professional Development (CPD). Where appropriate, certificates of attendance will be provided for collection on the day. Uncollected certificates will be posted out after the event.

Please note that on occasion event programmes may be subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances.

Access

As a listed building, the College has restricted disabled access. A wheelchair lift is provided at the rear of the College giving access to the Conference Centre and the main historic rooms, but not all of the smaller rooms used for educational events. For further information and assistance please contact the RCPE Co-ordinator responsible for the event.

Accommodation and Directions to the College

The College has negotiated special rates with a number of local hotels.

Download pdf map and directions

Bicycle racks are available for cyclists at the door to 8 Queen Street. For access to further bicycle racks, please ask at reception.

Local walking routes

Three short walks can be enjoyed from the College. So if you are visiting us, why not explore the local area. Details can be found at Medal Routes.

Commercial Sponsorship

Many events are supported by commercial companies taking stand space. Health professionals and NHS managers are invited to visit the company stands during the breaks. Companies interested in sponsoring this, or other events listed on the Calendar, should contact the RCPE Co-ordinator responsible for the event.

Exhibitors/sponsors play no part in the planning or delivery of the event and the College has developed an Ethical Sponsorship Policy to support organising committees and committee chairs in their negotiations with potential commercial partners for education and other events.

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