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6th International Conference on Falls and Postural Stability (description)

"6th International Conference on Falls and Postural Stability"

Category:Aging, Geriatrics, Medical Education, Osteoporosis, Primary Care, Rehabilitation
Address:The Renold Building, Manchester Conference Centre Manchester, , United Kingdom
Phone:+44 (0) 20 8979 8300
Event dates:9/1/2005 (This event has already taken place)
Event web site:http://www.hamptonmedical.com
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Speakers/Presenters:

Topics to be Covered:

  • Dr Finbarr Martin
  • Prof Linda Luxon
  • Dr Jed Rowe
  • Dr Steve Parry
  • Dr Opinder Sahota
  • Prof John Bond
  • Dr Roger Francis
  • Dr Sanjeev Patel
  • Mrs Jackie Riglin
  • Miss Julie Whitney
  • Prof Cameron Swift
  • Dr Theresa Allain
  • Prof Lucy Yardley
  • Orthostatic hypotension
  • assessment and management of dizziness
  • targeted exercise
  • specialised falls clinics
  • bone protection
  • lifestyle modification
  • osteoporosis
  • hip protectors
  • falls prevention
Contact:falls@hamptonmedical.com
Organizer phone:+44 (00 20 8979 8300
Offering type:Conference
Specialty:Medical Education
Event frequency:Every Year
First Meeting:
Total events:
Est. attendance: 400
Target audience:Any
Other target audiences:Consultant Geriatricians, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, GP’s and other Healthcare professionals working in the field of Falls and Bone Health
Host Sponsor:
Est. # of exhibitors:10
Currency:British Pounds
Language:English
CE Credits:Programme approved by the Royal College of Physicians for 5 hours continuing progessional development.
Organizer URLwww.fallsbonehealth.ukevents.org

Description:

Featuring talented speakers tackling topics highly relevant to everyday clinical practice. This year’s programme has incorporated sessions on Orthostatic Hypotension – a modifiable cause of falls, The assessment and Management of dizziness as well as an interactive debate on where healthcare commissioners should allocate resources for falls prevention. There will also be an update session on Osteoporosis. This is a multidisciplinary conference.

Schedule:

THURSDAY 1st SEPTEMBER 2005

08.30-09.20 Coffee and registration
09.20-09.30 Chair’s Welcome Address
Dr Finbarr Martin

SESSION 1 KEYNOTE LECTURES
09.30-10.00 Orthostatic Hypotension – a modifiable cause for falls?
Professor Chris Mathias

10.00-10.30 The assessment and management of dizziness
Professor Linda Luxon

10.30-11.00 Coffee and poster viewing

SESSION 2 THE GREAT INTERACTIVE DEBATE – Where should healthcare commissioners allocate resources for falls prevention?

11.00-11.15 Targeted exercise
Dr Jed Rowe

11.15-11.30 Specialised falls clinics
Dr Steve Parry

11.30-11.45 Bone protection
Dr Opinder Sahota

11.45-12.00 Population-based lifestyle modification
Professor John Bond

12.00-12.15 Open Debate

12.15-12.20 Final vote

12.20-13.15 Lunch and poster viewing

SESSION 3 PARALLEL WORKSHOPS

13.15-14.00 WORKSHOP TITLES:

A: OSTEOPOROSIS UPDATE Facilitator: Professor Tash Masud

Topic: Update on Osteoporosis treatments
Speaker: Dr Roger Francis

Topic: Integrating falls management in the Osteoporosis Clinic
Speaker: Dr Sanjeev Patel

B: DIZZINESS TESTS & TREATMENTS IN PRACTICE
Facilitator: Dr Jonathan Treml

C: EFFECTIVE FALLS EXERCISE SERVICE
Facilitator: Dr Rob Morris
Co-facilitator: Dr Dawn Skelton

Speaker: Mrs Jackie Riglin
Speaker: Miss Julie Whitney
D: THE POLITICS OF FALLS
(Including NICE implications)Facilitator: Dr Jonathan Bayly

Speaker: Professor Cameron Swift

SESSION 4 PLATFORM PRESENTATIONS
CHAIR: Professor Rose-Anne Kenny

14.00-15.00 PRESENTATIONS

15.00-15.30 Tea and poster viewing

SESSION 5 AFTERNOON KEY NOTES
15.30-16.00 Hip protectors – nail in the coffin?
Dr Theresa Allain

16.00-16.30 Older people’s perspectives on falls prevention
Professor Lucy Yardley

16.30-16.35 Presentation to oral & poster prize winners

16.35- Closing remarks

Registration Fee Details:

Please contact Hampton Medical Conferences for further information.

Other items that tuition includes:

Travel and hotel arrangements:

 
 
Contact Person:Hampton Medical Conferences Ltd
TitleCoordinator
Contact Emailfalls@hamptonmedical.com
Organizer Address 1113-119 High Street
Organizer Address 2Hampton Hill
Organizer CityMiddlesex
Organizer State/Province: (Outside US)
Organizer Zip or Postal CodeTW12 1NJ
Organizer CountryUnited Kingdom
Organizer Phone+44 (00 20 8979 8300
Organizer Fax+44 (00 20 8979 6700
Structural makeupData not provided
Event Site/VenueRenold Building, Manchester Conference Centre, UMIST
Event sold out?No
Multiple locations or dates?No
Manufacturer and Organizational Sponsorships:Trade exhibition
Statistics available for most recent event held in:NA
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Target BoundariesInternational
Is Registration contact information the same as Organizer Contact above?Yes
Web Page www.fallsbonehealth.ukevents.org
Can one register for your CE on your web site?NA
Can registration be made by snail (regular) mail?Yes
Online housing reservations: 
 
Do you have additional written or AV materials for sale?No
If so, are they available for non-attendees as well as those attending?NA
Is full tuition necessary to ensure registration?No
Will there be shuttle service available?NA
Abstract information:Deadline for receipt of abstracts: 1st July 2005.

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