Our short courses have been created in collaboration with leading scientists and clinicians operating in the NHS.

Upcoming courses

Using the tabs below you can book your place onto a short course:

Acute, Intensive and Emergency Psychiatric Care

The aims of the module are to enable practitioners in acute, intensive and emergency psychiatric care to apply and adapt their existing skills, helping them to develop their knowledge of assessment, formulation skills, differential diagnosis and management. The course will be grounded in clinical practice, and will be distinctive in both this and in its multi-professional delivery.

This four day course will be a credit bearing module, which will include assessments. Delegates will need to attend all four dates in order to satisfy attendance requirements.

Date: 26&27 January 2019 and 9&10 March 2019

Duration: Four full days

Fee: £1000

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Acute Neurology

About the course: The aim of this course is to educate healthcare professionals about the diagnosis and management of common and serious acute neurological presentations that are encountered in the emergency department and on the acute medical unit. Delegates will learn how to approach a patient with an acute neurological problem, have a framework on how to investigate and manage various important neurological conditions. This will be achieved through a mix of clinical case vignettes and general principles.

Speciality: general physicians (CMT trainees, medical SpRs, medical consultants), emergency doctors, and neurology trainees

Date: 12 June 2019

Duration: Full day

Fee: £50

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Challenges in the diagnosis and management of onset dementia

About the course: The course will provide an update on current diagnostic standards, best practice and new developments in clinical practice relating to the young onset dementias. A case-presentation session at the end of the meeting will give delegates an opportunity to have difficult cases or management dilemmas discussed by an expert panel.

Speciality: General practitioners; psychiatrists (consultants and trainees); neurologists (consultants and trainees); dementia specialist nurses; dementia support workers.

Date: May 2019 (TBC)

Duration: Full day

Fee: £75

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Fetal Cardiology for Obstet. And Fetal Medicine Specialists

About the course: Based in St George's Hospital, the course will include ultrasound evaluation of specific forms of congenital heart disease as seen in the fetus, pregnancy management and update on postnatal outcome. Quiz sessions throughout the course will provide you with challenging ultrasound images to test your diagnostic skills, and are discussed in an interactive way.

This two-day course aims to provide Obstetricians and Fetal Medicine Specialists with an update on fetal cardiology topics which are relevant to management of high-risk pregnancies.

Speciality: The course is primarily aimed at obstetricians and fetal medicine specialists but is also suitable for paediatric and fetal cardiologists and other professionals dealing with management of high-risk pregnancies.

Date: 12 and 13 September 2019

Duration: Two full day

Fee: £290 - early bird discount until 1st May £320 - normal price

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Neurosurgery High Speed Drill Course

About the course: An interactive course aimed to build understanding and provide hands-on experience of High Speed Drills. The candidates will learn the basic skills and techniques for high-speed drilling. This is a popular course and due to the practical element, numbers are limited to a maximum number of 15 candidates.

Speciality: Junior Neurosurgery Trainees (ST1-4) or equivalent level fellows, junior doctors and Physicians Associate graduates with interest in neurosurgery are targeted. Developing drilling skills is an essential operative skill in Neurosurgery (curriculum requirement).

Date: Spring 2019 (tbc)

Duration: Full day

Fee: £50

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Practical course on ECG interpretation in the young and in athletes

About the course: The course is focused on the interpretation of ECG in young individuals (14-35 years) and in athletes. The spectrum of cardiac conditions potentially detected at the ECG in the young is broad with significant differences with the ones characterizing older patients. Furthermore, ECG interpretation in athletes requires careful analysis to properly distinguish physiological changes related to athletic training from findings suggestive of an underlying pathological condition.

The course provides practical insights on how the Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY) screening programme is organised.

Speciality: General Practitioners, Sport physicians, Consultant, Staff grade & Associate Specialist doctors, Junior doctors, Physiologists, Specialist Nurses

Date: Thursday 9 May 2019

Duration: Full day


Students £45

£55 (Early Bird Discount) until 4 March

Standard rate £75

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The comorbidities of Epilepsy

About the course: Epilepsy is one of the most common, chronic neurological condition in the UK. The course will offer a practical grounding in the most common co-morbidities associated with epilepsy. This is an area of growing clinical interest, and relevant to the care of patients with epilepsy.

The course aims to provide a basic grounding in the epidemiology, nature, diagnosis and treatment of common co-morbidities in patients with epilepsy.

Speciality: This course is best suited to those health postgraduates, and health professionals who come into contact with patients with epilepsy. Namely, general neurologists, epileptologists, specialist nurses and psychologists/psychiatrists.

Date: Friday 5 July 2019

Duration: Full day


Internal members of staff - £25 (Healthcare professionals and junior doctors) £50 (Consultants)

External - £35 (Healthcare professionals and junior doctors) £70 (Consultants)

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Professional Education Centre
St George's, University of London
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Last Updated: Tuesday, 15 January 2019 09:13