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Course overview

The Nailfold Capillaroscopy course will provide delegates with a detailed overview of nailfold capillaroscopy, including diagnostic guidance, clinical examples and research applications.

Date: Monday 4 March 2019

Venue: Salford Royal Hospital

CPD: 6 hours

Attendees at our Nailfold Capillaroscopy course will have the chance to learn from clinical and technical experts the relative merits of various capillaroscopy devices, including both high magnification (videocapillaroscopy) and low magnification systems (dermoscopy, USB microscopy).

There will be a key focus on practical, hands-on learning with a number of microscopes and imaging systems available to use as well as live demonstrations with patients.

Who should attend?

Rheumatology consultants, rheumatology trainees, and allied health professionals with an interest in capillaroscopy (for example, specialist nurses or vascular technicians at scleroderma centres).

Event schedule

Monday 4 March 2019

Delegates will receive a detailed overview of nailfold capillaroscopy, including diagnostic guidance, clinical examples and research applications.

Time Session Title Speakers
09:15 - 09:45 Arrival, registration and refreshments N/A
09:45 - 10:00 Welcome and introduction to the day Professor Ariane Herrick
10:10 - 10:20 Indications for capillaroscopy, 2013 classification criteria, and patterns of abnormality Professor Ariane Herrick
10:20 - 10:40 Different capillaroscopic techniques Dr Graham Dinsdale
10:40 - 11:00 Tea and coffee break
N/A
11:00 - 11:15 Case histories Dr Marina Anderson
11:15 - 11:30 Capillaroscopy at the Royal Free Hospital, London Dr Kevin Howell
11:30 - 11:45 Capillaroscopy at the Freeman Hospital, Newcastle Dr John Allen
11:45 - 12:30 Live demonstration with patients Professor Ariane Herrick
Mrs Tonia Moore
12:30 - 13:30
Lunch
N/A
13:30 - 13:55 Research applications Dr Andrea Murray
13:55 - 15:40
Small group practical sessions All speakers
15:40 - 16:00 Questions, answers and closing remarks
Professor Ariane Herrick
Dr Graham Dinsdale
16:00 Close N/A

Case reports poster tour

Member rates

Level 1
Consultant, Allied Specialty Consultant, clinical academic and 
pharma representatives
£250
Level 2
Rheumatology specialty trainee, Foundation trainee, GP, non-clinical scientist, Research Fellow and specialty doctor
£180
Level 3
Health professional and nurse
£150

Prices do not include VAT, accommodation or travel

Non-member rates

Level 1
Consultant, Allied Specialty Consultant, clinical academic and pharma representatives
 £375
Level 2
Rheumatology specialty trainee, Foundation trainee, GP, non-clinical scientist, Research Fellow and specialty doctor
 £270
Level 3
Health professional and nurse
 £225

Prices do not include VAT, accommodation or travel