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Overview

This course gives delegates practical knowledge and skills to develop their transitional care services locally and establish networks with paediatric services within their regions.

Date: 28 October 2019

Venue: Doubletree by Hilton, Manchester, M1 3DG

CPD: 5

This course focuses on facilitating improvements in the care of young persons and how to set up a transitional clinic.

The course will be delivered in a clinical way to increase its relevance to everyday clinical practice. This is a multidisciplinary course with sharing of knowledge between adult and paediatric rheumatology professionals.

It includes hands-on practical and real-world advice about how to develop transitional services to improve the care of young people and interactive small group workshops and opportunity to develop networks.

This course is aimed at the whole multidisciplinary team in paediatric and adult rheumatology. It is suitable for consultants, trainees, specialist nurses and allied health professionals with an interest in transitional care.

Objectives

  • To understand how rheumatic diseases, in particular juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) present in childhood and how they evolve into adulthood

  • To evaluate the impact of disease on young adults with a particular emphasis on the transition to adult care and its psychosocial impact

  • To understand the role of healthcare professionals in the process of transition of care to adult services

  • Understand how to develop services for young people and interact with paediatric services to improve the quality of transitional care.


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Member rates

Level 1
Consultant, allied specialty consultant, clinical
academic and Pharma representative
£195
Level 2
Rheumatology specialty trainee, foundation trainee, GP, non-clinical scientist, research fellow and specialty doctor
£145
Level 3
Health professional, nurse, charity representative,
student and retired
£110
Prices do not include VAT, accommodation or travel.

Non-member rates

Level 1
Consultant, allied specialty consultant, clinical
academic and Pharma representative
£295
Level 2
Rheumatology specialty trainee, foundation trainee, GP, non-clinical scientist, research fellow and specialty doctor
£220
Level 3
Health professional, nurse, charity representative, 
student and retired
£165
Prices do not include VAT, accommodation or travel.

Cancellation terms and conditions

Cancellations received in writing by the British Society for Rheumatology events team by 30 September will be entitled to a full refund minus a cancellation fee of £25 for members and £40 for non-members. We regret that we cannot offer refunds for cancellations received after this date. Substitutions may be made but this will incur a £25 administration fee.

Programme

Monday 28 October

Morning sessions
09:00-12:45

Time

Session title

Speaker(s)

09:00-09:30

Arrival, registration and refreshments

09:30-10:15

Evolution of childhood rheumatic diseases into adulthood

Dr Jon Packham

10:15-10:30

The importance of developmentally appropriate framework for transitional care

Dr Janet McDonagh and Dr Rachel Tattersall

10:30-11:00

Refreshments

11:00-12:45

Youth health talk: child and young person health

Dr Janet McDonagh and Dr Rachel Tattersall

12:45-13:45

Lunch

Monday 28 October

Afternoon sessions
13:45-17:20

Time

Session title

Speaker(s)

13:45-15:45

Small group facilitated workshops (40 minutes each – participants will have the opportunity to attend all three)

  • Communication with young people

  • Clinical case discussions/common clinical problems

  • Transitional care planning

Dr Jon Packham, Ruth Wyllie, Dr Janet McDonagh, Dr Rachel Tattersall and Maria Forsythe

15:45-16:05

Refreshments

16:05-17:05

Q&A panel, including young people

 

17:05-17:20

Concluding remarks

 

17:15

Close

 

Programme and speakers are subject to change