Upcoming Events 2023
Postgraduate Course in Heart Failure London 2023 (PCHF)
This a course for cardiologists and residents with at least two years’ experience in cardiology coming from the UK, European countries and overseas. PCHF London started in January 2019 very successfully with its first module with a distinguished faculty from the United Kingdom and worldwide. The course consists of six modules over a two year’s period ending with a certification in heart failure management. Fiind further information at http://www.heartfailurecourse.uk.
Do not miss this great opportunity, the 3rd edition starts in June 2023! Register here.
Royal Society of Medicine
ICC Core Training Day 20th April 2023
Meeting organisers: Prof Sam Mohiddin/Dr Paz Tayal in conjunction with the AICC
Introduction and Overview
Approach to a patient with ICC
Case 1: Sudden death in 1st degree family member
Genetic screening and testing: what a cardiologist needs to know
Discussion: Genetics in the clinic
Case 2: Chest pain, elevated troponin – but it’s not ACS
HCM: Special scenarios
‘Help, my HCM patient is …going to theatre/…is pregnant/…pilots a 747!
HCM and DCM risk stratification
Discussion: Cardiomyopathy management by non specialists
Case 3: What to do about the funny looking ECG in a young fit person?
ICC: Channelopathies and sudden cardiac death
Case 4: Pregnant and breathless – is there more to it?
ICCs and cardio-obstetrics
ICC: Vascular - Aortopathies
Drugs you may not have heard of… yet!
Adult and Paediatric Cardiovascular Pathology
Thursday - Friday 15th - 16th June 2023
Course hosted by St George’s, University of London
Organisers: Professor Mary N Sheppard & Dr Joseph Westaby
This course approaches the practical problems that face the diagnostic pathologist when dealing with cardiovascular pathology, which is the most common cause of death in the western world. Topics covered include: Cardiac dissection, sudden cardiac death, cardiomyopathies, inherited cardiac disease, myocarditis, coronary artery and aortic diseases. We will demonstrate cardiac specimens from our large collection. CPD accreditation is being sought from the Royal College of Pathologists.
Course fees: Consultants £400 Full Rate | £200 Daily Rate
Trainees, coroners, coroner officers and APTs
£300 Full Rate | £150 Daily Rate
Registration via email: email@example.com
Thursday 15th June 2023
08.45 - 09.00 Introduction Mary N Sheppard
09.00 - 09.25 Role of Medical examiner in England and Wales
09.25 - 09.50 The role of toxicology in the autopsy
09.50 - 10.15 The coroner’s perspective on sudden death
10.15 - 10.40 Panel discussion
10.55 - 11.20 Myocarditis
11.20 - 11.50 Non atheromatous coronary artery disease
11.50 - 12.20 Sudden cardiac death in children
12.20 - 12.45 Panel discussion
13.45 – 14.45 Keynote lecture: Sudden arrhythmic death syndrome
14.45 - 16.30 Cardiac specimen viewing and dissection demonstration
Friday 16th June 2023
08.45 - 09.00 Introduction and Update from day 1
09.00 - 09.30 National Coroners and NHS pathway for sudden death
09:30 - 10:00 Arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy
10.00 - 10.30 Sudden cardiac death in adolescents
10.30 - 11.00 Panel discussion
11.00 - 11.15 Coffee break and networking
11.15 - 12.00 Forensic investigation of Sudden Death
12.00 - 12.30 Ischaemic heart disease
12.30 - 12.45 Panel discussion with the speakers
12.45 - 13.45 Lunch break and networking
13.45 - 15.15 Cardiac specimen viewing and demonstration
15.15 - 15:35 Causes of left ventricular hypertrophy
15.35 - 15.55 Aortic disease
15.55 - 16.10 Panel discussion with the speakers
16.00 - 16.30 Interesting cases
Core Learning in Inherited Cardiac Conditions (CLICC) 2023
The aim of this programme is to provide core training in inherited cardiac conditions (ICC). Increasingly many ICC patients will be managed in secondary care settings. Through the CLICC programme, the aim is to develop our current ICC workforce and to inspire the next generation of ICC specialists.
Curriculum: Six sessions per year
Prior Modules covered during 2022:
Talks available here
Modules in design for 2023 - check back here soon for further details!