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Respiratory, CVD & Diabetes, and Paediatrics

4-6 October 2022
CPD: 12

On 4-6 October we will be hosting PULSE 365 VIRTUAL: Respiratory, CVD & Diabetes, and Paediatrics. A three-day agenda tailored to your learning needs.

Our expert panel of speakers will cover a range of topics including asthma, chronic cough in childhood, case scenarios in paediatrics, and CVD.

Aside from getting invaluable CPD and professional knowledge, you will also be able to take part in the Q&A sessions and network with your fellow GPs.

Don’t miss out, sign up for free today to access this exclusive and highly informative virtual programme tackling the latest hot topics. Full details on the agenda and speakers to follow soon, stay tuned!

Highlighted Speakers

Zaheer Mangera
Speaker
Dr Zaheer Mangera
respiratory consultant, North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust
Ketan Dhatariya
Speaker
Prof Ketan Dhatariya
consultant in diabetes, endocrinology and general medicine / honorary professor of medicine, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals / University of East Anglia
Jo Szram
Speaker
Dr Jo Szram
consultant respiratory physician
Malcolm Brodlie
Speaker
Dr Malcolm Brodlie
clinical senior lecturer and honorary consultant in Paediatric Respiratory Medicine, Newcastle University and Great North Children’s Hospital

Respiratory, CVD & Diabetes, and Paediatrics

CPD: 12

Respiratory

Tuesday, 04 October 2022
09:30 - 09:40

Chair’s opening remarks

Dr Roger Henderson, General Practitioner

This session has already taken place, and will soon be ON-DEMAND
09:40 - 10:25

Sleep disordered breathing

Dr Jonathan Sunkersing, GP with a special interest in sleep medicine

  • Basics 
  •  Why is this important? 
  •  What we can do as GPs 

This session has already taken place, and will soon be ON-DEMAND
10:40 - 11:25

Co Morbid Conditions in COPD and Management

Dr Stephen Holmes, GP and GP trainer, Shepton Mallet, Associate Postgraduate Dean (HEE South West), Education lead for PCRS and member of the IPCRG Education Committee, Respiratory Clinical Lead for Somerset CCG

  • Burden of Asthma 
  • Overuse of SABA and Underuse of ICS 
  • Discussion on Maintenance and Reliever Therapy (MART) 
  • Clinical Data on AstraZeneca’s ICS/LABA 

This session has already taken place, and will soon be ON-DEMAND
Sponsored by:
AstraZeneca UK
11:40 - 12:25

What’s trending in COPD

June Roberts, independent consultant nurse

This session has already taken place, and will soon be ON-DEMAND
Sponsored by:
PULSE 365 Virtual Event October 2022 – Respiratory, CVD & Diabetes, and Paediatrics
12:45 - 13:30

How SMART is MART

Dr Thomas Brown, consultant respiratory physician, Portsmouth Severe Asthma Service Lead, Portsmouth Hospitals University NHS Trust

  • Burden of COPD 
  • Impact of exacerbations; Comorbid conditions in COPD 
  • Overlap between COPD and CVD 
  • Clinical data on AstraZeneca’s Triple Therapy 

This session has already taken place, and will soon be ON-DEMAND
Sponsored by:
AstraZeneca UK
14:00 - 14:45

Lungs at Work: how to approach a patient with occupational respiratory issues

Dr Jo Szram, consultant respiratory physician

  • Identify key aspects in a clinical history that suggests a work-related respiratory problem
  • Distinguish between work-exacerbated and occupational asthma and why this matters
  • Gain an overview of other occupational lung diseases such as silicosis, asbestos-related lung disease and hypersensitivity pneumonitis

This session has already taken place, and will soon be ON-DEMAND
15:00 - 15:45

The breathless patient: It’s not cardiac, refer to respiratory

Dr Zaheer Mangera, respiratory consultant, North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust

  • Review how to assess a patient presenting with breathlessness including important caveats to history and examination
  • Recognise the key investigations when working up a patient with breathlessness
  • Learn what is done in secondary care to diagnose and treat a breathless patient

This session has already taken place, and will soon be ON-DEMAND
16:00 - 16:40

Chronic cough in childhood

Dr Donald Macgregor, consultant paediatrician and senior lecturer in child health, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School

  • What parents worry about?
  • Asthma – Diagnosis in Children
  • Top ten tips for respiratory symptoms in children

This session has already taken place, and will soon be ON-DEMAND
16:40

Conference ends

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CVD & Diabetes

Wednesday, 05 October 2022
09:30 - 09:40

Chair’s opening remarks

Dr Roger Henderson, General Practitioner

This session has already taken place, and will soon be ON-DEMAND
09:40 - 10:25

The diabetic foot – what secondary care teams would like primary care teams to know

Prof Ketan Dhatariya, consultant in diabetes, endocrinology and general medicine / honorary professor of medicine, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals / University of East Anglia

Foot ulcers are associated with an almost 50% 5 year mortality – they die most often of cardiovascular disease. This session will discuss:

  • When to refer urgently to your local foot clinic
  • Steps to take when seeing a hot red swollen foot
  • Treating CV risk factors aggressively if you see a ‘diabetic foot’

This session has already taken place, and will soon be ON-DEMAND
10:40 - 11:25

A new Era in the Management of Cardio Renal Disease: Bringing Protection to Life

Victoria Ruszala, Lead Pharmacist, Cardiology, North Bristol NHS Trust

  • Explore the link between T2D & CKD
  • Highlight the increased risk of patients with T2D developing CKD
  • Demonstrate the importance of early detection and treatment

This is a promotional symposium sponsored and organised by AstraZeneca

This session has already taken place, and will soon be ON-DEMAND
Sponsored by:
AstraZeneca UK
11:45 - 12:30

Naughty but NICE: Key take-home messages from the recently updated NG28 T2D guideline

Dr Kevin Fernando, GP Partner North Berwick Health Centre

  • Making sense of NICE NG28 – what is new and what is not? 
  • Navigating through the blood glucose treatment algorithm 
  • The practicalities of SGLT2 inhibitor usage in primary care 

 

This session has already taken place, and will soon be ON-DEMAND
12:50 - 13:30

Anticoagulation in AF

Dr Andrew Turley, consultant cardiologist with interest in implantable devices, EX BHRS certification committee chair, past NECVN CRM chair foundation tutor, South Tees NHS Foundation Trust

This session has already taken place, and will soon be ON-DEMAND
14:00 - 14:45

Diabetes in children and young people – some key topics

Dr Eleri Williams, consultant paediatrician, Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

  • Raising awareness and reducing the incidence of DKA at diagnosis 
  • Safeguarding and sharing information 
  • Type 2 diabetes in childhood 
  • The increasing use of technology in children and young people 

This session has already taken place, and will soon be ON-DEMAND
15:00 - 15:45

OSA including driving - NICE guidelines for primary care

Dr Sophie West, Consultant respiratory and sleep physician, Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals

  • When to suspect OSA
  • Assessment scales including ESS and STOP BANG
  • Who to refer to Sleep clinic and who to prioritise
  • What to say about driving

This session has already taken place, and will soon be ON-DEMAND
15:45

Conference ends

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Paediatrics

Thursday, 06 October 2022
09:30 - 09:40

Chair’s opening remarks

Dr David capehorn, GP and clinical director of the paediatric primary care service, Bristol and South Gloucestershire, associate specialist in paediatric emergency medicine, Bristol Children's Hospital

This session has already taken place, and will soon be ON-DEMAND
09:40 - 10:25

Short Stature – identifying which children to investigate and refer

Prof Helen Storr, Professor and Honorary Consultant in Paediatric Endocrinology, Queen Mary University of London and Barts Health NHS Trust

  • Improve the recognition and diagnosis of growth disorders in children
  • Standardise current clinical practice
  • Promote early diagnosis and timely referral of growth disorders

This session has already taken place, and will soon be ON-DEMAND
Sponsored by:
Pfizer Ltd.
10:40 - 11:10

Cow's Milk Allergy - Myth busting management

Natalie Yerlett, dietetic lead, EB and Dermatology

  • Common signs and symptoms of CMA
  • Appropriate management in primary care differences between eHF and AAF and the different products available
  • Confirming the diagnosis
  • Common questions parents may ask/Myth busting

This session has already taken place, and will soon be ON-DEMAND
Sponsored by:
Nutricia Adult
11:30 - 12:10

Case scenarios in paediatrics; a selection of top tips for paediatric management in primary care

Dr David capehorn, GP and clinical director of the paediatric primary care service, Bristol and South Gloucestershire, associate specialist in paediatric emergency medicine, Bristol Children's Hospital

This session has already taken place, and will soon be ON-DEMAND
12:25 - 12:55

Acute diarrhoea in children: oral intestinal adsorbents offer a safe and effective treatment

Dr Carol Howell, research director, Enteromed Ltd

  • What are intestinal adsorbents
  • Their mechanism of action in acute and chronic diarrhoea
  • The only current treatment for acute diarrhoea in children

This session has already taken place, and will soon be ON-DEMAND
Sponsored by:
Enteromed Ltd
13:15 - 14:00

The childhood cough – which ones to worry about

Dr Malcolm Brodlie, clinical senior lecturer and honorary consultant in Paediatric Respiratory Medicine, Newcastle University and Great North Children’s Hospital

This session has already taken place, and will soon be ON-DEMAND
14:30 - 15:10

What's new in paediatric allergy?

Dr Nick Makwana, consultant paediatrician - Department of Child Health, Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust, accredited paediatric allergist (EAACI)

This session has already taken place, and will soon be ON-DEMAND
15:10

Conference ends

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AstraZeneca has provided a sponsorship grant towards this independent Programme. AstraZeneca has had no editorial input into or control over the agenda, content development or choice of speakers, nor opportunity to influence except for the AstraZeneca sponsored symposia presentations. 

 

Please note this information is correct at the current time. Cogora reserve the right to amend content without prior warning.

We would like to thank our sponsors for supporting this meeting, which includes pharmaceutical companies AstraZeneca UK Ltd, Chiesi Ltd, Nutricia Ltd and Pfizer Ltd. These companies have only had input into their individual sessions on the programme where clearly labelled.