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Important Stroke Courses and Events 2018-2019


Postgraduate Stroke Courses

CourseInstitutionComments
Stroke Medicine (MSc/PG Dip/PGCert/MRes) University College London Institute of Neurology- Queen SquareThis is the first programme in stroke medicine in the UK to provide a comprehensive education and training for the next generation of researchers and clinical providers of expert stroke care. Students will be taught by clinical and research experts in the field of stroke medicine at Queen Square.
MSc Cardiology and StrokeUniversity of Hertfordshire School of Life and Medical Sciences The MSc Cardiology and Stroke programme is lead by a medical lead for cardiology and stroke medicine who are both senior doctors and offers the opportunity to study all aspects of clinical cardiology including expert assessment and management of a range of cardiac conditions, cardiac interventions, interpretation and practical skills. Stroke content includes hyper acute stroke, thrombolysis, interpretation of CT and MRI, TIA management, maximising stroke care, rehabilitation and long term The programme can be regarded as vital training for the early stages of cardiology or stroke specialist training with clear learning objectives.
Medical Science Stroke. MMedSci, PgCert, PgDip Keele UniversityThis award has been designed to facilitate the learning of the generic skills and knowledge essential to successful higher clinical practice. The emphasis is on stroke care, but also covers areas such as an understanding of Leadership for Health Professionals, Evidence Based Medicine, Healthcare Ethics and Clinical Research.
Edinburgh Winter Stroke School 18-20 February 2019. Salisbury Green Conference Centre, Pollock Halls, Edinburgh Helping new and aspiring clinical academics to develop answerable research questions. Applications are encouraged from all specialities relevant to patients with stroke. The Edinburgh Stroke Winter School aims to help new or aspiring clinical academics develop answerable research questions. We will concentrate on the first three steps of developing research project: defining your research question; choosing the best design; and presentation to potential funders and collaborators. We are a group of stroke physicians, radiologists, neurologists and pathologists who study clinical questions to improve understanding of the causes and consequences of stroke, and how better to improve prevention and recovery. Over the course of 3 days, we will work with you to develop a research question that is new and is feasible for a PhD or MD project. Winter School participants join the Edinburgh Clinical Research Methodology Course for formal training in research methods. At the end of the School you will present you idea research question to a panel of experts.

UK Stroke Events

UK EventsDatesLocation Details
UK Stroke Forum 4 – 6 December 2018 The International Centre, Telford The 13th UK Stroke Forum Conference

International Stroke Events

International Non UK EventsDatesLocation Details
International Conference on Neurological Disorders and Stroke 20-21 September 2018 Rome, Italy “7th International Conference on Neurological Disorders and Stroke”
Seizures and Stroke 2019 20-22 February 2019 Gothenburg, Sweden 1st international congress on epilepsy in cerebrovascular disease
Last updated: 18/11/2018

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