Specialist Registrar Training Days 2009


                                                              Specialist Registrar Training Days 2009
Date Topic Local Organiser Venue


January 30th Dysarthria Dr. Donal Costigan Beaumont Hospital and AMNCH Postgraduate Centre

8.30-10.00 Beaumont Neuroscience meeting.
11.00 - Tallaght Hospital Post-Graduate Centre:
11.00 - 12.00 Dr Donal Costigan – Dysarthria, Dysphonia and Swallowing problems.
12.00 – 13.00 Ms Julie Regan – Speech and Language Therapist
             Video-fluoroscopy session on a variety of swallowing disorders.
             (look up your anatomy for swallowing)
                            13.00 – 1400 Lunch
14.00 – 16.00 Dr Costigan – Clinical Vignettes – an exercise in Sado-masochism!

February 27th Peripheral Nerve/ Muscle Dr. Aisling Ryan Cork

The Guest speaker is Dr. Richard Barohn - a leading expert on myopathies, peripheral nerve and myasthenia gravis.
Please click on the link to follow to view the programme SpR Training Programme February
Travel: From Dublin - 07.00 train from Dublin arrives at 09:53, allow tranisit to CUH by 10:15 -10:30
                                Ryanair, Dept. Dublin 08.55 Arr Cork 09.45am; Dept. Cork 19.35, Arr Dublin 20.25 
           From Belfast - 08:40 flight from Belfast arrives at Cork airport at 09:50.

March 27th Malignancy of the CNS Dr. Aidan Droogan Upper Lecture Theatre, First Floor, Education Centre, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast

9.30am – 10.20am Neuropathology of CNS and PNS malignancy
Dr Brian Herron, Consultant Neuropathologist, RVH
10.20am-11.10am Clinical Aspects of Adult-onset Brain Tumours 
Dr Jabir Nagaria, Consultant Neurosurgeon, RVH
11.10am-11.40am Tea-break
11.40am-12.30pm Clinical Aspects of Paediatric-onset Brain Tumours
Dr David McAuley, Consultant Neurosurgeon, RVH
12.30pm-1.30pm Lunch (Bostock canteen, or other)
1.30pm-2.20pm Paraneoplastic Syndromes
Dr John McConville, Consultant Neurologist, Ulster Hospital.
2.20pm-3.10pm Chemotherapy and Radiotherapy for CNS Malignancy
Dr David Conkey, Consultant Oncologist, Belfast Cancer Centre.
3.10pm Finish

April 24th Multiple Sclerosis Dr. Niall Tubridy Dublin

08.00 Beaumont Neuroscience Meeting
Reconvene at Old lecture Theatre, St. Vincent's University Hospital, Elm park, Dublin
10.30-11am Coffee

11am Dr. Stanley Hawkins- epidemiology of MS
11.30 Dr. Niall Tubridy- Treatment developments in MS
12.00 Prof Hutchinson- Treatment optimisation
12.30- Dr. Sean Connolly - Neurophysiology and MS
1.30- Dr. Niall Tubridy- MRI and MS
2.15 - Dr. Roisin Lonergan- Current research and MS
2.45 - Prof Hutchinson- MS mimics
Questions from Day
Finish 4.00

May 14th and 15th Various topics  Dr. Sean Connolly Ballsbridge Court Hotel, Dublin Irish Neurological Association. Click link to follow for information regarding abstract submission etc. Irish Neurological Association
 June        Deferred to July as clash with ABN and ENS
July 24th Presentation Skills Dr. Raymond Murphy Beaumont Hospital and Education Centre, AMNCH

08.30 Beaumont Neuroscience Conference
11.00 Reconvene at Education Centre, AMNCH, Tallaght for Presentation Skills Course.
N.B. Participants must advise in advance if they will attend the course and must complete a pre course exercise of preparation of a 5 minute Powerpoint presentation. Please contact liz.fogarty@biogenidec.com    

 September 25th    Dr. Niall Tubridy  Beaumont Hospital and St. Vincent's University Hospital

 08.30 Beaumont Neuroscience Conference.
11.00 Reconvene at Education and Research Centre, St. Vincent's University Hospital.

November 6th 2009  Brain Tumours   Winter Hall, Royal College of Physicians of Ireland, 6, Kildare Street Update in Brain Tumour Meeting
Registration will begin at 10.30am 
Please click on the link to follow to view the Programme and Registration details Update in Brain Tumour Meeting Programme

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