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RCPE -Events

RCPE - Evening Medical Updates -  Programme of monthly updates between September and June. These sessions are CPD credited and are streamed Live at various sites around Scotland and beyond including the School of Medicine, University of St Andrews 6.30pm - 8.15pm

The Unconscious Patient

26 September 2017

Cardiorespiratory Arrest

24 October 2017


21 November 2017

Blackout/ Collapse

12 December 2017


30 January 2018


20 February 2018


27 March 2018

Haematemesis/ Melaena

24 April 2018

Chest Pain

29 May 2018

Acute Confusion

26 June 2018

Tuesday 24 April 2018


Chair: Dr Jenny Hall - Trainees & Members’ Committee


It's 9pm in ED and a patient presents with melaena ...
* initial assessment and management * risk-based scoring systems * when do they need an endoscopy? *
Dr Sarah Hearnshaw, Consultant Gastroenterologist, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne


Peptic ulcer disease
* risk factors * investigation and management * tips for balancing anticoagulation requirements *
Dr Sian Gilchrist, Consultant Gastroenterologist, Victoria Hospital, Kirkcaldy


Managing variceal bleeding
* correcting coagulopathy * pharmacotherapy * endoscopic therapy * TIPPS *
Dr Steven Masson, Consultant Gastroenterologist, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne



Tuesday 29 May 2018

Chest Pain

Chair: Ms Arina Tamborska - Trainees & Members’ Committee


Update in the management of acute coronary syndrome
Dr Nicholas Cruden, Consultant Cardiologist, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh


Investigating stable chest pain
Professor David Newby, Professor of Cardiology, University of Edinburgh


Chest pain and thoracic aortic disease:  diagnosis and management
Mr Roderick Chalmers, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh and Director of Scottish National Service for the Treatment of Thoraco-abdominal aortic aneurysms



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