NMUK Spring Forum – London – April 2017

nhnn-nm-uk-spring-forum-registration-formNM UK are pleased to announce a one day forum for intra-operative neuromonitoring professionals to be held at

queens-square-logo  The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery On Friday 7th April 2017

The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery are delighted to host NM UK’s Spring forum 2017.
This is an opportunity to create a platform for sharing knowledge, discussing ideas, problem solving, and teaching and developing.  The day will consist of various presentations and case studies from complex spine areas, neurosurgical areas and allied health.  We have a number of interesting talks lined up but if you would like to contribute to the day, please contact the local organiser Brett Sanders (brett.sanders@uclh.nhs.uk).

Registration will be from 9:30 for a 10:00 start and is scheduled to end at 15:30. The meeting will include a light lunch and tea/coffee breaks.

 

How much will it cost?

Free for existing NM UK subscribers*

           £45 for non-subscribers (the £45 fee will include the 2016/17 subscription to NM UK).

* free for delegates who have paid their NM UK subscription as of 31st Dec 2016

Venue:

The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery,

LECTURE THEATRE 33

QUEENS SQUARE (TO THE RIGHT OF THE MAIN ENTRANCE)

London, WC1N 3BG

The closest London underground stations are: Russell Square (Piccadilly Line) and Holborn (Central Line). The closest over-ground stations are: King’s Cross, St. Pancreas and Euston.

When travelling from Waterloo, take the 188, 68, 59 or 168 bus to Southampton Row.

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Please click here for a printable registration form.

 

 

NM UK are pleased to announce a one day forum for intra-operative neuromonitoring professionals to be held at:

Post-graduate centre, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham Friday 4th November 2016

Birmingham QEH are delighted to host NM UK’s Autumn forum 2016.  This is the ideal platform to share and discuss ideas, problems, new techniques etc with colleagues from other IONM centres around the country.  Hence the day will consist of presentations and case studies. The local host contact is Vicky Keighley Victoria.Keighley@uhb.nhs.uk.

Registration will be from 8:30 for a 9am start and is scheduled to end at 1530hrs. The meeting will include a light lunch and tea/coffee breaks.  Places are restricted to 35 delegates due to room size so please book your place as soon as possible- first come first served!

How much will it cost?

Free for existing NM UK subscribers*

£45 for non-subscribers (the £45 fee will include the 2016/17 subscription to NM UK).         

* free for delegates who were NM UK subscribers as of 1st July 2016 and have also renewed their subscription for 2016/17 (subscription renewals are due on 1st October 2016). If you do not renew your subscription you will be charged the non-member price to attend the meeting.

Venue:

The Conferences@QEHB Postgraduate Centre is located in a standalone building, between the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham and the Heritage Building (Queen Elizabeth Hospital. Please see attached map and travel information about the venue.

How about also attending the ANS/BSCN Audit conference In Birmingham on Thursday 3rd November?

Please note there is a separate meeting being run by the ANS/BSCN Joint National Audit Project on Thursday 3rd November at the same venue. This audit meeting will include feedback from this years IONM audit which many of you will have participated in. Please do consider attending both events. The audit meeting registration is separate from the NM UK event. For details and registration for their event please see http://conferences.uhb.nhs.uk/events/national-clinical-neurophysiology-audit-conference/

Provisional Programme

8:30 Registration and refreshments  
9:00 Welcome and introduction Dr Colin Shirley

(Consultant Clinical Neurophysiologist, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham)

9:10 IOM for Epilepsy surgery Ramesh Chelvarajah

(Consultant Neurosurgeon)

 

9:50 Nexstim and Motor Evoked Potentials Ismail Ughratdar (Consultant Neurosurgeon)
10:30 Structures at risk from skull base surgery Alessandro Palluzzi (Consultant Neurosurgeon)
11:10 Refreshments  
11:30 Case presentations:

 

Spinal Tumour

Brachial Plexus

Mr Will McDevitt

Mrs Fay George

(Clinical Physiologists, Birmingham Children’s Hospital)

12:15 IOM techniques during Spinal Cord Tumour resection Mr Peter Walsh

(Clinical Physiologist, Bristol Royal Infirmary)

13:00 Lunch  
13:45 Spinal Cord Monitoring in Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion (ACDF) Mrs Karen Plumb and Lisa Griffiths

(Clinical Physiologists, RNOH, Stanmore)

14:15 Contraindications to Motor Evoked potentials revisited Dr Colin Shirley

(Consultant Clinical Neurophysiologist, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham)

14:50 Case study; Free run EMG monitoring in Lumbo-sacral decompression and Spondylolisthesis correction. Victoria Keighley

(Clinical Physiologist, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmngham)

 

15:20 Questions and close  

 

Click here for a pdf version of this forum programme.

Click here for the-nmuk-winter forum-registration-form and information leaflet.