Introduction

The Cardiology to the Core: BJCA Spring Meeting 2015 took place at the Crowne Plaza Birmingham City Centre Hotel on 25th – 26th April 2015.

The talks were built using the core cardiology curriculum. Key facts from the current guidelines were reviewed. All talks were supported by "best of five" questions.

This meeting was especially useful for ST3-5 registrars revising core knowledge from the cardiology curriculum.

This meeting was organised by the BJCA and wass funded by  Sanofi and MSD. Sanofi and MSD had no influence over the content or agenda of the meeting.

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Agenda

Saturday 25th April 2015

Session 1

Chair: Dr Afzal Sohaib, Hammersmith Hospital, London
Chair: Dr David Holdsworth, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford

10.30

Welcome and introduction

10:45

ECG Masterclass (SVT&VT) - Dr Sajad Hayat, University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust

11:45

Guidelines and Cases – AF, Pacing, ICD, & CRT - Dr Kim Rajappan, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford

12:45

Lunch

Session 2

Chair: Dr Sukh Nijjer, Hammersmith Hospital, London
Chair: Dr Jubin Joseph, Royal Berkshire Hospital
13:45

Guidelines and Cases – Stable Coronary Disease - Dr Jon Byrne, King’s College London

14:45 Guidelines and Cases – Valvular Disease - Dr Andrew Ludman, Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust
15:45 Tea and coffee break
16:15 Guideline and Cases – Aortic Diseases and peri-operative management - Dr Ali Khavandi, Royal United Hospital, Bath
17:15 Summary and close
19:00 Dinner presentation

Sunday 26th April 2015

Session 3

Chair: Dr Afzal Sohaib, Hammersmith Hospital, London
Chair: Dr Mark Ainslie, University Hospital of South Manchester

09:00

Opening remarks

09:05

Cardiac CT – Key Facts - Dr Hefin Jones, Royal Stoke University Hospital

09:50

Guidelines and Cases – ACHD and Heart Disease in Pregnancy - Prof Michael Gatzoulis, Royal Brompton Hospital, London

10:50

Tea and coffee

11:10

Guidelines and Cases – Preventative Cardiology, Hypertension and Hyperlipidaemia - Dr Susan Connolly, Hammersmith Hospital, London

12:10

Guidelines and Cases – ACS - Prof Tony Gershlick, University Hospitals of Leicester

13:10 Lunch

Session 4

Chair: Dr Sukh Nijjer, Hammersmith Hospital, London
Chair: Dr Kully Sandhu, Royal Stoke Hospital University of North Midlands

13:50 Guidelines and Cases - Heart Failure - Prof John Cleland, Royal Brompton Hospital
14:50 Cardiac MRI – Key Facts - Dr William Bradlow, University Hospitals Birmingham
15:35 Tea and Coffee
16:00

TTE / TOE – Key Facts - Dr William Bradlow, University Hospitals Birmingham

16:45 Nuclear Cardiology – Key Facts - Dr Andrew Kelion, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford
17:30 Summary and close

For more information on the meeting, please see our frequently asked questions section below. If your question has not been answered please contact the meeting secretariat at: Email admin@bjcahorizons.com Telephone 01932 450199.

Directions

The meeting was held at the Crowne Plaza Birmingham City Centre Hotel.

Address:
Crowne Plaza Birmingham City Centre Hotel
Central Square
Holiday Street
Birmingham
B1 1HH

By rail:
The Crowne Plaza Birmingham City Centre Hotel is approximately a three minute walk from Birmingham New Street Station or a 10-15 minute walk from Birmingham Snow Hill Station or Birmingham Moor Street Station.

By road:
The Crowne Plaza Birmingham City Centre Hotel is situated on Central Square in Birmingham City Centre. Follow signs for Birmingham City Centre NIA and Convention Centre. Parking is available at the Arena Central Car Park located beneath hotel; charges do apply.

Telephone:
0121 224 5000.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Some of the most frequently asked questions are answered below. Please click on the question to view the answer. If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us

There is no charge to attend this meeting. However due to popular demand, a cheque for £50 made payable to ‘Bamboo Medical Communications is required to secure your place at the meeting. Your cheque will not be processed and will be returned to you upon your attendance at the meeting. However, if you fail to attend without notifying us before 10th April 2015, your cheque will be processed as a cancellation fee. Please note that due to limited places at this meeting, your place is not confirmed until we notify you that we have received your cheque.

The cheque for £50 should be made payable to ‘Bamboo Medical Communications’ and sent to the address below:

Emily Dey
Bamboo Medical Communications
The Ferry Point
Ferry Lane
Shepperton-on-Thames
Middlesex TW17 9LQ.

All correspondence regarding the meeting will be sent out to the email address entered when you registered.

If you have not received any correspondence since registering, please contact the meeting secretariat on email: admin@bjcahorizons.com
Tel: 01932 450199.

CPD accreditation will be applied for from the Federation of Royal Colleges of Physicians for this meeting. If approved, the number of CPD points will be awarded after the event.

Following the meeting, your CPD certificate will be emailed to you at the email address you entered when you registered. If your details have changed or you do not receive your certificate, please contact the meeting secretariat.

You can also register your CPD points online with the CPD website at http://www.rcplondon.ac.uk/cpd/manage-your-cpd

Unfortunately, it is not possible for travel expenses to and from this meeting to be reimbursed.

Parking is available at the Arena Central Car Park located beneath hotel; charges do apply.

Should you require it, bed and breakfast costs will be covered for the evening of Saturday 25th April 2015.

Please indicate if you require accommodation when you register.

Your accommodation will be organised for you by the meeting organisers.

Accommodation is only provided for the evening of Saturday 25th April 2015 should you require it.

Unfortunately we are not able to provide you with accommodation on any additional nights.

Should you wish to stay additional nights, you will need to book and pay for this directly with the hotel.

Meals will be provided during the meeting. There will be an evening dinner on Saturday 25th April 2015 that will also be provided.

Any additional snacks, drinks or room service will need to be paid for by yourself.

Please contact the meeting secretariat if you need to cancel your place.

If you have already secured your place with a cheque, please indicate if you would like this returned to you or destroyed. However, if you cancel after 10th April 2015, your cheque will be processed.

Please contact the meeting secretariat to change your registration details.

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If you have any questions regarding this meeting or future meetings, please contact us by using the form opposite. Alternatively, you can contact us using the details below.

Email:
admin@bjcahorizons.com

Telephone:
01932 450199