Saturday 4th November 2017

Hilton Newcastle Gateshead

Newcastle Upon Tyne


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What is it?

G4J is a one-day conference, designed for Foundation Doctors, Core Medical and GP Trainees, and Specialist Nurse Practitioners. It aims to deliver relevant and useful clinical updates in all the main sub-specialties of Geriatric Medicine, in order to improve the standard of care for older patients.

What’s in it for you?

  • A full day of relevant and interesting educational sessions related to Geriatric Medicine
  • Practical and useful updates for your day-to-day practice on the hospital medical wards
  • Session on career choices, CV building, applying to specialty, and the truth about life as a registrar
  • A certificate of attendance for your e-portfolio

Our ‘CotE Champions’ poster competition will be highlighting some of the work our delegates have been doing to improve the standard of care for older patients!

There will also be a ‘World Cafe’ of informal discussions regarding career options, applying to specialty, and tips for improving your clinical practice within the various sub-specialty fields.

What will be covered?

  • Geriatrics in the Emergency Department
  • The Ageing Body and ITU
  • Falls
  • Delirium
  • Polypharmacy
  • The Ideal Hospital for Older Patients
  • Tips for the transition to being a Med Reg and on to Consultant
  • Dementia
  • Top Tips for Good Palliative Care
  • Perioperative Care of Older Patients
  • Neurology Casebook
  • Being the ‘Med Reg’
  • Life as a Geriatrics Trainee
  • A new session specifically for Specialist Nurse Practitioners

View the draft programme

There will also be a ‘World Cafe’ of informal discussions regarding career options, applying to specialty, and tips for improving your clinical practice within the various sub-specialty fields.

CotE Champions

We want to hear about Audits and Quality Improvement Projects, done by junior doctors, focusing on issues relating to Geriatric Medicine and the care of older patients. Successful authors will have their poster displayed at the conference, with the top projects receiving the ‘Kate Granger Prize’ for dedication to improving standards of care for older patients. Full details and entry at aeme.org.uk/g4j17-posters.

How much will it cost?

Only £50, for an incredible day of talks from some fantastic speakers, with lunch and tea/coffee included.

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