Advanced Masterclass - Course

23 Apr 2014

Previously known as the Classic Masterclass, this course is designed for consultants, experienced Parkinson's Nurses, final year SpR’s, GPWSI, Associate Specialists and Staff Grade Physicians. The course will advance understanding of Parkinson’s disease and related movement disorders through taught sessions and mentorship (a mentor will be appointed for each participant where applicable).


The Advanced MasterClass programmes are approved by the Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom for 24 category 1 (external) CPD credit(s). Please note that the credits are subject to approval of the final programme.

Residential Module 1 : 7th, 8th & 9th June 2016.

Location: Halifax House, Sheffield

Accommodation will be available on the 7th & 8th June nights only. If you require accommodation on the 6th June please contact us to discuss options. You must attend the networking dinner on the 7th June as part of the course accreditation. If you require further nights this will be at the delegates own expense, we can provide you with discounted rates at the venue location.

Module 2 : 23rd November 2016 - starting at 11am and finishing at 3.30p.m.

Hotel TBC, Sheffield

Module 2 is an audit session, this must be attended to complete the course, failure to attend will result in the full cost of the course being charged to you, details can be found on the terms and conditions page on the website or application form.

Advanced MasterClass 29A application

Please note that this is a day course only. No accommodation will be provided. The audits will be set at module 1.

The course will cost £650* + VAT which includes all meeting materials at both modules. Delegates are responsible for their own travel costs.

Please ensure study leave has been applied for/approved before you apply for a place - Additional seminars and learning opportunities will be undertaken more locally with the mentor and through distance learning.

Draft programme from Classic MC programme 2015 - Please note this may be subject to change depending on speaker availabilty.

Places are not guaranteed, please do not send any money with your application it will be confirmed by email.

Pre-course reading for future delegates

To follow - Once you have been accepted onto the course please complete and return the pre-course questionnaire at least 6 weeks prior to the course start date. The Academy differs from most courses, due to the needs of the attendees being taken into account from the completed pre-course questionnaires. Each session will be adapted based on the needs of the group.

Terms and conditions 2015

'The things you can't get from the books'

Parkinson's Academy, our original and longest running Academy, houses 19 years of inspirational projects, resources, and evidence for improving outcomes for people with Parkinson's. Led by co-founder and educational director Dr Peter Fletcher, the Academy has a truly collegiate feel and prides itself on delivering 'the things you can't get from books' - a practical learning model which inspires all Neurology Academy courses.