Alzheimer's Advanced MasterClass – Module 1
For dementia specialists from neurology or old age psychiatry and geriatricians or care of the elderly consultants.
Halifax Hall, Sheffield University Campus
Endcliffe Vale Road
This MasterClass is taught as two modules. Our programme will include advanced aspects of diagnosis, neuroimaging in AD, cognitive assessments, clinical trials, the global development perspective, the use and development of fluid biomarkers, the state of the art in cognitive assessment and more.
We aim for people to come to debate the cutting edge in Alzheimer’s disease and immerse themselves in the literature, but also to develop QI projects, research projects or even business cases afterwards. In spring/summer 2022 we’ll bring our delegates back to present posters on their work and award a prize for the best. Delegates must complete all aspects of module 1, the inter-module project, and module 2 to gain their certificate.
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Last updated: 08/11/2021
Who is the course for?
Designed for those who already have a strong understanding across all forms of dementia, but who are looking to become 'clinical and research leaders in neurodegenerative diseases' this is an in-depth course for dementia specialists.
'Alzheimer's Advanced MasterClass 1' has been approved by the Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom for 11 category 1 (external) CPD credit(s). Full conditions of approval are listed in our guidelines.
12 External credits may be claimed for an MSc or equivalent activity.
Both modules of the course, including an inter-module project, must be completed in order to receive the course certificate, enabling learners to claim the allocated CPD credits.
Costs and accommodation:
The MasterClass costs £420 (incl. VAT), which includes all meeting materials and meals for both modules. Delegates are responsible for their own travel costs.
Accommodation at the MasterClass venue is included for only one night during module 1 on 11 November 2021. If you need any additional accommodation, we can offer you a rate of £65 per night (incl. breakfast) at the MasterClass venue Halifax Hall hotel. Please let us know if you require accommodation when you apply for the MasterClass. Please be aware that the MasterClass starts at 8:30 in Sheffield. If you’re making a long trip to the MasterClass, we can book a room for you for the night before, to make sure you are rested prior to the MasterClass. The additional cost will be added to your invoice once your place is confirmed and we will book a room for you.
Places are confirmed on a first come basis following receipt of the completed application form. A pre-course needs assessment will need to be completed to ensure the course is adapted for each individual’s needs. This will be sent to you upon confirmation.
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This activity has been supported by sponsorship from Biogen Idec Ltd. The sponsor has had no control over the educational content of this activity.
ChairProf Iracema Leroi
Associate professor of geriatric psychiatry, Trinity College Dublin & Faculty, GBHI
SpeakersProf Frederik Barkhof
Professor of Neuroradiology, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam & Queen Square Institute of Neurology & Centre for Medical Image Computing, University College London Prof Craig Ritchie
Professor of the Psychiatry of Ageing, University of Edinburgh Prof Sean Kennelly
Consultant geriatrician, Tallaght University Hospital Dr Dominic Trépel
Assistant Professor of Health Economics, Trinity College Dublin Dr Liz Coulthard
Associate professor in dementia neurology, University of Bristol Prof Niall Pender
Associate Professor, Academic Unit of Neurology, Trinity College Dublin Prof Peter Passmore
Professor of Ageing & Geriatric Medicine, Queen's University Belfast
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