Tash Masud (Nottingham, UK)
Jon Tobias (Bristol, UK)
This three-day residential training course aims to provide clinicians working in medical specialties such as rheumatology, endocrinology, care of the elderly, gastroenterology, orthopaedics, respiratory medicine and clinical chemistry with the knowledge and understanding to manage patients with osteoporosis and other metabolic bone diseases. The course focus is on practical issues relating to patient management and is strongly recommended for anyone who treats patients with these disorders. A stimulating interactive format will be employed combining lectures, case based discussions and workshops. The course is suitable for clinicians of different levels of expertise, including doctors in specialist training, consultants, GPs and specialist nurses.
Some comments from those who attended the previous course:
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Below is an overview of the topics which we will be covering in the 2022 course:
OTHER BONE DISEASES
Please click the following link to view the complete list of speakers and the full training course programme:
Please note the call for cases for the Wednesday morning workshop -
“Expect the unexpected in your clinic – includes bring your cases”
If you are able to bring your own case along, please do this by sending either a half page case history or 3 powerpoint slides to email@example.com no later than 11 March 2022. We will let you know before the course if your case will be included.
The course will be of particular interest to those involved with the management of patients with osteoporosis and other metabolic bone diseases, including:
Trainees in specialties such as:
Nurses and other allied health professionals working in specialist clinics including:
The course will also be of interest to newly appointed consultants working in any of the above fields, as well as anyone who would simply like to update their knowledge.
The Royal College of Physicians has approved the course for XX CPD credits for full attendance. Course code XXXXXX.
Both residential and non-residential options are offered. We recommend participants to take the residential option to take advantage of all the networking opportunities the course offers. Previous attendees have found it very useful to share experiences with each other in the evenings and over breakfast (also see below regarding the evening dinners).
Residential fee: £525
Residential option includes:
Non-residential fee: £380
Non-residential option includes:
College Dinner on Monday evening for non-residential participants - £42
Reception and Course Dinner on second evening for non-residential participants - £70
For those travelling from further afield there is also an option to book bed and breakfast accommodation at the College on the Sunday night (27 March) at £88. Just select this option on the registration form and it will be automatically added to your booking.
With regards to the ever-changing COVID situation, we will be adhering to the Government guidelines which are in place at the time of the Clinical Training Course. Our priority of course will be to ensure that our faculty and attendees are safe and will put in place any social distancing requirements which will be needed at the time. As we get nearer to the date, we may be required to ask all attendees to provide proof of a negative flow test.
Cancellation of Registration / Refund Requests
All cancellations of registration or refund requests must be made in writing to the Bone Research Society firstname.lastname@example.org
Cancellation of registration or refund requests will be accepted until and on Friday 25 February 2022. Until that time a refund of 70% of the registration fee will be made.
For cancellations or refund requests made after Friday 25 February 2022 (for any reason including ill health) we regret that no refunds can be made or authorised.
Please send your email confirmation and receipt with the written cancellation. Refunds will be processed after the event.
It is recommended that all participants attend the networking events whether or not they are staying on campus at Merton College. There will be opportunities to mix with other participants and speakers and this sharing of information and ideas can really enhance your learning and give you the opportunity to set up new collaborations. These events are included in the residential registration fee.
Monday 28 March - 19:00
College Dinner at Merton College
Followed by free time and networking
Tuesday 29 March - 19:00
Reception and Course Dinner
Pembroke Hall, Pembroke College
Followed by visit to some of Oxford’s most interesting pubs
The course will be based at Merton College, Oxford, with its beautiful and tranquil buildings and gardens, just a stone's throw from the busy High Street.
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The College is within easy reach of rail, coach and bus stations. Further information can be found here.
Please note that no parking is available at Merton College. We recommend public transport or Park and Ride.
London’s Heathrow airport is the nearest to Oxford. There is a regular bus service (journey time approximately 90 minutes) to Oxford bus station from where you can get a taxi to the venue (or walk – approximately 10 minutes). See The Airline bus company for more details.
Trains run at least once an hour between Oxford and London, and twice an hour during peak times. Oxford is also on the main cross-country routes. For details of times and fares visit www.nationalrail.co.uk.
The College is around 20 minutes’ walk from the train station. If you prefer to take a taxi just ask for “Merton College”.
Two companies run frequent buses, 24 hours a day, between London (Victoria Bus Station) and Oxford. These are the Oxford Bus Company (telephone +44 (01865 785 400), and Oxford Tube (telephone +44 (0)1865 772 250). There are also direct and regular services to Oxford from Heathrow and Gatwick airports operated by the Oxford Bus Company (telephone +44 (0)1865 785 400). Coach services from other parts of the country are available with National Express.
High Street is the nearest stop, or alternatively the College is around 10 minutes’ walk from the bus station. Taxis are also available.
For further information and sponsorship opportunities please contact:
t: +44 (0)7748 933231