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Scottish Society of Rheumatology Autumn Meeting 2017

Date: Friday 6 & Saturday 7 October 2017

Venue: Carnegie Conference Centre, Halbeath Rd, Dunfermline

Details of the programme and registration will be released soon.

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Sonography Synovitis Course, Scottish Rheumatology Ultrasound Group Course

Date: Thursday 7th and Friday 8th December

Contact: synovitiscourse@outlook.com; +44 7508640682

CPD points: 10 (6 accredited points, 4 self-certified points)

Start: 6pm Thursday 7 December
Finish: 5.30 pm Friday 8 December

Venue: Hilton Hotel Edinburgh Airport, Edinburgh International Airport, Edinburgh, EH28 8LL

Course fee: £620 - £680 for SSR or BSR members.

Booking: registration form available via e-mail synovitiscourse@outlook.com

This blended learning residential course is intended for Rheumatologists and AHP who are beginners / improvers / or advanced in ultrasonography in rheumatology. The Primary objective of the course will be the detection of synovitis and effusion in various joints commonly involved in rheumatoid arthritis. Secondary objectives are learner directed in consultation with expert teachers. 

Further work based and competency certification opportunities are possible via a UK mentor network programme of learning. The sonography synovitis course competency programme option extends into staged assessments and an OSCE exit competency examination 1 year later. The certification is CASE accredited and recognised throughout Europe as certifying the individual to be competent in focused ultrasound synovitis detection - details are available on application to e mail synovitiscourse@outlook.com.