About this event

  • Date and time Wed 29 Jun 2022 from 9:20am to 4:20pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Cardiology

Join this webinar to gain full knowledge and understanding of managing syncope. It will cover epilepsy, sleep disorders and dissociative causes of collapse, DVLA guidance, utilising ILR implantation, AF detection, and electrophysiology's value in the management of syncope.

Participants will be able:

  • To assess PTS with syncope  
  • To appreciate non-cardiac syncope  
  • To develop an understanding of pacemaker implantation and programming 

This webinar is available for on-demand viewing. The webinar recording will be available for registered delegates up to 60 days after the live webinar broadcast via Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place.

This activity has been supported by Boston Scientific and Medtronic in the form of educational grants.

Please note that the company(s) listed above have had no input into the arrangement or educational content of this activity.

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Welcome and introduction

Professor Nikhil Patel, Consultant Cardiologist, East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust and Dr Nicholas Gall, Consultant Cardiologist, King's College Hospital 

General guide to syncope

Dr Nicholas Gall

Neurological differentials of syncope

Professor Guy Leschziner, Consultant Neurologist, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

Comfort break
Dissociative causes of collapse

Dr Biba Stanton, Consultant Neurologist, King’s College Hospital 

The conservative management of reflex syncope

Dr Iain Parsons, Cardiology Specialist Registrar, St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Panel discussion
Lunch break
Syncope- driving and flying guidance

Dr Sean O'Nunain, Consultant Cardiologist, Civil Aviation Authority

Utilising implantable loop recorder for syncope and atrial fibrillation detection

Dr Rajdip Dulai, Cardiology Research Fellow, East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust and Ms Jacqui Hunt, Heart failure and Devices Specialist Nurse, East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust 

Value of electrophysiology in the management of syncope

Dr Rick Veasey, Consultant Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist, Eastbourne District General Hospital and the Conquest Hospital

Comfort break
Overview of pacing modes and proactive problem management troubleshooting

Miss Sophie Blackman, Principal Clinical Education Specialist, Boston Scientific

Panel discussion
Closing remarks
Close of meeting



Disclaimer: All views expressed in this webinar are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM.

Registration for this webinar will close 1 hour prior to the start time. You will receive the webinar link 1 hour before the meeting. Late registrations will not be accepted. 

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