About this event

  • Date and time Tue 18 Jan 2022 from 1:00pm to 5:30pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Clinical Neurosciences

From delirium to visual symptoms, and FND (functional neurological disorders) to dizziness, giddiness and unsteadiness, this half-day webinar will see neurological experts discuss the management of patients with acute neurological presentations, provide case-based teaching on common neurological presentations as well as more difficult calls in acute neurology via interactive talks. 

There will be practical tips and 'clinical pearls' for those looking after neurological patients in the emergency department and on the medical take.  

During this webinar you will learn: 

  • How to correctly identify the most common acute neurological presentations to ED and on the medical take  
  • How to manage acute neurological presentations, including how to investigate and when to refer  
  • How to recognise common neurological emergencies and how to treat them safely and effectively  

CPD learning applied. 

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Standard pricing available until 18 January 2022.


RSM Fellow RSM Associate RSM Retired Fellow RSM Trainee RSM Student
£36.00 £27.00 £27.00 £27.00 £18.00

Non - Member

Consultant / GP AHP / Nurse / Midwife Non Healthcare Professional Trainee Student
£66.00 £50.00 £50.00 £50.00 £33.00


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Welcome and introduction

Dr Bryan Ceronie, Foundation Doctor Year 2, Bart's Health, Barts Health NHS Trust 

Acute confusional states and delirium: Is it encephalitis?

Dr Mike Zandi, Consultant Neurologist, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Acute weakness: Neuromuscular failure and mimics

Dr Aisling Carr, Consultant Neurologist, Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases, National Hospital of Neurology and Neurosurgery, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Fits, faints and funny turns

Dr Bridget MacDonald, Consultant Neurologist, Croydon University and St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Visual symptoms in the acute setting

Dr Gordon Plant, Consultant Neurologist, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and the Moorfields Eye Hospital

Comfort break
Headaches: Differentiating primary and secondary and when to worry

Dr Nazia Karsan, Postdoctoral Researcher, Headache Group, King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


Functional neurological disorders

Dr Biba Stanton, Consultant Neurologist, King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Dizziness, giddiness and unsteadiness: When is it a stroke?

Professor Diego Kaski, Consultant Neurologist, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Panel discussion
Close of webinar



Disclaimer: All views expressed in this webinar are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM nor the speaker's organisations.

Special rates for difficult times 
The RSM wishes to offer healthcare professionals continued learning opportunities during the coronavirus pandemic. The RSM’s ​weekly COVID-19 Series ​webinars remain free of charge, while there will be small charges to register for other online education. These fees will enable the RSM to continue its programme of activities and will apply during the course of the pandemic.

Registration for this webinar will close 2 hours prior to the start time. You will receive the webinar link 2 hours before the meeting. Late registrations will not be accepted.

This webinar will be available for registered delegates 30 days after on Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place. 

This webinar will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be  distributed  in future on various internet channels. 

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