About this event

  • Date and time Thu 8 Apr 2021 from 9:20am to 11:30am
  • Location Online

Join us for the third series of Managing acute medical presentations on the frontline, aimed at all trainees working in frontline medicine, hosted by the Royal Society of Medicine and the Health Education Kent Surrey Sussex (HEKSS) Deanery.

This webinar series provides case-based scenarios covering the most common acute medical presentations. This episode will focus on cardiology, neurology and ophthalmology examinations.

Experts in their fields, our panel of speakers will cover the initial assessment and management of medical conditions, highlighting any tips and red flags to look out for.

Don't miss other episodes in this series:

Episode 4: Thursday 1 July 2021, 9:20am - 12:00pm BST

This series is most relevant forCore MedicalandInternal Medical Trainees,International Medical Graduates, as well as all grades of medical doctor working on the frontline (Foundation and Specialist Registrar Level) and Allied Health Professionals, including Physician Associates, nurses and paramedics.  

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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 is available for on-demand viewing. The webinar recording will be available for registered delegates up to 30 days after the live webinar broadcast via Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place.

CPD accredited:CPD certificate with 2 CPD credits will be issued to those joining each webinar live and will be automatically issued after 7 days to those who watched the webinar live in its entirety. Those who watch the webinar on-demand will receive a CPD certificate 30 days after the webinar has gone live.  

Key speakers

Mr Shahram Kashani

Mr Shahram Kashani

Consultant ophthalmic surgeon, Eastbourne District General Hospital

Speaker's biography

Mr Shahram Kashani is a consultant ophthalmic surgeon at Eastbourne District General Hospital. He is a general ophthalmologist with a specialist interest in complex cataract surgery with premium lens implant and management of challenging retinal disorders. He is one of only a handful of surgeons to have achieved the prestigious membership status of the Royal College of Physicians as well as obtaining the fellowship status from the Royal College of Ophthalmologists.


Mr Kashani has won several awards for his teaching skills at Eastbourne DGH and has a particular interest in developing the role of optometrists and nurse specialists in delivering modern ophthalmic care. See educational videos and seminars online.

Dr Sam Panthakalam

Consultant Physician and Rheumatologist, Eastbourne DGH and Clinical Lead for Rheumatology, East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust

Speaker's biography

Dr Sam Panthakalam is a consultant Physician and Rheumatologist based at Eastbourne DGH and the Clinical Lead for Rheumatology of the East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust. He has a special interest in inflammatory arthritis and autoimmune connective tissue diseases. He is a Fellow of all three Royal Colleges in the UK (London, Edinburgh and Glasgow).


He has a very active role in both undergraduate and postgraduate education, with a special interest in simulation training. He holds the position of ESHT Undergraduate Lead for Brighton and Sussex Medical School, where he is also Honorary Reader. He organises the Practical Skills course and Registrar Ready Simulation training for KSS IM trainees at Eastbourne DGH. He is the Medicine Training Programme Director of KSS Deanery.


His roles with PACES include host examiner, international examiner and station 5 scenario vetter.


View the programme 08 April 2021

Welcome and introduction

Professor Nikhil Patel, Consultant Cardiologist, Head of School of Medicine

Opthamology - Clinical examination and cases

Mr Shahram Kashani, Consultant ophthalmic surgeon, Eastbourne District General Hospital

Cardiology - Clinical examination and cases

Professor Nikhil Patel, Consultant Cardiologist, Head of School of Medicine

Neurology - Clinical examination and cases

Dr Sam Panthakalam, East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust 

General tips and Q&A session



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.

All webinars 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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