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School of Clinical Sciences

Quick Find: Continuing Professional Development (10 items) | CPD - Imaging (17 items) | General Surgery (2 items) | School of Clinical Sciences (3 items) | CPD - Neuroimaging (12 items) | Courses (3 items) | CPD - IOFB (1 item) | Deposits (1 item) | Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences (3 items)

Continuing Professional Development

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Communication Skills for Healthcare Professionals (CPD)

£60.00

Description

Effective communication is a key element in every situation we find ourselves in, whether it is work related or in our personal life.

Communication underpins healthcare and is integral to effective healthcare delivery. It occurs in a number of different ways in numerous settings from the human - between healthcare professionals, managers and patients - to the technology-medicated exchange of information.
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Non-Pharmacological Approaches to Pain Management (CPD)

£149.00

Description

Non-Pharmacological Approaches to Pain Management introduces you to a broad understanding of the non-pharmacological approaches to pain management.

Current topics of non-pharmacological management will be explored and new directions in management are discussed and debated.

http://www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departments/clinical-sciences/pain-management/opportunities/cpd

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Pain - A Multidimensional Phenomenon (Continuing Professional Development)

£149.00

Description

Pain – A Multidimensional Phenomenon is an introduction to the problem of pain within a multidisciplinary team framework and outlines the extent of the problem in the community. It provides an overview of historical and philosophical models of pain and its management methods over time.

There is an introduction to the biopsychosocial model of pain management which provides the basis for modern pain management. An introduction to the measurement of pain is examined and the interrelationship between various paradigms of health and illness are outlined.

Participants will also begin to consider and explore professional and ethical issues.

http://www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departments/clinical-sciences/pain-management/opportunities/cpd

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Treatment of Migraine and Other Headache Disorders (Continuing Professional Development)

£149.00

Description

Headache disorders are the most prevalent of the neurological conditions and among the most frequent of medical complaints seen in general practice. This programme provides the student with the opportunity to examine and evaluate the issues related to these conditions, and the application of appropriate principles, diagnosis and management of headache in clinical practice.

The aim of this course is to make you aware of some of the treatments that can be offered to the headache patient.

http://www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departments/clinical-sciences/pain-management/opportunities/cpd

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Understanding the Pharmacological Management of Pain (CPD)

£149.00

Description

This course introduces you to a basic understanding of the principles of pharmacology and pharmacological management of pain.

Current topics of pharmacological management will be explored and new directions in management are discussed and debated.

http://www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departments/clinical-sciences/pain-management/opportunities/cpd

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Assessment, Measurement and the Multidisciplinary Approach (Continuing Professional Development)

£149.00

Description

Assessment, Measurement and the Multidisciplinary Approach aims to provide you with an opportunity to examine, challenge and update your understanding of assessment and measurement of pain in clinical practice.

Assessment and Measurement are key to the effective management of pain and often provide the fundamental first steps for patient-professional interaction. Barriers and difficulties in assessment and measurement are explored as are the current models of best practice.

http://www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departments/clinical-sciences/pain-management/opportunities/cpd

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Headache Disorders: Diagnosis, Clinical Features and Classification (CPD)

£149.00

Description

The content of the course has been chosen and structured to develop your understanding of the diagnosis and clinical features of headache disorders. The course will provide you with an introduction to headache as a collection of complex neurological disorders that impact significantly as a patient and societal burden.

It also discusses guidelines and classification systems such as the ICHD-3 and their use in the clinical setting. Illustrated with case studies throughout, the course would be of benefit to any healthcare professional presented with patients suffering from headache. This includes manual therapists, pharmacists, nurses, family physicians, physician assistants etc.

http://www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departments/clinical-sciences/pain-management/opportunities/cpd

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Neuroanatomy and Neurophysiology and its Relevance in Pain Management (CPD)

£149.00

Description

Neuroanatomy and Neurophysiology and its Relevance in Pain Management introduces you to the basic neuroscience of pain and the interrelationship between psychological, physiological and environmental processes in pain.

Neuro-anatomical, physiological, pharmacological, and biochemical mechanisms involved in nociception, including peripheral and central sensitization, are explored. The contribution of psychological factors such as mood and cognition will also be explored as will how various factors modify or maintain pain perception and behaviour.

http://www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departments/clinical-sciences/pain-management/opportunities/cpd

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Comorbidities, Course and Prognosis of Migraine (CPD)

£149.00

Description

Any clinician, who treats headache patients, begins to recognise patterns of accompanying health problems that appear more frequently than would be expected in the general population.

On this course, we will examine some of the clinical research into the conditions associated with headache and will provide guidance on how to formulate a comprehensive and collaborative approach for a patient with headache that addresses triggers, protective factors and treatment of co-morbidities.

http://www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departments/clinical-sciences/pain-management/opportunities/cpd

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Epidemiology, Burden of Illness and Pathophysiology of Migraine (CPD)

£149.00

Description

The course will review the epidemiology and burden of illness of headache with a specific emphasis on migraine. It will also endeavour to provide you with a brief introduction to design issues associated with clinical studies and how they might impact on clinical practice. Finally, it will discuss the pathophysiology of migraine.

http://www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departments/clinical-sciences/pain-management/opportunities/cpd

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CPD - Imaging

Applications in disease research

Applications in disease research

£490.00

Description

This course will demonstrate the applications of imaging techniques to research and how these techniques improve our understanding of diseases, in both human and animal systems.
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Body anatomy

Body anatomy

£490.00

Description

This course will review key non-neural anatomy, focusing primarily on cardiothoracic, musculoskeletal and abdominal anatomical knowledge, and relating that knowledge to function and how the effects of disease in an anatomical location might impact function. An overview of preclinically relevant anatomy will highlight key parallels and differences between human and animal anatomy.
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Cardiovascular imaging

Cardiovascular imaging

£490.00

Description

This course will concentrate on practical imaging of the chest, including what techniques are best for evaluating various parts of the chest anatomy, and which are best for investigation of major diseases of the chest. The lungs and heart will be the main focus. Research into cardiac function as well as studies into the vasculature, will also be covered, reflecting activity at the Clinical Research Imaging Centre (CRIC) at the University of Edinburgh.
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Clinical applications

Clinical applications

£490.00

Description

This course will introduce you to the clinical use imaging techniques, describing how best to select a technique to investigate a specific clinical problem, advantages and disadvantages of different approaches, and will review the basic strategies and pitfalls of the various techniqes in selected clinical contexts.
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CPD Admin Charge

CPD Admin Charge

£15.00

Description

The CPD Admin charge should only be used for those who wish to purchase unsupervised, online learning CPD courses in Imaging and are UoE members. For non UoE members wishing to purchase
unsupervised CPD please refer to the individual courses here: http://www.epay.ed.ac.uk/browse/product.asp?compid=1&modid=1&catid=358
For all those wishing to pay for their University of Edinburgh MSc, Diploma, Certificate or PPD courses, then they must do so through the normal Fees Department - details available at
http://www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departments/finance/students/fees.

Administration charge per 10 credit course
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Digital image processing and analysis

Digital image processing and analysis

£975.00

Description

This course will address in detail the processing and analysis of digital data derived in the imaging environment, including sampling and quantization, perception and modeling, validation techniques, registration techniques, voxel based analysis, and segmentation as well as storage, protection, archiving and mining of image data.
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Image interpretation and evaluation

Image interpretation and evaluation

£975.00

Description

This course covers the systematic review of images in the clinical context to assess for both normal and abnormal findings, and will provide guidance on how such findings bear relevance to imaging in the clinical context. It will also explore more detailed gross image evaluation as might be required in the research context e.g. measuring lesion sizes.
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Imaging in inflammation and infection (not available until 2017)

Imaging in inflammation and infection (not available until 2017)

£490.00

Description

This course will cover the diagnostic strategies and problems associated with infectious and inflammatory diseases of the brain and body. Key disease processes will be used to illustrate principles and approaches.
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Light microscopy

Light microscopy

£490.00

Description

This course will cover basics of light and fluorescence microscopy, as well as advanced techniques, confocal microscopy, CCD camera technology, and re-enforce taught materials with practical activities. Note that some components of light microscopy will be covered in other courses where these components have broader imaging relevance.
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Neuro-anatomy

Neuro-anatomy

£490.00

Description

This course will review key neuro-anatomy knowledge including how neuro-anatomy relates to function and how the effects of disease in an anatomical location impacts neurological function.
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Oncologic imaging (not available until 2017)

Oncologic imaging (not available until 2017)

£490.00

Description

This course will cover the diagnostic strategies and problems associated with cancers, including radiological screening methods, staging and follow-up examinations, and imaging the complications of cancers and their treatments. Multimodal approaches to liver, lung, colorectal, prostate, breast and brain cancers will be given an overview.
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Practicalities and safety

Practicalities and safety

£490.00

Description

This course will review the considerations which have to be made for scanning humans and animals in both clinical and research environments, issues around clinical and research legislation, including data protection, regulation of imaging environments, and safety concerns (technique specific, as well as subject and operator focused issues).
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Preclinical imaging

Preclinical imaging

£490.00

Description

This course will cover the basics of preclinical MR, optical, ultrasound, micro-CT and micro-PET imaging, and will re-enforce taught materials with case studies for each modality.
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Statistics

Statistics

£490.00

Description

This course will teach statistical considerations when performing preclinical and clinical studies, including ensuring appropriate sample sizes, assessing the accuracy of diagnostic tests, ROC curves, assessing differences between observers, how to read a paper, and systematic reviews.
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Study design

Study design

£490.00

Description

This course will teach key elements of good study design, including for human clinical trials, preclinical studies, microscopic evaluations and basic imaging sciences.
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Techniques and physics

Techniques and physics

£975.00

Description

This course will bring students with a wide variety of backgrounds to a basic common understanding of imaging history, imaging techniques - both in research and clinically, what an image is and how images are processed and manipulated.
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Translational imaging

Translational imaging

£490.00

Description

This course will provide examples of where laboratory / preclinical / pharmacological research has been applied to humans, and what pathways exist that allow this translative process to happen. Successes as well as the many potential pitfalls will be covered.
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General Surgery

Hepatopancreatobiliary Surgery

Hepatopancreatobiliary Surgery

£50.00

Description

These five week CPD courses in HPB surgery are delivered entirely online and are offered jointly by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and the University of Edinburgh.

These courses will keep you up to date on the pathophysiology of benign and malignant hepatopancreatobiliary disorders. The courses will also develop skills in critically appraising procedures employed in diagnosis and management of HPB disease. Over each 5 week session we intend to run Hepatic, Pancreatic and Biliary sections concurrently. Each section will be be structured around a particular case study or journal club with videos.

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Lunch for ABC fellows

Lunch for ABC fellows

£684.00

Description

coffee and lunch for 40
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School of Clinical Sciences

Accommodation Payment for Edinburgh Stem Cell School

Accommodation Payment for Edinburgh Stem Cell School

£60.00

Description

Additional payment for accommodation at the Edinburgh Stem Cell School.
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MSc in Primary Dental Care On Line Distance Learning Deposits

MSc in Primary Dental Care On Line Distance Learning Deposits

£1000.00

Description

Please use this option to pay your Deposit for the MSc in Primary Dental Care On-line Distance Learning Programme
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Supportive and Palliative Care Indicators Tool (SPICT)

£100.00

Description

The SPICT™ is used to help us identify people at risk of deteriorating and dying with one or multiple advanced illnesses for holistic, palliative care needs assessment and care planning.
•Become a SPICT Platinum Partner.
•Get the current version of SPICT™ with your organisational logo.
•Join the International SPICT Programme and work together to support its ongoing development.

The SPICT programme is based at The University of Edinburgh, Scotland.
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CPD - Neuroimaging

Anatomy

Anatomy

£975.00

Description

This core course aims to make sure that you have a good understanding of basic neuroanatomy as seen on common imaging techniques. This includes major lobes and fissures, blood vessels, major connecting pathways in the brain and an appreciation of how these might look with different imaging techniques.
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Statistics - assessing the data

Statistics - assessing the data

£490.00

Description

The purpose of this course is to make sure that you have a good grasp of the basics of statistics commonly used to evaluate datasets derived from imaging research, how to assess the accuracy of diagnostic tests, and to deal with evaluating imaging changes over time. This will include sensitivity, specificity, positive and negative predictive values, interobserver reliability (for continuous and categorical variables), and repeated measures analyses. There will also be a section on how to assess a diagnostic paper and on the design, conduct and analysis of systematic reviews of imaging studies.
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Study design - NI

Study design - NI

£490.00

Description

This course aims to introduce you to key issues in the design of observational studies, use of imaging as a surrogate outcome in treatment trials, evaluating response to treatment using imaging parameters and distinguishing between associations and causality. Issues such as refining the research question and hypotheses, blinding of assessments, use of randomisation, sample size estimates and feasibility will be covered.
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Techniques and physics - NI

Techniques and physics - NI

£975.00

Description

This course aims to make sure that you understand the basic principles used to generate computed tomographic (CT) and magnetic resonance (MR) images, including basic structural images, perfusion and diffusion images, functional MR, spectroscopy and radioisotope molecular imaging. This will give you a better appreciation and understanding of the range of techniques available, along with their limitations and drawbacks.
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Functional imaging

Functional imaging

£490.00

Description

"Functional imaging" package covers functional MR, and also basic principles of the complimentary techniques of electroencephalography and magnetoencephalography.
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CPD Admin Charge

CPD Admin Charge

£15.00

Description

The CPD Admin charge should only be used for those who wish to purchase unsupervised, online learning CPD courses in Imaging and are UoE members. For non UoE members wishing to purchase
unsupervised CPD please refer to the individual courses here: http://www.epay.ed.ac.uk/browse/product.asp?compid=1&modid=1&catid=358
For all those wishing to pay for their University of Edinburgh MSc, Diploma, Certificate or PPD courses, then they must do so through the normal Fees Department - details available at
http://www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departments/finance/students/fees.

Administration charge per 10 credit course
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Image Analysis

Image Analysis

£490.00

Description

This course is for people with a specific interest in Image Analysis, including those from a more computing background. Students will be able to focus in great detail on computing basics, sampling and quantisation as well as visual effects and their influence on perception; mathematical transformations and modelling as well as validation of techniques will also be taught so that on exit, students will independently be able to assess datasets from imaging experiments for quality, for best analysis approach including selecting the most appropriate analysis tools and algorithms, for sensibility and logic of output, and for usefulness and appropriateness to the original research goals.
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Translational Imaging and Clinical Trials

Translational Imaging and Clinical Trials

£490.00

Description

This course is for people with a specific interest in use of imaging in clinical trials and observational studies, in humans and experimental studies. This course aims to Introduce Translational Imaging approaches in several emerging fields, covering the use of imaging as a biomarker or surrogate outcome measure in clinical trials in common neurological disorders such as stroke, psychosis, dementia, and multiple sclerosis (MS). Translating from human to animal imaging will also be covered, including implications of differences in anatomy and scanner field strengths as well as imaging techniques appropriate to stroke, ageing, MS, dementia. Management of the experimental imaging environment will also be covered.
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Applications in disease

Applications in disease

£490.00

Description

It is important that you gain an understanding of how common neurological or neuropsychiatric disorders affect the brain and how imaging techniques might be used in research to better understand those disorders and the effects of treatment. The aim of this course is therefore to give you a broad overview of how neuroimaging techniques have helped advance the understanding of these disorders and their treatment to date. This will include amongst other disorders, stroke, schizophrenia, depression, brain tumours, the effects of normal ageing and dementia.
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Common image processing techniques 1

Common image processing techniques 1

£975.00

Description

This course aims to introduce you to the major forms of image analysis commonly used in neuroimaging research. This ranges from the "bread and butter" techniques like qualitative and quantitative assessment of whole brain and subregional brain volumes, simple and complex ways of measuring lesion size, region of interest measurements to assess tissue parameters as might be derived from diffusion-weighted or perfusion images, and simple tractography techniques.
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Common image processing techniques 2

Common image processing techniques 2

£490.00

Description

This course takes you further into more complex aspects of image analysis including spectroscopy analysis, techniques for registering images from different scan sequences acquired contemporaneously or acquired at different times, statistical parametric mapping, other functional MRI techniques, voxel-based analyses and other aspects of image fusion.
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Practicalities of MR

Practicalities of MR

£490.00

Description

All imaging techniques have advantages and disadvantages and all are potentially hazardous to the operator or individual being scanned unless operated correctly. In some cases, there are strict rules and regulations to be followed an operators have to have professional qualifications, but in others the rules are less strict. If you come from a non-clinical background you will likely not be aware of these important points. The aims of this course are to make sure that you are thoroughly familiar with the potential hazards, contraindications and safe operating practices for each type of imaging, but particularly magnetic resonance, health and safety issues, the principals of ethics for neuroimaging research and good clinical practice.
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Courses

Edinburgh Radiology Course for ICM

Edinburgh Radiology Course for ICM

Description

We look forward to welcoming you to the Edinburgh Radiology Course for Intensive Care Medicine. The aim of the course is to help you develop a systematic method of reviewing images of common pathologies encountered in clinical practice in Critical Care Medicine. The course includes lectures and hands-on radiology case review workshops with Radiology experts with a maximum of 2 delegates per workstation. The course is aimed towards clinicians and trainees who are looking for a deeper understanding of the various imaging modalities and is particularly focused towards the ICM training syllabus

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Focused Intensive Care Echo (FICE) Course

Focused Intensive Care Echo (FICE) Course

£180.00

Description

Course intended for Trainees and consultants in Anaesthesia, Intensive Care, Acute and Emergency Medicine

http://www.ed.ac.uk/clinical-sciences/divisionpgdi/anaesthesia/events/focused-intensive-care-echo-fice-course

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Core Ultrasound Intensive Care (CUSIC) course

Core Ultrasound Intensive Care (CUSIC) course

£185.00

Description

Target audience: Trainees and consultants in Anaesthesia, Intensive Care, Acute and Emergency Medicine.

http://www.ed.ac.uk/clinical-sciences/divisionpgdi/anaesthesia/events/cusic-course

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CPD - IOFB

IOFB Reporting Course – CPD for Radiographers

IOFB Reporting Course – CPD for Radiographers

£90.00

Description

This Infra-Orbital Foreign Body (IOFB) Reporting Course is for qualified Radiographers who wish to gain the knowledge and skill to request and interpret IOFB Radiographs prior to an MRI scan. The course has 3 intakes a year: March, July and November, you will be placed on the next available course.

http://www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departments/clinical-sciences/edinburgh-imaging/teaching/cpd-short-courses/iofb-course-content

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Deposits

MSc Stem Cells and Translational Neurology Deposit

MSc Stem Cells and Translational Neurology Deposit

£250.00

Description

Please use this option to pay your non-refundable deposit for the MSc Stem Cells and Translational Neurology programme.
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Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences

Polysomnography Course November 2017

Polysomnography Course November 2017

£900.00

Description

This course is open to applicants from all countries who wish to gain or improve their skills in setting up, scoring and interpreting full polysomnographic sleep studies. You will need a strong understanding of spoken English. The course is primarily aimed at:
Physicians
Medical trainees
Allied health professionals
Nurses
Students
Researchers
Anyone with a professional interest in sleep medicine

This course is worth 16 CPD points for those completing or furthering their professional qualifications.

http://www.ed.ac.uk/clinical-brain-sciences/research/sleep-research-unit/courses/practical-polysomnography/registration-prices

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Polysomnography Course February 2017

Polysomnography Course February 2017

£900.00

Description

This course is open to applicants from all countries who wish to gain or improve their skills in setting up, scoring and interpreting full polysomnographic sleep studies. You will need a strong understanding of spoken English. The course is primarily aimed at:
Physicians
Medical trainees
Allied health professionals
Nurses
Students
Researchers
Anyone with a professional interest in sleep medicine

This course is worth 16 CPD points for those completing or furthering their professional qualifications.

http://www.ed.ac.uk/clinical-brain-sciences/research/sleep-research-unit/courses/practical-polysomnography/registration-prices

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Polysomnography Course May 2017

Polysomnography Course May 2017

£900.00

Description

This course is open to applicants from all countries who wish to gain or improve their skills in setting up, scoring and interpreting full polysomnographic sleep studies. You will need a strong understanding of spoken English. The course is primarily aimed at:
Physicians
Medical trainees
Allied health professionals
Nurses
Students
Researchers
Anyone with a professional interest in sleep medicine

This course is worth 16 CPD points for those completing or furthering their professional qualifications.

http://www.ed.ac.uk/clinical-brain-sciences/research/sleep-research-unit/courses/practical-polysomnography/registration-prices

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