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Joint RCoA and RCSEd meeting: Prehabilitation and perioperative care

Posted: 04 January 2017 01:32 PM  
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Joint RCoA and RCSEd meeting: Prehabilitation and perioperative care


A one-day conference in the highly topical area of enhanced patient preparation prior to major surgery (prehabilitation). The conference is intended for medical and allied healthcare professionals engaged in patient care before, during and after major surgery.  The programme comprises a range of cutting-edge topics, delivered in a lecture-based format by international and high profile speakers from a range of specialties. There will be a free paper/poster session for trainees (and other healthcare professionals) to showcase research, audit and service improvement projects.

The learning objectives are to familiarise delegates with the latest and future developments in prehabilitation. The content is specifically designed to cover integrated cross specialty working, whilst learning from existing successful models, to enable delivery of high quality perioperative care to patients.

Lecture titles include:

• What is perioperative medicine?
• Preoperative patient behaviour change: our biggest challenge
• PREPARE ABC: Improving patient fitness for surgery
• Cardiac rehabilitation: learning lessons from established models
• Comprehensive geriatric assessment: the perioperative panacea?
• Models of the future: bridging the primary-secondary care gap
• Marginal gains: lessons from the world of sports science
• Tales from McGill: Prehabilitation in Montreal

Abstract Submissions:

Abstracts submitted for presentation should not exceed 300 words. Please ensure that the presenting author is listed first.

Abstracts should be structured as follows:

**A background, which introduces the topic and the problem(s) being addressed, this should be followed by the aim(s)/objective(s).  The Patients and methods should be concise and followed by the results; figures and tables will not be accepted.  There should be a brief discussion and/or conclusion.

The text for all abstract submissions should be in 11pt Arial, ranged left.  Authors are asked to refrain from any other formatting e.g. - indentation.

All abbreviations used must be described fully in the text once

Abstracts must be of surgical relevance and judges will be looking for the following:

Evidence of a thorough understanding of the subject area
A clear, concise and well presented answer to the question posed by the abstract topic
Full Guidelines for the Submission of Abstracts for Publication set by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.

Closing date for submission of abstracts - 11 January 2017 with winners being notified by 27 January 2017.

For those wishing to submit, please do the following:

Go onto The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh website- http://www.rcsed.ac.uk
Log into your account or create a new one if you do not already have an account registered wirh RCSEd
Go to the course page- https://www.rcsed.ac.uk/events-courses/event-entry?diaryId=1895
On the right hand side of the page there is a blue box called “Abstract Submissions”, the submitter should then just click on the link called “Joint RCOA and RCSEd Meeting: Prehabilitation and Perioperative Care- 3 March 2017”
Follow the instructions on screen

For further information, please visit our website: https://www.rcoa.ac.uk/education-and-events/joint-rcoa-and-rcsed-meeting-prehabilitation-and-perioperative-care

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