Hypermobility / Ehlers Danlos Syndrome in Adults & Children: Clinical assessment and management

Event details

9:00am - 5:00pm
£160

London Road Community Hospital, Derby

London Road
Derby
DE1 2QY
United Kingdom

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52.9070794, -1.4530389

Event details

9:00am - 5:00pm
£160

Darlington Memorial Hospital, Darlington

Hollyhurst Road
Darlington
DL3 6HX
United Kingdom

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54.5324756, -1.5655779

Event Organiser

NCORE (National Centre of Rehabilitation Education)

01332 254679

uhdb.ncore@nhs.net

http://www.ncore.org.uk

Hypermobility/Ehlers Danlos Syndrome in Adults & Children: Clinical assessment and management

 

Lecturer: Alison Middleditch MCSP MMACP

 

This course is for those who want to expand their knowledge on the recognition, treatment and management of Joint Hypermobility Syndrome and Ehlers Danlos Syndrome.

 

Course Aims

This course will provide participants with the opportunity to review and discuss the assessment treatment and management of Joint Hypermobility Syndrome/Ehlers Danlos Syndrome. This will be within a functional framework and based on the best of the latest evidence. The course will consider hypermobility in all groups including children, athletes, adults – including those with a late diagnosis and those with complex problems.

 

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the participants will:

  • Have an understanding of and be able to recognise the clinical presentation of Joint Hypermobility Syndrome/Ehlers Danlos Syndrome in children and adults.
  • Be able to implement an appropriate functional assessment based on the best of the current evidence base.
  • Be able to plan and implement a functional management plan for patients with Joint Hypermobility Syndrome/Ehlers Danlos Syndrome.
  • Acknowledge and be able to use strategies for dealing with both functional and behavioural issues.
  • Have knowledge of suitable evidence based out measures appropriate to dysfunction in Joint Hypermobility Syndrome/Ehlers Danlos Syndrome.

 

Course Programme

8:45 Registration

9:00 Pathophysiology and clinical presentation of Joint Hypermobility Syndrome/Ehlers Danlos Syndrome

10:30 Break

10:50 Assessing the hypermobile patient using functional clinical tools

13:00 Lunch

13:45 Designing and implementing individual functional management plans for those with Joint Hypermobility Syndrome/Ehlers Danlos Syndrome and measuring outcomes

15:30 Break

15:50 Case study and questions

16:30 Close

 

A previous delegate to this course said “THANK YOU VERY MUCH INDEED! The course was excellent ... absolutely worth every penny  - and now to share with colleagues!”

 

CPD: 7 hours

 

Fee: £160 (including refreshments)

Limited funded places may be available for AHPs & Nurses working for the NHS within the East Midlands.

 

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