· Preparation for the written DGM examination including sample questions · Assessment and management of older adults · A focus on frailty syndromes and the comprehensive geriatric assessment (CGA)
The only comprehensive two-day course for the DGM in London
· Preparation for the clinical DGM examination including two mock examinations · Includes an additional carousel of clinical examination stations to enhance your clinical examination and presentation skills · Feedback given on DGM examination mark sheets
12 CPD points for the full course
Dr Chris Jenner has a special interests in elderly care, case management for people entering the last phase of life, prescribing and teaching in general practice. Currently he is one of the Trainers on the NPH Vocational Training Scheme and for 10 years was a Course Organiser on the VTS and Honorary Senior Lecturer at Imperial College. He has an advisory role in supporting the development of services for older people in Harrow and Chairs the recently constituted "Virtual Ward". The Virtual Ward supports practices in caring for patients with complex problems. Dr Jenner has for 25y been an Examiner for the Diploma in Geriatric Medicine (DGM) at the Royal College of Physicians. He is also actively involved in the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) sitting on the Fellowship Committee of the North and West London Faculty where he was the past Provost and Chairman.
Dr Bundock is a GP with special interest in elderly care working on the community GP-led Harrow Virtual Ward. Since starting her role she has completed the DGM and MRCP. She has been invited by the RCP to train to be an examiner for the DGM and has delivered teaching on elderly care in the community to multidisciplinary audiences for over 2 years. Dr Bundock has been asked to write an article about her professional life for a well known GP magazine which will be published in 2018. Dr Bundock is particularly interested in frailty, dementia and medical education.
Dr Razzaq graduated from the University of Manchester and completed her training at Northwick Park Vocational Training Scheme in 2002. She became GP Trainer for the EoE Deanery and Clinical Tutor for UCL medical students in 2009. She has been Clinical Director of Primary Care, Luton CCG for several years and is currently Clinical Lead for Frailty in Luton, employed by Cambridgeshire Community Services. She has found that undergraduate teaching as well as postgraduate training lacks a clear understanding of the learning of medical students and doctors to manage Older People in the community. She is currently involved in a Partnerships in Education Project developing a curriculum for Health and Social Care Workers caring for Older People in the community setting.
Dr Sheth joined EHMC in June 2017. He qualified from University College London medical school in 2011. Following on from foundation training in Oxford, he completed his GP training in Enfield and Haringey in August 2016. He has an interest in elderly care and medical education.
written & clinical
The Venue: Elliott Hall Medical Centre, 165-167 Uxbridge Rd, Hatch End, Pinner HA5 4EA. The nearest train station is Hatch End Rail Station and only 3 minutes walk from station (30 minutes to Euston by national rail). Free parking at Harrow Arts Centre, which is located behind Elliott Hall Medical Centre.
Please email email@example.com or call 07342 764 051 to express your interest. Course details and information for paying via BACS will then be emailed to you directly. You will receive an email on receipt of payment confirming your place on the course.
Please bring your stethoscope (Day 2) and a pen. Other medical equipment will be provided. Lunch and refreshments are provided - please state any dietary requirements at booking.
Each day will be 9-5pm with regular coffee and lunch breaks. The precise timetable will be sent to you prior to the course.