Edinburgh International Course in Medicine of the Older Adult

Edinburgh International Course in Medicine of the Older Adult

Monday 18 May – Friday 22 May 2020 | Attend individual days or the full course

Aimed at healthcare practitioners from around the world who specialise, or have a major interest, in the care of older people, the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh’s course is designed to update you on the theory and practice of elderly adult care.

You can attend the full five-day course or book individual days. You will hear from experts on topics of current and practical relevance, and there will be frequent opportunities for interactive case-based learning. The programme features the following themes:

  • The Acutely Ill Older Person
  • Pathways of Care
  • Haematology and Oncology in the Older Adult
  • The Later Stages of Care
  • Breathlessness in the Older Frail Adult
  • The Senses
  • Bones and Joints
  • Neurology

You can also take part in our popular social programme including a welcome reception with tours of the historic College buildings and a guided bus tour of Edinburgh’s historic medical sites.

To view the full programme and book your place, please visit our website.