Webinar: Balance Disorders – The Precursor to Falls

Webinar: Balance Disorders – The Precursor to Falls

Date and time

Wednesday 26th January

19:00 - 21:00

Speaker

Mashkur Khan

Consultant Physician

Location

Webinar

Price

£39 + VAT

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Webinar: Balance Disorders – The Precursor to Falls

We need our vision, vestibular system and sensory input to maintain balance. Any disruption can affect this balance. BPPV, Meniere's disease, Parkinson’s and multiple sclerosis are just a few examples of conditions that can cause imbalance and sensory disturbances.


Find the correct cause and make accurate diagnoses for your patients by joining us and Dr Mashkur Khan, Consultant Physician & Honorary Senior Lecturer, with an interest in syncope, blackouts and dizziness. We will be delving into the mechanisms which explain why we lose our balance and how these can help to achieve good balance.


We will send you an email with instructions to register and gain access to the webinar 'room' 24 hours before, and a reminder 1 hour before the event.

Examining the conditions which can disrupt and have a detrimental impact on balance, Dr Mashkur Khan will be using his expert experience and knowledge in the area to inform the talk.


Good balance can be achieved with an understanding of the mechanisms which explain the loss of balance. Help your patients to receive an accurate and quick diagnosis by learning about the neurological and physiological processes that can cause symptoms such as disorientation, dizziness and visual blurring. We will also be discussing practical examination techniques and the red flags to watch out for when signs could suggest something more serious, such as a brain tumour. 


Employing case histories, we will be delving into the best-practice management methods, depending on the patient and their balance disorder. Dr Khan will be outlining the clinical evidence for each rehabilitation method and how they can help patients avoid falls.


Schedule:

  • What is a balance disorder?
  • Conditions & their symptoms
  • Mechanisms that cause the disorders
  • Best-practice treatments
  • Clinical evidence & case histories


Learning Outcomes:

  • Enhance your knowledge on the mechanisms which cause balance disorders for accurate diagnosis
  • Identify the signs, symptoms and red flags to look out for during examination and investigation
  • Understand the best-practice management methods based on the latest evidence

Mashkur Khan

Consultant Physician | London

I was appointed as a Consultant Physician & Honorary Senior Lecturer at Epsom General Hospital and St George's University of London in 2002. I have pursued an active interest in general medicine, including multi-system pathology and multi-system disorders. I have also developed expertise in diagnostic dilemmas and complex medical problems which are subtle and need careful interpretations. I also do dedicated sessions on the Acute Medical Unit and I am fully versed in acute care, as well as chronic care. I have both inpatient and outpatient commitments and run a busy medical practice. I have a particular interest in medical education and I am the Royal College of Physicians District Tutor, along with being the Programme Director for Core Medical Training on behalf of the London Deanery. As an Honorary Senior Lecturer I teach and examine for the Undergraduate Finals, I am also an Examiner for the membership of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP UK) and I am the Host Examiner for Epsom General Hospital.


I am particularly interested in all aspects of General Medicine, including syncope and blackouts and I do a full work up for people who are dizzy or feel faint. I also have an interest in Parkinson's disease and its variants and I have chaired both national and international meetings and I have presented in these forums. I also chair the South West Thames Movement Disorder Group and I have been involved in getting specialists together in the South West Thames Region. I am also interested in cognitive problems and memory loss and I am currently the Trust Lead for dementia.


I currently provide both inpatient and outpatient services at Ashtead Hospital. I run two outpatient clinics per week and I am happy to see patients of all age groups. I am very keen to see patients who have undiagnosed medical conditions and have atypical presentations such as weight loss, tiredness and balance problems. I would be happy to see patients at very short notice should the requirement be so.


I am currently an investigator for the COVID-19 vaccine trial. We are currently recruiting for Novavax and we are hopeful that this will be the fourth vaccine out next summer. I am seeing new and follow-up patients in the trial and we are checking their response to the vaccine. We are doing a double blind study and the vaccine arm should prevent the development of COVID.

We are also checking the antibody response for over a year to determine how long the immunity lasts.

Live 2-hour group learning webinar, speaker's slides (if permitted), CPD certificate, and recording of the course (even if you can't make it to the live event).

Chiropractors, Osteopaths, Physiotherapists, Podiatrists, Sports Therapists, Hand Therapists, Radiographers, Occupational Therapists, GP, Other Health Professionals, Trainee Health Professionals, Students

Webinar: Balance Disorders – The Precursor to Falls

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Date and time

Wednesday 26th January

19:00 - 21:00

Price

£39 + VAT

Speaker

Mashkur Khan

Consultant Physician

Location

Webinar

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