Autumn School

EAN Autumn School in Loutraki, Greece

October 24-28, 2024


The application will be open from 01 April - 01 June 2024.

Dedicated to clinical neurologists in training who did not yet complete their residency/ clinical speciality training. Experienced neurologists and sub-specialists will illustrate how they approach specific clinical presentations and symptoms, including an update on relevant diagnostic and treatment approaches for key conditions in the relevant areas. Local speakers will try to bring a patient in order to demonstrate symptoms in real-life case scenarios. 

Organisers: 
EAN Teaching Course sub-Committee, Programme leads: Roland Wiest, Hatice Tankisi and Maria Stamelou
EAN Office: Helene Winklmayr, Julia Mayer

Location

VENUE: 

Wyndham Loutraki Poseidon
Loutraki 203 00, Greece
(1,5h from Athens airport)

ARRIVAL: Thursday, 24 October 2024

SCHOOL: Thursday-Sunday: The lectures are scheduled for the four consecutive days. Participation in the entire event is expected.

DEPARTURE: Monday, 28 October 2024

CAPACITY: Up to 60 participants (20 per afternoon course to guarantee hands-on)

Accommodation, tuition, board and programme are covered by EAN.
Participants pay only for their travel.
Participation for the entire course is mandatory.

Please check the offical government website for up-to-date travel restrictions: https://travel.gov.gr/#/

  • RRFS member working in EAN Member countries with more than 2 years of clinical (residency) training in neurology at the time of the event 

  • RRFS member working in Corresponding Institutional Member countries (Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Mauretania, Morocco, Nepal, Palestine, Tunisia, Syria) or in low and lower-middle income countries from sub-Saharan Africa

  • Full member working in EAN Member/ Corresponding Institutional Member countries up to a maximum of 5 years after their latest degree in neurology

  • Application for 4 travel grants (each up to € 500) is possible for for members of low, lower-middle and upper-middle income countries. A short letter of intent, why the person wants to participate including why the travel grant is needed.

  • Previous awardees might apply again, but will be placed on the waiting list to give new applicants a chance.

All applicants must be Full member or RRFS member from EAN Member/Corresponding Institutional Member countries at time of application.

The registration link is only visible to EAN members from April 01 - June 01 in the respective year. 

Ensure To apply for RRFS membership well in advance of the application deadline and please make sure to log into your myEAN account to gain access to registration.

All application documents must be submitted via the online application.
For questions contact: grants(at)ean.org 

 

Application

The application link is only visible for EAN RRFS and Full Members from April 1 to June 1, 2024.
EAN Student Members are not eligible to apply for the School. Please make sure to log into your MyEAN account to gain access to registration.

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There is no price tag to the learned knowledge and education nor the new connections you make for your future career path. The value of tuition, accommodation & board for each Autumn School participant corresponds to € 1.700,-.

Welcome Day

Thursday, October 24, 2024

Arrival and welcome evening
20:00 Welcoming words followed by a reception and informal meet'n'greet

Vertigo and dizziness

Day 1: Friday, October 25, 2024

Morning sessions

09:00-10:00 Introduction to vertigo and dizziness
João Lemos (Coimbra, Portugal)

10:00-10:15 Coffee break

10:15-11:15 Vertigo and dizziness of peripheral origin
Louisa Lehner (Munich, Germany)

11:15-11:30 Coffee break

11:30-12:30 Vertigo and dizziness of central origin
Evangelos Anagnostou (Athens, Greece)

12:30-13:30 Lunch break

Afternoon workshops 
3 groups of 20 participants will rotate from workshop to workshop.

13:30 – 14:30    Workshops 
14:30 – 14:45    Break and change of session rooms
14:45 – 15:45    Workshops
15:45 – 16:00    Break and change of session rooms
16:00 – 17:00    Workshops 

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17:20 Evening programme: excursion and dinner

Sensory disturbances

Day 2: Saturday, October 26, 2024

Morning sessions

09:00-10:00 How to examine the sensory system
Claudia Sommer (Würzburg, Germany)

10:00-10:15 Coffee break

10:15-11:15 Sensory loss/Sensory Ataxia

11:15-11:30 Coffee break

11:30-12:30 Positive symptoms
Maria Georgala (Athens, Greece)

12:30-13:30 Lunch break

Afternoon workshops 
3 groups of 20 participants will rotate from workshop to workshop.

13:30 – 14:30    Workshops 
14:30 – 14:45    Break and change of session rooms
14:45 – 15:45    Workshops
15:45 – 16:00    Break and change of session rooms
16:00 – 17:00    Workshops 

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19:30 Evening programme: Scientific Dinner with RRFS presentation and Quiz

Symptoms of sleep-wake and circadian rhythm disorders

Day 3: Sunday, October 27, 2024

Morning sessions

09:00-10:00 Insomnia
Elissaios Karageorgiou (Athens, Greece)

10:00-10:15 Coffee break

10:15-11:15 Hypersomnia

11:15-11:30 Coffee break

11:30-12:30 Circadian misalignment
Evelina Pajediene (Kaunas, Lithuania)

12:30-13:30 Lunch break

Afternoon workshops 
3 groups of 20 participants will rotate from workshop to workshop.

13:30 – 14:30    Workshops 
14:30 – 14:45    Break and change of session rooms
14:45 – 15:45    Workshops
15:45 – 16:00    Break and change of session rooms
16:00 – 17:00    Workshops 

17:00-17:30 Exit exam

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19:30 Evening programme: Goodbye party