RTC Nicosia, Cyprus, 2022

Regional Teaching Course Nicosia, Cyprus, 2022

March 11-13, 2022

Organiser:
Panagiotis Zis, Assistant Professor of Neurology, University of Cyprus
Panagiotis Bargiotas, Assistant Professor of Neurology, University of Cyprus
Georgios M. Hadjigeorgiou, Professor of Neurology, University of Cyprus

Location:
Medical School, University of Cyprus, Palaios Dromos Lefkosias Lemesou No.215/6, 2029, Aglantzia, Nicosia, Cyprus

Registration: The maximum number of participants is 100. Please send an e-mail to mailto:neurophy(at)ucy.ac.cy 

The Regional Teaching Course is planned as in-person meeting. The organisers are monitoring the health situation in the country closely and inform about restrictions and measures in due course. Please find more information about the regulations in Cyprus here.

Preliminary Programm

Day 1: Peripheral Neuropathy

March 11, 2022

09:00 Opening ceremony
Panagiotis Zis (Cyprus)
Georgios Hadjigeorgiou (Cyprus)
Panagiotis Bargiotas (Cyprus)
Claudio Bassetti (Switzerland)

09:30 Classification of peripheral neuropathies
Panagiotis Zis (Cyprus)

10:15 Break

10:20 Diagnostic approach of hereditary peripheral neuropathies
Mary Reilly (United Kingdom) 

11:05 Coffee break

11:20 GBS/CIDP
Rob Hadden (United Kingdom)

12:05 Break

12:15 Other immune-mediated axonal neuropathies (Gluten neuropathy/ Vasculitic neuropathy)
Marios Hadjivassiliou (United Kingdom)

13:00 Lunch break

14:00 – 17:00 Interactive workshops

14:00 Differential diagnosis of patients with neuropathic symptoms
Rob Hadden (United Kingdom)

14:15 Coffee break

15:05 Differential diagnosis of sensory ataxia
Marios Hadjivassiliou (United Kingdom)

15:55 Break

16:00 Differential diagnosis of hereditary peripheral neuropathy
Mary Reilly (United Kingdom)

Day 2: Neurophysiology of the peripheral nervous system

March 12, 2022

09:00 Nerve conduction studies
Eleftherios Papathanasiou (Cyprus)

09:40 Break

09:45 Single fiber EMG
Erik Stalberg (Sweden) – virtual

10:25 Coffee break

10:45 Neurophysiology of the autonomic nervous system
Walter Struhal (Austria)

11:25 Break

11:30 Nerve Ultrasound
Eleni Bakola (Greece)

12:10 Break

12:15 RRFS lecture for neurologists in training

13:00 Lunch break

14:00 – 17:00 Interactive workshops

14:00 Motor conduction studies
Eleftherios Papathanasiou (Cyprus)                     

14:50 Coffee break

15:05 Sensory nerve conduction studies
Ptolemaios Sarrigiannis (United Kingdom)

15:55 Break

16:00 Autonomic Nervous System evaluation
Walter Struhal (Austria)

Day 3: Pain

March 13, 2022

09:00 Differential diagnosis of neuropathic pain
Claudia Sommer (Germany)

09:40 Break

09:45 Diagnostic approach of small fiber neuropathy and live demo
Jordi Serra (United Kingdom)

11:00 Coffee break

11:15 Treatment of neuropathic pain
Giustino Varrassi (Italy)

11:45 Break

11:50 Sleep and pain interactions
Panagiotis Bargiotas (Cyprus)

12:30 Exam

13:00 Lunch break

14:00 Closing ceremony