Regional Meetings

Regional Meeting - Jaffna

In collaboration with the Jaffna Medical Association

‘Everyday Neurology’

31.03.2017

Jaffna Library Auditorium

8.30 a.m.

Registration

8.45 a.m.

Opening ceremony      

Welcome Address – President, Jaffna Medical Association

Welcome Address – President, Association of Sri Lankan Neurologists 

9.00 a.m.

Evaluation of first ever seizure

Dr. Kishara  Gooneratne (Consultant Neurologist, Kegalle District General Hospital) 

9.30  a.m.

Acute management of ischaemic stroke . Getting the basics right

Dr. Udaya Ranawaka (Senior Lecturer and Specialist Neurologist, University of Kelaniya) 

 10.00 a.m.

Approach to toxic and endocrine myopathies

Dr. Ajini Arasalingum (Consultant Neurologist, Teaching Hospital Jaffna)

10.30 a.m.

Imaging Headache

Prof. Saman Gunathilake (Professor in Medicine and Specialist Neurologist, University of Sri Jayawardenapura)

11.00 a.m.

Tea

11.30 a.m.

Evaluation and management of parkinsonism

Dr.  Ajantha Keshavaraj (Consultant Neurologist, Teaching Hospital Jaffna)

12.00 noon

Approach to a patient with dementia

Dr.  Manjula Caldera (Consultant Neurologist, Teaching Hospital Anuradhapura) 

12.30 p.m.

Evaluating a patient with tremor

Dr. Bimsara Senanayake (Consultant Neurologist, National Hospital of Sri Lanka)

1.00  p.m.

Lunch

2.00  p.m.

How well do we know our Neurology?

A Neurology Quiz -  Prof. Thashi Chang

Senior Lecturer and Specialist Neurologist, University of Colombo

3.00 p.m.

Closing remarks

  

Regional Meeting – Anuradhapura

Association of Sri Lankan Neurologists in collaboration with Anuradhapura Clinical Society

‘Everyday Neurology’

06.07.2017

Professorial Auditorium TH Anuradhapura

08.15 am

Registration 

08.45 a.m.

National Anthem and Lightening of Traditional Oil Lamp

08.50 a.m.

Welcome address by President, Anuradhapura Clinical Society

08.55 a.m.

Welcome address by President, Association Sri Lankan Neurologists

09.00 a.m.

Painful Peripheral Neuropathies

Dr. MTM Riffsy, Consultant Neurologist

09.30 a.m.

Assessment of a dizzy patient

Dr. Harsha Gunasekara, Consultant Neurologist, SJGH

10.00 a.m.

Parkinson Disease . An Update

Dr. Gamini Pathirana, Resident Neurologist, NHSL

10.30 a.m.

Motor Neuron disease

Dr. Wickramabahu Dharmakeerthi, Consultant Neurophysiologist, TH Anuradhapura

11.00 a.m.

Tea break

11.30 a.m.

Uncommon Headache Disorders

Dr. Dilum Palliyaguruge, Consultant Neurologist, PGH Ratnapura

12.00 noon

Bacterial Meningitis

Dr. Champika Gunawardena, Consultant neurologist, DGH Polonnaruwa

12.30 p.m.

Diagnosis and Management of infantile Spasm

Dr. Chryshanth Dalpathadu, Consultant Neurologist, TH Anuradhapura

13.00 p.m.

Video based Quiz in Neurology

Dr. Sanjaya Fernando, Consultant Paediatric Neurologist, TH Kurunegala

13.30 p.m.

Vote of Thanks 

 

Regional Meeting - Trincomalee

In collaboration with the Trincomalee Clinical Society

‘Everyday Neurology’

07,07.2017

Hospital Auditorium, Trincomalee

08.15 a.m.

Registration

08.40 a.m.

National Anthem & Lighting of the Oil Lamp

08.45 a.m.

Welcome address by President, Trincomalee Clinical Society

08.50 a.m.

Address by President, Association of Sri Lankan Neurologists

08.55 a.m.

Address by Dr.B.Gannaikabahu, Senior Consultant Physician

09.00 a.m.

Painful Peripheral Neuropathies

Dr MTM Riffsy, Consultant Neurologist

09.30 a.m.

Long Term Headaches, Catch Them Correctly

Dr T Thivakaran, Consultant Neurologist, Teaching Hospital Batticaloa

10.00 a.m.

Parkinson Disease; An Update

Dr Gamini Pathirana, Resident Neurologist, NHSL

10.30 a.m.

How to evaluate a patient with Hyperkalemia?

Dr Nadee Rathnayake, Consultant Neurologist, TH Peradeniya

11.00 a.m.

Tea Break

11.30 a.m.

Assessment of a Dizzy Patient

Dr Harsha Gunasekara, Consultant Neurologist Sri Jayewardenepura GH

12.00 noon

Rational Pharmacotherapy in Epilepsy

Dr Sanjaya Fernando, Consultant Pediatric Neurologist, TH Kurunegala

12.30 p.m.

Neurological Emergencies

Dr Manjula Caldera, Consultant Neurologist, TH Anuradhapura

13.00 p.m.

Acute Stroke Management

Dr Damith Liyanage, Senior Registrar in Neurology, NHSL

13.30 p.m.

Vote of thanks

 

Regional Meeting – Ratnapura

In collaboration with the Ratnapura Clinical Society

24.08.2017

Hospital Auditorium, Ratnapura PGH

‘Everyday Neurology’

08.15 a.m. 

Registration

08.45 a.m. 

National Anthem & Lighting of the Traditional Oil Lamp

08.50 a.m. 

Welcome address by President, Ratnapura Clinical Society

08.55 a.m.

Address by President, Association of Sri Lankan Neurologists

09.00 a.m.

 

Guillain-Barre syndrome

Dr MTM Riffsy. Senior Consultant Neurologist 

09.30 a.m.

 

Approach to a Patient with Vertigo  Dr Gamini Pathirana, Resident Neurologist, National Hospital of Sri Lanka

Dr Gamini Pathirana, Resident Neurologist, National Hospital of Sri Lanka

10.00 a.m.

 

Intracerebral Hemorrhage 

Prof Saman Gunathilake, Professor of Medicine, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Sri Jayewardenepura and Consultant Neurologist, Colombo South Teaching Hospital 

10.30 a.m.

 

Management of First Seizure 

Dr Kishara Gooneratne. Acting Consultant Neurologist at NHSL and DGH Kegalle 

11.00 a.m.

Tea Break

11.30 a.m.

 

Headache Case Scenarios

Dr Dilum Palliyaguruge, Consultant Neurologist, PGH Ratnapura 

12.00 noon

 

Approach to a patient with Parkinsonism

Dr Surangi Somaratne, Resident Neurologist, Teaching Hospital, Karapitiya

12.30 p.m.

 

Functional Neurological Disorders 

Dr Dhammika Halahakoon, Acting Consultant Neurologist, Teaching Hospital, Kandy 

13.00 p.m.

 

Neurology Quiz 

Dr Sunethra Senanayake, Consultant Neurologist, National Hospital of Sri Lanka 

13.30 p.m.

Vote of Thanks followed by Lunch

 

Regional Meeting – Monaragala

In collaboration with the Wellassa Clinical Society 

25.08.2017

Hospital Auditorium, DGH Monaragala

‘Everyday Neurology’

08.15 a.m.

Registration

08.45 a.m.

National Anthem & Lighting of the Traditional Oil Lamp

08.50 a.m.

Welcome address by President, Wellassa Clinical Society – Dr. Upul Nawaratne 

08.55 a.m.

Speech by President, Association of Sri Lankan Neurologists – Dr. Udaya Ranawaka 

09.00 a.m.

Guillain-Barre syndrome

Dr MTM Riffsy. Senior Consultant Neurologist 

09.30 a.m.

Approach to a Patient with Vertigo  Dr Gamini Pathirana, Resident Neurologist, National Hospital of Sri Lanka

Dr Gamini Pathirana, Resident Neurologist, National Hospital of Sri Lanka

10.00 a.m.

Approach to a Patient with Suspected CNS Infection Prof. K.D Pathirana, Professor of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ruhuna and Consultant Neurologist, Teaching Hospital, Karapitiya 

10.30 a.m.

General Care in Acute Ischaemic Stroke. Getting the Basics Right  Dr. Udaya Ranawaka, Senior Lecturer in Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University Kelaniya and Consultant Neurologist, Colombo North Teaching Hospital  

11.00 a.m.

Tea Break

11.30 a.m.

Headache Case Scenarios

Dr Dilum Palliyaguruge, Consultant Neurologist, PGH Ratnapura 

12.00 a.m.

Management of First Seizure

Dr. Kishara Gooneratne. Acting Consultant Neurologist, NHSL and DGH Kegalle 

12.30 a.m.

Geriatric Movement Disorders – How to move around? Dr. T Thivakaran, Consultant Neurologist, Teaching Hospital, Batticaloa  

13.00 a.m.

Neurology Quiz

Dr Sunethra Senanayake, Consultant Neurologist, National Hospital of Sri Lanka 

13.30 a.m.

Vote of Thanks followed by Lunch