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Clinical Examination

Basic principles of neurological history taking and examination

Neurological Issues 

Neurological consequences of systemic and general medical disorders

Surgical Principles and Techniques

This section explains how to use equipment or do certain approaches

Neuroradiology Principles

Core radiology principles and more advanced techniques

Headache and Facial Pain

Acute and chronic headache management including trigeminal neuralgia

Ischaemic Vascular Disease

Ischaemic stroke, including epidemiology, diagnosis, acute and preventative management

Haemorrhagic Vascular Disease

Haemorrhagic stroke, subarachnoid haemorrhage and vascular anomalies

Head Injury Management

Head injury management, surgery, intensive care and rehabilitation

Transient Loss of Conciousness

Epilepsy management, syncope and acute symptomatic seizures

Neurological Infections

Diagnosis and management of viral, bacterial, parasitic and prion diseases affecting the brain, spinal cord and surrounding structures


Multiple sclerosis, ADEM, Devic’s, autoimmune encephalopaties, and neurological complications of systemic inflammatory and autoimmune disorders

Degenerative Diseases

Alzheimer’s disease, dementia with Lewy bodies, frontotemporal dementia, cerebro-vascular disease and uncommon conditions including prion disease

Movement Disorders

Parkinsonian syndromes, dystonia, tremor, chorea, tics, myoclonus, cerebellar disorders and others

Neuromuscular Disorders

Disorders of muscle and peripheral nerve including myasthenia gravis and motor neurone disease

Coma and Sleep Disorders

Hypoxic-ischaemic brain injury, metabolic encephalopathies and disorders of sleep


Visual failure, diplopia, pupillary abnormalities, nystagmus and ptosis. Optic nerve, chiasmal, cavernous sinus and orbital diseases

Neuro-Otology Conditions

Dizziness, vertigo and hearing loss, Meniere’s disease and benign positional vertigo, falls in the elderly and disorders of taste and smell

Autonomic Nervous System

Autonomic failure, primary and secondary including Parkinson’s disease and specifically neural control of bladder, bowel and sexual function

Traumatic Spinal Injury

This module includes sessions on acute  and longer term spinal injury including spinal cord injury management

Elective Spinal Disease

Degenerative spinal disease, atlantoaxial subluxation, spondylolisthesis and spondylitis

Tumours and Cysts

High grade, low grade, benign and non-neoplastic mass lesions of the brain and spine in adults and children

Hydrocephalus and CSF

Hydrocephalus, chiari malformations and syringomyelia in adults and children

Spinal and Neuro-Rehabilitation

Occupational therapy, physiotherapy, spasticity management, maximising independence.

Neuropsychiatry Conditions

Neuropsychiatry of epilepsy, neurodevelopmental and functional disorders

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