Date of Course:
10 Jun 2020 - 12 Jun 2020
HOW TO MANAGE CHRONIC FATIGUE SYNDROME (CFS) IN THE POST-COVID 19 PANDEMIC; AN ONLINE SEMINAR – via zoom meeting; Live stream 10-12 June 2020.
Please note the course times – Wednesday 13th to Friday 15th May; all times are 10am-1pm South African time.
with Dr Raymond N. Perrin DO, PhD
Hon Clinical Research Fellow.
The Faculty of Biology Medicine and Health
The University of Manchester.
Registered Osteopath, Neuroscientist and Specialist in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/ME.
Past Participant Feedback
A big thank you for your slick organisation! Both the Lymphatics and the CFS course were really informative, well presented by Raymond and relevant content. Very worthwhile – Colleen
I thoroughly enjoyed the online lymph and CFS/ME courses with Ray – so much new information!!! Ray is a great teacher, very knowledgeable and inspiring. Thank you Craig for organizing these online courses! – Aby
In the HOW TO MANAGE CHRONIC FATIGUE SYNDROME (CFS) IN THE POST-COVID 19 PANDEMIC; AN ONLINE SEMINAR COURSE, Dr Perrin will show how his model explains the pathological dysfunction of the neuro-lymphatic system in CFS and how post covid 19 patients will be affected and potentially suffer from CFS.
The proposed full day online seminar will be a condensed version of a seminar approved for CPD/ CME in the UK and the USA and accredited by the American Osteopathic Association, which has been taught to clinicians around the world. It is designed for any practitioner interested in the diagnosis of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME) and Fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS).
It will explain the scientific basis that underpins the physical diagnostic techniques used by Dr Perrin over the past 30 years on over 2,000 patients and also show how to practically incorporate these techniques into clinic as a screening tool in the diagnosis of CFS/ME and FMS. The findings of a blind controlled NHS study demonstrating the efficacy of these physical signs as an aid to diagnosis were published in The British Medical Journal’s online edition BMJ Open Nov 2017. (Hives L et al. bmjopen-2017-017521)
The online seminar will focus on the advances in science showing recent visible evidence of the existence of a neuro-lymphatic (glymphatic) pathway (Iliff J et al 2012) and a dural lymphatic system that was only confirmed in humans in 2017
(Absinta, Ha et al. 2017). Plus, it will explain how neurolymphatic disturbance due to sympathetic dysfunction causes excess lactic acid leading to myalgia and fatigue supporting earlier research findings. (He J. et al. 2013.)
The online seminar is designed to practically help the clinician improve their diagnostic skills in the field of CFS/ME and FMS. Dr Perrin will demonstrate and teach the participants how to use validated and established CFS/ME and FMS consultation forms plus how to examine the physical signs that will help the clinician to screen for, and give a reasonably accurate severity score and prognosis of these diseases. Thus, improving the clinical care of CFS/ME and FMS patients.
ONLINE SEMINAR OBJECTIVES:
At the end of this session, participants should be able to:
- Use the techniques demonstrated to screen patients for CFS/ME and Fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) in their clinical practice.
- Be able to identify aetiological and maintaining factors that may have predisposed the patient and increased their susceptibility to develop CFS/ME and FMS.
- Accurately assess the level of severity of the patient’s illness and calculate the prognosis for their condition.
Day 1; Wednesday 10th June
1.5 hrs Applied Anatomy and physiology of the
sympathetic nervous and neuro-lymphatic systems.
1.5 hrs The pathogenesis of CFS/ME and FMS
Day 2; Thursday 11th June
1.5 hrs The Physical signs and diagnosis of CFS/ME.
1.5 hrs The diagnosis of Fibromyalgia Syndrome
Day 3;Friday 12th June
2.00 hrs The diagnostic consultation of CFS/ME and FMS
1.00 pm Comorbidity and difficult cases
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Live stream times; Please note the course times – Wednesday 10th to Friday 12th June; all times are 10am-1pm South African time.