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Edinburgh International Course in Medicine of the Older Adult

Attend individual days or the full course


Aimed at healthcare practitioners from around the world who specialise, or have a major interest, in the care of older people, the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh’s course is designed to update you on the theory and practice of elderly adult care.


You can attend the full five-day course or book individual days. You will hear from experts on topics of current and practical relevance, and there will be frequent opportunities for interactive case-based learning. The programme features the following themes:

The Acutely Ill Older Person
Pathways of Care
Haematology and Oncology in the Older Adult
The Later Stages of Care
Breathlessness in the Older Frail Adult
The Senses
Bones and Joints
You can also take part in our popular social programme including a welcome reception with tours of the historic College buildings and a guided bus tour of Edinburgh’s historic medical sites.

To view the full programme and book your place, please visit the website.