Head and Neck
Imaging Course 2020

What the Consultant Radiologist Needs to Know

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Fully interactive webinar

Attendees will be provided with individual, secure access to the CT cases and advanced image viewing PACS software so that they can go through the cases with the faculty, simultanteously.

12 CPD Points

Attendees will be asked to evaluate each session and will be provided with a CPD certificate upon completion This course provides 12 CPD credits in accordance with the CPD Scheme of the Royal College of Radiologists

Catch-up with course playback for revison and reflection

We included in your fee, access to the course recordings for up to 7 day with an optional extra to extend this to 31 days.

Course fees

£345 [£295 until 30 September 2020]:
Live access to the two-day course + access to course recordings for 7 days

£395 [£345 until 30 September 2020]:
Live access to the two-day course + access to course recordings for 31 days

Course director

Dr Elizabeth Loney

Dr Elizabeth Loney

Associate Medical Director and Consultant Radiologist, Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust, and Past President, British Society of Head & Neck Imaging

Who should attend

For all General Radiologists and Radiologists who increasingly find themselves using head and neck imaging in their day to day practice

Sessions are pitched at a level suitable for the Consultant Radiologist

Free BSHNI membership

Attending this course will entitle you
to free lifetime membership of
the British Society of Head & Neck Imaging.

The content

Eight sessions over two days:

  • Compartmental Anatomy Overview
  • Nasopharynx and Skull base
  • Oral Cavity and Oropharynx
  • Hypopharynx
  • Larynx
  • Temporal Bones
  • Paranasal Sinuses
  • Mixed Case Review/Quiz

Each session includes:

  • How to image and why (e.g. CT/MR best sequences/planes)
  • Anatomy ‘refresher’
  • Reporting ‘checklist’: what to look for and why
  • Case by case tasked-based learning (e.g. ‘what is the T stage of this cancer?’)
  • and feedback, highlighting specific learning points

the aim

To provide an update on Head and Neck imaging interpretation and reporting practice, with an emphasis on imaging patients with suspected head and neck cancer but covering also areas such as temporal bones and paranasal sinuses:

  • practical (case-based learning);
  • stimulating (interactive, challenging cases, immediate feedback)
  • comprehensive (covering a full range of head and neck imaging topics)

By the end of the course, the delegate will have:

  • (1) a comprehensive understanding of good/best imaging interpretation practice;
  • (2) improved imaging interpretation skills;
  • (3) greater confidence in advanced practice; and the ability to know when to refer further
  • (4) identified skills and knowledge gaps, if any, relevant to his/her practice, and clear ways by which these can be addressed.

Programme [ Faculty members INVITED]

Wednesday 9 December 2020

09.30-16.30 (GMT)

09.30 – 10.00

Introduction

  • Delegates get connected
  • Demonstration of the webinar platform

30 minutes

Tutition on the PACS/case viewing platform

Mr Jack Hodson and Dr Lisa Meacock

  • Platform demonstration
  • Questions regarding platform

60 minutes

Compartmental Anatomy Overview

Dr Elizabeth Loney, Associate Medical Director and Consultant Radiologist, Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust, and Past President, British Society of Head & Neck Imaging

30 minutes

Break

90 minutes

Temporal Bones

Dr Salman Qureshi, Consultant Head & Neck Radiologist, Hamad Medical Centre, Qatar and Executive Committee Member, European Society of Head & Neck Radiology

60 minute

Lunch

90 minutes

Paranasal Sinuses

Dr Stuart Viner, Consultant Radiologist, Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

30 minutes

Break

90 minutes

Nasopharynx and Skull Base

Dr Steve Connor, Consultant Neuroradiologist, King’s College Hospital, London, and Past President, British Society of Head & Neck Imaging

16.30

Close

Thursday 10 December 2020

09.30-16.30 (GMT)

60 minutes

Hypopharynx

Dr Gitta Madani, Consultant Radiologist, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and Treasurer, British Society of Head & Neck Imaging

30 minutes

Break

90 minutes

Oral Cavity and Oropharynx

Dr Rhian Rhys, Consultant Radiologist, Cwm Taf University Health Board

60 minute

Lunch

90 minutes

Larynx

Dr Nalinda Panditaratne, Consultant Radiologist, Calderdale Royal Hospital, Halifax

30 minutes

Break

90 minutes

Mixed Case Review and Quiz

Dr Ravi Lingam, Consultant Radiologist, Northwick Park Hospital, Harrow, and Secretary, British Society of Head & Neck Imaging

16.30

Close

Faculty members [2019]

Dr Steve Connor

Dr Steve Connor

Consultant Neuroradiologist,
King’s College Hospital, London, and Past President,
British Society of Head & Neck Imaging

Dr Ravi Lingam

Dr Ravi Lingam

Consultant Radiologist,
Northwick Park Hospital, Harrow, and
Secretary, British Society of Head & Neck Imaging

Dr Gitta Madani

Dr Gitta Madani

Consultant Radiologist,
Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and
Treasurer, British Society of Head & Neck Imaging

Dr Salman Qureshi

Dr Salman Qureshi

Consultant Head & Neck Radiologist,
Hamad Medical Centre, Qatar and Executive Committee Member, European Society of Head & Neck Radiology

Dr Nalinda Panditaratne

Dr Nalinda Panditaratne

Consultant Radiologist,
Calderdale Royal Hospital, Halifax

Dr Rhian Rhys

Dr Rhian Rhys

Consultant Radiologist,
Cwm Taf University Health Board

Dr Stuart Viner

Dr Stuart Viner

Consultant Radiologist,
Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Frequently asked questions

NO. Infomed shall provide you, upon registration a link to stream the course within your web browser, or you can download a small application to run it as a separate window on your computer. If you would prefer a mobile device, we shall also include a link download an app from the Play Store/App Store.

YES! It is very much encouraged. There will be Q&A sessions chaired by Infomed. You can type your questions in the ‘chat’ facility and they will be put to the speakers.

YES! We shall ask for your evaluation of the faculty and organisation. Upon completing this, we shall send you a certificate of attendance by email.

COMMENTS from previous online courses

Some positive things come out of the current COVID crisis
Consultant Intensivist
Good content, short lecture format, remote access, great!
Consultant Anaesthetist
I think the online streaming format really works, it should bring costs down, more environmentally friendly...should be used more often now.
Consultant Anaesthetist
Good of Infomed in developing this on-line teaching format so quickly, I guess this may be the future.
Consultant Anaesthetist
Excellent interactive course with new on line option that worked very well
Consultant Radiologist
Speakers, topics, timekeeping, helpful organiser and content all very good.
Consultant Anaesthetist
Excellent - the streaming service was excellent in audio and video. There was no lag between the delivery and the AV content.
Consultant Radiologist
I must say that I was very impressed, given current Coronavirus issues, at late notice sorted out online streaming of the conference that worked well. The organisers showed a good understanding of the situation. Well delivered and well done Infomed.
Consultant Radiologist
Great day, did well above expectation given the existing Covid-19 pandemic and the unexpected online streaming
Consultant Radiologist

COMMENTS from the previous mental health WEBINAR SERIES in April 2020

Below is just 10% of all the feedback received!

  • Very informative; concise/bullet points presentation and good time keeping
  • Concise , time keeping aspect and introduction and delivery of questions by the facilitator
  • Varied nature of topics, excellent speakers ,good timekeeping
  • Wide areas of interest; good presentation and audience interaction.
  • Important topics; wide coverage pertaining to day to day practice - very practically focused : essentials covered
  • Good to have knowledgeable presenters who were up to date with most recent COVID studies
  • 1) range of topics 2) expertise and quality of the speakers
  • I could attend it from my home; every one has similar questions as me; the information is very little and we are dealing with unknown
  • 1. Excellence. 2. Enthusiasm. 3 Relevance during this restricted time.
  • I could attend from home, hearing specialists speak, it was free!!!
  • Range and expertise of the speakers. Well organised. Very well thought out with respect to what is needed at this time.
  • I really enjoyed the panelists taking questions; I really enjoyed how smoothly the webinar has been run; all the panellists gave valuable information
  • All presentations clinically relevant. High standard of information
  • Good mix of quality information in a short time frame.
  • Time keeping , facilitation and organisation as a whole
  • I have already recommended this course to many colleagues.
  • Good impact . Will help me to think more and act more proactively if by any means I come across a patient with COVID-19 . Good applications in order areas of practice as well.