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15th Annual London MDT Head & Neck Imaging Course

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This popular course has run annually at Northwick Park Hospital since 2007 and is now being run over three days.

The course is suitable for: Core Trainees, Specialty Trainees in ENT, OMFS & Head & Neck Surgery and Radiology.  Consultants, Staff and Associate Specialists in ENT, OMFS, Head & Neck Radiology.


 Course format & highlights:

  • Novel multidisciplinary case-based, tutorial and workshop teaching format (paired radiologist & surgeon)
  • Library of digital images and edited video archives taken from clinic and operating theatre, in cross reference to corresponding PACs imaging.
  • Potential/actual complications
  • Direct clinical relationship and correlation, emphasising relevant surgical anatomy and pathology in context of evolving imaging modalities
  • National/International Imaging Standards defined with relevance of audit and research to teaching
  • Medico-legal complications


CPD Approved and Quality assured by: ENT UK (7th = 8 CPD points, 8th = 10 CPD points & 9th = 6 CPD points)

Course fees include lunch & all refreshments.

Course dinner (in a local restaurant) on the evening of day 2 is also included in the course fee

Course details:

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Course dates:

click to book - 07 - 08, November 2017 (£350)

click to book - 07 - 09, November 2017 (£500)

click to book - 07, November 2017 (£200)

click to book - 08 - 09, November 2017 (£350)

click to book - 08, November 2017 (£200)

click to book - 09, November 2017 (£200)

Topics - Day 1 : Fundamentals in Acute Imaging

  • Plain film imaging & acute on-call in ENT & OMFS
  • Imaging in acute trauma & airway emergencies
  • Ultrasound - benefits & limitations
  • Imaging for sugical management of ultrasound of major salivary, thyroid & parathyroid gland
  • Head & neck imaging outside of the radiology department
  • Ultrasound workshops


Topics - Day 2 : Fundamentals in Correlative Imaging

  • Head & neck cancer imaging
  • Imaging in sino-nasal disease
  • Hands-on flexible nasendoscopy
  • CPD workshops: i. cross-sectional imaging.  ii. Radiological anatomy of the paranasal sinuses. iii. Radiological anatomy/clinical imaging of the TMJ. iv. Radiology anatomy of the temporal bone. v. Radiological anatomy of the facial bones.


Topics - Day 3 : Advanced

  • Optimised imaging for management of middle-ear disease
  • Challenges in sino-nasal/skull base disease
  • Transoral laser surgery & the larynx
  • Interventional radiology in head & neck disease management
  • Imaging for minimally invasive head & neck disease management
  • Imaging for post-operative complications
  • New developments - interface imaging techniques


Feedback from November 2016

Day 1 - 92% rated the course excellent/good overall and 92% would recommend to colleagues

  • Very good value.
  • Excellent course- good hospitality.
  • Practical session was great. Good interactive session at end.
  • Very enjoyable, especially the workshops.
  • Great lunch!


Day 2 - 88% rated the course excellent/good overall and 94% would recommend to colleagues

  • Excellent format, approachable faculty, extremely useful.
  • Excellent day with clear clinical application.
  • Fantastic - CBD interaction really helpful.
  • Very interactive – I now feel a lot more confident ordering and interpreting the appropriate imaging.
  • Small group teaching was very good.


Day 3 - 91% rated the course excellent/good overall and 96% would recommend to colleagues

  • The calibre of lecturers on this final day has been incredible – thank you.
  • Superb course.
  • Great learning experience for all three days.  Highly recommend to trainees.


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