Head & Neck Ultrasound Workshop

February 24th & 25th 2018

Educational Suite, Auckland Hospital

This course is composed of short lectures, a series of live demonstrations followed by hands on scanning in small groups.

The course is being led by our UK experts:

Dr. Ravi Lingam - Consultant Radiologist and Educational Supervisor at Northwick Park and Central Middlesex Hospitals, London Northwest Healthcare NHS Trust. He has a special interest in and engages in a wide variety of head & neck imaging. Dr. Lingam is one of the few Radiologists in the UK who has successfully obtained the European Diploma in Head and Neck Imaging.

Dr. Nesherwidha Sriskandan - Consultant Radiologist at Guy's and St. Thomas' Hospital, London and has established herself as one of the key members of the multidisciplinary trach in both head and neck thyroid cancers. She is currently overseeing the development of the thyroid imaging pathway and the introduction of radiofrequency ablation of benign thyroid nodules. She also teaches on the national Thyroid Ultrasound and FNA course on an annual basis and trains Radiology Specialist Registrars on a daily basis.

Day 1

 

09.00 - 09.15

Welcome with Tea/Coffee

09.15 - 11.00

Anatomy of the Neck 'Sweeps'

11.00 - 11.30

Tea / Coffee

11.30 - 13.00

Hands-On Workshop

Live demonstrations and hands-on scanning in small groups

13.00 - 14.00

Lunch

14.00 - 14.30

Lymph Nodes

14.30 - 15.00

Salivary Glands

15.00 - 15.40

Thyroid

15.40 - 16.00

Tea/Coffee

16.00 - 16.30

Larynx

16.30 - 17.00

Fundamentals (Live Demonstration)

Day 2

 

09.00 - 09.15

Tea/Coffee

09.15 - 09.45

Biopsy in the Neck: Tips and Tricks

09.45 - 11.00

Live Demonstration: Biopsy Techniques

Hands-On Workshop: Biopsy Work - Phantoms

11.00 - 11.30

Tea/Coffee

11.30 - 13.00

Anatomy: Putting It All Together

Hands-On Workshop

Sweeps: Live Scanning - Models

13.00 - 14.00

Lunch

14.00 - 14.30

Parathyroid: Mistakes to Avoid

14.30 - 15.30

Case Discussions: What Would You Do?

15.30 - 15.45

Tea/Coffee

15.45 - 16.30

Ultrasound of the Neck: Lessons Learnt

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