Virtual PET/CT Imaging Course (BST)

We are delighted to announce our first ever, comprehensive British PET/CT Course, developed exclusively for Nuclear Medicine/Radiology Trainees, Consultant Nuclear Medicine Physicians, Technologists, and Consultant Radiologists with an interest in Nuclear Medicine.

This three-day CPD course (which will be held virtually) will cover Oncological PET/CT Imaging primarily. In addition, we will also look at the role of PET/CT in Therapy, Prostate Cancer Imaging, PET/CT in Neuroendocrine Imaging, Neurological imaging (dementia), Cardiac imaging, and Infection/Inflammation.

Led by our clinical lead Dr Randeep Kulshrestha, Clinical Director Radiology & Trust Lead for Nuclear Medicine at University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust, our first two days will include a range of knowledge-share sessions, and PET scan cases, relating to Oncological imaging with Infection/inflammation .

Culminating in an exciting final day, join renowned national and international specialists, including Professor Michael Hofman, Associate Professor Patrick Veit-Haibach and Professor Sobhan Vinjamuri, as we look at PET/CT imaging within Cardiac and Dementia cases, as well as Therapy.

PET/CT Technologists are welcome for the full event or you can join us for Day 1 only (with a dedicated ticket available)

18 CPD Points/CME credits can be claimed for this event 

SCHEDULE

Day 1

9:00am Introduction & aims of the course – Dr Randeep Kulshrestha, Consultant Radiologist & Trust Lead for Nuclear Medicine, University Hospitals Bristol & Weston NHS Foundation Trust
9:15-09.45am Fundamentals of PET/CT, basic physics & scanning technique – Dr David Little, Consultant Radionuclide Radiologist, Royal United Hospitals NHS FT, Bath
9:45-10:15am Patient preparation and scanning – Angela Meadows, Alliance Medical Ltd, Preston
10:15-11:00am PET/CT in Lung cancer – Dr David Little, Royal United Hospitals Bath
11:00-11:30am Tea/Coffee/Snacks break
11:30-12:15pm PET/CT in Upper GI malignancy-  Dr Randeep Kulshrestha, Bristol
12:15-1pm PET/CT in Lower GI malignancy-  Dr Randeep Kulshrestha, Bristol
1-2pm Lunch
2-2:45pm PET/CT in Head & Neck malignancy – Dr Julian Kabala, University Hospitals Bristol & Weston NHS Foundation Trust
2:45-3:30pm PET/CT in Lymphoma- Dr Randeep Kulshrestha, Bristol
3:30-4pm Tea/Coffee/Snacks break
4pm-4:30pm Physics of PET/CT – Dr Ian Armstrong, Principle Physicist, Nuclear Medicine, PET/CT Centre, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
4:30-5pm Clinical Cases – Dr Randeep Kulshrestha, Bristol
5pm Round-up and Formal end of Day 1

Day 2

9:00am Introduction to Day 2
9:15-10am PET/CT in Breast malignancy – Dr Neil Soneji, Imperial, London
10-10:45am PET/CT in Gynaecological malignancy – Dr Tara Barwick, Imperial, London
10:45-11:15am Tea/Coffee/Snacks break
11:15-12pm Utility of PET/CT in infection imaging –  Professor Mike Sathekge, from University of Pretoria, South Africa
12-12:40pm Paediatric PET/CT – Dr Diana Rosof-Williams, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
12:45-1:45pm Lunch
1:45-2:30pm PET/CT in Melanoma – Dr Randeep Kulshrestha, Bristol
12:30-3:15pm PET/CT in Myeloma –  Dr Randeep Kulshrestha, Bristol
3:15-3:45pm Tea/Coffee/Snacks break
3:45-4:45pm PET/CT Clinical Cases –  Dr Randeep Kulshrestha, Bristol
4:45-7pm Clinical case reveiws
6pm End of Day 2

Day 3

9:00am Introduction to Day 3 – Learn with International Experts Day!
9:05-9.45am PET/CT in Prostate cancer – Prof Michael Hofman, Peter Mac, Melbourne
09:50-10:30am PET/CT in Prostate cancer-UK/Cobalt experience, Dr David Little, Royal United Hospitals Bath
10:30-11am PET/CT in Prostate Cancer-Interesting Cases and Pitfalls in Imaging – Dr Paolo Castellucci,  Bologna, Italy
11:00am-11:30am Tea/Coffee/Snacks
11.30-12pm PET/CT in Prostate Cancer-Oncologist’s perspective -Dr Amar Challapalli, University Hospitals Bristol & Weston NHS Foundation Trust
12pm-12:40pm PET/CT in Neuroendocrine Malignancy – Prof S Vinjamuri, Liverpool
12:45-1:05pm PET/CT in Therapy – Prof S Vinjamuri,  Liverpool
1:05-2:00pm Lunch
2:00-2:45pm PET/CT in Cardiac imaging – Dr Parthiban Arumugam, Manchester
2:45-3:30pm PET/CT in Dementia imaging – Dr Zarni Win, Imperial, London
3:30-3:45pm Tea/Coffee/Snacks break
3:45-4:30pm Introduction to PET/MRI- Assoc Prof Patrick Veit-Haibach, Toronto
4:30-5:00pm Future Tracers in PET/CT- Dr Paolo Castellucci, Bologna
5:00pm Round-up, feedback forms and thanks!
5-6:30pm Opportunity for Networking

UK Cardiac CT Level One and Two Course

We are pleased to host our 6 monthly East of England Cardiac CT Level 1 & 2 course (Towards Level 2 SCCT certification), set in an informal and delightful rural setting in Essex

Teaching and hands-on training will be led by level 3 accredited BSCI (British Society of Cardiovascular Imaging) trainers and led by our clinical lead, Dr Azhar Khokhar. The faculty includes a mixture of consultant cardiologists and radiologists all with BSCI accreditation.

The course follows the BSCI guidelines for level 2 accreditation, and over 5 days will include formal lectures and hands-on training and analysis of a total of 150 cases as required by the BSCI. The case mix will include 25 non-enhanced studies, coronary analysis of various pathologies, bypass grafting and extra cardiac findings etc. The formal lectures will cover all relevant topics and examples of rare and interesting cases shown.:

After completion of the course, you will be expected to perform and dual report 25 cases in your local settings before applying for level II accreditation.

For this course, there will be a maximum of 2 attendees per workstation, we keep the numbers attending to a maximum of 24 to increase learning potential and allow you to feel comfortable with asking questions in the small intimate group setting. As a result, early booking is essential. Each candidate will have the opportunity to see live scanning.

If you are looking to gain your SCCT Level 2 certification and be confident in reporting Cardiac CT independently, this is the course for you.

30 CPD Credits can be claimed in accordance with the CPD Scheme of The Royal College of Radiologists

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Schedule

DAY 1

09.00 – 09.30 – Morning Tea / Coffee
09.30- 11.00 – Basics of Cardiac CT (Dr. Duncan Coles, Consultant Cardiologist)
11.00 – 11.15 – Tea / Coffee Break
11.15 – 12.15 – Workstation Training
12.15- 13.00 – Lunch
13.00 – 13.45 – Extra Coronary Cardiac Findings (Dr. Azhar Khokhar, Consultant Cardiologist)
13.45 – 14.30 – CT in Coronary Disease (Dr. Azhar Khokhar, Consultant Cardiologist)
14.30 – 15.00 – Hands – on Case Reviews (Dr. Azhar Khokhar & Dr. Duncan Coles)
15.00 – 15.15 – Tea / Coffee
15.15 – 17.00 – Hands-on Case Reviews (Dr. Azhar Khokhar & Dr. Duncan Coles)

DAY 2

08.45 – 09.00 – Morning Tea / Coffee
09.00 – 09.30 – CT in Graft cases (Dr. Azhar Khokhar, Consultant Cardiologist)
09.30 – 10.00 – Non-Atheromatous Coronary Disease (Dr. Azhar Khokhar, Consultant Cardiologist
10.00 – 11.00 – Hands – on Case Reviews (Dr. Azhar Khokhar, Consultant Cardiologist)
11.00 – 11.15 – Tea / Coffee Break
11.15 – 12.45 – Hands – on Case Reviews (Dr. Azhar Khokhar, Consultant Cardiologist)
12.45 – 13.30 – Lunch
13.30 – 14.00 – Extra cardiac Lung Findings (Dr. Qaiser Malik, Consultant Radiologist)
14.00 – 15.00 – Hands – on Case Reviews (Dr. Qaiser Malik, Consultant Radiologist)
15.00 – 15.15 – Tea / Coffee Break
15.15 – 17.00 – Hands – on Case Reviews (Dr. Qaiser Malik, Consultant Radiologist)

Day 3

08.45 – 09.00 – Morning Tea / Coffee
09.30 – 10.30 – Hands – on Case Reviews (Dr. Riyaz Patel, Consultant Cardiologist)
09.30 – 11.00 – Hands – on Case Reviews (Dr. Riyaz Patel, Consultant Cardiologist)
11.00 – 11.15 – Tea / Coffee Break
11.15 – 12.45 – Hands – on Case Reviews (Dr. Riyaz Patel, Consultant Cardiologist)
12.45 – 13.30 – Lunch
13.30 – 15.00 – Hands—on Case Reviews (Dr. Niall Keenan, Consultant Radiologist)
15.00 – 17.00 – Hands-on Case Reviews (Dr. Neill Keenan, Consultant Radiologist)

DAY 4

08.45 – 09.00 – Morning Tea / Coffee
09.00 – 09.30 – Hands-on Case Reviews (Dr. Azhar Khokar, Consultant Cardiologist)
09.30 – 11.00 – Hands-on Case Reviews (Dr. Azhar Khokar, Consultant Cardiologist)
11.00 – 11.15 – Tea / Coffee Break
11.15 – 12.45 – Hands – on Case Reviews (Dr. Azhar Khokar, Consultant Cardiologist)
12.45 – 13.30 – Lunch
13.30 – 14.00 – FFRct and the Future (Dr. Piyush Jain, Consultant Cardiologist)
14.00 – 15.00 – Hands-on Case Reviews (Dr. Piyush Jain, Consultant Cardiologist)
15.00 – 15.15 – Tea / Coffee Break
15.15 – 17.00 – Hands-on Case Reviews (Dr. Piyush Jain, Consultant Cardiologist)

Day 5

08.45 – 09.00 – Morning Tea / Coffee
09.00 – 09.40 – CT in structural Intervention (Dr. Swamy Gedela, Consultant Cardiologist)
09.40 – 11.00 – Hands-on Case Reviews (Dr. Swamy Gedela, Consultant Cardiologist)
11.00 – 11.15 – Tea / Coffee Break
11.15 – 12.45 – Hands-on Case Reviews (Dr. Swamy Gedela, Consultant Cardiologist)
12.45 – 13.30 – Lunch
13.30 – 14.30 – Role of CT in Practice (Dr. Azhar Khokhar, Consultant Cardiologist)
14.30 – 14.40 – Tea / Coffee Break
14.40 – 15.45 – Hands – on Case Reviews (Dr. Azhar Khokhar, Consultant Cardiologist)
15.45 – 16.00 – How To Apply For Accreditation and Finish (Dr. Azhar Khokhar, Consultant Cardiologist)

Manchester MRI Course

Welcome to our Manchester MRI Course for Radiologists, Reporting Radiographers, Trainee Medical Practitioners and Researchers 

Join us in in the cultural hub of the north, in Manchester, for our three-day MRI course covering a range of MSK, Abdominal and Neuroradiology cases.

This jam packed cpd event for Radiologists, Radiographers, Researchers and Physicians, will host speakers from across the UK, as we share cases and expertise across a diverse range of pathologies.

With days dedicated to MSK, Neuro, Abdominal, Interventional and Chest, you can choose to join us for the full event or on a specific day of your choice.

You’ll learn in an open and friendly face-to-face and virtual environment, as we welcome those in training or newly appointed, through to fully qualified and experienced practitioners.

Group booking discount is also available for groups over 3. Please contact us for more details.

This course offers up to 15 CPD credits in accordance with the CPD scheme of The Royal College of Radiologists (5 per day)

COVID-19 UPDATE: As a business/education event, COVID restrictions will not affect this event from running face to face (unless government imposes full lockdown). This event will be running via our Virtual Classroom if you would prefer to attend virtually.

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SCHEDULE TBC

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