Description

A one-day course as part of a three year rolling cycle providing a refresher in the imaging and investigation of head and neck pathology. Returning for its third year, the course will be focusing on soft tissues and thyroid imaging. The course aims to refresh and update knowledge in the common areas of practice for all practitioners whether specialist or generalists. Educational aims:To illustrate the role of imaging in the investigation and management of ear, nose and throat pathology with particular focus on the investigation of neck lumps, thyroid lumps, hyperparathyroidism and neck sepsis To understand the key anatomical landmarks and spaces in the supra- and infrahyoid neck with relevance to disease processesTo understand the common sites of neck sepsis and potential complicationsTo understand the sonographic classification and management of thyroid nodulesTo understand the basic principles of thyroid cancer management and prognosisTo understand the investigation pathway for patients with hyperparathyroidismTo recognise common congenital neck lumpsTo understand the different options and evidence for lymph node samplingTo recognise common neck lump mimic and be aware of more unusual neck lump presentationRegistration FeesEARLY BIRD*BIR Plan 1/BSHNI member £145BIR Plan 2/BSHNI Non-medical member £95BIR/BSHNI Trainee member £95BIR Student/Retired member £55Non-member £240STANDARDBIR Plan 1/BSHNI member £175BIR Plan 2/BSHNI Non-medical member £115BIR/BSHNI Trainee member £115BIR Student/Retired member £65Non-member £285*Early bird rates expire on 30 November 2019