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Neuro/ENT Imaging with the Masters

  • Location Calangute, Bardez, Goa, India
  • Date Jul 12 - 15 2018
  • Price $195 - $295*
  • Credits 24.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
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Course Description

Educational Description

This 4 day course is designed to bring the practicing physician interested in imaging the head and neck a range of useful and state-of-the-art information regarding the performance of imaging exams, the important anatomy and typical and unusual imaging findings, and pathology of a broad spectrum of diseases.  This practical information from experts in their field will present to you vital information on the most common pathologies that you can use immediately in your own practice.  The course has been structured to provide a wide range of lectures regarding common problems seen in an active practice.  The Faculty will lecture on diseases of the head and neck, is completely accessible for informal discussions, to answer questions, and to help participants with problem areas in imaging.

The Hard Rock Hotel in Goa is located in the heart of Calangute just minutes from a number of famed beaches.  The resort is a complete entertainment destination, offering world-class accommodations, stylish design and unparalleled service that will refine lifestyle hotel living.

 

Educational Objectives

  • Review the normal anatomy of the head and neck as depicted on imaging studies, and understand the compartment approach to lesion location.
  • Understand the imaging approach to patients with common head and neck presentations.
  • Increase your knowledge of the imaging of head and neck neoplasia, and the proper staging of tumors
  • Understand the limitations of imaging in disease of the head and neck.

Target Audience

Radiologists, Head and Neck Surgeons, Neurosurgeons, Otologists, Radiation Oncologists, Radiology, and Otolaryngology residents or fellows, and other allied health care providers with an interest in the Imaging and Treatment of Head and Neck Anatomy and Pathology.

Accreditation

The International Institute for Continuing Medical Education, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation

The International Institute for Continuing Medical Education, Inc., designates this live activity for a maximum of 24.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

31 Lectures:

Anil Ahuja

  1. Evolution of Head and Neck Ultrasound
  2. Sonography of Thyroid Nodules
  3. Ultrasound of Diffuse Thyroid Disease
  4. Role of Ultrasound in Parathyroid Imaging
  5. Ultrasound Surveillance of Past Thyroid Surgery
  6. Sonography of Salivary Gland Lesions: Usual Culprits
  7. Sonography of Unusual Salivary Gland Lesions
  8. Sonography of Neck Nodes

 

Supreeta Arya

  1. 2018 AJCC Classification: It’s Role & Application in our Head & Neck Oncology Report
  2. American Thyroid Association (ATA) Guidelines: It’s Role & Application in Imaging of Thyroid Nodules

 

Sanjay Vaid

  1. Paranasal Sinus Anatomy and Normal Variants: Importance of Checking all the Boxes
  2. Approach to the Abnormal Paranasal Sinus Scan: Narrowing your Differential Diagnosis
  3.  The Pre-cochlear Implant Checklist and Demystifying Inner Ear Anomalies
  4.  Reporting Common T Bone Referrals: How I Do It
  5.  Imaging Oral Cavity Cancers: How to Get Your Scans and Your Reports Right
  6.  Imaging Laryngeal and Hypopharyngeal Cancers: Checklist Based Reporting Templates

 

Evelyn Tang

  1. Normal Sonographic Anatomy of the Head & Neck
  2. Ultrasound of Non-Nodal, Non-Thyroidal Neck Masses
  3. Ultrasound Guided FNAC: Principles & Practice

 

Richard Wiggins

  1. Head and Neck Cross Sectional Imaging
  2. Suprahyoid Neck Cross Sectional Imaging
  3. Infrahyoid Neck Cross Sectional Imaging
  4. Fallor Ergo Sum: Misadventures in Head and Neck Imaging
  5. Imaging Cranial Nerve 7 Pathology
  6. Imaging Cranial Nerve 5 Pathology
  7. Imaging Middle Ear Pathology
  8. Temporal Bone Anatomy
  9. Imaging Lower Cranial Nerves
  10. Cervical Lymph Nodes
  11. Imaging CPA/IAC Abnormalities
  12. Imaging Central Skull Base Lesions

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Schedule

Thursday, July 12

12:00 – 12:45 PMHead and Neck Cross Sectional Imaging - Wiggins
12:45 – 1:30 PMEvolution of Head and Neck Ultrasound - Ahuja
1:30 – 2:15 PMSuprahyoid Neck Cross Sectional Imaging - Wiggins
2:15 – 2:30 PMBreak
2:30 – 3:15 PMNormal Sonographic Anatomy of Head and Neck - Tang
3:15 – 4:00 PMImaging Oral Cavity Cancers: How to get your Scans and Your Reports Right - Vaid
4:00 – 4:45 PMUltrasound of Non-Nodal, Non-Thyroidal Neck Lumps - Tang
4:45 – 5:00 PMQ and A Session with speakers
5:00 PMEnd of Day

Friday, July 13

8:00 – 8:45 AMParanasal Sinus Anatomy and Normal Variants: Importance of Checking all the Boxes - Vaid
8:45 - 9:30 AMImaging Central Skull Base Lesions - Wiggins
9:30 – 10:15 AMApproach to the Abnormal Paranasal Sinus Scan: Narrowing your Differential Diagnosis - Vaid
10:15 – 10:30 AMBreak
10:30 – 11:15 AMTemporal Bone Anatomy - Wiggins
11:15 AM – 12:00 PMReporting Common Temporal Bone Referrals: How I do it - Vaid
12:00 – 1:00 PMLunch provided
1:00 – 1:45 PMImaging Cranial Nerve 7 Pathology - Wiggins
1:45 – 2:30 PMImaging Middle Ear Pathology - Wiggins
2:30 – 2:45 PMBreak
2:45 – 3:30 PM The Pre-cochlear Implant Checklist and Demystifying Inner Ear Anomalies - Vaid
3:30 – 4:15 PMImaging CPA/IAC Abnormalities - Wiggins
4:15 – 4:30 PMQ and A Session with speakers
4:30 PM End of Day

Saturday, July 14

8:00 – 8:45 AMInfrahyoid Neck Cross Sectional Imaging - Wiggins
8:45 – 9:30 AMSonography of Thyroid Nodules - Ahuja
9:30 – 10:15 AMImaging Lower Cranial Nerves - Wiggins
10:15 – 10:30 AMBreak
10:30 – 11:15 AMUltrasound of Diffuse Thyroid Disease - Ahuja
11:15 AM – 12:00 PMAmerican Thyroid Association (ATA) Guidelines: It’s Role & Application in Imaging of Thyroid Nodules - Arya
12:00 – 1:00 PMLunch provided
1:00 – 1:45 PMCervical Lymph Nodes - Wiggins
1:45 – 2:30 PMSonography of Neck Nodes - Ahuja
2:30 – 3:15 PMUltrasound Guided FNAC: Principles & Practice - Tang
3:15 – 3:30 PMBreak
3:30 – 4:15 PM2018 AJCC Classification: It's Role & Application in our Head & Neck Oncology Report - Arya
4:15 – 5:00 PMImaging Laryngeal and Hypopharyngeal Cancers: Checklist Based Reporting Templates - Vaid
5:00 – 5:15 PMQ and A Session with speakers
5:15 PMEnd of Day

Sunday, July 15

8:00 – 8:45 AMSonography of Salivary Gland Lesions: Usual Culprits - Ahuja
8:45 – 9:30 AMFallor Ergo Sum, Misadventures in Head and Neck Imaging - Wiggins
9:30 – 10:15 AMSonography of Unusual Salivary Gland Lesions - Ahuja
10:15 – 10:30 AMBreak
10:30 – 11:15 AMRole of Ultrasound in Parathyroid Imaging - Ahuja
11:15 AM – 12:00 PMImaging Cranial Nerve 5 Pathology - Wiggins
12:00 – 12:45 PMUltrasound Surveillance of Past Thyroid Surgery - Ahuja
12:45 – 1:00 PMQ and A Session with Speakers
1:00 PMEnd of Day

Speakers

Program Director

Richard H. Wiggins, III, MD, CIIP, FSIIM

Anil T. Ahuja, MD, FRCR, FHKCR, FHKAM

 

 

Faculty

Anil T. Ahuja, MD, FRCR, FHKCR, FHKAM

Professor of Diagnostic Radiology & Organ Imaging

Department of Imaging and Interventional Radiology
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong S.A.R.

 

Supreeta Arya, MD, DNB, DMRD

Ex-Professor Tata Memorial Hospital

Parel, Mumbai

 

Sanjay Vaid MD

Head Neck Imaging Division,
Star Imaging and Research Center,
Pune, India

 

Evelyn Tang, MD

Department of Imaging and Interventional Radiology
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong S.A.R.

 

Richard H. Wiggins, III, MD, CIIP, FSIIM

Professor

Director of Head and Neck Imaging

Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences, Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, and BioMedical Informatics
University of Utah Health Sciences Center
Salt Lake City, UT, USA

 

Registration

If you have any trouble registering for this event, please contact our support by calling 205-467-0290 Ext 101. If there is no immediate response please email us at info@iicme.net.

Fees

Registration Type Regular Rate
Physicians$295.00
Residents, Fellows, Retired, Military$245.00
Technologists/Allied Health Prof.$195.00

A letter of verification from the Department Chairman must accompany the application of anyone wishing to qualify for the reduced rate. Enrollment will be confirmed on the basis of registration fee. We do not process registration without payment. We cannot guarantee course materials on site for a registration received after .

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Accommodations

Hard Rock Hotel Goa

370/14, Porba Vaddo
Calangute, Bardez
Goa 403 516, India

Contact number:- +91-832-674-5555
Dear Guest you will receive a payment link separately via email once you book your stay with Hard Rock Hotel Goa.  Request you to make the payments via link sent by hotel to confirm your booking. Your credit card is only used to guarantee your booking and is not charged by the hotel. 
 
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Room Rate: Complete Meeting Package - Run of House/Double 8,000.00 INR

Included in Package:
Sleeping Rooms, General Session, Fitness Center, Break AM and PM, Conference Concierge, Conference Planning Manager, Housekeeping, Internet-Guest Room, Breakfast - Buffet, Bellman Delivery, Internet - Meeting Room, Business center, Lunch - Buffet Facility Fee

 

Laid-Back Luxury in Goa, India

Hotel accommodations don’t get much better than those at Hard Rock Hotel Goa. Live like a rock star in one of our 135 stylish rooms or suites, which feature signature furnishings like our spacious work desk and custom-made beds with Sleep Like a Rock® bedding that invites you in for a deep, satisfying slumber. You’ll enjoy every minute of your stay at our luxurious resort. After all, this is not just a hotel, it’s an iconic experience with a vibe you can’t afford to miss.

In-Room Features:

  • Sleep Like a Rock® Bedding
  • High-Speed Wireless
  • Flat-Screen HDTV
  • Work Desk
  • Rock Spa® Bath Amenities
  • Spacious Bathroom
  • In-Room Safe
  • Lavazza® Coffeemaker
  • Turndown Service Available
  • Rooms with Pool Views

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Venue

Hard Rock Hotel Goa

370/14 Porba Vaddo
Calangute Bardez, Goa 403 516 India

https://www.hardrockhotels.com/goa/

+91-832-674-5555

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