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Virtual Head and Neck Imaging with the Masters 2021

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Course Description

This 2-day activity 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 vital information on the most common pathologies that you can use immediately in your own practice.  The activity 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, and will be accessible to answer questions, and to help participants with problem areas in imaging.

 

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 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 internet enduring activity for a maximum of 14.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Schedule

Saturday, June 12

The course will take place in Eastern Standard Time, however you will have access to the course for 6 month post conference on the Whova app/site

9:55 – 10:00 AM Introduction - Wiggins
10:00 - 10:45 AM Suprahyoid Neck - Wiggins
10:45 - 11:30 AM Infrahyoid Neck - Koontz
11:30 - 12:15 PM The larynx: anatomy and cancer – Rhyner
12:15 - 12:45 PM Break
12:45 – 1:30 PM Sinonasal anatomy and inflammatory disease - Ledbetter
1:30 – 2:15 PM Staging sino nasal cancer - Rhyner
2:15 – 3:00 PM General SCCa review of the HN – Ledbetter
3:00 – 3:30 PM Break
3:30 – 4:15 PM Oropharyngeal cancer: HPV + - Rhyner
4:15 – 5:00 PM Cervical Lymph Nodes - Wiggins
5:00 – 5:45 PM Upper Aerodigestive Tract Emergencies – Koontz
5:45 – 6:15 PM Q&A with Speakers
6:15 PMEnd of First Day

Sunday, June 13

9:55 – 10:00 AM Introduction - Wiggins
10:00 - 10:45 AM Temporal Bone Anatomy - Koontz
10:45 - 11:30 AM Sensorineural Hearing Loss – Wiggins
11:30 - 12:15 PM Conductive Hearing Loss - Koontz
12:15 - 12:45 PM Break
12:45 – 1:30 PM Central Skull Base – Wiggins
1:30 – 2:15 PM Posterior Skull Base - Ledbetter
2:15 – 3:00 PM Skull Base CSF Leak - Rhyner
3:00 – 3:30 PM Break
3:30 – 4:15 PM Cranial Nerve 5 – Wiggins
4:15 – 5:00 PM Avoiding misinterpretations in H&N - Rhyner
5:00 – 5:45 PM Head and Neck Trauma - Ledbetter
5:45 – 6:15 PM Q&A with Speakers
6:15 PM End of Conference

Speakers

Program Director

Richard H. Wiggins III, MD, CIIP, FSIIM

University of Utah
Salt Lake City, Utah

 

Faculty

Nicholas A. Koontz, MD

Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, Indiana

 

Luke N. Ledbetter, MD

UCLA
Los Angeles, California

 

Patricia A. Rhyner, MD

Mayo Clinic
Jacksonville, Florida

 

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$395.00
Residents, Fellows, Retired, Military$295.00
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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Cancellations received in writing by May 12, 2021, will receive a refund minus a $75 handling fee. There will be no refunds for cancellations received after that time.

Disclaimer

While we try to anticipate all issues that may arise, that as with all technology, some issues may happen. Please know that we are viewing the course in real time as a participant and are constantly monitoring the situation. If at any time an issue with viewing happens, know that you have access to the course for 6 months post conference to be able to view at a later time without any glitches affecting the quality of the lecture.

Confirmation

You will receive registration confirmation via regular mail from the International Institute of Continuing Medical Education, Inc. approximately two weeks after your registration is received. Sorry, we are unable to confirm your registration by fax or email.

A Special Note To The Disabled

The International Institute for Continuing Medical Education, Inc. wish to ensure that no individual with a disability is excluded, denied services, segregated or otherwise treated differently than other individuals because of the absence of auxiliary aids or services. If you need any auxiliary aids or services identified in the Americans with Disabilities Act, please indicate so on your registration form.

Disclosure Statement

It is the policy of the International Institute for Continuing Medical Education, Inc. to comply with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Standards for commercial support of CME activities. All faculty participants in IICME programs are required to disclose to the program audience any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest related to this meeting or its content. Faculty disclosure forms are included in the course syllabus and are available at the registration desk for participating review. In addition, faculty disclosure will be made at the beginning of each lecture.