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Fully interactive webinar

Attendees will be provided with individual, secure access to the CT cases and advanced image viewing PACS software so that they can go through the cases with the faculty, simultanteously.

12 CPD Points

Attendees will be asked to evaluate each session and will be provided with a CPD certificate upon completion

Catch-up with course playback for revison and reflection

We included in your fee, access to the course recordings for up to 7 day with an optional extra to extend this to 31 days.

Course fees

£345 [£295 until 30 September 2020]:
Live access to the two-day course + access to course recordings for 7 days

£395 [£345 until 30 September 2020]:
Live access to the two-day course + access to course recordings for 31 days

Course director

Dr Lisa Meacock

Dr Lisa Meacock

Lisa is a Consultant Radiologist, King's College Hospital, London. Her special interests include MSK imaging and trauma imaging. She is the Radiology lead for trauma imaging for The South East London, Kent and Medway. She has directed this course since its birth in 2017 and it has seen almost 500 attendees.

Who should attend

Course designed for Consultants SASGs and senior STs in Emergency Medicine

Trauma Team Leaders

The content

  • Faculty will address issues relate to COVID-19 where relevant
  • Over 100 cases to interpret over the two days
  • Intensive CT trauma interpretation practice, including
  • head and spine
  • whole body
  • chest
  • abdomen
  • pelvis
  • angiography/interventional
  • paediatric
  • Time and freedom to review cases at your own pace
  • Case review and discussion panel, Q&A
  • interpretation guidance, tips and common errors to avoid
  • Interactive discussions, what is relevant and significant,
  • take home messages that will change your EM practice

the aim

To provide the busy, ‘hands-on’ EM Consultant with a practical, stimulating and comprehensive update on advanced trauma imaging interpretation:

  • practical (workstation-based learning);
  • stimulating (interactive, challenging cases, immediate feedback);
  • comprehensive (head and spine, chest, abdomen, extremities).
  • Interactive discussions, what is relevant and significant,
  • take home messages that will change your EM practice

By the end of the course, the delegate will have:

  • (1) a comprehensive understanding of good/best trauma imaging interpretation practice;
  • (2) improved trauma imaging interpretation skills;
  • (3) greater confidence in advanced practice; and the ability to know when to refer further
  • (4) identified skills and knowledge gaps, if any, relevant to his/her practice, and clear ways by which these can be addressed.

Programme [2020 Faculty members]

Tuesday 10 November 2020

09.30-16.30 (GMT+1)

09.30 – 10.00

Introduction

  • Delegates get connected
  • Demonstration of the webinar platform

30 minutes

Tutition on the PACS/case viewing platform

Mr Jack Hodson and Dr Lisa Meacock

  • Platform demonstration
  • Awareness of mechanism of injury and vectors of force to consider when interpreting trauma imaging

45 minutes

The thoracolumbar spine

Dr Lalani Carlton Jones, Consultant Neuroradiologist, Guys and St Thomas’s and Kings College Hospitals NHS Trust

  • Introduction of relevant anatomy
  • Cases of:
  • Differentiating between stable and unstable injuries
  • Common injury patterns of the thoracic and lumbar spine
  • Associated injuries

100 minutes

[30 minute break at mid point]

Thoracic trauma

Dr Lisa Meacock, Consultant Radiologist, Kings College Hospital, London

  • Introduction of relevant anatomy
  • Cases of:
  • Chest wall injury
  • Trauma to the lung
  • Trauma to the heart and pericardium
  • Rupture of the hemi diaphragm
  • Considerations in penetrating vs blunt injury

60 minute

Lunch

75 minutes

Abdominal trauma I

Dr Stephen Gregory, Consultant Radiologist, King's College Hospital, London

  • Introduction of relevant anatomy
  • Suggested CT protocols
  • Considerations in penetrating vs blunt trauma
  • Cases of:
  • Hepatobiliary and pancreatic trauma
  • Splenic trauma

15 minutes

Break

90 minutes

Pelvic trauma

Andreas Panayiotou, Specialist Radiology Registrar, King's College Hospital, London

  • Introduction of relevant anatomy
  • Cases of:
  • Anteroposterior compression injuries
  • Lateral compression injuries
  • Vertical shear injuries
  • Acetabular fracture patterns
  • Associated injuries, e.g. bladder injury

16.30

Close

Wednesday 11 November 2020

09.30-16.30 (GMT+1)

09.30 – 10.00

Introduction

  • Delegates get connected

45 minutes

Imaging of cranio-cerebral trauma

Dr Luke Dixon, Consultant Neuroradiologist, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery

  • Introduction of relevant anatomy
  • Review areas – types of brain herniation
  • Mimics
  • Cases of:
  • Cranial vault and cranial base fractures
  • Intracranial extra-axial injury
  • Subarachnoid and intraventricular haemorrhage
  • Cerebral contusion
  • Brain herniation

100 minutes

[30 minute break at mid point]

Cervical spine

Dr Luke Dixon, Consultant Neuroradiologist, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery

  • Introduction of relevant anatomy
  • Cases of:
  • Differentiating between stable and unstable injuries
  • Common injury patterns of the cervical spine
  • Associated injuries, e.g. vascular dissection

60 minute

Lunch

75 minutes

Special considerations in the paediatric trauma

Dr Saira Haque, Consultant Paediatric Radiologist, King's College Hospital, London

  • Radiation exposure
  • Protocols
  • Assessing the cervical spine
  • Alternatives to CT, e.g. contrast ultrasound
  • Paediatric cases

15 minutes

Break

90 minutes

Abdominal trauma II

Dr Kenneth Courtney, Consultant Radiologist, King's College Hospital, London

  • Introduction of relevant anatomy
  • Cases of:
  • Injuries to the urinary system and retroperitoneum
  • Vascular injuries
  • Bowel and mesenteric injury (the seat belt injury)

90 minutes

Angiography and Interventional radiology in trauma

Dr Thoraya Ammar, Consultant Radiologist, King's College Hospital, London

  • Know your limits - When to call the radiologist
  • Cases of:
  • Active extravasation and pseudo aneurysm formation
  • Endovascular control of haemorrhage

16.30

Close

Faculty members

Dr Thoraya Ammar

Dr Thoraya Ammar

Thoraya is a Consultant Interventional Radiologist at King's College Hospital, appointed in 2012. She graduated from the University of London and qualified in 1997.

Dr Lalani Carlton Jones

Dr Lalani Carlton Jones

Consultant Neuroradiologist, Guys and St Thomas’s and Kings College Hospitals NHS Trust

Dr Kenneth Courtney

Dr Kenneth Courtney

Consultant Radiologist, King's College Hospital, London

Dr Luke Dixon

Dr Luke Dixon

Consultant Neuroradiologist, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery

Dr Stephen Gregory

Dr Stephen Gregory

Stephen is a Consultant Diagnostic and Interventional Radiologist at King's College Hospital, appointed in 2014.

Dr Saira Haque

Dr Saira Haque

Consultant Paediatric Radiologist, King's College Hospital, London

Frequently asked questions

NO. Infomed shall provide you, upon registration a link to stream the course within your web browser, or you can download a small application to run it as a separate window on your computer. If you would prefer a mobile device, we shall also include a link download an app from the Play Store/App Store.

YES! It is very much encouraged. There will be Q&A sessions chaired by Infomed. You can type your questions in the ‘chat’ facility and they will be put to the speakers.

YES! We shall ask for your evaluation of the faculty and organisation. Upon completing this, we shall send you a certificate of attendance by email.

COMMENTS from previous online courses

Some positive things come out of the current COVID crisis
Consultant Intensivist
Good content, short lecture format, remote access, great!
Consultant Anaesthetist
I think the online streaming format really works, it should bring costs down, more environmentally friendly...should be used more often now.
Consultant Anaesthetist
Good of Infomed in developing this on-line teaching format so quickly, I guess this may be the future.
Consultant Anaesthetist
Excellent interactive course with new on line option that worked very well
Consultant Radiologist
Speakers, topics, timekeeping, helpful organiser and content all very good.
Consultant Anaesthetist
Excellent - the streaming service was excellent in audio and video. There was no lag between the delivery and the AV content.
Consultant Radiologist
I must say that I was very impressed, given current Coronavirus issues, at late notice sorted out online streaming of the conference that worked well. The organisers showed a good understanding of the situation. Well delivered and well done Infomed.
Consultant Radiologist
Great day, did well above expectation given the existing Covid-19 pandemic and the unexpected online streaming
Consultant Radiologist

COMMENTS from the previous mental health WEBINAR SERIES in April 2020

Below is just 10% of all the feedback received!

  • Very informative; concise/bullet points presentation and good time keeping
  • Concise , time keeping aspect and introduction and delivery of questions by the facilitator
  • Varied nature of topics, excellent speakers ,good timekeeping
  • Wide areas of interest; good presentation and audience interaction.
  • Important topics; wide coverage pertaining to day to day practice - very practically focused : essentials covered
  • Good to have knowledgeable presenters who were up to date with most recent COVID studies
  • 1) range of topics 2) expertise and quality of the speakers
  • I could attend it from my home; every one has similar questions as me; the information is very little and we are dealing with unknown
  • 1. Excellence. 2. Enthusiasm. 3 Relevance during this restricted time.
  • I could attend from home, hearing specialists speak, it was free!!!
  • Range and expertise of the speakers. Well organised. Very well thought out with respect to what is needed at this time.
  • I really enjoyed the panelists taking questions; I really enjoyed how smoothly the webinar has been run; all the panellists gave valuable information
  • All presentations clinically relevant. High standard of information
  • Good mix of quality information in a short time frame.
  • Time keeping , facilitation and organisation as a whole
  • I have already recommended this course to many colleagues.
  • Good impact . Will help me to think more and act more proactively if by any means I come across a patient with COVID-19 . Good applications in order areas of practice as well.