BIR/BSHNI Head and Neck Imaging Refresher Course 2022

11th February 2022  09:00 - 16:50 (GMT+01:00) Europe/London

A one-day course which is the first of a three year rolling cycle providing a refresher in the imaging and investigation of head and neck pathology. The event will focus on imaging of the pharynx, larynx, paranasal sinuses and temporal bones. The course aims to refresh and update knowledge in the common areas of practice of all practitioners whether specialists or generalists.

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Education aims:

  • To understand the key anatomical landmarks of the pharynx
  • To illustrate the role of imaging in detecting and differentiating different pharyngeal pathologies
  • To understand the anatomy and imaging techniques in assessment of the larynx with review of how these allow detection of different laryngeal pathology
  • To understand the clinically significant anatomical variations of the paranasal sinuses and anterior skull base
  • To illustrate the role of imaging in detecting and differentiating different paranasal sinus pathology
  • To understand the anatomy of the inner ear, middle ear and external ear
  • To review common inner, middle and external ear pathologies including imaging strategies for their detection
Call for abstracts
Submission deadline: Midnight Friday 3 December 2021
Categories: Scientific and educational
Prize: 1st prize: £125 x 2 and 2nd prize: £50 x 2 (1st and 2nd prize per category)
Open to: All medical professionals (Radiologists and Non-Radiologists, Specialty Trainees and Consultants)
Abstracts based on any topic relating to head and neck imaging of no more than 250 words (excluding title, authors and references) are welcomed. You will be asked to specify whether your abstract is scientific or educational at the time of submission. 

The best abstracts will be selected for poster presentation at this meeting. If selected for a poster presentation, one of the authors is required to attend the event.

Submit your abstract here

Registration Fees

BIR Plan 1 / BSHNI member £145
BIR Plan 2 member £95
BIR / BSHNI Trainee member £95
BIR Student / Retired member £55
Non-member £240

*Early bird rates expire on Sunday 9 January 2022


BIR Plan 1 / BSHNI member £175
BIR Plan 2 member £115
BIR / BSHNI Trainee member £115
BIR Student / Retired member £65
Non-member £285

Event disclaimer

  • The event may potentially change into a virtual format within short notice, if COVID prevents a face-to-face meeting
  • When booking accommodation and travel for this event, please note we do not take liability for any cancellations/refunds and strongly encourage you to book refundable options

Accommodation for delegates
We have partnered with Jurys Inn (Brewery Wharf, Brewery Place, Leeds LS10 1NE) to provide you with discounted hotel accommodation. The hotel is situated 1 minute walk from the venue. To book your room with discount, please call them on 08704 100 800 and quote the code BIRALL100222.

For cancellation terms and conditions, please review this document.

The discounted rooms are only available until 21 December 2021.

Photography disclaimer 

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