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Pre-Congress Workshop

Clinical Ultrasound Workshop for Endocrine Surgeons

  • Wednesday 04 March, 2020 (one day prior to Congress)
  • 09:00 - 17:00
  • Crown Conference Centre, Melbourne
  • US $270/AUD $385 Inc. GST 

Facilitator

Prof Ian Bennett, FRACS
Specialist Breast & Endocrine Surgeon, Brisbane

Program 

This one-day workshop is designed to enable Endocrine Surgeons to gain an understanding of the role of ultrasound and its practical application in the daily management of endocrine patients, by covering the following:

SESSION ONE

08:45 Welcome and introduction - Prof Ian Bennett
08:50 Scope of ultrasound for surgeons - Prof Ian Bennett
09:00 Physics of ultrasound and knobology - Mr Brian Starkoff
09:40 Anatomy and imaging normal thyroid and parathyroid glands - Dr Michael Law
10:00 Thyroid pathology: Imaging features and TI-RADS scoring - Dr Daniel Lee

10:30-11:00 MORNING TEA

SESSION TWO

11:00 Parathyroid pathology and imaging features - Dr Simon Grodski
11:30 Clinical application for thyroid and parathyroid ultrasound - Prof Ian Bennett
11:45 Surgeon-performed FNAB of thyroid - Dr Michael Law
12:00 Incorporating ultrasound into busy clinical practice and choosing ultrasound equipment - Dr Daniel de Vinna
12:15 Accreditation and Medicare requirements for ultrasound practice - Prof Ian Bennett

12:30-13:00 LUNCH

SESSION THREE

13:30-16:30 Hands-on ultrasound workshop including live scanning
16:30 Conclusion and certification

16:30 PROGRAM CLOSE

*Please note places are limited.