Head & Neck Anatomy Course

As tighter controls are implemented in an attempt to limit the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, we have decided to cancel all face to face courses for the near future. These courses will return, once the government deems it safe to permit educational gatherings.

This is a two day course delivered in English only. Please note the price does not include accommodation. Once payment has been received, you will be sent a registration form to complete via your PayPal email address. Maximum attendees 10 per course.

Venue

Spring Grove House, London Road, Isleworth, Middlesex TW7 4HS

Cancellation policy

Cancellation more than 14 days before the course will be eligible for a full refund. Cancellations 14 days or less before the course will not be eligible for any refund. If the course is undersubscribed we reserve the right to cancel the course, in such cases you will receive a full refund.

Continuing professional development

This course is approved by the Royal Society of Biology for purposes of CPD, this event may be counted as 39 CPD credits. A certificate of completion will be issued on attendance of the entire course.

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Course description

This is an intensive theory based weekend course, with 13 hours of teaching spread over 2 days and a maximum of 10 attendees. Unlike most dissection courses which focus on learning surgical procedures, this course focuses on teaching you the knowledge required for passing the anatomy components of postgraduate exams. The regional anatomy of the head and neck is complex due to the numerous interconnected spaces and the sheer density of structures packed into these regions. Our course aims to develop your spatial awareness and allow you to visualize the anatomy in your minds eye. Teaching is informal and relaxed, with concepts fully explored and ample opportunity provided to ask questions. Each attendee will receive a detailed course companion guide (pdf file). Refreshments will be provided throughout the day however, lunch is NOT provided for this event.

Who is this course aimed for

This course is primarily aimed at those revising anatomy for the following exams: Membership and Fellowship of the Royal College Of Surgeons (MRCS & FRCS), the Diploma in Otolaryngology (DO-HNS) and the Diploma in Dental and Maxillofacial Radiology (DDMFR). The course is also suitable for students and allied health professionals, who are looking to develop a deeper understanding of head & neck clinical anatomy.

Day 1 example timetable

Registration/meet and greet/refreshments 09:00
Osteology of the head 09:30
Osteology of the neck 10:30
Coffee break 11:30
Nasal cavity and paranasal sinuses 12:00
Lunch 13:00
Temporal, infratemporal and pterygopalatine fossae 14:00
Anatomy of the orbit 15:00
Coffee break 16:00
Anatomy of the tympanic cavity 16:15

Day 2 example timetable

Oral cavity 09:00
Pharynx and larynx 10:00
Coffee break 11:00
Neck fascial compartments 11:30
Lunch 12:30
Scalp & lymphatic drainage of the head & neck 13:30
Facial nerve 14:30
Trigeminal nerve 15:30
Autonomics of the head & neck 16:30
Feedback and close of meeting 17:30