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Radiology Conference Kuala Lumpur Malaysia Spine, Cord and SIJ MRI Workstation Workshop 4th-5th August 2017

Radiology Conference Kuala Lumpur Malaysia Spine, Cord and SIJ MRI Workstation Workshop 4th-5th August 2017
We are holding an intensive 2 day workstation based MRI workshop covering Spine, Cord and Sacro Iliac Joint imaging in KL in August. This will be a structured and guided programme where an extensive range of spinal, cord and SIJ pathology will be covered in a problem based way, and you will be guided through over 200 spinal MRIs with CT and x-ray correlation. The focus will be on you viewing and interpreting actual dicom studies on your own workstations, just like you would do at work. We will look at a variety of pathologies from the earliest to late MRI signs and how to differentiate mimics from actual pathology. The aim of the workshop is that you should be able to assess any spine study in a structured way, be able to interpret a scan and diagnose most pathologies, and to sort out normal variants, mimics and benign conditions, rather than just recognise an Aunt Minnie image. Here's the brief overview of why people attend ( the long verson is below) The full programme is on our website at this link SPINEKLMRI How did you learn to ride a bike? By watching a presentation or getting on the bike and practicing? Its the same when you are learning MRI. You learn by doing. There is a whole science to learning and remembering, however two of the most important aspects of learning are being actively involved in the learning and repetition. When you sit back and see 1 or 2 slides of an abnormality you have very little idea of how to put that into practice and its likely to be forgotten by the time you get to reporting. However, when you actively scroll through 15 or 20 dicoms of say spinal infections, find the abnormality yourself, and work out how to differentiate it from variants…..Thats when you learn and remember. Fellowship style learning where you actively look and are guided through full dicom studies on individual workstations and can ask questions to clarify doubts. Guided viewing of over 200 dicoms of SPINE and SIJ MRI pathology. See in a day an extensive amount of pathology thats taken us over 10 years to gather. View dicom studies from various field strength MRI's so that you are not limited to only one field strength. Learning is not just gathering facts. Its no use if you cant retain and recall that knowledge when you need it. Our structured method of learning increases your ability to retain and recall the knowledge you gain when you need it when you are back in your own clinic or hospital. In our previous workshops people have brought in cases for review and have discussed their scan protocols and this is beneficial for all participants. We strongly encourage this. Review images and scans, Refresh your memory and Retain more of what you have learnt. The easiest part about learning is forgetting. Its very important to keep refreshing and reviewing what has been learnt. We all know the feeling of learning and then rapidly forgetting what we have learnt. To get around this we have now have a 1 month Pre and Post workshop 3R Review Programme. Starting 1 month before the workshops we are now sending brief reads on topics that we will cover in the workshop. In this way when you get to the workshop, a lot of what you will be learning wont be entirely new. You can focus your attention more on viewing dicoms and the presentations become more of a refresher of what you know from the preloading. Combined with a 1 month post workshop review programme that refreshes your memory of what has been learnt, this will make a big difference to how much you learn and retain from the workshop. The workshop is run by Dr Ravi Padmanabhan, Director of Radiology Education Asia based in Singapore. Dr Ravi trained in medicine and radiology in Australia and is fellowship trained in MSK and Neuro MRI. He has worked at a senior level in a wide variety of specialist hospitals and brings this experience to the workshop covering oncology, orthopaedic, MSK, sports and neuro related imaging of the spine. He has been running workstation based MRI workshops across Asia and Australia for over 10 years.   2 Day Registration   1 Month Pre and Post Workshop Review Programme   Individual workstations.   Lunch and morning and afternoon refreshments. Saturday Evening Meet Up. Registrations are limited to ensure that attendees can get individual attention. Please note that the workshop is billed in Singapore Dollars (SGD) equivalent of the USD price. The amount listed on the Eventbrite registration is in Singapore Dollars. This workshop will be of use to trainee and consultant radiologists, sports physicians and orthopaedic/ neuro surgeons both trainees and consultants.

at Gardens Hotel
Mid Valley
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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