Instructional Sessions

These sessions gave the attendee a practical, “warts and all” insight into the benefits and pitfalls on a given topic. These “How I do it” and  “Lessons I have learnt” sessions, backed up by expertise, translated into positive feedback at the end of a busy academic day.

Wednesday 4 July 16.45-17.45 (past event)

• Laryngeal Trauma – external and endolaryngeal impact and its management.
• Applying for fellowships
• Reconstruction of hypopharynx and cervical oesophagus defects
• Cochlear implantation in ossified cochlea: case scenarios
• Paediatric Balloon sinuplasty
• Parathyroid surgery – How to improve your success rate?
• Management of Olfactory and Gustatory Disorders
• All the mistakes we’ve made taking the endoscope-i from concept to global dominance
• Office-based laser surgery
• What I have learned from carrying out 500 stapes operations over 25 years
• Dacryocystorhinostomy (DCR): a bi-disciplinary approach
• Getting into ENT Training- How to Prepare your Portfolios for ST1 and ST3 ENT Applications.
• The use of experience-based co-design (EBCD) to improve pre-treatment services for patients with head and neck cancer (HNC).
• ENT Medical Training Initiative scheme for trainees and local/regional sponsors. How does it work in practice? Questions and answers session.
• How to Set up a Successful Junior Committee: The European Rhinology Society (ERS) Junior Members Board
Occupational hazards affecting ENT surgeons – how to maintain a healthy career
• The role of the virtual clinic in ENT
• What otolaryngologists must know about human papillomavirus
• Efficiency, productivity and safety – engineering a better value service
• How I do it: Sedation and local anaesthetic technique for high risk patients undergoing functional endoscopic sinus surgery
• Working in the Antipodes
• Managing the master gland – multidisciplinary pituitary service
Comprehensive management of HHT

Thursday 5 July 16.45-17.45 (past event)

• Compromised and critical airway in a child – evaluation of infantile stridor
• A surgical algorithm for patients with snoring and sleep apnoea
• Applying for ENT consultant posts
• How to produce an international consensus document in Otology
• Inside out: oropharyngeal anatomy for the transoral surgeon
• Pre and Post CCT Clinical Fellowship Opportunities in Subspecialty ENT
• Streamlining ENT patient pathways via Lean Management techniques
• V-Y Conchal flap Meatoplasty. An underused cure for otitis externa and troublesome wax.
Endoscopic ear surgery; pearls & pitfalls 
• Moving towards day-case parotid surgery
• Open Partial Horizontal Laryngectomies (OPHLs): a step by step approach
• Open excision Pharyngeal Pouch. Current advances
• The dizzy child – assessing balance in a child – How we do it
• Taking novel hearing therapies from bench to bedside – what ENT surgeons and audiologists need to know.
• From the Hillsborough Disaster to Healthcare Disasters – Lessons in how we learn from error and why we don’t
• Septoplasty – getting it right the first time!
• Tips and tricks in surgery to the parapharyngeal space
• Tips and pearls in managing sinonasal inverted papilloma
• Healthcare Models – can we design an ideal National Health Service
• Innovations for the Removal of Challenging Airway Foreign bodies
• Advanced Transnasal Oesophagoscopy
• Paediatric auditory brain stem implantation