The Head & Neck Ultrasound Course

12th – 13th of Januar 2024

Zealand University Hospital, Køge, Denmark

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About the Course

The Head & Neck Ultrasound Course

A two-day intermediate-level course endorsed by the European Federation of Societies for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology (EFSUMB) including lectures, demonstrations and supervised hands-on training on models and patients.

At the end of the course, participants will:

  • Know the principles of ultrasound and how to apply ultrasound in clinical use
  • Know about functionalities of the ultrasound machines and how to optimise ultrasound pictures
  • Be able to utilise ultrasound to assess pathology of the Head and Neck
  • Be able to perform fine needle aspiration
  • Know about ultrasound guided radiofrequency therapies

Language of instruction: English 
Location: Main auditorium, Zealand University Hospital, Køge, Denmark


Course Programme

Day 1     |     January 12th

08.00–08.45Registration, coffee & pastry
Preben Homøe
09.00-09.30Physics & knobologySimon Morley
09.30–10.00Neck scan: Ergonometry & 7 sweepsJoachim Quetz
10.00–10.45Skill station: Knobology/self neck scan
10.45–11.00Coffee break
11.00–11.30Thyroid nodule evaluationSteen Bonnema
11.30–12.00Parathyroid DiseaseMette Bay
12.00–12.30Malignant neck diseaseJohn Jakobsen
12.30–13.00Lunch break
13.00–13.30Upper Airway & Perioperative UltrasoundJacob Melchiors
13.30–15.00Skill station: Patient ultrasound
15.00–15.20Coffee break
15.20–16.30Skill station continued (& KOSUSA: optional)
16.30–17.00US-guided FNA, tru-cut and abscess drainageTobias Todsen
17.00–17.30MCQ test (optional)
Comwell Køge Strand Hotel
Strandvejen 111, 4600 Køge

Day 2     |     January 13th

08.30–09.00Coffee & pastry
09.00–09.30EFSUMB CertificationTobias Todsen
09.30–10.00Salivary gland disease – benign and malignantJoachim Quetz
10.00–10.30Radiofrequency and laser nodule ablationSimon Morley
10.30–10.45Coffee break
10.45–12.30Skill station: Practice FNA on models
12.30–13.15Lunch break and course photo
13.15–13.45Thyroid pathology and ultrasound: A surgeon’s perspectiveJacob Melchiors
13.45–14.15Paeds: Vascular malformations, cystic hygroma, etc.Mikkel Kaltoft
14.15–14.45PET-positive nodules/scintigraphySimon Morley
14.45–15.00Coffee break
15.00–15.30Intraoral ultrasoundMikkel Kaltoft
15.30–16.00Future perspectives in ultrasoundAntonia Timmis
16.00–16.30Recap: A systematic approach to head & neck ultrasoundJoachim Quetz
16.30–17.00Questions and case discussionsSimon Morley
17.00Course evaluation, certification and closureMike Papesch

Information and Registration

Course price

2900 DKK (including MOMS/VAT)

The course fee includes lunch, refreshments and course dinner on the first day.


Accommodation is not included in the course fee. The course dinner will be held at Hotel Comwell Køge Strand, which also offers excellent rooms.

Book accommodation directly by e-mail or phone: (+45) 56 65 36 90
For booking at the special conference rate, please use booking code: “ 7895358“


Do you have questions or need additional information? Please contact:

Mike Papesch
FRACS, Consultant
Course organiser

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Thank you to our amazing sponsors, without which the symposium would not be possible!