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Annual Academic Sessions 2021

March 13 @ 8:00 am - March 14 @ 4:00 pm

College of Otorhinolaryngologists and Head and Neck surgeons in Sri Lanka

Annual Academic Sessions 2021

“Thrusting through a pandemic; Contending for triumph”

 

Day 1

Pre-congress workshop – Sialendoscopy

Date – 13/03/2021

TIME TOPIC RESOURCE PERSON

08.15 am – 08.30 am

Registration

08.30 am – 08.35 am

Welcome address

Dr. Yasath Weerakkody,
President / CORLHNS.

08.35 am – 09.30 am

Introduction to sialendoscopy

  • Efficacy
  • Indications
  • Work up
  • Complications

Professor Bini Faizal,
Amrita Hospital, Kochi,
India.

09.30 am – 11.30 am

Sialendoscopic demonstrations –

  • Management of calculi
  • Management of strictures and inflammatory disorders
  • Hybrid techniques

Professor Bini Faizal,
Amrita Hospital, Kochi,
India.

11.30 am – 11.45 am

Q and A

11.45 am – 11.50 am

Vote of thanks

Dr. S.D. Indika,
Secretary / CORLHNS.

For registration and further information – Please contact Ms. Yasaswi – ENT office (0773463115/0112684661).

Zoom link will be circulated later.

Registration fees –
Consultants – Rs 3000/- (Precongress workshop + AAS)
Trainees – Rs 2000/- (Precongress workshop + AAS)

 

 

Day 2

Date – 14/03/2021

TIME TOPIC RESOURCE PERSON/S

08.15 am – 08.30 am

Registration

08.30 am – 08.45 am

Ceremonial procession

08.45 am – 09.00 am

Welcome address

Dr. K.Y.S. Weerakkody, President – CORLHNS.

09.00 am – 10.00 am

CORLHNS oration: Paediatric endoscopic sinonasal surgery – a 4 year experience

Dr. K.D.R.A. Kirihena,
Consultant ENT surgeon,
National Hospital of Sri Lanka.

10.00 am – 10.05 am

Awarding prizes

10.05 am – 10.20 am

Tea / Messages from the sponsors

Session I – Chaired by Dr. Yasath Weerakkody, Dr. Ranjith Jayaweera

10.20 am – 11.05 am

Chronic Rhinosinusitis – Immunological basis and EPOS guidelines

Professor Richard Harvey, Program Head and Professor, Rhinology and Skull Base, Applied Medical Research Centre, UNSW(Conjoint) and Macquarie University (Clinical), Darlinghurst, NSW

11.05 am – 11.15 am

Q & A

Session II – Chaired by Dr. S. Yasawardene, Dr. R.P Dayasena

11.15 am – 11.35 am

Current situation and the epidemiology of COVID 19 in Sri Lanka

Dr. Sudath Samaraweera, Chief Epidemiologists, Ministry of Health.

11.35 am – 11.55 am

Update on COVID 19 testing strategies and the scope of the vaccination.

Prof. Neelika Malavige, Professor in Microbiology, Department of Immunology, University of Sri Jayewardenepura.

11.55 am – 12.10 pm

CORLHNS recommendations for COVID 19

Dr. Daminda Dumingoarachchi, Consultant ENT surgeon, TH-Anuradhapura.

12.10 pm – 12.25 pm

Provision of ENT care during the pandemic – NHS guidelines

Dr. M. Bimantha Perera, Clinical International fellow in ENT Warwick Hospital, SWFT NHS Trust. Warwickshire, UK.

12.25 pm – 01.00 pm

Panel discussion – “Adapting to new normal; ENT practice during COVID 19 pandemic”. Moderated by Lt.Col.Dr Akram Drahaman

Panelists –
1. Dr. Sudath Samaraweera
2. Prof. Neelika Malavige
3. Dr. Daminda Dumingoarachchi
4. Dr. M.T.D. Lakshan
5. Dr. M. Bimantha Perera

01.00 pm – 01.30 pm

Lunch / Messages from the sponsors

Session III – Chaired by Dr. S.D. Indika, Dr. S. Dissanayake

01.30 pm – 02.30 pm

Free paper presentations

02.30 pm – 02.40 pm

Vote of thanks

Dr. S.D. Indika, Secretary – CORLHNS

02.40 pm

Conclusion of the AAS 2021

CME points – 6 points

Registration fees –
Consultants – Rs. 3000/- (Precongress workshop + AAS)
Trainees – Rs. 2000/- (Precongress workshop + AAS)

For registration please pay the registration fee to the college account
Account Name – CORLHNS Sri Lanka,
Account Number – 77019049.
Bank/Branch – BOC Bank, Regent Street.

And email the scanned/photograph of the payment slip to the ENT collegeentsrilanka@gmail.com

Zoom link will only be circulated to members who have prior registration.

For further information – Please contact Ms. Yasaswi – ENT office (0773463115/ 0112684661).

On site participation would be reserved to the council and a limited number of invitees adhering to COVID 19 national guidelines and the circular issued by DGHS.

Details

Start:
March 13 @ 8:00 am
End:
March 14 @ 4:00 pm