About this event

  • Date and time Mon 12 Apr 2021 from 6:30pm to 8:15pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

The long-running annual UMAX conference has moved online. This is a great chance for aspiring maxillofacial surgeons to learn more about this wonderfully diverse specialty and hear from some of the country’s most eminent maxillofacial surgeons. This webinar will feature presentations from two expert speakers on the assessment and management of maxillofacial trauma and reconstructive surgery. This session will also present a brief overview of the training pathway for those hoping to pursue the specialty in the future. 

An interactive session will conclude the webinar to allow for questions and discussion with current trainees. Breakout rooms will be provided for those approaching dual qualification with either medicine or dentistry as their primary degree. This webinar is CPD accredited.

During this webinar you will:

  • Understand the assessment and management of maxillofacial trauma
  • Ascertain what emergency care should be provided for a patient with facial injuries 
  • Appreciate the wider interdisciplinary work that the OMFS specialty does in managing the complex subject of facial reconstruction
  • Gain valuable insight into the maxillofacial training pathway.

This webinar is available for on-demand viewing. The webinar recording will be available for registered delegates up to 30 days after the live webinar broadcast via Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place. 

A certificate of attendance and CPD certificate with CPD credit will be issued to those joining the webinars live. Certificates of attendance for CPD will be automatically issued after 7 days, but only where a delegate watches the webinar live in its entirety. 

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Registration for this webinar will close 2 hours prior to the start time. You will receive the webinar link 2 hours before the meeting. Late registrations will not be accepted. 

Key speakers

Lieutenant Colonel Johno Breeze

Consultant Maxillofacial Surgeon

 

Speaker's biography

Johno Breeze is a Lieutenant Colonel in the Royal Army Medical Corps and Consultant Maxillofacial Surgeon at the Royal Centre for Defence Medicine and University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust. He has deployed to Bosnia, Oman, Northern Ireland and three times to Afghanistan. He completed his medical and dental degrees in London, his PhD in Birmingham, and a post CCT fellowship in Craniomaxillofacial Trauma at Duke University, USA. He was awarded military healthcare person of the year in 2013 for developing a new design of body armour worn by all UK military personnel. In 2015 he was presented by Her Majesty The Queen the civil service prize for innovation. He is the Editor of BMJ Military Health.

Mr Jagtar Dhanda

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Head and Neck Consultant Surgeon, Queen Victoria Hospital and Clinical Reader, Brighton and Sussex Medical School

Speaker's biography

Triple qualified oral and maxillofacial surgeon with research interest in head and neck cancer, head and neck reconstruction and founder and clinical lead of virtual reality in medicine and surgery.

Aimee Rowe

Miss Aimee Rowe

Clinical Fellow in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Queens Medical Centre Nottingham

Speaker's biography

Aimee studied a science bachelors before entering medicine as a graduate. She completed her foundation and core surgical training in the East Midlands before working in oral and maxillofacial surgery as a clinical fellow and completing her BDS. She currently works in Nottingham and lives with her husband and two small children. She is studying for a diploma in medical illustration.

Ruben

Mr Ruben van der Valk

Foundation Year 1 

Speaker's biography

Having graduated in both dentistry and medicine from King’s College London, Ruben is soon to enter the maxillofacial specialist training pathway. As a result, he is in a great position to explain to aspiring surgeons the process of dual qualification and training in general.

Agenda

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Welcome and introduction

Mr Andrew Hobkirk, Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon and Clinical Director, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust

Ballistic facial trauma

Lieutenant Colonel Johno Breeze, Consultant Maxillofacial Surgeon

Question and answer session
Reconstructive head and neck surgery

Mr Jagtar Dhanda, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Head and Neck Consultant Surgeon, Queen Victoria Hospital and Clinical Reader, Brighton and Sussex Medical School

Question and answer session
Training pathways
Maxillofacial training pathway - dentistry first

Mr Ruben van der Valk, Foundation Year 1

Junior training in oral and maxillofacial surgery - medicine first

Miss Aimee Rowe, Clinical Fellow in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Queens Medical Centre Nottingham

Close of meeting

Location

Online

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Disclaimer: All views expressed in this webinar are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM.

Registration for this webinar will close 2 hours prior to the start time. You will receive the webinar link 2 hours before the meeting. Late registrations will not be accepted. 

Special rates for difficult times
The RSM wishes to offer healthcare professionals continued learning opportunities during the coronavirus pandemic. The RSM’s ​weekly COVID-19 Series ​webinars remain free of charge, while there will be small charges to register for other online education. These fees will enable the RSM to continue its programme of activities and will apply during the course of the pandemic.

All webinars will be available for registered delegates 30 days after on Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place. 

This webinar will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be distributed in future on various internet channels. 

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