Otolaryngology

Otolaryngology Seminar CME / CPD 

Full Course:  20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for CME / CEU / CPD

Short Course:  10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for CME / CEU / CPD

Course(s) are appropriate for:   Family Practitioners, Pediatricians, Internists, General Practitioners, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants (PA-C's)

Series 60 (OTO60) Topics Include:  Obstruction of the Parotid Gland, Chronic Cough, Appropriate Medication to Stop Smoking, Etiology of Pharyngitis, Cerebrospinal Fluid Leakand more.

To view topic outline of the full or short course, select the Course Type (Full or Short) below:

Full Course:
OTO60
Full Course Price:
$580
Short Course:
OTO60A, OTO60B
Short Course Price:
$485
Format:
Available in Audio format.

Course Topics

Salivary Gland Disorders

Recognize symptoms and signs of obstruction of the salivary duct. safely relieve an obstruction of the parotid gland. List risk factors for cancer of the parotid gland. Explain the advantages and disadvantages of intraoperative frozen section of parotid tumors. Create a surgical plan for treatment of the neck in a patient with a parotid mass.

Topics in Reconstructive Surgery

Plan facial feminization surgery based on principles of facial attractiveness; Choose grafts for a patient requiring mandibular reconstruction; Optimize mandibular reconstruction with use of templating; Select candidates for mandibular reconstruction with virtual surgical planning; Perform facial reinnervation after radical parotidectomy.

Rhinosinusitis/Throat Infections

Recommend appropriate antibacterial therapy for acute and chronic bacterial rhinosinusitis; Treat significant complications of acute rhinosinusitis; Identify the etiology of pharyngitis based on laboratry results and presentation; Use modified Centor criteria to determine the probability that group A Streptococs (GAS) is the cause of pharyngitis; Prescribe the appropriate antibiotic therapy to prevent serious sequelae of GAS pharyngitis.

Highlights from the University of California, Irvine, Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Update

Choose an appropriate reconstructive flap based on surgical site and patient characteristics; Compare outcomes associated with supraclavicular flaps to those radial forearm flaps in patients undergoing head and neck reconstructive surgery; Contrast the anatomic features and natural history of congenital vs acqired cholesteatomas; Plan a resection of a cholesteatoma; Apply principle of patient care that enhance the experience of the patient as measured by the Clinician and Group Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems score.

Otolaryngologic Concerns

Recognize typical and atypical clinical finding in a child with mycobacterial cervicofacial lymphadenitis; Counsel the family of a child with cervicofacial lymphadenitis regarding options for treatment; Discuss appropriate duties of a physician assistan or nurse practitiones in an otolaryngologic practice; Search for an underlying etiology in a patient with angioedema; Diagnose foreign body obstruction and croup in pediatirc patients.

Cough Management

Diagnose a patient with chronic cough; Manage a patient with neurogenic cough; Recognize atypical presentations of pertusis; List the symptoms of irritable larynx; Teach breathing techniques to patients to treat behavioral cough.

Evidence-Based Laryngology

Provide cost-effective care for patients with disorders of the vocal folds. Recommend treatment for a patient referred because of failure of proton pump inhibitors for presumptive laryngopharyngeal reflux. Explain the role of voice therapy in patients with laryngeal disorders. Manage a patient with hoarseness who has only subtle findings on laryngoscopy. Counsel a patient who must choose between laryngeal framework surgery and reinnervation.

Tinnitus/Pituitary Disorders

Evaluate a patient with pulsatile limits; Manage a patient with subjective tinnitus; Summarize the anatomic and physiologic relationships between the hypothalamus and the anterior and posterior pituitary gland. Identify the hormones relased from the anterior and posterior pituitary gland, their target cells, and their principla actions; Recognize the clinical manifestations of tumors of the pituitary gland.

Thyroid Surgery/Smoking Cessation

Use appropriate imaging techniques and intraoperative monitoring practices for patients requiring thyroidectomy; Perform surgical techniues that minimie complications in patients undergoing thyroidectomy; Compare and contrast available methods for nicotine replacement therapy; Select an appropriate medication for a patient who wants to stop smoking; Counsel the parents of a teenager who ask for information about electronic cigarettes.

Rhinology Review

Manage cerebrospinal fluid leak; Recommend appropriate imaging procedures to localize a cerebrospinal fluid leak; List prognostic factors associated with recovery from loss of olfaction; Counsel a patient considering olfactory training for loss of smell; Diagnose a patient who complains of inability to breathe through the nose.

Salivary Gland Disorders

Recognize symptoms and signs of obstruction of the salivary duct. safely relieve an obstruction of the parotid gland. List risk factors for cancer of the parotid gland. Explain the advantages and disadvantages of intraoperative frozen section of parotid tumors. Create a surgical plan for treatment of the neck in a patient with a parotid mass.

Highlights from the University of California, Irvine, Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Update

Choose an appropriate reconstructive flap based on surgical site and patient characteristics; Compare outcomes associated with supraclavicular flaps to those radial forearm flaps in patients undergoing head and neck reconstructive surgery; Contrast the anatomic features and natural history of congenital vs acqired cholesteatomas; Plan a resection of a cholesteatoma; Apply principle of patient care that enhance the experience of the patient as measured by the Clinician and Group Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems score.

Cough Management

Diagnose a patient with chronic cough; Manage a patient with neurogenic cough; Recognize atypical presentations of pertusis; List the symptoms of irritable larynx; Teach breathing techniques to patients to treat behavioral cough.

Tinnitus/Pituitary Disorders

Evaluate a patient with pulsatile limits; Manage a patient with subjective tinnitus; Summarize the anatomic and physiologic relationships between the hypothalamus and the anterior and posterior pituitary gland. Identify the hormones relased from the anterior and posterior pituitary gland, their target cells, and their principla actions; Recognize the clinical manifestations of tumors of the pituitary gland.

Thyroid Surgery/Smoking Cessation

Use appropriate imaging techniques and intraoperative monitoring practices for patients requiring thyroidectomy; Perform surgical techniues that minimie complications in patients undergoing thyroidectomy; Compare and contrast available methods for nicotine replacement therapy; Select an appropriate medication for a patient who wants to stop smoking; Counsel the parents of a teenager who ask for information about electronic cigarettes.

Topics in Reconstructive Surgery

Plan facial feminization surgery based on principles of facial attractiveness; Choose grafts for a patient requiring mandibular reconstruction; Optimize mandibular reconstruction with use of templating; Select candidates for mandibular reconstruction with virtual surgical planning; Perform facial reinnervation after radical parotidectomy.

Rhinosinusitis/Throat Infections

Recommend appropriate antibacterial therapy for acute and chronic bacterial rhinosinusitis; Treat significant complications of acute rhinosinusitis; Identify the etiology of pharyngitis based on laboratry results and presentation; Use modified Centor criteria to determine the probability that group A Streptococs (GAS) is the cause of pharyngitis; Prescribe the appropriate antibiotic therapy to prevent serious sequelae of GAS pharyngitis.

Otolaryngologic Concerns

Recognize typical and atypical clinical finding in a child with mycobacterial cervicofacial lymphadenitis; Counsel the family of a child with cervicofacial lymphadenitis regarding options for treatment; Discuss appropriate duties of a physician assistan or nurse practitiones in an otolaryngologic practice; Search for an underlying etiology in a patient with angioedema; Diagnose foreign body obstruction and croup in pediatirc patients.

Evidence-Based Laryngology

Provide cost-effective care for patients with disorders of the vocal folds. Recommend treatment for a patient referred because of failure of proton pump inhibitors for presumptive laryngopharyngeal reflux. Explain the role of voice therapy in patients with laryngeal disorders. Manage a patient with hoarseness who has only subtle findings on laryngoscopy. Counsel a patient who must choose between laryngeal framework surgery and reinnervation.

Rhinology Review

Manage cerebrospinal fluid leak; Recommend appropriate imaging procedures to localize a cerebrospinal fluid leak; List prognostic factors associated with recovery from loss of olfaction; Counsel a patient considering olfactory training for loss of smell; Diagnose a patient who complains of inability to breathe through the nose.

Additional Information

Additional Continuing Medical Education options available:

Other courses of interest may include: Nuero-Otology, Allergy Infectious DiseaseFamily Practice and Sleep Medicine

If you have taken the current Otolaryngology CME / CPD Review listed above or if you are seeking additional credits, please visit: Medical Courses Coming Soon.  There you will find abbreviated listings of additional courses available related to this specialty and courses that are soon to be released.

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