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 58 (OTO58) Topics Include:  Thyroid Nodules, BPPV, Head and Neck Cancer, Parathyroidectomy, Obstructive Sleep Apnea, and more.

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

Full Course:
OTO58
Full Course Price:
$580
Short Course:
OTO58A, OTO58B
Short Course Price:
$485
Format:
Available in Audio format.

Course Topics

Highlights from the Head and Neck Cancer and Endocrine Surgery Update, Part 2

Identify patients at risk for transient or permanent hypocalcemia after thyroid surgery; Counsel a patient undergoing laryngectomy about options for communication; Select appropriate candidates for transoral robotic surgery (TORS) from among patients with tumors of the head and neck; Explain the benefits and risks of transoral robotic surgery for tumors of the head and neck; Manage treatment of a patient with positive surgical margins after resection of a malignant salivary gland tumor.

Pediatric Thyroid Cancer/Nonprimary Hyperparathyroidism

Discuss the challenges faced when diagnosing and treating pediatric thyroid cancer; Manage a child with a thyroid nodule; List risk factors for thyroid cancer in children; Create an algorithm for management of the neck in children undergoing surgery for thyroid cancer; Recognize and manage complications in patients undergoing parathyroidectomy for secondary or tertiary hyperparathyroidism.

Update on Laryngology

Recognize signs of serious disorders in patients with hoarseness; Provide care for a patient with hoarseness; Select appropriate diagnostic procedures for patients with signs of gastroesophageal or extraesophageal reflux; Outline a management plan for a patient with refractory extraesophageal reflux; Use voice characteristics to predict laryngoscopic findings in patients with voice disorders.

Update on Otologic Disorders

Perform the Dix-Hallpike maneuver in a patient with benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV); Manage and follow a patient with BPPV; List known and speculative causes of sudden hearing loss; Outline a treatment plan for a patient with acute, sudden hearing loss; Counsel a patient undergoing surgery for a vestibular schwannoma.

What's New in Laryngology

List the advantages and disadvantages of treating early glottic tumors with surgery vs radiotherapy; Identify patients who may be difficult to ventilate or intubate during laryngoscopic procedures; Collaborate with an anesthesiologist to create a comprehensive plan for airway management during laryngeal surgery; Select appropriate patients for testing for laryngopharyngeal reflux; Compare the available techniques used to detect laryngopharyngeal reflux.

Diagnosis and Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Efficiently screen patients for obstructive sleep apnea; Select appropriate tests for diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea; List factors associated with poor adherence with continuous positive airway pressure therapy; Manage difficulty with adherence to continuous positive airway pressure therapy; Prescribe adjunctive therapies that improve outcomes in patients with obstructive sleep apnea.

Topics in Rhinology

Prioritize the goals of surgery for patients with chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS); Practice effective intraoperative and postoperative techniques to maximize good outcomes in patients with CRS; Manage postoperative medical and irrigation regimens in patients with previous surgery for CRS; Explain the role of T2R38 in patients with chronic sinusitis; Compare outcomes of patients treated with powered turbinoplasty with those of patients treated with other surgical techniques.

Common Thyroid Disorders

Identify appropriate patients to undergo screening for thyroid disorders; Select an appropriate course of management for patients with hypothyroidism; Treat thyroid disorders in pregnant patients; Distinguish between hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism; Tailor a management plan for patients with thyroid nodule.

Highlights from the Head and Neck Cancer and Endocrine Surgery Update, Part 1

Manage a patient with a cancer of the head and neck based on guidelines issued by the National Comprehensive Cancer Network; Offer treatment options to a patient with skin cancer who is not a candidate for surgical treatment; List factors associated with high-grade toxicity in patients with cancers of the head and neck who undergo chemoradiotherapy; Summarize findings of recent and ongoing studies investigating deescalation of primary therapy in patients with cancers of the head and neck.

Infectious Diseases of the Head and Neck

List common organisms and hosts involved in infections that cause Lyme disease; Recognize rare as well as common manifestations of Lyme disease; Interpret serologic tests for Lyme disease; Explain contemporary theories about the etiology of chronic rhinosinusitis; Manage a patient with chronic rhinosinusitis.

QUALIFIES FOR INFECTIOUS DISEASE

Update on Laryngology

Recognize signs of serious disorders in patients with hoarseness; Provide care for a patient with hoarseness; Select appropriate diagnostic procedures for patients with signs of gastroesophageal or extraesophageal reflux; Outline a management plan for a patient with refractory extraesophageal reflux; Use voice characteristics to predict laryngoscopic findings in patients with voice disorders.

Update on Otologic Disorders

Perform the Dix-Hallpike maneuver in a patient with benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV); Manage and follow a patient with BPPV; List known and speculative causes of sudden hearing loss; Outline a treatment plan for a patient with acute, sudden hearing loss; Counsel a patient undergoing surgery for a vestibular schwannoma.

Topics in Rhinology

Prioritize the goals of surgery for patients with chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS); Practice effective intraoperative and postoperative techniques to maximize good outcomes in patients with CRS; Manage postoperative medical and irrigation regimens in patients with previous surgery for CRS; Explain the role of T2R38 in patients with chronic sinusitis; Compare outcomes of patients treated with powered turbinoplasty with those of patients treated with other surgical techniques.

Common Thyroid Disorders

Identify appropriate patients to undergo screening for thyroid disorders; Select an appropriate course of management for patients with hypothyroidism; Treat thyroid disorders in pregnant patients; Distinguish between hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism; Tailor a management plan for patients with thyroid nodule.

Highlights from the Head and Neck Cancer and Endocrine Surgery Update, Part 1

Manage a patient with a cancer of the head and neck based on guidelines issued by the National Comprehensive Cancer Network; Offer treatment options to a patient with skin cancer who is not a candidate for surgical treatment; List factors associated with high-grade toxicity in patients with cancers of the head and neck who undergo chemoradiotherapy; Summarize findings of recent and ongoing studies investigating deescalation of primary therapy in patients with cancers of the head and neck.

Highlights from the Head and Neck Cancer and Endocrine Surgery Update, Part 2

Identify patients at risk for transient or permanent hypocalcemia after thyroid surgery; Counsel a patient undergoing laryngectomy about options for communication; Select appropriate candidates for transoral robotic surgery (TORS) from among patients with tumors of the head and neck; Explain the benefits and risks of transoral robotic surgery for tumors of the head and neck; Manage treatment of a patient with positive surgical margins after resection of a malignant salivary gland tumor.

Pediatric Thyroid Cancer/Nonprimary Hyperparathyroidism

Discuss the challenges faced when diagnosing and treating pediatric thyroid cancer; Manage a child with a thyroid nodule; List risk factors for thyroid cancer in children; Create an algorithm for management of the neck in children undergoing surgery for thyroid cancer; Recognize and manage complications in patients undergoing parathyroidectomy for secondary or tertiary hyperparathyroidism.

What's New in Laryngology

List the advantages and disadvantages of treating early glottic tumors with surgery vs radiotherapy; Identify patients who may be difficult to ventilate or intubate during laryngoscopic procedures; Collaborate with an anesthesiologist to create a comprehensive plan for airway management during laryngeal surgery; Select appropriate patients for testing for laryngopharyngeal reflux; Compare the available techniques used to detect laryngopharyngeal reflux.

Diagnosis and Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Efficiently screen patients for obstructive sleep apnea; Select appropriate tests for diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea; List factors associated with poor adherence with continuous positive airway pressure therapy; Manage difficulty with adherence to continuous positive airway pressure therapy; Prescribe adjunctive therapies that improve outcomes in patients with obstructive sleep apnea.

Infectious Diseases of the Head and Neck

List common organisms and hosts involved in infections that cause Lyme disease; Recognize rare as well as common manifestations of Lyme disease; Interpret serologic tests for Lyme disease; Explain contemporary theories about the etiology of chronic rhinosinusitis; Manage a patient with chronic rhinosinusitis.

QUALIFIES FOR INFECTIOUS DISEASE

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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