Accreditation

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston designates this live education activity for a maximum of 15.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Faculty Disclosure

Current guidelines state that participants in CME activities should be made aware of any affiliation or financial interest that may affect a speaker’s presentation(s) and/or any discussion of off-label therapies. Each speaker has been requested to complete a Faculty Certification Form. The names of faculty members, who declare a potential conflict of interest, will discuss off-label usage, or decline to sign a statement, will be shown in the activity syllabus.

Disclaimer

The information in this educational activity is provided for general medical education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a physician in his or her assessment of the diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition. The viewpoints expressed in this CME activity are those of the faculty. They do not represent an endorsement by The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, McGovern Medical School, UT Physicians, Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Texas Sinus Institute and/ or Texas Skull Base Physicians. In no event will The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, McGovern Medical School, UT Physicians, Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Texas Sinus Institute and/ or Texas Skull Base Physicians be liable for any decision made or action taken in reliance upon the information provided through this CME activity.

Cancellation Policies

The University of Texas Health Science at Houston reserves the right to cancel or postpone the course due to unforeseen circumstances. In the event of course cancellation or postponement, registration fees will be refunded; however, participants will be responsible for any related costs, charges or expenses, including cancellation fees assessed by airlines and travel agencies.
If a participant wishes to cancel his or her registration, a written request must be received by October 1, 2017. All refunds are subject to a $100 administrative fee.