Course Objectives

MARCH 26-27, 2022

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Target Audience

The course is designed for practicing otolaryngologists, as well as residents and fellows in otolaryngology training programs, and other health care providers interested in a comprehensive update on advances in medical and surgical care of disease of the ears, nose and throat and related structures.

Goal

The central goal of this CME activity is enhance the day-to-day care provided by community-based otolaryngologists in Texas and across the country. The faculty will discuss these topics: chronic rhinosinusitis, cochlear implants, nasal obstruction, cough, E&M coding tips, obstructive sleep apnea, opioids in ENT, OR optimization for pediatric ENT cases, PE tubes, post nasal drip and tonsillectomy.   In addition, the faculty will discuss these technologies: balloon sinuplasty, intranasal cryoablation and surgical navigation. All information will be presented with emphasis upon care delivery for common ENT conditions, and thus, the explicit intent it to positively influence the care provided by course participants when they return to their clinical practices.

Educational Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Implement strategies to improve treatment of patients with non-allergic rhinitis in the office setting
  • Utilize information regarding survivorship pathways in head and neck cancer to decrease morbidity and mortality
  • Incorporate into practice the latest guidelines for tonsillectomies and ear tubes in children
  • Apply treatment strategies for the coughing patient in an otolaryngology practice

Educational Methods

Lecture and Panel Discussion

Evaluation

Evaluation by questionnaire will address program content, presentation, and possible bias.