ENT for the Primary Care Practitioner CME Workshop April 5-7, 2019

Knoxville, TN US
April 5, 2019 to April 7, 2019


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ENT for the Primary Care Practitioner: Promoting Performance Change in Clinical Practice (ENT procedures workshop)

Date: April 5-7, 2019
Location: DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine at LMU-Knoxville

Program Description

Many common ENT conditions can be managed at the primary health care level with the potential for decreasing financial burden, reducing referrals, and improving quality and timeliness of care. Using demonstrations, realistic learning experiences, and hands-on skill building techniques, this workshop will provide an appreciation of allergy testing, protocols for evaluating hearing loss and dizziness, relevant Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT), and training for in-office flexible nasolaryngoscopy. After completing the requirements, attendees may obtain both a continuing medical education (CME) Certificate and the Certificate of Proficiency in flexible nasolaryngoscopy.

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Attendee Justification:

Below you will find a "Justification Letter" template to explain the benefits of attending the ENT for the Primary Care Practitioner CME Workshop to your employer.

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Optional Pre-workshop Course: ENT for the Primary Care Practitioner Online

The optional online course is available for your edification prior to the live workshop and is presented in an online, video and narrated slide presentation format with didactic and procedure demonstrations. There are five modules that require completion in sequence with successful passing of a post-test for CME credit. The five modules can be completed at your convenience and should take approximately six hours. Participants are able to download a CME certificate at the end of the course.

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Target Audience

Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners and other health care providers involved in the care of ENT conditions commonly encountered in Primary Care.

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify the patient who may benefit from evaluation and treatment of common ENT conditions including sinusitis, allergies, hearing loss and dizziness.
  2. Evaluate when to refer a patient to an otolaryngologist (ENT specialist), allergist, audiologist, and OMM specialist for treatment options.
  3. Define the indications and contraindications for flexible nasolaryngoscopy, allergy testing, hearing/dizziness screening procedures, and OMM/OMT for ENT related issues in the primary care setting.
  4. Evaluate the efficacy of flexible nasolaryngoscopy as a diagnostic option in the primary care setting.
  5. Identify the important anatomical landmarks and laryngeal structures seen during the flexible nasolaryngoscopy procedure.
  6. Achieve familiarity in the use of flexible nasolaryngoscopy and/or proficiency in the flexible nasolaryngoscopy procedure.
  7. Evaluate the efficacy of Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT) for sinusitis and allergy related issues.
  8. Identify the role of allergy screening tests as a cost-effective strategy to assess allergy related diseases.
  9. Assess the efficacy of measurement of hearing loss and dizziness and discuss options for treatment
  10. Understand the process for implementing the flexible nasolaryngoscopy procedure in practice including billing, coding and documentation.

 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 15.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM
  • 15.75 AOA CME Credit
  • 15.75 Attendance
Course opens: 
02/04/2019
Course expires: 
04/07/2019
Event starts: 
04/05/2019 - 1:00pm
Event ends: 
04/07/2019 - 12:00pm
Cost:
$400.00

AGENDA

Friday, April 5, 2019
1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.       Registration, Self Assessment
1:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.       Introductions and review of program objectives, skills and performance standards
1:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.       Example case presentations as an introduction to skill building activities
3:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.       Break
3:15 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.       ENT Anatomy Review
4:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.       Wrap up
5:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.       Optional tour of DCOM LMU-Knoxville

Saturday, April 6, 2019
8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.       Friday re-cap and continental breakfast
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.       In-Office Flexible Nasolaryngoscopy Procedure Introduction
9:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.       Break and Exhibits
9:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.     Session 1: In-Office Flexible Nasolaryngoscopy Procedure workshop and Assessments
                                        Allergy-testing, testing protocols for hearing loss and dizziness and OMM demonstrations
12:45 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.     Lunch and Exhibits
1:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.       Session 2: In-Office Flexible Nasolaryngoscopy Procedure workshop and Assessments
                                        Allergy-testing, testing protocols for hearing loss and dizziness and OMM demonstrations
4:45 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.       Recap, Self-assessment

Sunday, April 7, 2019
8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.       Saturday recap and Continental Breakfast
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.       Appropriate Referrals for ENT, Balance, and Allergies
9:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.       Break
9:45 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.     Indications and Contraindications for In-Office Flexible Nasolaryngoscopy
10:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.   Implementing the In-Office Flexible Nasolaryngoscopy in your Primary Care Practice
11:30 a.m. - 12 noon       Q&A, Post-test and Program Evaluations
12 noon. - 12:30 p.m.      Optional tour of DCOM LMU-Knoxville

 

 


 

DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine at LMU-Knoxville
9737 Cogdill Road
Knoxville, TN 37932
United States

Lodging

Springhill Suites by Marriott (9 minutes to venue)
10955 Turkey Creek Drive, Knoxville, TN  37934
865-966-8888
Link: https://bit.ly/2RNLAGc

Homewood Suites by Hilton Knoxville West at Turkey Creek (9 minutes to venue)
10935 Turkey Drive, Knoxville, TN  37934
865-777-0375
Link: https://bit.ly/2FyndFQ

Embassy Suites by Hilton Knoxville West (7 minutes to venue)
9621 Parkside Drive, Knoxville, TN  37922
865-246-2309
Link: https://bit.ly/2srR2Af

Hampton Inn Knoxville West at Cedar Bluff (7 minutes to venue)
9128 Executive Park Drive, Knoxville, TN  37923
865-693-1101
Link: https://bit.ly/2CpQrUt

Travel

Airport Information

McGhee Tyson Airport (15 minutes to venue)
2055 Alcoa Hwy, Alcoa, TN  37701
 https://flyknoxville.com/

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Leonard W. Brown, MD, FACS
Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Associates, Knoxville, TN
Member, American Board of Otolaryngology
Past Chair, Board of Governors – American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery

 


Juanita Brown, DO
Assistant Professor of OMM
Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (LMU-DCOM)

 

 


Lee Cottrell, AuD. CCC-A
Farragut Hearing Aids & Audiology, Knoxville, TN
American Speech Language Hearing Association

 

John Gassler, PT, MS, DPT, GCS
Associate Professor of Anatomy
Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (LMU-DCOM)

 


Mark T Gurley, MD, FAAOA
Farragut ENT and Allergy, Knoxville, TN
Member, American Board of Otolaryngology, American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy, American Academy of Sleep Medicine

 

Drue Manning, DO
Farragut ENT and Allergy, Knoxville, TN



Susan Raschal, DO, FACAAI, FAAAI
Covenant Allergy & Asthma Care
Member, American Board of Allergy & Immunology
Chattanooga, TN

 


Bradley Thompson, MMS, PA-C
Assistant Professor PA Studies
Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (LMU-DCOM)

 


Jan Zieren, DO, MPH, FACOFP dist
Associate Professor of Family Medicine
Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (LMU-DCOM)

The Lincoln Memorial University – DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (LMU-DCOM) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. The Lincoln Memorial University – DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (LMU-DCOM) designates this program for a maximum of 15.75 AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.

The University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine (UNECOM) is accredited by the Maine Medical Association’s Council on Continuing Medical Education and Accreditation (MMA CCMEA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. UNECOM designates this educational activity for a maximum of 15.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM and 15.75 University of New England contact hours for non-physicians.  Contact hours may be submitted by non-physician, non-PA health professionals for continuing education credits.

The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AOA Category 1-A Credit and AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 15.75 hours of Category 1 credit for completing this program.

The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Program accepts certificates of participation for educational activities sponsored by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) for continuing medical education (CME). Nurse practitioners may receive one-to-one credit for a maximum of 15.75 (CE) continuing education for completing this program.

Physicians and other attendees should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity. 

Available Credit

  • 15.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM
  • 15.75 AOA CME Credit
  • 15.75 Attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
02/04/2019
Course expires: 
04/07/2019

Price

Cost:
$400.00
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Use code ENTAPRIL2019 for 10% discount upon payment checkout. The discount code will end February 27, 2019.

 

 

Required Hardware/software

To complete this activity, users will need:

  • A device with an Internet connection
  • One of the two latest versions of Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, or Safari (Internet Explorer is no longer supported)
  • Adobe Flash Player and/or an HTML5 capable browser for video or audio playback
  • Adobe Reader or other PDF reader software for certificate viewing/printing