ENT for the Primary Care Practitioner Online 2019

Earn your Certificate of Proficiency in flexible nasolaryngoscopy at our October 11-13, 2019 CME Workshop: Promoting Performance Change in Clinical Practice in Knoxville, TN. For more information Click here

Online Course 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. This targeted, online, educational CME program features cost effective demonstrations and take-home tools to enhance the practitioners' knowledge, skills, and competence in clinical practice.

Online Course Format

This nine-hour course is presented in an online, video and narrated slide presentation format with procedure demonstrations. There are twelve modules that require completion in sequence. All twelve modules have to be completed for CME credit. There is no partial credit provided. The course is available 24/7 and can be completed at your convenience. 

Introduction: (approx 4 minutes)
Module 1: Sinusitis and the Primary Care Practice (approx 40 minutes to complete)
Module 2: Allergies and the Primary Care Practice (approx 40 minutes to complete)
Module 3: ENT Anatomy (approx 35 minutes to complete)
Module 4: Flexible Nasolaryngoscopy Procedure Anatomy and Pathology (approx 50 minutes to complete)
Module 5: Introduction to the Flexible Nasolaryngoscopy Procedure (approx 55 minutes to complete)
Module 6: Flexible Nasolaryngoscopy Training Workshop (approx 25 minutes to complete)
Module 7: Osteopathic Considerations for Sinus and Allergy (approx 40 minutes to complete)
Module 8: Hearing Loss and Dizziness in the Primary Care Practice  (approx 50 minutes to complete)
Module 9: In-Office Allergy Testing and Screening Options (approx 45 minutes to complete)
Module 10: When Do I Refer?  (approx 1 hour and 10 minutes to complete)
Module 11: Indications and Contraindications for Using the Flexible Nasolaryngscope (approx 30 minutes to complete)
Module 12: In-Office Flexible Nasolaryngoscopy Practice Implementation (approx 50 minutes to complete)

This online course includes:

  1. Pre-test
  2. 12 Video Modules
  3. Post-test
  4. Course evaluation
  5. Certificate

Time to Complete: Approximately nine hours  

CME: 9.25 Category 1-B AOA credit and 9.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

You will be able to download a CME certificate after completing all 12 modules and successfully completing the post-test at the end of the course with a passing score (70%). You can exit the course and return to complete at any time.

Module powerpoint presentations (pdfs) can be downloaded in "Attachments" below. Note: Module 6 and Module 9 do not have presentation pdfs.

Fee: $200.00 (discounts applied at cart level) 

Physicians$200.00
PAs and NPs$175.00
LMU clinical faculty, alumni, and preceptors$150.00
Residents$100.00

Review Date: July 14, 2019
Release Date: August 15, 2019
Expiration Date: August 31, 2020

 

 

 

Target Audience

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

Learning Objectives

Through participation in this educational CME activity, participants will have an opportunity to:

  1. Identify the patient who may benefit from evaluation and treatment of common ENT conditions including sinusitis, allergies, and hearing loss and dizziness.
  2. Understand the importance of the primary care practitioner in the pathophysiology, sequela, and treatment of sinusitis, allergy and hearing loss.
  3. Identify the important anatomical landmarks and laryngeal structures seen during the flexible nasolaryngoscopy procedure.
  4. Evaluate the efficacy of the flexible nasolaryngoscopy procedure as a diagnostic option in the primary care setting.
  5. Evaluate the efficacy of an Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT) on sinusitis and allergies.
  6. Understand hearing loss/dizziness and review options for treatment.
  7. Identify the role of allergy screening tests as a cost-effective strategy to assess allergy-related diseases. 
  8. Evaluate when to refer a patient to an ENT specialist for treatment options.
  9. Examine 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.
  10. Understand the process for implementing the flexible nasolaryngoscopy procedure in practice, including billing, coding and documentation..

Additional Information

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Introduction840.84 KB
Module 12.51 MB
Module 2248.03 KB
Module 36.08 MB
Module 4907.95 KB
Module 5600.98 KB
Module 71.72 MB
Module 81.83 MB
Module 101.67 MB
Module 11704.48 KB
Module 12256.73 KB
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 9.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM
  • 9.25 AOA CME Credit
  • 9.25 Attendance
Course opens: 
08/02/2019
Course expires: 
08/31/2020
Cost:
$200.00
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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 


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


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 of PA Studies
Lincoln Memorial University-School of Medical Sciences


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

 

Financial relationships and disclosures can be found on the Planning Committee and Speaker Disclosures below.

Speaker bios

Planning Committee

Speakers

 

 

AOA

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 9.25 AOA Category 1-B credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.

AMA

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 9.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM and 9.25 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 9.25 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 9.25 (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

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

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
08/02/2019
Course expires: 
08/31/2020
 
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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/printin