Fall 2019 ENT for the Primary Care Practitioner REGISTRATION

Knoxville, TN US
October 11, 2019 to October 13, 2019

Receive your Certificate of Proficiency in Flexible Nasolaryngoscopy

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN

October 11-13, 2019
Knoxville, TN

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 provides an appreciation of allergy testing, protocols for evaluating hearing loss and dizziness, Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT) and training for in-office flexible nasolaryngoscopy. After completing requirements, attendees may obtain both a continuing medical education (CME) Certificate and the Certificate of Proficiency in flexible nasolaryngoscopy.

Presented by:

Date: October 11-13, 2019
Location: DCOM at LMU-Knoxville
Cost: $475.00 (with applicable discounts)

          Workshop fees                  Early Registration Workshop Fees
Physicians - $475Physicians - $427.50
PAs and NPs - $425PAs and NPs - $382.50
LMU clinical faculty, alumni, & preceptors - $375     LMU clinical faculty, alumni, & preceptors - $337.50  
Residents - $250Residents - $225

Early registration with 10% discount ends September 18, 2019 - Workshop registration deadline October 8, 2019

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.

Click here for Justification Letter template

For information, please contact Patricia Stubenberg 423-869-6819 or patricia.stubenberg@lmunet.edu 

Thank you to our sponsors

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

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

  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
Course opens: 
08/11/2019
Course expires: 
10/11/2019
Event starts: 
10/11/2019 - 12:00pm
Event ends: 
10/13/2019 - 12:00pm
Cost:
$475.00

AGENDA

Friday, October 11, 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

Saturday, October 12, 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. - 5:00 p.m.       Recap, Self-assessment

Sunday, October 13, 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. - 10:45 a.m.     Indications and Contraindications for In-Office Flexible Nasolaryngoscopy
10:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.   Implementing the In-Office Flexible Nasolaryngoscopy in your Primary Care Practice
11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.   Q&A, Post Self-Assessment, and Program Evaluations
 

Click here to download the agenda

DCOM 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

Homewood Suites by Hilton Knoxville West at Turkey Creek (9 minutes to venue)
10935 Turkey Drive, Knoxville, TN  37934
865-777-0375
Link

Embassy Suites by Hilton Knoxville West (7 minutes to venue)
9621 Parkside Drive, Knoxville, TN  37922
865-246-2309
Link

Hampton Inn Knoxville West at Cedar Bluff (7 minutes to venue)
9128 Executive Park Drive, Knoxville, TN  37923
865-693-1101
Link

Staybridge Suites
11319 Campbell Lakes Drive
Knoxville, TN  27934
965-675-7829
Link

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 


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

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

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
08/11/2019
Course expires: 
10/11/2019

Price

Cost:
$475.00
Please login or register to take this course.

Use code ENTOCT2019 for 10% discount upon payment checkout. The discount code will end September 18, 2019.

Early registration ends September 18, 2019. Workshop registration deadline October 8, 2019. Registration fees will be refunded minus a $25 processing fee with written notice on or prior to October 3, 2019. In the event the program is cancelled the full registration fee will be refunded.

Registration includes:

  • Light breakfast on Saturday and Sunday
  • Lunch on Saturday
  • Flash drive with Syllabus
  • CME Credit
  • ENT Exhibits

Please include dietary requests upon online registration in the comments section.