This year we return to the Li Ka Shing Center for Learning & Knowledge (LKSC) which offers an unsurpassed digital learning environment. The emphasis will be on interactive learning with liberal use of panels, audience interaction, and case-based small group discussions with the faculty.
A large and highly experienced faculty
Structured expert panels focused upon clinical challenges with audience interaction
Small group discussions with the faculty experts utilizing illustrative cases
Focused and concise traditional lectures
Special Interactive Features and Novel Educational Technology
Active learning, in which the physician participates in a dialog with experts around clinically relevant scenarios, is successful not only in transmitting knowledge but also in developing strategies to use it in medical practice. By moving away from the traditional lecture based format and embracing more interactive forms of learning (in the enriched technological environment of the LKSC) we seek to improve the effectiveness of CME and enhance its value to practicing physicians.
Focus on Clinical Topics Relevant to Improving Medical Practice
Physicians planning to attend are encouraged to submit illustrative cases for consideration by the appropriate panel moderator in advance of the meeting. Please submit cases email@example.com prior to October 3, 2014.
Thursday November 6, 2014
7:00 – 8:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast AM SESSION Moderator: Robert Jackler, MD
8:00 – 8:10 Greeting and Announcements —Blevins, Jackler, Minor
8:10 – 8:40 Surgery for Chronic Otitis Media —John K. Niparko, MD
8:40 – 9:10 Practical Evaluation of the Dizzy Patient —Steven D. Rauch, MD
9:10 – 9:40 Treatment of Vestibular Disorders —Lloyd Minor, MD
9:40 – 10:00 New Tools in Hair Cell Regeneration: What Can Single Cells Tell Us? —Stefan Heller, PhD
10:00 – 10:30 Coffee Break
BREAKOUT SESSIONS (6 sessions over 2½ days – Each attendee assigned to a small group which rotates through all sessions)
• Otologic Surgical Anatomy – Interactive Session —Blevins, Santa Maria, Lustig
• Otologic Endoscopy and OCR – Hands On —Sajjadi, Monfared, Sevy, Corrales, Pfister
• Challenges in Chronic Ear Surgery —Jackler, Niparko, Selesnick, Driscoll, Maw
• Management of the Vertigo Patient —Nguyen-Huynh, Rauch, Shinn, Rigby, Chadderdon
• Pediatric Otology —Oghalai, Chang, Cheng, Mudry, Dryanski
• Sensorineural Hearing Loss —Irving, Gurgel, Popelka, Hegarty, Sweetow, Swanson, Fitzgerald
10:30 – 11:30 Breakout Sessions
11:30 – 12:30 Breakout Sessions
12:30 – 1:30 Lunch
PM SESSION Moderator: Nikolas Blevins, MD
1:30 – 1:50 Superior Semicircular Canal Dehiscence: The Great Emulator —Lawrence Lustig, MD
1:50 – 2:10 Becoming a Better Ear Surgeon —Steven D. Rauch, MD
2:10 – 2:30 Stapedotomy —John K. Niparko, MD
2:30 – 2:50 Otologic Endoscopy —Hamed Sajjadi, MD
2:50 – 3:30 Panel: Challenges in Outpatient Otology —Moderator: Colin Driscoll, MD
—Panelists: Blevins, Hegarty, Irving, Monfared, Selesnick, Jackler
3:30 – 3:50 Coffee Break
3:50 – 4:10 Diagnosis and Management of Congenital Hearing Loss —Alan Cheng, MD
4:10 – 4:30 Diagnosis and Management of Vestibular Migraine —Joseph Hegarty MD
4:30 – 5:00 Panel: Case Studies in Otologic Imaging —Moderator: Ashkan Monfared, MD
—Panelists: Fischbein, Rigby, Lustig, Jackler, Corrales, Blevins
5:00 – 5:30 Special Lecture- Current Diagnosis and Management of Meniere Disease —Steven D. Rauch, MD
5:30 Adjourn for the Day
Opportunities for Q&A will be provided at the conclusion of each presentation. Program and speakers subject to change.
The Stanford University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Stanford University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 18.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The California Board of Registered Nursing recognizes that Continuing Medical Education (CME) is acceptable for meeting RN continuing education requirements, as long as the course is certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ (rn.ca.gov). Nurses will receive a Certificate of Attendance following this activity that may be used for license renewal.
Statement of Need
Otolaryngologists as a specialty must take the lead in defining, understanding and adhering to clinically valid, evidence-based performance measures. New diagnosis, management and treatment techniques are the focus of this symposium, along with the etiology, pathophysiology, evaluation, and clinical and surgical management of otologic and neurotologic conditions.
This course is designed to meet the educational needs of a regional, national, and international audience of otolaryngologists, and other clinicians involved in the management of otologic and neurotologic diseases, including internists, general practitioners, nurses, nurse practitioners, and other allied health professionals.
Evaluate the options available for the diagnosis and management of hearing loss and balance disorders based on specific patient characteristics and the practice setting.
Formulate a strategy to utilize a well-integrated multidisciplinary team to address otologic disorders.
Apply risk reduction techniques in otologic surgery to reduce clinical errors and identify the circumstances that may lead to iatrogenic injury or suboptimal outcomes.
Evaluate and utilize techniques, materials and devices that are optimally suited for individual patients, technical skill and the practice setting.
Appropriately determine when patients should be referred to otological subspecialists for operative management.
Review and assess evidence-based approaches to prevent, diagnose and treat hearing loss in infants and children.
Make appropriate, timely referrals of deaf children for cochlear implants.
Recognize the broad range of etiologies of tinnitus and evaluate the current options available to prevent, diagnose and treat/manage this condition.
Review and apply clinical guidelines and evidence-based strategies for diagnosis and treatment of vestibular disorders to optimize patient care.
Utilize evidence-based treatment protocols for intratympanic interventions, and when guidelines are lacking, formulate treatment strategies based on pathophysiology in order to minimize potential adverse effects.
Use evidence-based information, counsel patients regarding the risks, benefits and alternatives in the use of devices to treat hearing loss.
Appropriately assess and refer patients for implantable hearing devices.
Order and interpret preoperative imaging and electro-physiologic studies and utilize intraoperative monitoring to improve quality of care.