The M&M Conference provides a time for physicians and healthcare professionals to reflect upon events that led to an unexpected outcome. Medical literature is reviewed and potential areas that may have contributed to the outcome are addressed, along with how to avoid or improve performance in the future. The educational benefit is the gained knowledge regarding the current best practices and data on a subject or disease process, which will facilitate enabling the practitioner to adapt newer and better treatment.
Key Words: Otolaryngology, ENT, patient care
- Nurse Practitioner
- Physician Assistant
Participants who engage in this educational intervention will be able to:
• Identify disease processes, testing and treatment that will reduce needless and costly testing and improve treatment option recommendations for patients.
• Provide data regarding the current best practices, subject or disease process, to facilitate enabling the practitioner to adapt newer and better treatment approaches to improve patient outcomes.
David Poetker, MD
Department of Otolaryngology
Medical College of Wisconsin
Planning Committee Member(s):
In accordance with the ACCME® Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, Standard 3, all in control of content must disclose any relevant financial relationships. The following in control of content had no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
- David Poetker, MD
The following persons in control of content disclosed the following financial relationships which were reviewed via the MCW conflict of interest mitigation process and addressed.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
- 1.00 Hours of ParticipationHours of Participation credit.