Otolaryngology Grand Rounds is an educational conference designed to keep physicians and healthcare professionals appraised of evolving areas of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery, including the newest research, technology and treatments available to provide the best patient care. 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 is 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, CME, Evidence-Based Medicine, Patient Care
- Physician (fellows/residents)
- Physician Assistants
- Nurse Practitioners
Participants who engage in this educational intervention will be able to:
- Gain a better understanding of disease processes, testing and treatment that will reduce needless and costly testing and improve treatment option recommendations for patients. Additionally, by providing data regarding the current best practices and data on a subject or disease process, this will facilitate enabling the practitioner to adapt newer and better treatment approaches to improve patient outcomes.
David Poetker, MD
ACCME Accreditation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
AMA Credit Designation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Hours of Participation for Allied Health Care Professionals:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 1.0 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.