At the conclusion of the meeting, attendees should be able to:


  1. Describe the current management of laryngopharyngeal reflux
  2. Identify the etiologies and management strategies for globus
  3. Review the treatment paradigm for vocal fold paralysis
  4. Discuss treatment of recurrent sinonasal polyposis
  5. Discuss the timing and extent of endoscopic sinus surgery for chronic sinusitis
  6. Describe the surgical management options for frontal sinus disease
  7. Review work up of patients who have failed sinus surgery
  8. Discuss the management of complications during sinus surgery
  9. Discuss coding updates in rhinology
  10. Evaluate sleep apnea management techniques
  11. Review management of chronic cough in children
  12. Describe new treatment options for facial reanimation
  13. Interpret evidence regarding non-surgical methods of facial rejuvenation
  14. Describe surgical management of parotid neoplasms
  15. Evaluate neck masses in adults using clinical practice guidelines
  16. Evaluate evidence-based treatment of thyroid cancer
  17. Diagnose and manage superior canal dehiscence
  18. Describe current trends in tinnitus treatment
  19. Discuss management of Meniere’s disease


Practicing physician participants have requested this type of continuing medical education activity to provide for a method of assimilating new medical knowledge into individual practices, to offer a forum to share and validate current practice standards and to incorporate new strategies in the management of the patient with ear, nose, and throat disorders in a very much evolving field.