More from September 2015 - Vol. 34 No. 08
Foundation copublishes two books with Thieme
As part of an ongoing agreement with Thieme Publishers, the Foundation has just added two more titles to its book and eBook collection.
The first book, Otolaryngology Lifelong Learning Manual (OLLM), is an update to the Maintenance Manual for Lifelong Learning. Through the hard work of the eight education committees, under the leadership of Education Coordinator Sonya Malekzadeh, MD, this will become a valuable resource for all otolaryngology clinicians.
OLLM serves as a great resident resource and certification study guide. Practicing physicians can use it for a refresher on a topic and for recertification through MOC. Nonphysician clinicians will also benefit from the comprehensive scope of the book.
The second book, Geriatric Otolaryngology, was edited by Robert T. Sataloff, MD, Michael M. Johns III, MD, and Karen Kost, MD. This book is much more than a revision to the previous book of the same title. It is a comprehensive and timely discussion of the otolaryngology concerns of the elderly population.
Both books are available in print and eBook formats and can be ordered through the Thieme website at www.Thieme.com. You can search by specialty or title.
The AAO-HNS Foundation is proud to have worked with Thieme on these two essential otolaryngology publications and looks forward to continuing its copublishing partnership.
AcademyQ® CME: otolaryngology knowledge self-assessment tool
AcademyQ® CME offers learners the opportunity to hone their knowledge skills through a series of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery-specific self-assessment questions. Derived from the 800 knowledge assessment questions available in the AcademyQ® app for Apple and Android, this activity provides the opportunity to enhance knowledge of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery with hundreds of study questions to test recall, interpretation, and problem-solving skills while earning CME credit.
Drawing on the same questions released on the Academy® app in 2012 and 2014, nine modules contain 50 questions specific to each specialty. The physician learner will read and analyze otolaryngology-specific questions and rationales developed by otolaryngology experts. Included in each module is thorough feedback for each question, additional reading references, and appropriate images and videos to enhance the learning experience.
Pediatric Otolaryngology eLectures
Pediatric Otolaryngology eLectures, coproduced by the American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology (ASPO) and AAO-HNSF, offer learners education opportunities designed to address pressing patient care concerns facing pediatric and general otolaryngologists. The webinars in this series are:
Recurrent Respiratory Papillomatosis
Diagnosis and Management of Vascular Malformations
Update on Allergic Rhinitis—A Burdensome Disease
Down Syndrome: Otolaryngologic Manifestations
Evaluation and Management of Sialorrhea in Children
Hearing Tests and Hearing Aids: More Interesting Than You Thought
Complications of Acute Rhinosinusitis in Children
Otitis Media Update
Assessment and Management of Velopharyngeal Dysfunction
Evaluation of Pediatric Sensorineural Hearing Loss
Unilateral Hearing Loss In Children
Management of Pediatric Vocal Fold Immobility
Head and Neck Masses in the Pediatric Population
Quality and Safety in Surgery: How to Become a Better Surgeon
Choking and Aspiration in Children: Evaluation and Management
Pediatric Sleep Medicine 2014: A Roundtable Discussion
Eustachian Tube and Evolution
Social Media—A Blessing or a Curse for the Otolaryngologist
Genetics and Pediatric Otolaryngology
These archived recordings are be available for AMA PRA Category 1™ credit.
ENT for the PA-C eLecture Series
The annual ENT for the PA-C Conference is jointly presented by the American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery Foundation and the Society of Physician Assistants in Otorhinolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery. The primary audience for the conference is nonphysician clinicians, especially physician assistants, and nurse practitioners who specialize in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery.
This eLecture Series, recorded at the 2015 ENT for the PA-C Annual Conference, includes the following presentations:
Audiogram Interpretation: 10-minute Dizziness Evaluation
Evaluation and Management of Facial Nerve Paralysis
Everything You Ever (and Never) Need to Know About Salivary Glands
Differential Diagnosis and Management of Conductive Hearing Loss
Non-otologic Sources of Otalgia
Diagnosis and Treatment of Anaphylaxis
Evaluation and Management of Pediatric Neck Masses
OSA: Improving Treatment Outcomes
Vocal Fold Paralysis Diagnosis and Treatment
Assisting in ENT Procedures
These archived recordings will be available for AAPA CME credit.
Visit www.academyU.org for these new activities along with the entire catalog of education opportunities offered by the AAO-HNS Foundation.