Scary Otolaryngology Cases
October 16, 2015
Conference Center at Waltham Woods | Waltham, MA
The Fifth Annual Scary Cases Conference offers another exciting and unique learning experience. A case-based approach and participation of experts in risk management will help participants learn how to avoid unfavorable clinical outcomes. Cases succinctly presented by prestigious and well-known experts with vast experience will focus on what could go wrong or has gone wrong in management of Otolaryngology patients. Experts in risk management and medical malpractice will provide information on litigation and the juncture of law and medicine.
Practicing Otolaryngologists, Otolaryngology Residents, Otolaryngology Nurse Practitioners, Otolaryngology Physician Assistants
Michael P. Platt, MD, MS,
Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine
Waleed Ezzat, MD
Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine
J. Pieter Noordzij, MD
Associate Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine
*Michael Platt, Waleed Ezzat, and Pieter Noordzij DO NOT have anything to disclose with regard to commercial interests. Michael Platt, Waleed Ezzat, and Pieter Noordzij DO NOT plan on discussing unlabeled/investigational uses of a commercial product.
Overall Program Objectives
At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:
- Develop skill at detecting those otolaryngic conditions that can easily be missed in a routine exam
- Identify potential pitfalls inherent to the practice of otolaryngology that may lead to adverse outcomes or put patients at excessive risk
- Understand legal principles of medical malpractice and learn ways to minimize risk of malpractice in the everyday practice of otolaryngology
Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Boston University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This program meets the criteria of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine for risk management study.
To request reasonable accommodations for a disability please notify the CME office, in writing, at least two weeks prior to the conference.
Boston University School of Medicine asks all individuals involved in the development and presentation of Continuing Medical Education (CME) activities to disclose all relationships with commercial interests. This information is disclosed to CME activity participants. Boston University School of Medicine has procedures to resolve any apparent conflicts of interest. In addition, faculty members are asked to disclose when any unapproved use of pharmaceuticals and devices is being discussed.
None of the faculty has disclosed relationships with commercial interests. None of the faculty plans on discussing unlabeled/investigational uses of commercial products.
This activity is being supported in part by educational grants from Medtronic Surgical Technologies and Stryker CMF.
We also welcome our exhibitors: Davol Inc, A Bard Company; Intersect ENT; Medtronic Surgical Technologies; Modernizing Medicine, Inc.; Olympus America, Inc.; Optim LLC; Smith and Nephew; Karl Storz Endoscopy America; and Tracey Medical Products.