ENT for the Primary Care Provider: Updates and Insights 2016
Course Director: Grant S. Hamilton III, M.D.
ENT for the Primary Care Provider: Updates and Insights 2016 is designed to update primary care practitioners in the diagnosis and treatment of common ear, nose, and throat problems. Based on feedback from the 2014 course, new content is being included and previously successful content will be updated.
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This course is designed for family medicine physicians, internal medicine physicians, pediatricians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners involved in the diagnosis and treatment of common ear, nose and throat problems.
Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:
- Recognize the difference between sinus headaches and other types of headaches
- Differentiate between various types of vertigo and discuss their management
- Identify patients with Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo and apply canalith repositioning maneuvers
- Identify and treat several common ear conditions
- Evaluate the lump in the neck
- Identify,evaluate and treat the patient with nasal airway obstruction
- Identify,evaluate and treat the patient with sinusitis or rhinitis
- Demonstrate the various physical exam techniques used in the ENT exam
- Identify the patient who may benefit from hearing amplification and discuss current hearing aid technology
- Give examples of Pediatric ENT emergencies and discuss which cases need immediate attention
Attendance at this Mayo Clinic course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be discussed or taught in this course.
- 7.50 AAFP Elective
- 7.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™