Tubes, Tongues, Tonsils and Toys: an ENT Update – PediaCast CME 043

Show Notes / Continuing Medical Education Information

DESCRIPTION
Dr Charles Elmaraghy stops by the studio with an ENT update for pediatricians. We explore the ins and outs of ear tube surgery, current thinking on tongue tie, reasons for taking tonsils out and what to expect after the surgery. We also cover foreign bodies in the ears and nose. Plus, a summertime favorite… swimmer’s ear! We hope you can join us.

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TOPICS
Otitis Media
Tympanostomy Tubes
Tongue Tie
Tonsillectomy
Adenoidectomy
Ear Foreign Bodies
Nasal Foreign Bodies
Swimmer’s Ear

PRESENTERS
Dr Mike Patrick
PediaCast and PediaCast CME
Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Dr Charles Elmaraghy
Chief of Otolaryngology
Nationwide Children’s Hospital

LINKS
The Diagnosis and Management of Acute Otitis Media (AAP)
Complete Ear Tube Surgery (Video)
Codeine in Paediatrics: Pharmacology, Prescribing and Controversies
Ear, Nose and Throat Services (Otolaryngology) at Nationwide Children’s

PURPOSE
This online activity will identify and explore issues related to the practice of pediatric medicine in primary care and subspecialty settings.

TARGET AUDIENCE
Primary care physicians, pediatric subspecialists, and other health care professionals who provide care for pediatric patients should participate in this activity.

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

At the end of this activity, participants should be able to:

  1. Describe indications for ear tube placement and the benefits / risks of the surgery.
  2. Recognize indications for surgical correction of tongue-tie and plan an appropriate referral for the procedure.
  3. Provide anticipatory guidance prior to tonsillectomy and supportive care following the surgery.
  4. Perform an office-based foreign body removal from the nose or ear and arrange next steps if removal is unsuccessful.

 

DISCLOSURES
No one in a position to control content has a conflicting relationship with commercial interests.

COMMERCIAL SUPPORT
Nationwide Children’s has not received any commercial support for this activity.

ESTIMATED TIME TO COMPLETE
1 Hour

DATE OF ORIGINAL RELEASE
April 24, 2019

EXPIRATION DATE
April 24, 2022

CME CREDIT AND PROVIDER INFORMATION
Nationwide Children’s Hospital is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Nationwide Children’s Hospital designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The ACCME requires CME providers to maintain records of attendance for 6 years after participation.
Currently, there is no fee to obtain Category 1 CME Credit from this activity.

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Email: CMEOffice@nationwidechildrens.org

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614-355-0650

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