Temporal Bone Surgical Course CME With an Update in Otologic Surgery


October 21-22, 2016
University Hospitals
Cleveland, Ohio



Following completion of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Recognize the definition and the clinical manifestations of mild traumatic brain injury, the diagnostic workup and prognosis
  • Demonstrate intact canal mastoidectomy dissection, canal wall down mastoidectomy, canalplasty, facial nerve decompression dissection, endolymphatic sac decompression, and shunt, posterior semicircular canal surgery and labyrinthectomy dissection
  • Recognize the different transtympanic therapies, their indications and efficacy
  • Develop an evidence-based approach to transtympanic therapy of Meniere’s disease and sudden idiopathic sensorineural hearing loss

This program is intended for practicing ENTs and graduating senior residents
interested in an otologic surgery update through a series of lectures and lab dissection
sessions using temporal bone specimens. Faculty lectures will be complemented by
closely mentored, hands-on lab sessions offering opportunities for dynamic interaction
with faculty. Each participant will have access to a state-of-the-art 10-station lab
equipped with a microscope with a flat panel monitor and the latest dissection and
drilling equipment.

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation
Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education
for physicians.
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a
maximum of 10 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit
commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The policy of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine CME Program requires
that the Activity Director, planning committee members and all activity faculty (that is,
anyone in a position to control the content of the education activity) disclose to the
activity participants all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests.
Disclosure will be made to activity participants prior to the commencement of the
activity. Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine also requires that faculty
make clinical recommendations based on the best available scientific evidence and that
faculty identify any discussion of “off-label” or investigational use of pharmaceutical
products or medical devices.


Register online at http://case.edu/medicine/cme/

Download the complete program brochure for complete program and course details.