department of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery

CME Offerings

The Charleston Vestibular Conference:  Evaluation and Management of Dizziness
   September 12, 2015

> 30th Annual F. Johnson Putney Lecture in Head & Neck Cancer
   November 6, 2015

> Cleft & VPD Interactive Conference
   December 4 - 5, 2015

> 5th Annual Charleston Sleep Surgery Symposium
   February 5 - 6, 2016

> The Charleston Pediatric ENT Update
    March 12, 2016

> Southern States Rhinology Course
   April 20 - 23, 2016

> The Pediatric Audiology Conference
    April 29, 2016

> Temporal Bone Dissection Course
    May 6 - 7, 2016

> 16th Annual Charleston Magnolia Conference
    June 3 - 4, 2016

> The Charleston Course: 6th Annual Otolaryngology Literature Update
  
August 5 - 7, 2016

2015 COURSES
The Charleston Vestibular Conference
Evaluation and Management of Dizziness
September 12, 2015
Courtyard Marriott Charleston Historic District Hotel

A one-day intermediate conference designed for all providers (audiologists, neurotologists, otolaryngologists, primary care physicians, VNG/ENG technicians and physical therapists), involved in the care of patients with vestibular disorders. Our objective is to provide the attendees with up-to-date knowledge in this field and to enable them to employ best current practices when servicing this population.

Guest Speakers:
Devin L. McCaslin, Au.D., Ph.D., Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN
Judith A. White, M.D., Ph.D., Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

Program brochure (PDF)
Faculty disclosures (PDF)

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30th Annual F. Johnson Putney Lectureship in Head & Neck Cancer
November 6, 2015
Hollings Cancer Center, MUSC Campus

This free 1/2 day lecture will bring together world class Head & Neck Specialists to discuss the latest quality measures in oral cavity/head & neck cancer.

F. Johnson Putney Lecturer in Head & Neck Cancer:
Brian B. Burkey, M.D., Cleveland Clinc, Cleveland, OH

Program brochure (PDF)


Cleft & VPD Interactive Conference
December 4 - 5, 2015
Courtyard Marriott Charleston Historic District Hotel

This MULTIDISCIPLINARY interactive course will provide current updates on the latest treatments of cleft lip and palate and velopharyngeal dysfunction. It is designed for speech pathologists, surgeons (facial plastics, craniofacial, plastics, pediatric otolaryngologist, oral maxillofacial ), maxillofacial prosthodontist, orthodontists, and dentists as well as residents from any of these backgrounds.

Course Directors:
Krishna G. Patel, M.D., Ph.D, Medical University of South Carolina
Steven Goudy, M.D., Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Emory University
Travis T. Tollefson M.D., MPH, FACS, University of California, Davis Medical Center 

2016 COURSES
MUSC-Charleston-Sleep-Surgery-Symposium-2016
5th Annual Charleston Sleep Surgery Symposium
February 5 - 6, 2016
Francis Marion Hotel

Lectures and hands-on labs focused on procedures for snoring and sleep disordered breathing. This course will provide evidence-based guidelines and algorithms for proper patient selection, proper surgical site selection, and proper surgery selection. For practicing otolaryngologists.

Guest Speakers:
Qanta Ahmed, M.D., SUNY-Stoney Brook, NY, Winthrop University Hospital, NY
Lon R. Doles, D.D.S., Oral Maxillofacial Associates, Charleston, SC
Tod C. Huntley, M.D., FACS. St Vincent Health, Indianapolis, IN
Brian W Rotenberg, M.D., MPH, FRCSC, Western University, London, ON
Roldolfo Lugo Saldana, M.D. Constitution Hospital , Monterrey NL Mexico
Mas Takashima, M.D., Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Register early, lab limited to 20 participants per day.
Peds ENT Update 2016
The Charleston Pediatric ENT Update
March 12, 2016
MUSC Campus

A comprehensive full day course designed to provide pediatricians, family practioners, and otolaryngologists with up-to-date guidelines to implement in their daily practice, promote quality and efficient care, and tackle challenging ENT diagnosis with confidence.
Guest Speakers:
Karen B. Zur, M.D., Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Steven L. Goudy, M.D., Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Emory University
Carlton J. Zdanski, M.D., University of North Carolina

Program brochure (PDF)
Southern States Rhinology Course
April 20 - 23, 2016

This course is intended for practicing Otolaryngologists and will feature presentations on topics for the practicing rhinologists and sinus surgeons. A hands-on laboratory dissection is available, featuring state-of-the-art endoscopic instrumentation, video, and image guidance systems.

Go to Southern States Rhinology Course website


Pediatric Audiology Conference
April 29, 2016
Courtyard Marriott, Mount Pleasant, SC

This is a one-day conference designed for all providers (audiologists, speech pathologists, teachers of the deaf, early interventionists, hearing aid specialists, physicians, NPs, PAs, etc) involved in the care of hearing impaired children. The course will cover many key topics in the management of children with hearing loss.
Guest Speakers:
Jace Wolfe, Ph.D., CCC-A, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Terry Zwolan, Ph.D., CCC-A, University of Michigan

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Temporal Bone Dissection Course
May 6 - 7, 2016
MUSC Campus


Lectures & hands on labs focused on procedures for chronic ear disease. For practicing otolaryngologists.
View the 2015 Program brochure (PDF)

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Magnolia 2016
16th Annual Charleston Magnolia Conference
June 3 - 4, 2016
Mills House Hotel


Two half-day sessions covering the broad spectrum of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery. The lectures and round table discussions are specifically aimed at the practicing otolaryngologist.
Guest Speakers:
Gerald S. Berke, M.D., UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
Jeffrey M. Bumpous, M.D., FACS, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY
David S. Haynes, M.D., FACS, Vanderbilt  University Medical Center, Nashville, TN

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View the 2015 Program brochure (PDF)
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The Charleston Course
6th Annual Otolaryngology Literature Update

August 5 - 7, 2016
Kiawah Island Golf Resort


Designed to help the busy clinician stay current in our rapidly expanding specialty:
• Expert critical assessments of over 100 of the past year’s most relevant, current evidence-based publications
• Lectures and discussions that will evaluate best practices and strategies for how to translate the evidence into practice. Our faculty members will cover the entire specialty in 14 lectures over 3 half days with emphasis on those “pearls” important to your practice. We hope you will join us in a beautiful location along the South Carolina coast in August.

View the 2015 Program brochure  (PDF)
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For more information on courses listed, please e-mail ent_cme@musc.edu