department of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery

CME Offerings

Charleston Sleep Surgery Symposium 2015
4th Annual Charleston Sleep Surgery Symposium
January 30 - 31, 2015
Renaissance Charleston Historic District 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:
Lon R. Doles, D.D.S., Oral Maxillofacial Associates, Charleston, SC
Eric J. Kezirian, M.D., MPH, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California
Ofer Jacobowitz, M.D., PhD, FAASM, Mount Sinai Medical Center, ENT and Allergy Associates, New York, NY
Tapan A. Padhya, M.D., University of South Florida College of Medicine
Ed Weaver, M.D., MPH, University of Washington

Register early, lab limited to 20 participants per day.

Program brochure (PDF)
Pediatric ENT Update 2015
The Charleston Pediatric ENT Update
March 7, 2015
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 Speaker:  Emily F. Boss, M.D., M.P.H., Children's Hospital at Johns Hopkins

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Temporal Bone Dissection Course
March 20 - 21, 2015
MUSC Campus

Lectures & hands on labs focused on procedures for chronic ear disease. For practicing otolaryngologists.
Guest speaker:
  Alan Micco, MD, Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation. Chicago, Il

Program brochure (PDF)

Southern States Rhinology Course
April 29 - May 1, 2015

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

15th Annual Charleston Magnolia Conference
15th Annual Charleston Magnolia Conference
May 29 - 30, 2015
Renaissance Charleston Historic District 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:
Richard R. Orlandi, M.D., F.A.C.S., University of Utah, Salt Lake City
Debara L. Tucci, M.D., M.S., M.B.A., Duke University, Durham, NC
Kathy C. Y. Sie, M.D., Seattle Children’s Hospital, Seattle, WA

Program brochure (PDF)

Register online

The Charleston Course Oto-HNS Literature Update 2015
The Charleston Course
5th Annual Otolaryngology Literature Update

July 17 - 19, 2015
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 July.

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

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