11th Annual Scary Cases Conference

October 29, 2021


The 11th Annual Scary Cases Conference offers another exciting and unique learning experience.  A case-based approach and participation of experts in risk management will help participants learn how to avoid unfavorable clinical outcomes.

Target Audience

Practicing Otolaryngologists, Otolaryngology Residents, Otolaryngology Nurse Practitioners, Otolaryngology Physician Assistants

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Develop skill at detecting those otolaryngic conditions that can easily be missed in a routine exam
  • Identify potential pitfalls inherent to the practice of otolaryngology that may lead to adverse outcomes or put patients at excessive risk
  • Understand legal principles of medical malpractice and learn ways to minimize risk of malpractice in the everyday practice of otolaryngology
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Boston University School of Medicine designates this Live activity for a maximum of 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
    • 4.00 MA Risk Management
  • 4.00 Participation
Course opens: 
08/03/2021
Course expires: 
10/28/2022
Event starts: 
10/29/2021 - 12:30pm
Event ends: 
10/29/2021 - 4:30pm
Cost:
$45.00

12:30-1:40pm
Scary Case Session 1 - Actual Cases from Practicing Otolaryngologists

1:40-2:20pm
Practicing Resilience:  Essential Preparation to Face What is Scary
Emelia J. Benjamin, MD, ScM
Associate Provost for Faculty Development, Boston University Medical Campus
Vice Chair, Faculty Development and Diversity, Dept. of Medicine
Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology, Boston University Schools of Medicine and Public Health

2:20-2:25pm | Break

2:25-3:30pm
Scary Case Session 2 - Actual Cases from Practicing Otolaryngologists

3:30-4:15pm
“You Be The Jury”
Real Malpractice Cases are Presented From Plaintiff and Defense Perspectives
Anthony Abeln, Partner, Morris Mahoney LLP

4:15-4:30pm
Wrap-up/Questions and Answers

4:30pm | Adjourn
 

Course Directors:

Michael Platt, MD
Associate Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Boston University School of Medicine

Michael Cohen, MD
Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Boston University School of Medicine

CME Program Manager
Ilana Hardesty

Physician
Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Boston University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Risk Management
This program meets the criteria of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine for risk management study.

Available Credit

  • 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Boston University School of Medicine designates this Live activity for a maximum of 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
    • 4.00 MA Risk Management
  • 4.00 Participation

Price

Cost:
$45.00
Please login or register to take this course.

Registration Fees: $45 (for all professions/specialties)

BUSM CME complies with the ADA and the rules and regulations thereof to make reasonable accommodations for our educational activities. If any participant in this educational activity is in need of accommodations, please contact BUSM CME at cme@bu.edu.

 

Cancellation Policy:

Substitutions may be made at any time without an additional charge.  Refunds, less an administrative fee of $15, will be issued for all cancellations received two weeks prior to the start of the conference.  Should cancellation occur within the two-week window, a credit will be issued, not a refund.  Credits will be honored for up to two years.  “No shows” are subject to the full course fee.  Cancellations/substitution(s) must be made in writing.  Refunds or credits will not be issued once the conference has started.  This course is subject to change or cancellation.

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