12th Annual Scary Cases Conference
The 12th 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.
Practicing Otolaryngologists, Otolaryngology Residents, Otolaryngology Nurse Practitioners, Otolaryngology Physician Assistants
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
12:30-1:40pm Scary Case Session 1 - Actual Cases from Practicing Otolaryngologists
1:40-2:20pm Keynote Speaker TBD
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
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
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.
This program meets the criteria of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine for risk management study.
- 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
Registration Fees: $45 (for all professions/specialties)
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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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We will follow state and federal COVID-19 guidelines.
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