Presenter

photo of Dr. Kathleen Billings

Attending Physician, Gastroenterology, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Read Dr. Billings' profile.

 

Disclosure: Dr. Bililngs has no industry relationships to disclose and does not refer to products that are still investigational or not labeled for the use in discussion.

 

Target Audience

Community Physicians

 

Objectives

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

  • Describe the diagnostic techniques for the evaluation of children with otitis media with effusion.

  • Discuss management strategies for children with otitis media with effusion, particularly those with at-risk conditions.

  • Discuss the treatment of otitis media with effusion, including medical and surgical options.

 

Release Date: 10/10/2016

CME quiz must be taken before 10/10/2017 to receive credit.

 

Accreditation & Credit Statements

Accreditation Statement: The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement: The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
 

CME Office and Review Committee Disclosures

  • John X. Thomas, Jr., PhD, Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine has nothing to disclose.
  • Clara Schroedl, MD, CME Director at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine has nothing to disclose.
  • Sheryl Corey, MBA, CME Manager  at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine has nothing to disclose.
  • Jennifer Banys, CME Program Administrator at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine has nothing to disclose.
  • Michelle Mallery Piposar, CME Program Administrator at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine has nothing to disclose.

 

Course Director’s and Planning Committee Members Disclosure Information:

  • Mary Nevin, MD, Director of CME at Lurie Children’s has nothing to disclose.
  • Vita Lerman, Editor, The Child’s Doctor, and Publications Manager, Public Affairs, at Lurie Children’s has nothing to disclose.

To contact the FSM CME office, please call 312.503.8533 or email cme@northwestern.edu
To contact the course director and planning group at Lurie Children’s, please call 312.227.4263 or email vlerman@luriechildrens.org

 

How to Earn Credit

  1. Click on the green "View Online" in the right-hand column (you will be prompted to log in)
  2. Next, click on the "Start" or "View Now" button to view/read the article.
  3. Once you have read the article, "X" out of the window to return to this page.
  4. Click on the blue "Submit for Credit" button.
  5. Complete the evaluation and quiz.

 

Course Information
Course Date:
October 10, 2016
Otitis Media with Effusion: An Update on the Clinical Practice Guidelines
Individual topic purchase: Selected
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine (physician)
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™: 0.50
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine (non-physician)
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™: 0.50
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