LMU-DCOM, Farragut ENT & Allergy to host CME conference

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Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (LMU-DCOM) and Farragut ENT and Allergy will host “ENT for the Primary Care Practitioner,” a Continuing Medical Education (CME) conference, on Dec. 3 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Provision Learning and Innovation Center (1415 Old Weisgarber Road, Suite 300) in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Many common ear, nose and throat (ENT) conditions can be managed at the primary health care level with the potential for decreasing the financial burden on patients, hospitals and specialty referrals, and for improving quality of care. This targeted CME program features cost-effective procedural learning, demonstrations and take-home tools to enhance the practitioner’s knowledge, skills and competence in clinical practice.

“This event is ideal for physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and other health care providers involved in the care of ENT conditions commonly encountered in primary care,” said Patricia Stubenberg, Ph.D., director of CME and preceptor development for LMU-DCOM.

Featured speakers include:

• Leonard W. Brown, M.D., Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Associates; member of the American Board of Otolaryngology, and past chair of the Board of Governors – American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery

• Daniel J. Callan, D.O., M.P.H., preventive/occupational medicine

• Lee Cottrell, AuD, CCC-A, Farragut Hearing Aids and Audiology; member, American Speech Language Hearing Association

• Mark T. Gurley, M.D., Farragut ENT and Allergy, Knoxville, Tennessee, member of the American Board of Otolaryngology, American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy and American Academy of Sleep Medicine

• Susan Raschal, D.O., Asthma, Immunology & Allergy Associates, PC; member, American Board of Allergy and Immunology

• Michael Wieting, D.O., M.Ed., FAOCPMR-D, FAAOE, FAAPMR, senior associate dean and professor of physical medicine and rehabilitation and osteopathic manipulative medicine at LMU-DCOM

• Dan Williams, D.O., board certified, neuromusculoskeletal medicine and OMT, private practice

• Jan Zieren, D.O., M.P.H., FACOFP dist., associate professor of family medicine, LMU-DCOM

The cost to attend is $250 for physicians and other health care practitioners, $200 for physician assistants and nurse practitioners, $150 for LMU clinical faculty, alumni and preceptors, $75 for residents and $10 for students (seating is limited). Registration includes lunch, a flash drive with syllabus and CME credit. Up to 8 Category 1-A AOA Credits and up to 7 AMA PRA Category1 Credit(s)™ of CME credit is anticipated for this event. Register online by November 25, 2016, at http://dcomcme.lmunet.edu/ent-primary-care-practitioner. For more information contact Stubenberg at [email protected] or 423-869-6819.

The DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine is located on the campus of Lincoln Memorial University in Harrogate, Tennessee. LMU-DCOM is an integral part of LMU’s values-based learning community, and is dedicated to preparing the next generation of osteopathic physicians to provide health care in the often underserved region of Appalachia and beyond. For more information about LMU-DCOM, call 1-800-325-0900, ext. 7108, email [email protected], or visit us online at med.LMUnet.edu.

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