Course Director: Marc A. Tewfik
International Faculty: Phil Chen, Neil Tan, Luis Macias Valle, Salil Nair, Vikram Padhye, Rowan Valentine, Erik Weitzel,
Local Faculty: Eric Bissada, Salvatore Di Maio, Michael Hier, Lamiae Himdi, Alex Mlynarek, Kesh Reddy, Keith Richardson, Brian Rotenberg, Denis Sirhan, Doron Sommer
Planning Committee: Sam Daniel, Saul Frenkiel, Joseph Schwartz, Marc A. Tewfik, Rickul Varshney
After attending this workshop, otolaryngologists will:
- Recognize the challenges an endoscopic surgeon faces when trying to manage a large vessel injury endoscopically.
- Carry out the surgical techniques that are vital for the effective management and control of the surgical field.
- Acquire experience a simulation of this challenging scenario allowing them to employ these surgical techniques in the animal model of a large vessel catastrophe during endoscopic skull base surgery.
This activity is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) and an Accredited Simulation Activity (Section 3) as defined by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada’s Maintenance of Certification Program (MOC) as well as a Recognized Professional Development Activity and Recognized Practice’s Assessment Activity as defined by the Collège des médecins du Québec. This activity has been approved by the Continuing Professional Development Directorate (CPDD) of the Fédération des médecins spécialistes du Québec.
The CPDD recognizes 7.5 hours for the overall activity. You can declare a maximum of 2.25 hours in section 1 / Recognized Professional Development Activity and a maximum of 5.25 hours in section 3 / Recognized Practice’s Assessment Activity. Participants must claim a number of hours in accordance with the duration of their participation.
Through an agreement between the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the American Medical Association (AMA), physicians may convert Royal College MOC credits to AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Information on the process to convert Royal College MOC credit to AMA credit can be found at www.ama-assn.org/go/internationalcme