2021 Annual Clinical Conference of The Kansas City Society of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology

Conference Description:

This virtual conference will bring together ophthalmology and otolaryngology professionals to provide current evidence-based education including new techniques, technologies and changes in the field that is applicable to clinical practice.

Target Audience: KCSO&O members, Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, LPNs, MAs, nurses and other healthcare professionals in the fields of ophthalmology and otolaryngology.

 

KCSO&O PRESIDENT: Clinton Humphrey, MD

Course Directors:
Ophthalmology: Thomas Whittaker, MS, JD, MD; Kenneth Goins, MD; Sean Gratton, MD
Otolaryngology: Clinton Humphrey, MD; Joseph Ursick, MD; Jason Showmaker, MD

Hosted by: The Kansas City Society of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology

Jointly provided by: The Kansas City Society of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology and the Institute for International Medicine (KCSO&O and INMED)

Commercial Support: No commercial support from an ACCME defined commercial interest was provided for this activity.

Exhibitor Highlight: Alcon

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Ophthalmology Agenda:

February 04, 2021 (All times are in Central Time)

6:00pm – 7:00pm Optic Neuritis. It’s Not Just Multiple Sclerosis Anymore

Speaker: John Chen, MD

7:00pm – 8:00pm Awards ceremony and business meeting

March 04, 2021 (All times are in Central Time)

7:00pm – 8:00pm To Be Or Not To Be: Cases of Papilledema and Psuedopapilledema

Speaker: John Chen, MD

8:00pm – 8:30pm Live Q&A

April 01, 2021 (All times are in Central Time)

6:00pm – 7:00pm Microinvasive glaucoma surgery in clinical practice

Speaker: Alex Cohen, MD

7:00pm – 8:00pm Trauma, Iridoplasty, dislocated IOLs, and Iris Tumors: Diagnosis, Staging, and Management

Speaker: Alex Cohen, MD

8:00pm – 8:30pm Live Q&A

May 06, 2021 (All times are in Central Time)

6:00pm – 8:00pm MISCS

Speaker: Scott Hickman, MD

8:00pm – 8:30pm Live Q&A

June 03, 2021 (All times are in Central Time)

6:00pm – 7:00pm Neurotrophic Keratopathy 

Speaker: Kenneth Kenyon, MD

7:00pm – 8:00pm Ocular Surface Reconstruction

Speaker: Kenneth Kenyon, MD

8:00pm – 8:30pm Live Q&A

Otolaryngology Agenda

February 04, 2021 (All times are in Central Time)

6:00pm Avoiding Disaster in Thyroid Surgery 

Speaker: David Terris, MD

7:00pm – 8:00pm Awards ceremony and business meeting

March 04, 2021 (All times are in Central Time)

6:00pm – 7:00pm Lessons Learned After 2000 Parathyroidectomies

Speaker: David Terris, MD

7:00pm – 8:00pm Endocrine Panel

Panel Presenters: David Terris, MD; Jason Bond, MD; Dr. Thompson; Jason Showmaker, MD (Moderator)

7:00pm – 8:00pm Live Q&A

April 01, 2021 (All times are in Central Time)

6:00pm – 7:00pm Not just CRS with & without polyps anymore: emerging concepts of pathophysiology and use of biologics for CRS

Speaker: Charles Ebert, JR, MD, MPH

6:00pm – 8:00pm Avoidance and management of complications during functional endoscopic sinus surgery

Speaker: Charles Ebert, JR, MD, MPH

8:00pm – 8:30pm Live Q&A

May 06, 2021 (All times are in Central Time)

6:00pm – 7:00pm Sinus Panel

Panel Presenters: Steven Ellis, MD; Charles Ebert, JR, MD, MPH; David Beam, MD; Stan McClurg, MD (Moderator)

7:00pm – 8:00pm  Advanced Treatment Options for Bell’s Palsy

Speaker: Jeffrey Markey, MD

8:00pm – 8:30pm Live Q&A

June 03, 2021 (All times are in Central Time)

6:00pm – 8:00pm What We Learned from a Global Pandemic and How to Prepare for the Next One

Speaker: Steven Simpson, MD

8:00pm – 8:30pm Live Q&A

Membership Renewal: click here

*Membership in KCSO&O includes access to all presentations, up to 22 hours of CME and MOC, and a library of all presentations available for 12 months.

Conference Attendee Registration: click here

*Attendee registration is for those individuals who are NOT members of KCSO&O and includes access to all presentations, up to 22 hours of CME and MOC, and a library of all presentations available for 12 months.

Physician

KCSOO Active Member

 

Free

Allied Health Personnel

(Physician Assistant, Nurse Practitioner, RN, LPNs, MAs, other healthcare professional)

$75
Fellow/Resident/Student $75
Industry Professional $175

Make checks payable to “Institute for International Medicine” and mail with registration form to:

Institute for International Medicine
ATTN: CE Department
2340 E. Meyer Blvd.
Building 1, Suite 338
Kansas City, MO 64132-1100

A $25 cancellation fee will apply for registrations cancelled within one week of the conference.

For additional information, contact the conference management/CME provider INMED at [email protected] or 816-444-6400 x3.

Ophthalmology Faculty

John Chen, MD, PhD                                                                                                                                                    

Dr. Chen has been at the Mayo Clinic since 2014 as an associate professor for the Departments of Ophthalmology and Neurology. He co-chairs the Upper Midwest Neuro-Ophthalmology Group; is on multiple committees for AAO and NANOS; and serves as President Elect for MAO. He has over 100 peer reviewed publications.

Disclosures: Nothing to Disclose

 

 

Alex Cohen, MD, PhD                                                                                                                                                  

Dr. Alex Cohen completed his Ophthalmology Residency and Cornea and External Disease Fellowship at the University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics.  He is a partner at the Eye Physicians and Surgeons, LLP in Iowa City, IA and a Visiting Assistant Professor Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.

Disclosures: Nothing to Disclose

 

Scott Hickman, MD                                                                                                                                                       

Dr. M. Scott Hickman was born and raised in Lawrence, Kansas and has been practicing ophthalmology since 2005.  He graduated from Lawrence High School, and attended the University of Kansas for his undergraduate degree. After college, he spent two years as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Mauritania, West Africa in disease control and water sanitation. He attended the University of Hawaii School of Medicine and the Albert Einstein School of Medicine in New York City for his internship. He received his ophthalmology training at the University of Missouri, Kansas City.

In 2016, Dr. Hickman became the medical director of SEE International based out of Santa Barbara, California, a charity providing eye care throughout the world (https://www.seeintl.org/). From 2016 to 2017, he studied Public Health for Eye Care at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.  He is a Clinical Assistant Professor (Volunteer), Department of Ophthalmology, School of Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center since 2019.

Disclosures: Nothing to Disclose

Otolaryngology Faculty

David Beam, MD

 

 

 

 

Justin Bond, MD

 

 

 

 

 

Charles Ebert, MD

 

 

 

 

 

Steven Ellis, MD

 

 

 

 

 

Jeffrey Markey, MD

 

 

 

 

 

Stanley McClurg, MD

 

 

 

 

 

Jason Showmaker, MD

 

 

 

 

 

Steven Simpson, MD

Dr. Simpson is Professor of Medicine in the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine at the University of Kansas. He is President of the American College of Chest Physicians and a member of the NIH COVID-19 Treatment Guidelines Panel and of the Surviving Sepsis Campaign Guidelines Panel.

 

Disclosures: Nothing to Disclose

 

 

David Terris, MD

Dr. Terris is Regents Professor of Otolaryngology and Endocrinology at Augusta University. He went to college at Cornell, medical school at Duke, and did residency and fellowship at Stanford. He has a busy clinical practice limited to endocrine surgery and has edited 6 books and authored more than 200 publications.

 

Disclosures: Nothing to Disclose

 

Dr. Thompson

Faculty

Disclosure information can be found on CME/CE tab.

 

Check back soon for bios of our distinguished faculty.

No commercial support was provided

Planning Committee

Sean Gratton, MD (KSCOO): Nothing to Disclose
Kenneth Goins, MD (KSCOO): Nothing to Disclose
Micah C. Flint, MPA, RN, DINPH (INMED): Nothing to Disclose
Clinton Humphrey, MD (KCSOO): Nothing to Disclose
Joseph Ursick, MD (KSCOO): Nothing to Disclose                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Jason Showman, MD (KCSOO): Nothing to Disclose
Thomas Whittaker, MS, JD, MD (KCSOO): Nothing to Disclose

 

Global Objectives

After attending this conference, I am able to:

(Otolaryngology)

(Ophthalmology)

Faculty

Ophthalmology

Planning committee members, faculty, staff, peer reviewers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity are required to disclose all financial relationships with commercial interests. All conflicts of interest that are identified are vetted and resolved through a resolution process to ensure the content is fair and balanced. Disclosures will be provided in the educational materials.

Accreditation Statements:

Physician

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Missouri State Medical Association through the joint providership of Institute for International Medicine (INMED) and Kansas City Society of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology. The Institute for International Medicine is accredited by the Missouri State Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Institute for International Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 22 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of the participation in the activity.

American Board of Ophthalmology (ABO)

“Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the learner to satisfy the Lifelong Learning, Self-Assessment, Improvement in Medical Practice and/or Patient Safety requirements for the American Board of Ophthalmology’s Maintenance of Certification program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit learner completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting MOC credit.”

American Board of Otolaryngology (ABOHNS)

“Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to meet the expectations of the American Board of Otolaryngology’s Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of recognizing participation.”

Desirable Physician Attributes/Core Competencies:

Patient Care & Procedural (ACGME/ABMS)                     Interpersonal and Communication Skills (ACGME/ABMS)

Professionalism (ACGME/ABMS)                                       Provide Patient Centered Care (IOM)

Employ Evidence-Based Practice (IOM)                            System Based Practice (ACGME/ABMS)

The  virtual conference will be held on https://evosevents.com

Current Exhibitors:

Gold Exhibitor:Alcon

Silver Exhibitor: Allergan

$1,500 Gold Exhibitors Benefits:

  • Recognized as Gold Level Exhibitor on Website and in Virtual Exhibit Hall
  • Virtual Exhibit Booth
  • Access to all exhibit booth features
  • Live chat with attendees
  • 12 months of exhibiting

$1,000 Silver Exhibitor Benefits:

  • Recognized as Silver Level Exhibitor on Website and in Virtual Exhibit Hall
  • Virtual Exhibit Booth
  • Access to all exhibit booth features
  • 12 months of exhibiting

$500 Standard Exhibitor Benefits;

  • Recognized as Standard Level Exhibitor on Website and in Virtual Exhibit Hall
  • Virtual Exhibit Booth
  • Access to all exhibit booth features
  • 6 months of exhibiting

For additional information, contact the conference management/CME provider INMED at [email protected] or 816-444-6400 x3; you can also visit the exhibitor registration site.

More information to come.

Presentation handouts will not be provided at the conference, only a conference agenda. Registrants may access and print the handouts on this website prior to conference day. An email will be sent to registrants the week prior to the event containing the code to access the handout links on this page.

Registrants can access the evaluation link by entering the code provided via email prior to the conference day. This code will also be located on the back of attendee name badges provided at check-in on conference day.

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