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Otolaryngology Diamond Conference, March 8-9, 2019

Presented by the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery,
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Date & Location

Friday, March 8, 2019, 7:00 am – Saturday, March 9, 2019, 1:00 pm, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas

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Target Audience

Otolaryngologists/Head and Neck Surgeons


The field of otolaryngology – head and neck surgery continues to evolve with new technologies, treatment options and advanced scientific knowledge.  This meeting will discuss an array of topics in the field of otolaryngology, specifically in head and neck surgery, otology, and pediatric otolaryngology.  The goal of this conference is to provide health care practitioners with a comprehensive update on current practices in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery.

Who Should Attend

This conference is designed for practicing otolaryngologists – head and neck surgeons, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, residents, fellows and other health-care professionals.


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

    1. Describe the difference between acoustical and electrical (neural) hearing.
    2. Utilize novel immunotherapy approaches and their impact on historical surgical managementof head and neck cancer.
    3. Recognize the purpose of professional peer review and its function within the scope of personnel and faculty management.


Accreditation Statement

For Directly Provided Activities:  In support of improving patient care, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC to provide continuing medical education for the healthcare team).

AMA Designation

The UAMS College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 10.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Policy

It is the policy of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Medicine to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all sponsored or jointly sponsored educational activities. All individuals who are in a position to control the content of the educational activity (course/activity directors, planning committee members, staff, teachers, or authors of CME) must disclose all relevant financial relationships they have with any commercial interest(s) as well as the nature of the relationship. Financial relationships of the individual’s spouse or partner must also be disclosed, if the nature of the relationship could influence the objectivity of the individual in a position to control the content of the CME. The ACCME describes relevant financial relationships as those in any amount occurring within the past 12 months that create a conflict of interest. Individuals who refuse to disclose will be disqualified from participation in the development, management, presentation, or evaluation of the CME activity.

American with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Special Needs: We are committed to making this CME activity accessible to all individuals. If you need auxiliary aid(s) or service(s) as identified in the Americans with Disabilities Act, or have a dietary restriction, please describe your needs on the registration form. Most requests can be accommodated if notification is received by February 8, 2019.


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