Final Agenda for the 2019 SPOSG

January 18-20, 2019 (MLK Weekend)

Friday

January 18

Saturday

January 16

7:30-8:00am

8:00-8:45am

Arrive and settle in. Meet at the lobby bar for late night social hour.

Breakfast and AV Setup

Update on the activities of our societies that impact our practices:

  • ASPO: Bruce Maddern

  • AAO-HNS: Jeff Simons

  • SENTAC: David Darrow

  • AAP: Cristina Baldassari

  • ACS: Craig Derkay

  • AMA: Craig Derkay

8:45-10:00 am

Business Issues: Moderated by Craig Derkay

  • Brief Coding update 2019: Larry Simon

  • PNP/PA/RN/LPN/MA: What mixture works best in a Pediatric Otolaryngology office? Jim Thomsen and Brian Reilly

  • Sick leave/Vacation time/Meeting times: Institutional and practice policies for clinicians: George Zalzal, Ron Eavey, Bruce Maddern

  • Promotion letters: What to say and how to say it. Jeff Simons

10:00- 10:20 am

10:20 am - noon

Break with exhibitors

Pediatric Otolaryngology Journal Club (Presentations of one or two key articles from the past year in each field with critique)

  • What’s new in Otitis Media: Dan Wohl

  • What’s new in OSA/Recurrent tonsillitis: Evelyn Kluka

  • What’s new in Head and Neck/Pediatric Airway Jim Thomsen

  • What’s new in Pediatric Otology: Karen Hotchkiss

12noon-100pm

1pm-1:30

1:30-2:00pm

Lunch with Exhibitors

What to do about enlarged inferior turbinates Cristina Baldassari

Point/Counterpoint: Tympanoplasty techniques for small perforations/retained tubes: endoscopic vs oto-microscope John Carter/Lindhe Guarisco

2:00-2:50

2:50-3:15pm

Sunday

January 18

7:30am-8:00am

3:00 - 7:00pm

7pm

8:00 - 9.30am

Point/Counterpoint: Osteo-integrated hearing ampllification vs. transcutaneous in children with maximal
conductive hearing loss (aural atresia, etc) Ken Kazahaya /Brian Reilly

New Pediatric GERD treatment guidelines: John McClay

Free Time

Course Dinner

Breakfast with AV Setup

Difficult /interesting cases

  • Airway: Scott Rickert

  • Head and neck: Tony Sheyn (skull base)

  • Otology: Anita Jeykumar

  • Rhinology: Hassan Ramadan

  • Craniofacial: Mark Armeni Pediatric Osteoblastoma involving the Frontal Sinus

  • Foreign body: Stuart Morgantstern

10:00 - 10:30am

11:00 - 11:30am

10.30-11:00am

Dealing with OMFS/Dental referrals regarding OSA treatment for dento-facial issues (crowding, over-jet)David Darrow, MD, DDS

Electronic nicotine and Cannabis delivery systems (e-cigarettes) : What pediatric otolaryngologists need to know Craig Derkay and Melvin Schloss

Optimizing trach care in children: New tubes; reporting of and prevention of wound breakdowns: Steve Sobol/Emily Boss

11:30 - 12 noon

12 noon

Policies and ethics regarding simultaneous/concurrent surgeries in Pediatric Otolaryngology Bill Collins

Adjourn

Point/Counterpoint: Tympanoplasty techniques for small perforations/retained tubes: endoscopic vs oto-microscope John Carter/Lindhe Guarisco