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Patrick E. Brookhouser, MD Memorial Lecture

Boys Town National Research Hospital and Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education

Saturday, April 5, 2014 from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM (CDT)

Patrick E. Brookhouser, MD Memorial Lecture

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Physician, Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant Ended $70.00 $0.00
Speech-Language Pathologist, Audiologist Ended $70.00 $0.00
Nurse Ended $40.00 $0.00
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Patrick E. Brookhouser, M.D. Memorial Lecture

PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES

Objectives

Deafness & Hereditary Hearing Loss: The Genetic Link
• Estimate the prevalence of hearing loss and outline the
clinical features
• Discuss how a proportion of those with congenital hearing loss
have underlying genetic etiologies
• Examine the role genetic testing plays in diagnosis and
genetic counseling
• Describe novel insights genetic testing has provided with respect
to hereditary deafness

Usher Syndrome: A Disease of Hair Cells and Photoreceptors
• Recognize the importance of early referral for evaluation of
possible hearing loss
• Describe the etiology and types of Usher Syndrome
• Discuss clinical testing in the diagnosis of Usher Syndrome and
recommendations for management and treatment

Genetic Counseling for Parents of Children Who Are Deaf or
Hard of Hearing
• Discuss the significance of genetic counseling to assist parents
in making informed decisions regarding medical management
and appropriate educational interventions for their children
• Recognize the importance of the genetic counselor’s role when
collaborating with physicians, patients and families
• Describe the multidisciplinary efforts in conducting a genetic
evaluation

Electric Acoustic Stimulation Update and Patient Presentation
• Discuss indications and clinical guidelines for cochlear
implantation
• Describe recent technological advances in the field of
cochlear implants
 

SCHEDULE

8:00 a.m.     Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30 a.m.     Welcome and Program Overview
                   Rodney P. Lusk, M.D.

8:45 a.m.     Deafness and Hereditary Hearing Loss: The Genetic Link
                    Richard J. H. Smith, M.D.

9:45 a.m.     Q&A

10:00 a.m.   Break

10:15 a.m.   Usher Syndrome: A Disease of Hair Cells and Photoreceptors
                   Dominic E. Cosgrove, Ph.D.

10:45 a.m.  Genetic Counseling for Parents of Children Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
                  Kristal Platt, M.S.

11:05 a.m.  Electric Acoustic Stimulation Update and Patient Presentation
                  Rodney P. Lusk, M.D.

11:30 a.m.  Q&A

11:45 a.m.  Closing Remarks
                  Rodney P. Lusk, M.D.

12:00 p.m.  Adjournment

Faculty Activity Director and Moderator
Rodney P. Lusk, M.D.
Director, Boys Town Ear, Nose and Throat Institute
No relevant financial or non-financial relationships exist.

Faculty
Richard J. H. Smith, M.D.
Director, Iowa Institute of Human Genetics (IIHG)
Director, Molecular Otolaryngology and Renal Research
Laboratories (MORL)
University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
Dr. Smith receives research grant funding through the National Institutes of Health - NIDCD. No relevant non-financial relationships exist.

Dominic E. Cosgrove, Ph.D.
Director of Basic Research, Center for the Study and
Treatment of Usher Syndrome
Director, Gene Expression Laboratory,
Boys Town National Research Hospital
Dr. Cosgrove receives research funding through the National Institutes of Health, Sanofi and Foundation for Fighting Blindness. No relevant non-financial relationships exist.

Kristal Platt, M.S.
Certified Genetic Counselor, Vision Program
Boys Town National Research Hospital
No relevant financial or non-financial relationships exist.


Education Credit

 

This activity has been planned and implemented by Creighton University Health
Sciences Continuing Education and Boys Town National Research Hospital for the
advancement of patient care. Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing
Education is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the
Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council
for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing education for the
healthcare team.

Category 1 Credit:
Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education designates this live
activity for a maximum of 3.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s).TM Physicians should
claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AAFP Credit:
Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family
Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.

Nurses Credit:
Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education designates this activity
for 3.25 contact hours for nurses. Nurses should claim only credit commensurate
with the extent of their participation in this activity.

Audiology Credit:
Boys Town National Research Hospital is approved by the American Academy of Audiology to offer Academy CEUs for this activity. The program is worth a maximum of .25 CEUs. Academy approval of this continuing education activity does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products, or clinical procedures. Any views that are presented are those of the presenter/CE Provider and not necessarily of the American Academy of Audiology.

Speech-Language Pathologists Credit: This course is offered for 0.3 ASHA CEU's (Intermediate level, Professional area.)
 
 
DISCLOSURE POLICY: It is the policy of Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing
Education to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all its
educational activities. All faculty participating in this activity are expected to disclose to the
audience any significant financial interest or other relationship he/she has with the
manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) discussed in educational presentation.
 
 

When & Where


Boys Town National Research Hospital
555 North 30th Street
Omaha, NE 68131

Saturday, April 5, 2014 from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM (CDT)


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