International Temporal Bone Course

INTENDED AUDIENCE
This course is intended for otolaryngologists and residents/fellows in training with an interest in the fundamentals of successful otologic surgery via the study of temporal bone anatomy, diseases management of the ear, and applied surgical techniques.

COURSE OVERVIEW
After participating in this CME activity, participants should be able to:

1. Describe and discuss

  • basic and applied anatomy of the temporal bone
    evidence-based approaches to otologic evaluation and diagnosis
    basic use of the endoscope
    approaches to surgical management of ear disease

2. How to practice new evidence-based surgical techniques in the dissection laboratory

TOPICS TO BE PRESENTED

  • Anatomy of the temporal bone
  • Surgery for chronic ear disease
  • Cochlear implants
  • Management of sudden sensorineural hearing loss
  • Guide to radiology techniques in diagnosing otology disease
  • Ossicular reconstruction
  • Stapedectomy
  • Management of acoustic tumors
  • Surgery for vertigo
  • Endoscopic ear surgery

PROCEDURES TO BE DEMONSTRATED/PERFORMED

  • Canal wall up mastoidectomy
  • Canal wall down mastoidectomy
  • Facial recess and extended facial recess
  • Endolymphatic sac decompression
  • Facial nerve identification
  • Labrinthectomy
  • Middle cranial fossa approach and application
  • Cochlear implantation
  • BAHA/SOPHONO implant techniques

COURSE LOCATION
The course will be held at the John Niparko Temporal Bone Lab on the USC Medical Center campus in Los Angeles, California.

The John Niparko Temporal Bone Lab
(CSC 135M)
2250 Alcazar Street
Los Angeles, CA 90033

Dissection labs will take place in the Temporal Bone Laboratory on the first floor of the Center.

LODGING
A block of rooms has been reserved for February 15-17, 2019 at the Super 8 Wyndham Hotel Los Angeles. This special room rate will be available until September 26th or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first. Please use group code Super 8 USC when making your reservations via phone or online to receive your discount.

1 King bed ($90.00)
2 Queen beds ($100/2 persons)

Ground transportation will be provided to and from the hotel to the course.

RESERVE YOUR ROOM
Super 8 Wyndham Hotel
5350 So. Huntington Dr.
Los Angeles, CA 90032
Website reservation

Omni Los Angeles Hotel at California Plaza
251 South Olive Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012
+1 323-225-2310
Website reservation

COURSE INSCRIPTION
Residents/Fellows: $375.00
Physicians in practice: $475.00
Register via Global ENT Outreach


DATE AND TIME
Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday Feb. 16, 2019, 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019, 7:00 AM- 12:00 PM


LOCATION
USC Medical Center
Temporal Bone Lab
(CSC 135M)
2250 Alcazar Street
Los Angeles, CA 90033
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