This course is designed to inform primary care physicians and general otolaryngologists about the differences between acute and chronic rhinosinusitis and how to distinguish and treat them. It is also applicable to individuals who wish to broaden their knowledge and vernacular about this disease process, especially those who may suffer from this condition.
The course has been divided into four modules, each of which is followed by multiple choice questions to help attendees further understand this condition:
Week 1 - CME Information, Accreditation and Introduction
Week 2 - Module 1: Normal Sinus Anatomy and Function (15 min. + quiz)
Week 3 - Module 2: Acute Rhinosinusitis: Diagnosis and Treatment (17 min. + quiz)
Week 4 - Module 3: Chronic Rhinoinusitis: Diagnosis and Treatment (18 min. + quiz)
Week 5 - Module 4: The Role of Surgery for Sinusitis and Activity Evaluation (36 min. + 2 quizzes)
The primary objective of this course is to provide physicians with a thorough understanding of how to better diagnose and treat patients who suffer from acute and chronic rhinosinusitis.