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Development of Centers of Excellence Using Head and Neck Cancer as a Model in Lecture Series: CE Credits Available

Development of Centers of Excellence Using Head and Neck Cancer as a Model

Inaugural Dan Lydiatt Honorary Lecture Series     

Primary care physicians, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, general surgeons, oral surgeons, ENT's, dentists, nurses, and other ancillary professionals are invited to take part in a program to learn about the Centers of Excellence and how it can be implemented in Nebraska.

The event held at the Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium will include a lunch and day pass to the zoo and is free to Methodist employees who provide their employee ID number at registration.

March 23, 2018, Noon to 4:10 p.m.

Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium® Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom Pavilion Auditorium, 3701 South 10th Street, Omaha, NE 68107
Day Zoo Pass included with registration. Lunch is provided.
Value: $160.00, Cost: $0 for general registrants.  

Methodist Health System employees who provide their employee ID number on the registration form may take this course at no cost. NMC students can attend at no cost (they do not receive CE).     

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Program Objectives:
  • Gain understanding of concepts of Centers of Excellence
  • Discuss Ontario experience in establishing Centers of Excellence and how it can be implemented in Nebraska
  • Describe the importance of quality measures in practice 

About the Keynote Speaker: 

Dr. Jonathan Irish, MD, MSc, FRCSC, FACS, whose clinical interest is in head and neck oncology and surgical reconstruction of the head and neck region, received his medical degree from University of Toronto, completed his Masters of Science in Molecular Biology at the Institute of Medical Science at the University of Toronto and has completed the American Head and Neck Society fellowship. Dr. Irish is currently Chief of the Department of Surgical Oncology at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre /University Health Network in Toronto, and currently serves as President for the American Head & Neck Society.                

Continuing Education:

Contact hours are awarded for nurses, physicians, ASRT and Dosimetry (pending). Click here for more information.

Nursing: 4.0 contact hours awarded. MW MSD Provider Approval #: NE1019-9.

Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Physicians: The Nebraska Methodist Hospital is accredited by the Nebraska Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

The Nebraska Methodist Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of  4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Questions? Contact Tara Miller Donohue at tara.millerdonohue@methodistcollege.edu