13194, Webcast: "Otitis Media" (May 31, 2013)

Otitis media is inflammation located in the middle ear. The middle ear is the space behind the eardrum. Otitis media can occur as a result of a cold, sore throat, or respiratory infection. It is the most common reason for an ill child to see a physician in the United States.  It is also the most common reason for hearloss in a child.  Otitis media is responible for $6 billion in annual healthcare costs in the US.

This educational activity is designed to provide the latest information about common problems encountered in pediatric practice and will benefit all health care providers who work with children including pediatricians, family practice physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants.

The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 0.50 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.


Course details

Target audience

  • Pediatricians
  • Pediatric Internists
  • Family Medicine Physicians

Learning objectives

  • Review risk factors for Otitis Media
  • Discuss clinical guidelines related to Otitis Media
  • Review complications of Otitis Media

Faculty & credentials

Planning Committee:
Activity Director, Kevin Walter, MD
Tammy Langhoff, APNP


Michael E. McCormick, MD, is an assistant professor of otolaryngology and communication sciences (pediatric otolaryngology) at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW).

All persons in control of content have NO relevant financial relationships to disclose

Required hardware / software

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Internet access and browser
ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
Barriers to change: 
Improper diagnosis process.

CME Coordinator Contact Information

Jacob Hill
Phone Number:: 
+1 (414) 266-8617
This activity closed on June 1st, 2015 and is no longer available for enrollments.