Online Learning & CME

Test your otolaryngology knowledge with JAMA Network Clinical Challenges

Timothy M. Smith , Contributing News Writer

Otolaryngologists have a new, stress-free way to earn CME credits online.

JN Learning™, the CME arm of the JAMA Network™, enables users to browse the JAMA Network catalogue of over 5,000 online resources by any medical topic. A filter then lets users locate more than 1,700 relevant online CME opportunities. 

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CME from the JAMA Network also enables you to earn AMA PRA Category 1 CME Credit™ from a source you trust. The AMA has added lessons for many of the most common specialty health topics.

The otolaryngology category helps learners correctly diagnose and treat unusual presentations of dysphagia, vestibular dysfunction, vasculitis and more. Its 10-lesson online series covers the following topics:

  1. Bilateral Linear Oral Ulcerations and Facial Swelling in a Young Woman.”

    1. A 32-year-old woman was referred by her dentist to an oral surgeon for evaluation of persistent bilateral cheek swelling and mouth pain. What is your diagnosis?
  2. A Mass in the Infratemporal Fossa.”

    1. A 51-year-old woman was referred for evaluation of headache, right-side jaw pain, paresthesia and trismus. What would you do next?
  3. A Perplexing Pediatric Parotid Mass.”

    1. A previously healthy 8-year-old boy presented to an outpatient clinic for further evaluation of a fluctuating right parotid mass that had been present for three years. What is your diagnosis?
  4. Cystic Neck Mass in a Middle-aged Woman.”

    1. A 44-year-old woman presented to the otolaryngology clinic with a six-month history of a right neck mass with compressive symptoms.What is your diagnosis?
  5. Rapidly Enlarging Neck Mass in a Patient With Testicular Cancer.”

    1. A 40-year-old man presented with a large left-neck mass in the setting of recently treated mixed nonseminomatous germ cell tumor of the right testicle with metastasis to the retroperitoneal and mediastinal lymph nodes. What would you do next?
  6. Hoarseness and Stridor Following Stem Cell Transplant.”

    1. A 59-year-old man presented with progressive hoarseness and dyspnea over a two-month period. What is your diagnosis?
  7. Soft Palate Ulcer—Benign or Malignant?

    1. A 71-year-old man with a history of rheumatoid arthritis and type 2 diabetes presented to the otolaryngology team with six weeks’ history of pain and ulcers in the pharynx. What is your diagnosis?
  8. A Not-So-Simple Thyroid Nodule.”

    1. A 50-year-old woman presented with a two-month history of a neck mass that was associated with hoarseness of voice and globus sensation. What is your diagnosis?
  9. Neck Mass in an Adolescent.”

    1. A 13-year-old male presented to the pediatric otolaryngology clinic with a two-year history of a right neck mass that had slowly increased in size. What is your diagnosis?
  10. Pulsatile Tinnitus in a Patient With a Skull Base Lesion.”

    1. An 80-year-old woman presented with a one-year history of right pulsatile tinnitus and aural fullness. Her symptoms were more prominent at night and in the quiet and improved when upright. What is your diagnosis?

The AMA Ed Hub™ is an online platform that brings together all the high-quality CME, maintenance of certification and educational content you need—in one place—with activities relevant to you, automated credit tracking and reporting for some states and specialty boards. 

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