2017 NFO Conference Registration

The Network of Florida Otolaryngologists Annual Fall Meeting

November 10 – 12 | The Ritz Carlton. Orlando

  • Active FSO Physicians attend the conference for Free
  • If a physician is attending the meeting – all staff may attend at no cost

Network of Florida Otolaryngologists 2017 Annual Fall Meeting

Friday, Nov. 10, 2017

 

ADVANCED PRACTICE PROVIDER TRACK—Endoscopy Workshop at The Nicholson Center

Moderator: Vanessa McDowell PA-C, Brigitte Narvarte, PA-C

 

9:00 a.m.-9:15 a.m.        Introduction & Welcome– Nathan E. Nachlas, MD

9:15 a.m.-9:30 a.m.        Introduction to Workshops/Hands on Simulation

                                       Jose Mercado, MMS, PA-C

9:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m.       Basic Scopes Workshop (for Physician Assistant students)        

                                        –Moderator – Vanessa McDowell, MMS, PA-C

9:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m.       Advanced Scopes Workshop (for practicing PA’s and NP’s)        

                                        –Moderator – Brigitte Narvarte, MMS, PA-C

 

12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.       LUNCH for all registered guests.  Milan Room Ritz Carlton  

 

ADVANCED PRACTICE PROVIDER TRACK at The Ritz Carlton

Moderator: Vanessa McDowell PA-C, Brigitte Narvarte, PA-C

1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. SPEED INTERVIEWS FOR PROSPECTIVE PHYSICIANS ASSOCIATES

2:00 p.m.-2:05 p.m.        Introduction & Welcome– Nathan E. Nachlas, MD

2:05 p.m.-2:20 p.m.        The Full Head & Neck Examination

                                       Jeffrey Fichera, MMS, PA-C

2:20 p.m.-2:35 p.m.       Paranasal Sinus CT Interpretation        

                                       –Brigitte Narvarte, MMS, PA-C

2:35 p.m.-2:50 p.m.       Otology: Common Ear Conditions –Jose Mercado, MMS, PA-C

2:50 p.m.-3:15 p.m.       BREAK WITH EXHIBITORS  

3:15 p.m.-3:30 p.m.       Rhinology: My Approach to the Sinus Patient

                                      –Lee Mandel, MD, FACS

3:30 p.m.-3:45 p.m.       Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery & Rhinology: The Total Nose

                                      -Vanessa McDowell, MMS, PA-C

3:45 p.m.-4:00 p.m.       Laryngology: Evaluation of the Patient with Cough

                                      –Daniel Vincent, MD, FACS

4:00 p.m.-4:15 p.m. Otolaryngic Allergy: ENT Allergy Primer

                                 –Camysha Wright, MD

4:15 p.m.-4:30 p.m.  Sleep Medicine: Snoring & OSA

                                  –Ari Wirtschafter, MD

4:30 p.m.-4:45 p.m.    Head & Neck: Evaluation of the Patient with a Neck Mass

                                    –Michael Aronsohn, MD

4:45 p.m.- 5:00 p.m.    Clinical Trials, Office Based Surgeries & More

                                     –Brigitte Narvarte, MMS, PA-C & Vanessa MCDowell, MMS, PA-C

5:00 p.m.- 5:15 p.m.      Question & Answers Session

                                       –All Speakers

                                                                                                                                                                      

Friday, Nov. 10, 2017

 

ADMINISTRATOR  TRACK

Introduction: Nathan E. Nachlas, MD

2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.           The Ritz Carlton Leadership Training

Transition your practice into the Ritz Carlton equivalent of the medical office.  An incredible opportunity to improve customer satisfaction!

                                            -John Cashion, CAM

4:00 p.m.- 4:15 p.m.            How we Integrated the Ritz Carlton Leadership Training in our Practice

                                            –Tania Diaz, Practice Manager for Nathan Nachlas, MD

4:15 p.m.- 4:30 p.m.             Question & Answers Session

                                             –All Speakers

 

7:30 pm                             NFO SPEAKER DINNERBleu Room- Ritz Carlton

 

Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017

SATURDAY MORNING RETREAT

Moderator: Nathan Nachlas, MD

7:30 a.m.-8:00 a.m.      Breakfast with Exhibitors

8:00 a.m.-8:15 a.m.      Welcome & NFO Update– Nathan Nachlas, MD

 

DIGITAL MARKETING

8:15 a.m.-8:30 a.m.      How To Get New Patients Through Search Engine Marketing (PPC)

                                      -Vince Gelormine

8:30 a.m.-8:45 a.m.      Is your SEO working? If not, why?  – John Berry

8:45 a.m.-9:00 a.m.      How to use your website to attract new patients  – Sean Tibor

9:00 a.m.-9:20 a.m.      Growing your practice through Social Media – Chris Muccio

9:20 a.m.-9:40 a.m.      Panel Discussion – ALL SPEAKERS

9:40 a.m.-10:00 a.m.      BREAK WITH EXHIBITORS

 

MIPS & ADVANCED PAYMENT MODELS-CURRENT UPDATE

10:00 a.m.-10:15 a.m.    2018 MIPS– John Lanza, MD

10:15 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Penetration of Advanced Payment Models in Otolaryngology

                                     –Katherine Becker, JD

10:30 a.m.-10:45 a.m. Negotiating with Third Party Payers in the Era of MIPS & APM– Doug Wolfe, JD

10:45a.m.-11:00 a.m.   Panel Discussion: Question & Answer Session

11:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.   NFO Otolaryngologists of the Year

1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.       Lunch For All Meeting Attendees– DaVinci Lawn & Terrace-Ritz Carlton

 

RESIDENT TRANSITION TRACK

Moderator: Miguel Rivera, MD

2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.      After Residence, What Practice Setting Is Best For me?

We will describe the different paths available for Otolaryngologists. The salary structures and               

the pros and cons of each option will be discussed.

4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. SPEED INTERVIEWS FOR RESIDENTS

Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017

7:00 a.m.- 8:00a.m       NFO Board of Directors Breakfast Meeting, Ritz-Carlton