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Written and peer reviewed by some of the most important figures in otolaryngology, COOL℠ cases are interactive patient scenarios that make use of the latest e-learning technology to prepare the learner for a variety of common otolaryngologic situations. COOL is an engaging learning experience for PCPs, NPs, PAs, medical students, and any health professional who encounters otolaryngologic symptoms.

  • Learn to identify and evaluate a variety of otolaryngologic conditions
  • Examine visual and audio test results to select the best treatment options
  • Available anytime, and free of charge

COOL is accredited by the American Academy of Physician Assistants to provide AAPA Category 1 CME credits. Physician Assistants can claim credits through the link at the end of each case.

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A special note about AAPA Accreditation: Please use the expiration date on the first page of the course to determine eligibility for AAPA credit. The accreditation dates on the AAPA page within the course may not have been updated. These pages are in the process of being corrected. We apologize for any confusion.

Adult with Otitis Media due to MRSA
Ear Canal Obstruction
Dizziness in the Elderly
Otoscopy Cholesteatoma Part I
Otoscopy Cholesteatoma Part II
Sensorineural Hearing Loss

Mouth, Neck and Throat
An Approach to the Pediatric Patient with a Neck Mass
Chronic Cough
HPV and Head and Neck Cancer
Indications for Tonsillectomy
Management of the Thyroid Nodule
Non-Melanoma Cutaneous Malignancies
Pediatric Aerodigestive Tract Foreign Bodies
Pediatric Neck Abscess due to MRSA
Pediatric Stridor
Salivary Disease
Upper Airway Obstruction - Obstructing Laryngeal Cancer

Nose and Sinus
Allergy Emergency
Chronic Rhinosinusitis
Facial Soft Tissue Trauma
General Exam of the Nose
Nasal Trauma
Orbital Complications of Rhinosinusitis in Children