Rhinologic Surgical Training

Eng Ooi, Ian Witterick

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    The field of rhinology is an exciting area with new surgical techniques constantly introduced. The way surgical skills are taught is changing with use of surgical simulators. Training programs are evolving to a competency-based model, and rhinology-specific tools need to be developed to assess the endoscopic sinus surgery skills of trainees. There is a need for accreditation of rhinology fellowships to ensure fellows receive advanced training. This article reviews these issues, including new and alternative methods for rhinologic surgical training.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)673-689
    Number of pages17
    JournalOtolaryngologic Clinics of North America
    Issue number3
    Publication statusPublished - Jun 2010


    • Endoscopic sinus surgery simulators
    • Endoscopic sinus surgery training
    • Rhinology fellowship
    • Surgical education
    • Surgical skills


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