A collaboration among pediatric otolaryngology, pulmonary, gastroenterology and speech/swallowing specialties
This course is intended for pediatric otolaryngologists, gastroenterologists, pulmonologists, anesthesiologists, speech and occupational therapists, advanced practice providers, program nurses and nutritionists who provide care for children with complex breathing and feeding issues. In addition, those interested in multidisciplinary care delivery for populations with complex medical needs, include administrators, will find this conference beneficial. Residents, fellows, students interested in these topics are encouraged to attend.
After participating in this CME activity, participants should be able to:
-Analyze and implement current care standards and management options for children with complex aerodigestive diseases such as tracheoesophageal fistula/esophageal atresia.
-Evaluate the relevance of gastroesophageal diseases on airway disease states and surgical outcomes.
-Identify diagnostic and therapeutic options for swallowing disorders and chronic aspiration in children, including the evolving surgical and medical management.
-Evaluate treatment options for long-term complications following laryngotracheal reconstructive procedures.
-Analyze and implement standardization efforts for children with complex medical and surgical needs.