A Continuum of Care for Craniofacial Disorders: The Integration of Medicine and Therapy

Thursday, March 8, 2018 | 7:30am-4:30pm
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Course Description

A conference for primary-care providers, nurses, speech and language pathologists as well as other interested health care professionals. This conference will offer a multidisciplinary approach to caring for children with craniofacial conditions. Presentations will focus on evaluation and management that lead to optimal outcomes for children.

Course Objectives

At the completion of the course, participants should be able to:

  • List prevalent craniofacial disorders
  • Summarize the team approach to care for children with craniofacial disorders
  • Recognize treatment strategies
  • Describe ways to recognize the child first and not the disorder

Accreditation

Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare is accredited by the Minnesota Medical Association to provide continuing medical education (CME) for physicians. Gillette takes responsibility for the content, quality and scientific integrity of this activity.

Gillette designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits . Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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This program is offered for 0.65 ASHA CEUs (Various levels, Professional area.)

This activity has been designed to meet the Minnesota Board of Nursing continuing education requirements for 8.4 contact hours. Nurses and other health-care professionals are responsible for determining whether this activity meets the requirements for acceptable continuing education.

This activity is worth a maximum of 6.5 clock hours. It is the responsibility of each individual to determine if this activity meets their professional requirements for continuing education credit.

Keynote Speaker

Rick Guidotti

Positive Exposure

Agenda

7:30 – 7:50 a.m.                        Registration and Continental Breakfast

7:50 – 8:00 a.m.                        Welcome and Introductions      

8:00 – 8:45 a.m.                       Craniofacial Disorders Overview, Robert Wood, MD

8:45 – 9:30 a.m.                       The Role of Presurgical Orthopedics and Orthodontic Appliances in Improving Care of Children with Cleft Lip and/or Palate, Cheryl Anderson-Cermin, DDS

9:30 – 10:00 a.m.                      The Otolaryngologist’s Role, Micah Berman, MD

10:00 – 10:30 a.m.                    Networking Break

10:30 – 11:00 a.m.                    Audiologic Care for Children with Cleft Palate, Analise Ludwig, AuD, CCC-A

11:00 – 11:45 a.m.                    Feeding a Child with a Cleft Lip/Palate, Katie Bucka, APRN, CNP, Christina Kruse, MS, CCC-SLP, CBIS and Martha McGrory, APRN, CNP

11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.             Lunch 

12:45 – 1:45 p.m.                     Speech Evaluation and Treatment for Children with Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Anomalies, Graham Schenck, PhD, CCC-SLP

1:45 – 2:15 p.m.                       Congenital Muscular Torticollis Assessment and Management, Robin McDonald, PT, PCS

2:15 – 2:45 p.m.                       Networking Break

2:45 – 3:30 p.m.                        Bullying for Youth with Special Healthcare Needs, Erin Tentis- Berglund, PhD, LP

3:30 – 4:30 p.m.                       Positive Exposure: Seeing Beyond Diagnosis, Rick Guidotti

4:30 p.m.                                 Conference Wrap-Up

Registration Information and Accommodations

The conference registration fee is $200 for physicians, $125 for other medical professionals. The fee includes continental breakfast, lunch, refreshments, conference materials and continuing medical education credit. Mail-in registration instructions are also available.

For course content and registration information, email cme@gillettechildrens.com.

Refund Policy

Attendees can receive refunds up to seven days before the event start date. Please email cme@gillettechildrens.com.

Accommodations

Hampton Inn & Suites Downtown St. Paul
200 West 7th St.
St. Paul, MN 55102
651-224-7400

Holiday Inn St. Paul Downtown
175 West 7th St. St. Paul, MN 55102
651-225-1515

Faculty and Planning Committee

Faculty

Cheryl Anderson-Cermin, DDS
Orthodontist
Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare

Micah Berman, MD
Pediatric Otolaryngologist
Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare

Katie Bucka, APRN, CNP
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare

Rick Guidotti
Photographer
Positive Exposure

Christina Kruse, MS, CCC-SLP, CBIS
Speech Language Pathologist
Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare

Analise Ludwig, AuD, CCC-A, FAAA
Audiologist
Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare

Robin McDonald, PT, PCS
Physical Therapist
Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare

Martha McGrory, APRN, CNP
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare

Graham Schenck, PhD, CCC-SLP
Craniofacial Speech Language Pathologist
Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare

Erin Tentis- Berglund, PhD, LP
Psychologist
Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare

Robert Wood, MD, FACS, FAAP
Pediatric Craniofacial and Plastic Surgeon
Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare

 

Planning Committee

Katie Bucka, APRN, CNP
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare

Emily Cooper, RN
Sr. Strategic Planning & Business Development Consultant
Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare
St. Paul, MN

Martha McGrory, APRN, CNP
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare

Graham Schenck, PHD, CCC-SLP
Craniofacial Speech Language Pathologist
Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare

Robert Wood, MD, FACS, FAAP
Pediatric Craniofacial and Plastic Surgeon
Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare