April 25th: Introduction And Perioperative Cleft Care

SURGICAL SYLLABUS

LOCATION:      LECTURE ROOM


8:00 – 8:30       Registration And Breakfast

8:30 – 8:45       Welcome And Introductions

8:45 – 9:00       Keynote Address

9:00 – 9:30       Integrated Cleft Care: A Multidisciplinary Team Approach

9:30 – 10:00     Perioperative Pediatric Evaluation

10:00 – 10:30   Anesthetic Considerations in Cleft Surgery

10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break

11:00 – 11:120  Presurgical Dental Treatment: NasoAlveolar Molding (NAM) & other Techniques

11:20 – 11:45    Comprehensive Dental Care from Infancy to Adulthood

11:45 – 12:00   Feeding: Essential Strategies for the Cleft Team

11:45 – 12:15    Speech: Evaluation & Treatment Protocols in Cleft Care

12:15 – 12:30   Prenatal & Perioperative Nursing Care

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch & Networking

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LOCATION:      SIMULATION ROOM

13:30 – 15:30   Unilateral Incomplete Cleft Lip:

                Video Surgery followed by Simulation Lab: 1 instructor/5 surgeons

15:30 – 15:45  Coffee Break

15:45 – 17:00   Unilateral Complete Cleft Lip

                          Video Surgery Followed by Simulation Lab: 1 instructor/5 surgeons




*Social Event

 

 

April 26th

NURSING SYLLABUS

LOCATION:      LECTURE ROOM 2

9.00 – 9.15      Welcome & Introductions

9.15 – 9.30      What Cleft Lip & Palate?
                         Basic Embryology 

9.30 – 10.00   Care Pathway

  • Antenatal Diagnosis
  • Postnatal Diagnosis
  • Surgical Pathway

10.00 – 10.30   Role of the Cleft Nurse Specialist

  • Antenatal – 2 Years

10.30 – 11.00 Coffee break

11.00 – 11.15   Analysis of Normal Feeding

11.15 – 12:00   Feeding in Cleft lip & Palate

  • Bottle, Syringe, Spoon Feeding
  • Weaning
  • Hands on sessions

12.00 – 12.30   Preparing a Child for Cleft Surgery

  • Nutrition, Energy Requirements
  • Growth
  • Anaesthetics

12.30 – 13.30Lunch and Networking

13.30 – 14.00   Pre-, Peri- & Postoperative Nursing Care

  • Parent Preparation and Support
  • Optimising Patient Care
  • Wound Care
  • Promoting Optimum Healing

14:00 – 14:20   Intraoperative Nursing Considerations Surgery

14:20 – 15:00   Multi-Disciplinary Team Approach: The Role of the Nurse

  • Management of Complex Patients
  • The Role of the Pediatrician
  • Care Coordination

15.00 – 15.15  Coffee break

15.15 – 15.30    Parent Perspectives

15.30 – 16.00   Commissioning

  • Creating Your Own Care Standards – What Matters to You?
  • Setting up a Nursing Team
  • Auditing and Justifying the Nursing Role in Cleft Care

16.00 – 16.30   How Can You Improve Cleft Nursing Care in Your Region?

16.30 – 16.45    Opportunities Within Cleft Nursing

16.45 – 17.00    Summary & Close




*Social event

 

April 27th

SURGICAL SYLLABUS

LOCATION:      LECTURE ROOM 2
 

8:00 – 8:30      Velopharyngeal Insufficiency: Advances in Diagnostics & Treatment Modalities

8:30 – 9:00      Speech and Language Pathology in Cleft – What the Cleft Team Members Need to Know

9:00 – 9:30      Management of Cleft Complications

9:30 – 10:00    Postoperative Nursing, Pain Management & Nutrition

10:00 – 10:30  Psychosocial Support

10.30 – 11.00 Coffee Break

11:00 – 12:30   Cleft Lip Rhinoplasty: Video Surgery & Discussion

12.30 – 13.30  Lunch and Networking

13:30 – 14:00   Cleft Surgical Missions and Logistics

14:00 – 14:30   Emergency Preparedness for Cleft Missions & Teams

14:30 – 15:00   Ethical Issues In Cleft Surgery & Cleft Care

15.00 – 15.30  Coffee Break

15:30 – 16:00   Setting Up the Cleft Team: Road Map, Challenges & Solutions

16:00 – 16:30   Cleft NGO’s Panel Discussion

16:30 – 17:00   Final Remarks and Conference Wrap up




*Gala Dinner