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 – 15:45Coffee Break

15:45 – 17:00   Unilateral Complete Cleft Lip

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




*Social Event

 

 

April 26th

SPEECH AND LANGAGE PATHOLOGY SYLLABUS

LOCATION:      LECTURE ROOM 1


8:30 – 10:15     Part I: Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Anomalies

  • Normal Anatomy of the Oral Cavity and Velopharyngeal Mechanism
  • Types of Clefts of the Lip and Palate and How they Relate to Embryological Development
  • Dental and Occlusal Anomalies and their Effects on Speech.
  • Otological and Hearing Problems Associated with Cleft Palate

10:15 – 10:30  Coffee Break

10:30 – 12:30   Part II: Resonance Disorders and Velopharyngeal Dysfunction

  • Normal Resonance and Resonance Disorders
  • Normal Velopharyngeal Function and Types of Velopharyngeal Dysfunction (VPD)
  • Effects of Velopharyngeal Insufficiency/Incompetence (VPI) on Speech and Resonance
  • Velopharyngeal Mislearning

12:30 – 13:30  Lunch and Networking

13:30 – 15:15    Part III: Evaluation and Treatment of Resonance Disorders and Velopharyngeal
                           Dysfunction
 

  • Perceptual Evaluation of Speech, Resonance and Velopharyngeal Function
  • Intra-oral Examination
  • Instrumental Procedures (Nasometry, Videofluoroscopy, Nasopharyngoscopy)
  • Surgical Procedures
  • Prosthetic Devices

15:15 – 15:30 Coffee Break

15:30 – 16:30   Part III: Continued

  • Speech Therapy Techniques
  • Referrals

16:30 – 17:00   Questions/Cases

17:00 – 17:30   Part IV: Feeding

  • Feeding in CL and CP
  • Feeding Bottle Demonstrations & Options for Resource-Deprived Settings
  • Various Cleft Related Syndromes & Feedings



*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