This course examines the associated etiologies of laryngeal clefts. The course presents guidelines for evaluation, treatment, and postoperative management of laryngeal clefts.
Course created on April 8, 2021
- After this course, participants will be able to list the signs and symptoms of laryngeal clefts.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain the workup of a patient suspected to have a laryngeal cleft.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe treatment plans and post-operative care for patients with laryngeal clefts.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain follow-up care for laryngeal cleft patients.
|5-15 Minutes||Associated etiologies, signs, and symptoms of laryngeal clefts|
|15-35 Minutes||Guidelines for evaluation of suspected laryngeal clefts|
|35-45 Minutes||Treatment options|
|45-55 Minutes||Immediate post-operative care and follow up management|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Dr. Eric Gantwerker is a practicing pediatric ENT surgeon with a specialization in airway reconstruction and caring for patients with tracheostomies. Dr. Gantwerker completed his residency at the University of Cincinnati and fellowship at Boston Children's Hospital (BCH) and continued on at BCH as a Clinical Instructor at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Gantwerker holds a Master of Medical Science in Medical Education from Harvard Medical School with expertise in educational technology, faculty development, motivational theory, and the cognitive psychology of learning. He worked as an Assistant professor at Children's Medical Center Dallas/UT Southwestern, serving on the Quality Committee, and co-led hospital-wide interdisciplinary team quality improvement collaborative for children with tracheostomies that ultimately led to the development of the Airway and Tracheostomy Center at Children's Dallas. He is a former Associate Professor of Otolaryngology and Medical Education at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine and is currently in academic practice in the New York area and also works for a startup tech company that creates video games for healthcare professionals.
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American Association for Respiratory Care
This non-traditional program has been approved for a maximum of 1 contact hour(s) Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) credit by the American Association for Respiratory Care, 9425 N. MacArthur Blvd. Suite 100 Irving TX 75063. Course # 185334000
Continued Respiratory Therapy is an approved provider for CE Broker, provider #50-30700. This course is offered for 1.0 hours. If you are a licensed respiratory therapist in Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi or South Carolina, CE Broker may be of interest to you. For Florida respiratory therapists, this course is registered in the Direct Delivery of Respiratory Care Services category.
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