Laryngomalacia and vocal cord paresis/paralysis are reviewed in the upper respiratory tract series. The course focuses on best practice management and outcomes.
Please note: This course is also offered in a series of recordings titled, "Upper Respiratory Tract Series: Decoding the Types of Airway Pathology in Pediatrics", course 1597, which is offered for 3 CEUs.
Course created on July 25, 2022
- As a result of this course, participants will be able to explain the symptoms, workup, and treatment options for laryngomalacia and vocal fold paresis/paralysis.
- As a result of this course, participants will be able to list the symptoms and workup of stridor.
- As a result of this course, participants will be able to describe the current controversies for management surrounding these conditions.
|5-20 Minutes||Symptoms and workup of for laryngomalacia and vocal fold paresis/paralysis|
|20-35 Minutes||Treatment options|
|35-55 Minutes||Current controversies for management|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary and Q&A|
MD, MS MMSc (Med Ed), FACS
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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