Forging Pathways for Better Outcomes: Engaging Community For Coordinated Care in Children With Cleft Lip and Palate

April 25, 2022

By attending this conference, you will be provided information on how to evaluate a newborn with cleft lip and/or palate in a hospital setting regarding airway, feeding, and discharge criteria for your most complex cases. We will also share our recommendations on follow-up protocols or the need to transfer your patient to a Children’s Hospital. 

Our presenters will also provide an in-depth overview of the guidelines set forth by the American Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Association (ACPA) Parameters of Care, identifying efficiencies in clinical care and how to access resources for patients/families.

Target Audience

The target audience for this course are both Internal faculty members and community physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Registered Nurses, Psychologists, Social Workers, Speech Therapists, Occupational Therapists and members of the Orthodontic and Dental Communities.

Learning Objectives

  1. Explain criteria used in determining when to transfer or discharge to outpatient care, a newborn with cleft lip & palate
  2. Describe milestones in pediatric care of patients with cleft lip and palate
  3. Identify mental health issues facing patients with facial differences
  4. Employ new knowledge regarding speech evaluation and therapy needs of patients with cleft lip and palate

Learner Outcome

After attending this event, participants will report increased knowledge related to providing comprehensive care to children with craniofacial conditions and availability of resources to make evidence-based treatment decisions.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 3.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.30 ASHA
  • 3.25 Attendance
  • 3.25 NCPD
Course opens: 
02/14/2022
Course expires: 
05/18/2022
Event starts: 
04/25/2022 - 1:00pm MDT
Event ends: 
04/25/2022 - 4:30pm MDT
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
0
1:00Welcome & Introductions
 Presenter: Greg Allen, MD
  
1:05Newborn Evaluation – When to transfer and when to discharge with outpatient follow-up
 Presenters: Dr. Melissa Sholes & Debra Paul, OTR/L
  
1:50Primary Care Tips for the Patient with Cleft Lip and Palate
 Presenter: Dr. Maureen Cunningham
  
2:35Supporting the mental health of youth with cleft and their families
 Presenter: Gabriela Echavarria-Moats, Ph.D.
  
3:20Basics of Speech and Language Pathology for the School and Community Provider
 Presenter: Bridget Harrington, M.A. CCC-SLP
  
4:05Closing and Evaluation

 

Faculty and Planning Committee Disclosures

In compliance with the requirements of ASHA’s Continuing Education Board concerning transparency in course planning, delivery, and marketing, below is information on presenters’ financial and non-financial interests relevant to the content of their presentations.

 

Planning Committee Members

Session and Topic

Disclosure Information

Gregory Allen, MD

 

NO relevant financial disclosures to report

Maureen Andrews, CNS

 

NO relevant financial disclosures to report

Karen Frankel, Ph.D., IMH IMH-E® (IV-C)

 

NO relevant financial disclosures to report

Jamie Idelberg, BS, RDH

 

NO relevant financial disclosures to report

Jennifer Maybee, OTR, M.A., CCC-SLP

 

NO relevant financial disclosures to report

Laurel More, MS, RN, NPD-BC, CPN

 

NO relevant financial disclosures to report

Matthew Stern, MS

 

NO relevant financial disclosures to report

 

 

 

Presenting Faculty

 

 

Gregory Allen, MD

Session #1 - Welcome & Introductions

NO relevant financial disclosures to report

Melissa Scholes, MD

Session #2 - Newborn Evaluation – When to transfer and when to discharge with outpatient follow-up

NO relevant financial disclosures to report

Debra Paul, OTR

Session #2 - Newborn Evaluation – When to transfer and when to discharge with outpatient follow-up

NO relevant financial disclosures to report

Maureen Cunningham, MD

Session #3 - Primary Care Tips for the Patient with Cleft Lip and Palate

NO relevant financial disclosures to report

Gabriela Echavarria-Moats, Ph.D.

Session #4 - Supporting the mental health of youth with cleft and their families

 

NO relevant financial disclosures to report

Bridget Harrington, M.A. CCC-SLP

Session #5 - Basics of Speech and Language Pathology for the School and Community Provider

 

NO relevant financial disclosures to report

Maureen Andrews, CNS

 

NO relevant financial disclosures to report

Karen Frankel, Ph.D., IMH IMH-E® (IV-C)

 

NO relevant financial disclosures to report

Faculty & Planning Committee Members

Greg Allen MD, FACS, FAAP
Associate Professor, Depts of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery and Pediatrics
University of Colorado School of Medicine 
Medical Co-Director, Cleft Lip and Palate Program
Children’s Hospital Colorado

Maureen Andrews APRN, MSN, CPN
Clinical Nurse Specialist Cleft and Craniofacial Program
Clinical Coordinator Cleft and Craniofacial Program
Children’s Hospital Colorado

Dr. Maureen Cunningham
Department of Pediatrics
Children’s Hospital Colorado

Gabriela Echavarria-Moats, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Colorado School of Medicine/Children's Hospital of Colorado

Karen Frankel, Ph.D., IMH IMH-E® (IV-C)
Professor | Departments of Psychiatry and Pediatrics

Bridget Harrington, M.A. CCC-SLP
Speech-Language Pathologist
Children’s Hospital Colorado

Jamie Idelberg, BS, RDH
Outreach Coordinator
Cleft & Craniofacial Program
Children’s Hospital Colorado

Jenny Maybee, OTR, M.A., CCC-SLP
Speech-Language Pathologist
Children’s Hospital Colorado

Laurel More, MS, RN, NPD-BC, CPN
Clinical Education Specialist, Ambulatory Nursing

Debra Paul, OTR/L
Program Coordinator | Quality and Patient Safety/Clinical Effectiveness | Division of Occupational and Physical Therapy  
NIDCAP Professional (Newborn Individualized Developmental Care and Assessment Program) 
FINE (Family Infant Neurodevelopmental Education)-US Trainer

Dr. Melissa Scholes
Department of Otolaryngology
Children’s Hospital Colorado

Matthew Stern, MS
Manager, Continuing Medical Education
Children's Hospital Colorado

 

Medical (CME):
Children’s Hospital Colorado is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Children’s Hospital Colorado designates this Other (internet live activity) for a maximum of 3.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing Continuing Professional Development (NCPD):
Children’s Hospital Colorado is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by Colorado Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This educational offering for 3.25 nursing contact hours is provided by Children’s Hospital Colorado.
Claim only those hours you attend. For nurses, attendance, sign-in, and submission of an evaluation after session are required for successful completion and receipt of certificate of attendance.

ASHA:
This program is offered for 0.3 ASHA CEU's (Intermediate level; Professional area). Attendees are expected to be present for the entire program. Individuals who are not present for the full program will not receive ASHA CEUs. No partial credit will be provided.

Attendance:
A certificate of attendance will be provided upon completion of this course.

Available Credit

  • 3.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.30 ASHA
  • 3.25 Attendance
  • 3.25 NCPD

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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