Cleft and Velopharyngeal Dysfunction Interactive Conference

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CLEFT AND VELOPHARYNGEAL DYSFUNCTION INTERACTIVE CONFERENCE

November 18-20, 2022

Nashville, Tennessee | Omni Nashville Hotel

Directors: Jim Phillips, MD and Ryan Belcher, MD, MPH, FACS

 

Up-to-date education for physician learners & multidisciplinary team focused on evaluation & development of care for cleft lip and palate. Designed to be inclusive of the entire multidisciplinary team that participates in the care of children with cleft lip and palate, as well as other craniofacial disorders.

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CURRICULUM

The Cleft & Velopharyngeal Dysfunction Interactive Conference focuses on the needs of physician learners, and is designed to be inclusive of the entire multidisciplinary team that participates in the care of children with cleft lip and palate, as well as other craniofacial disorders.

This conference serves an ongoing need for up-to-date education, especially focused on the following:

  • Evaluation of the cleft lip and palate defect
  • Evaluation of findings in patients with VPI
  • Development of surgical plans to optimize function
  • The role of multidisciplinary care in orthodontics and speech

Utilizing didactic lectures, Q&As, panel discussions, and breakout sessions, course faculty will moderate all content with a mutual underlying goal to foster excellence in comprehensive cleft care in our communities.

Course faculty will be comprised of invited experts in the following fields:

  • Cleft lip and palate repair
  • Rhinoplasty
  • Speech
  • Velopharyngeal insufficiency
  • Orthodontics
  • Dentistry
  • Bone grafting
  • Orthognathic surgery

INTENDED AUDIENCE

  • Dentistry
  • Audiology
  • Cleft & craniofacial providers
  • Speech-Language Pathology
  • Orthodontics
  • Facial Plastics
  • General ENT
  • Otolaryngology

CME ACCREDITATION

This live activity has been approved for a maximum of 18.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.

HOTEL ROOM BLOCK

We have reserved a block of rooms at The Omni Nashville Hotel until Tuesday, October 18th, 2022 at 5pm CST.

Hotel address: 250 Rep. John Lewis Way, Nashville, TN 37203

Rate: $299.00/night

To book: call 1-800-THE-OMNI and reference "Vanderbilt Continuing Education Course" | Or visit the personalized booking link HERE.

REGISTRATION

Please register HERE on or before Tuesday, October 18th at 8:00am CST. If you are trying to register on or after October 18th, please contact the conference organizer at meghan.franklin@vumc.org.

For any other questions, please contact Meghan Franklin at meghan.franklin@vumc.org.

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