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Past Webinars

Multidisciplinary Pediatric Aerodigestive Care:
A South American Perspective

 

Saturday, November 12th, 2022

This special edition international webinar will be held on
Saturday, November 12th from 9:00am- 10:00am CDT ( 7am Pacific, 10am EDT )

 Free to SENTAC members and international attendees and only $25 to non-members.

This special international webinar will be moderated by our own SENTAC member,
Sohit Kanotra, MD and will consist of case discussions with panelists:
Alvaro Enrique Pacheco Tejerina, MD
Juan Camilo Ospina, MD
Rebecca Maunsell, MD, PhD
Cinthia Pérez, MD

Dr. Sohit Kanotra is a Pediatric Otolaryngologist and Director of Pediatric Airway Program at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. He is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Otolaryngology and Department of Pediatrics, with a clinical focus on the management of children with complex airway, swallowing, and voice issues.

Alvaro E. Pacheco MD
Chief of Otolaryngology at Dr. Luis Calvo Mackenna Hospital Santiago-Chile
Head of the Aerodigestive team at Dr. Luis Calvo Mackenna Hospital
Staff of the Airway Team at Luis Calvo Mackenna Hospital
Staff of the Craniofacial and Plastic Surgery team at Dr. Luis Calvo Mackenna Hospital
Otolaryngologist at Clinica Universidad de Los Andes Santiago-Chile

Juan C Ospina MD
Pediatric Otolaryngologist
Associate Professor
Pontificia Universidad Javeriana
Hospital Universitario San Ignacio
Bogota, Colombia

Rebecca Maunsell, MD
Head of the Pediatric Otolaryngology Division of Hospital das Clínicas UNICAMP and Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology at the Faculty of Medical Sciences, State University of Campinas (UNICAMP), one the the top ranked Universities of Brazil located in the State of São Paulo.

Cinthia G. Perez
Pediatric otolaryngology and airway surgeon
Hospital Garrahan and Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires, Argentina.
PhD Universidad de Buenos Aires
AAOFP and ASPO international membership.

Vero Perez, MD         

Upon completion of this webinar, participants will be able to:
1. To provide an overview of the status of multidisciplinary aerodigestive care in South America.
2. To understand the unique challenges faced in establishing aerodigestive programs.  
3. To enhance collaborative efforts to improve multidisciplinary aerodigestive care in South America.  

 

 

Updates in Pediatric Vestibular Evaluation and Diagnosis 

 

Wednesday, September 21st, 2022

The fouth webinar in our 2022 series will be held on
Wednesday September 21st from 5:00pm- 6:30pm CDT ( 3pm Pacific, 6pm EDT )

This webinar is free to SENTAC members and only $25 for non-members. 

1.0 CME will be awarded and the webinar will be awarded ASHA credits

This 4th webinar in our series will be moderated by our own SENTAC member Madison Howe, AuD-CCC and will consist of case discussions with panelists.

Batoul Berri, AuD, University of Michigan, Michigan Medicine 

Megan Cherry, AuD, CCC-A, CH-AP, University of Michigan, Michigan Medicine 

Arielle Darvin, AuD, CCC-A, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Upon completion of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify patients who may require vestibular evaluation
  2. Describe vestibular evaluation accommodations for children and children with hearing loss
  3. Describe recommendations for pediatric patients with vestibular disorders 

A Multidisciplinary Approach to Diagnosing and Managing Auditory Neuropathy

 

Wednesday, July 6th, 2022

The third webinar in our 2022 series A Multidisciplinary Approach to
Diagnosing and Managing Auditory Neuropathy  will be held on
Wednesday July 6th from 5:00pm- 6:30pm CDT ( 3pm Pacific, 6pm EDT )

This webinar is free to SENTAC members and only $25 for non-members.1.0 CME will be awarded and the webinar will be awarded ASHA credits
In this one hour course moderator Keri Colio will briefly present various cases and then ask each of our panelist to share thieir thoughts and experiences with similar cases.

Upon completion of this webinar, participants will be able to:Describe auditory neuropathy spectrum disorder (ANSD)Describe how to determine cochlear implant (CI) candidacy for people who have ANSDList 3 advantages to using a multidisciplinary approach for pre- and post-CI recipients who have ANSD.

Tracy B. Pate, M.S., CCC-SLP

Tracy B. Pate, M.S., CCC-SLP

Listening and Spoken Language Specialist/ Certified Auditory-Verbal Therapist, is the Program Coordinator for The Listening Center at Arkansas Children’s Hospital. The Listening Center is an evaluation, therapy, and consultation program designed for the development of listening and spoken language skills for children and adults who are deaf and hard of hearing.  For the past thirty years, she has worked exclusively with this population.
Her responsibilities include working directly with families to educate and empower them on issues related to hearing loss.  She consults with Early Intervention professionals and school districts statewide to educate them on intervention for students using cochlear implant technology.  She provides direct speech language therapy and telehealth sessions to families as well.  She also uses a telehealth format to consult and educate other professionals who are serving the deaf and hard of hearing population.
She received certification to practice Auditory-Verbal Therapy in 1998, which places her in a group of highly qualified individuals specifically training to teach listening and spoken language to young children who are deaf and hard of hearing.

Dr. Victoria Kivlan, AuD., CCC-A

Dr. Victoria Kivlan, AuD., CCC-A

Dr. Victoria Kivlan is a pediatric audiologist at the Mississippi Center for Advanced Medicine (MCAM), a graduate level adjunct professor at Louisiana Tech University, and a Captain serving in the United States Army Reserves. Dr. Kivlan has experience working in a multitude of different settings from serving as an educational audiologist at the Mississippi School for the Deaf as well as stents at two children’s hospitals. Victoria received her bachelor’s degree from the Mississippi University for Women and her Doctorate of Audiology from Idaho State University. Dr. Kivlan currently serves on the Board of Directors for Mississippi Early Hearing Detection and Intervention. Dr. Kivlan has specialized interest in the diagnosis and management of Auditory Neuropathy Spectrum Disorder and has presented locally and nationally on the topic.

Dr. Daniela Carvalho

Dr. Daniela Carvalho

Dr. Daniela Carvalho is a pediatric otolaryngologist with focus in pediatric otology. She is the Director of the Hearing and Cochlear Implant Program at Rady Children’s Hospital of San Diego (RCHSD) since 2003 and is the EHDI Chapter Champion of the AAP-CA3. She is also the Medical Director of Surgical Services at RCHSD, where more than 20,000 surgeries are performed in children annually.
She has been invited extensively as a guest speaker and is very active in several national and international otolaryngology societies. Dr. Carvalho is currently the President of SENTAC.

Keri Colio

Keri Colio

Keri Colio joined the Rady Children’s Hospital Audiology Team in 2013, where she serves as the cochlear implant clinical coordinator. She received her doctorate in audiology from East Tennessee State University in 2013 following completion of a four-year residency program. Prior to that, she earned a Bachelor of Arts in audiology from the University of Tennessee. Keri is certified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. She maintains an audiologist license from the state of California and serves as a subject matter expert on the Speech-Language Pathology, Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board. Keri also serves on the board of directors for the Society of Ear Nose and Throat Advancement in Children (SENTAC).

Interdisciplinary Approaches to Gastrostomy Tube Weaning in Medically Complex Children

 

Wednesday, May 11th, 2022

The second webinar in our 2022 series Interdisciplinary Approaches to Gastrostomy Tube Weaning in Medically Complex Children will be held on Wednesday May 11th from 5:00-6:00pm PST (6pm Mountain, 7pm CST, 8pm EDT ) 

This webinar is free to SENTAC members and only $25 for non-members.
This 1-hour course will present approaches from two different hospital systems on feeding tube weaning in medically complex children.  During this live webinar, panelists from a variety of disciplines will discuss how feeding tube weaning is approached in their clinic and provide a model for an interdisciplinary pathway toward full oral feeding for children with tube dependence. Participants will have opportunities to ask questions and engage in discussion.   

1.0 CME will be awarded

*All other disciplines will receive a certificate of completion and if requested, other documents required to submit for CE credit.

Learner Objectives:

After completion of this course, learners will be able to: 

  • Describe two models for interdisciplinary feeding tube weaning clinics 
  • Identify the roles of different professions (SLP, RD, GI, etc) for interdisciplinary, evidence-based feeding tube weaning programs  
  • Name three potential barriers to progression to full oral feeds, and outline management options 

Panelists 

From Children’s Medical Center Dallas:

Meghana Sathe MD: Meghana.sathe@utsouthwestern.edu

Lauren Hollaway RD: lauren.hollaway@childrens.com

From the Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne:

Sarah James SLP: Sarah.James@rch.org.au

Rachael Martin RD: Rachael.Martin@rch.org.au

Vascular Anomalies : Updates and Insights  

 

Wednesday, March 16th, 2022

The first webinar in our 2022 series Vascular Anomalies : Updates and Insights will be held on Wednesday March 16th from 5:00-6:00pm PST (6pm Mountain, 7pm Pacific, 8pm EDT ) 

This webinar is free to SENTAC members and only $25 for non-members.
Please join this amazing webinar highlighting the newest information and insight into the world of vascular anomalies from experts in Plastic Surgery, Dermatology, Genetics, and Interventional Radiology. These speakers will be introduced and moderated by our own SENTAC past president and pediatric otolaryngologist. The aim is to update our membership to the newest ideas in the vascular anomalies space in terms of treatment strategies for hemangiomas and vascular malformations.  These brief presentations from each speaker will keep your interest and assist in your own approach to vascular anomalies.  


1.0 CME will be awarded
*All other disciplines will receive a certificate of completion and if requested, other documents required to submit for CE credit.

Moderator:
Gresham Richter, MD

Presenters:
Dov Goldenberg, MD Plastic Surgery
Eulalia Baselga Torres, MD Dermatology
Pinar Bayrak-Toydemir, MD Geneticist
John Naheedy, MD Radiology 

This webinar is free to SENTAC members and only $25 for non-members.

1.0 CME will be awarded
*All other disciplines will receive a certificate of completion and if requested, other documents required to submit for CE credit.

To review important CME information click here.

Multidisciplinary Pediatric Airway Program: Patient Centric and Value-based Healthcare Delivery

 

Wednesday, September 22nd

 

The fourth webinar in our series Multidisciplinary Pediatric Airway Program: Patient Centric and Value-based Healthcare Delivery will be held on Wednesday September 22nd from 5:00-6:30pm CDT
(4pm Mountain, 3pm Pacific, 6pm EDT )
  
This 1 and a half-hour course will present various components of a Multidisciplinary Pediatric airway programelucidate the financial impact  of  multidisciplinary approach to Pediatric aerodigestive disorders and discuss various challenges in establishing such a program.
Moderator:  Sohit Kanotra, MD
Presenters:
Multidisciplinary Pediatrics Aerodigestive Program: role of an ENT: Karen F. Watters, MB, BCh, BAO, MPH

Pulmonologist Role in a Multidisciplinary Pediatric airway Program: Amit Agrawal, MD

Gastroenterologist Role in a Multidisciplinary program: Riad Rahhal, MD, MS

Speech Language Pathology Role : Brandon Viet, SLP and Emily Hughes, MA, CCC-SLP

Financial Impact of a Multidisciplinary clinic: Janine Petitgout, DNP, ARNP, CPNP

International Perspective on Multidisciplinary aerodigestive clinic: Rebecca Maunsell, MD
My journey to ‘Trach free for life’ : A mothers perspective : Tammy Mock

This webinar is free to SENTAC members and only $25 for non-members.

1.0 CME will be awarded
*All other disciplines will receive a certificate of completion and if requested, other documents required to submit for CE credit.

To review important CME information click here.

Upcoming New Technologies – Hearing Devices

 

Wednesday, July 28th

 

The third webinar in our series Upcoming New Technologies – Hearing Devices will be held on Wednesday July 28th from 5:00-6:00pm CDT (4pm Mountain, 3pm Pacific, 6pm EDT ) 
  
This 1-hour course will present approaches to New Hearing Technologies- The following 4 topics will be discussed: Update on hearing loss genetic testing, Bone conduction hearing devices, In-office ear tubes and Single-sided deafness as an indication of cochlear implantation
 
Moderator: Carol Liu 
 

Presenters:

Richard Rosenfeld, MD, MPH, MBA is Distinguished Professor and Chairman of Otolaryngology at SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University, in Brooklyn, New York, where he also serves as Program Director for residency training, and CEO of the University Physicians of Brooklyn ENT Faculty Practice. He has published more than 350 articles and chapters, given more than 1,000 scientific presentations, and is recognized as an international authority in guideline methodology, evidence-based medicine, and childhood ear problems. Dr. Rosenfeld is the founder and inaugural president of the International Society for Otitis Media and is the top expert worldwide in tympanostomy tubes (middle-ear ventilation) and otitis media with effusion on Expertscape (www.expertscape.com), which objectively ranks people and institutions by their expertise in more than 29,000 biomedical topics.

Angela Peng, MD is an Otolaryngologist with Neurotology subspecialty board certification at Baylor College of Medicine and adjunct assistant professor at Texas Children’s Hospital.  She completed her residency at Virginia Commonwealth University and her neurotology fellowship at the University of Minnesota.  Her clinical interests include treatment of various types of hearing loss, cochlear implantation, chronic ear conditions, and tumors of the lateral skull base.   

Dr. Daryl Scott received his undergraduate training at Brigham Young University.  After graduation, he was accepted to the Medical Scientist Training Program at the University of Iowa.  There he completed his MD training and also graduated with a PhD degree in genetics.  He then moved to the University of Utah where he did a residency in Pediatrics and then to Baylor College of Medicine where he did a second residency in Clinical Genetics.  He is currently a board certified in both specialties. 

Dr. Daniela Carvalho is a pediatric otolaryngologist at Rady Children’s Hospital of San Diego and Professor of the Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Department at UCSD. She is also the director of the Hearing and Cochlear Implant program at RCHSD and is SENTAC’s president elect!

This webinar is free to SENTAC members and only $25 for non-members.

1.0 CME will be awarded
*All other disciplines will receive a certificate of completion and if requested, other documents required to submit for CE credit.

Complex Dysphagia: 4 Case Studies of Children with Swallowing Difficulties

Wednesday, May 26th, 5pm CST

This 1-hour course will present approaches to multidisciplinary management of complex dysphagia in the pediatric population through discussion of four case studies.  During this live webinar, four expert panelists will each present a case study after which participants will have opportunities to ask questions and engage in discussion.  

Moderator: Julian Bergen White, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, CLC is an Assistant Professor at Southern Connecticut State University.  Julian received her doctorate in 2021 from James Madison University where she also received her Master’s in Speech-Language Pathology. Her clinical and research interests are in pediatric dysphagia, and her primary area of research investigates best practices for instrumental evaluation of infant swallowing.  Julian continues to practice clinically with a focus in pediatric and adult voice and swallowing disorders. 

Presenters:
Jeannine Hoch, M.A., CCC-SLP, CLC is a Pediatric Speech Language Pathologist at Virginia Commonwealth University Health System/ Children’s Hospital of Richmond.   Clinical and research interests include multidisciplinary care for children with complex dysphagia and feeding/ swallowing outcomes for infants with congenital heart disease, including co-authorship of peer-reviewed articles.  Prior clinical experience includes employment at the Johns Hopkins Hospital and at Nemours/ Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, where she completed clinical and instrumental assessments for infants and children with complex dysphagia involving collaborative teamwork with Otolaryngology and other aerodigestive specialists.

Maleah Blake, M.A., CCC-SLP is a Speech-Language Pathologist at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Her clinical interests include the treatment of feeding and swallowing disorders in infants with cleft palate and other craniofacial anomalies, as well as pediatric dysphagia associated with medically complex patients. She specializes in completing Video Fluoroscopic Swallowing Studies (VFSS) and Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES) and has gained experience in a variety of medical settings including outpatient services and associated clinics, inpatient and intensive care units, and the neonatal intensive care unit.

Christina Rappazzo M.A., CCC-SLP, BCS-S (SENTAC Board Member) has been privileged to service children and families at Texas Children’s Hospital for over 15 years. Christina’s clinical experience has ranged from treating children with various communication disorders to ultimately finding a primary focus in pediatric feeding-swallowing. She has obtained extensive training in caring for children with medically-complex backgrounds including tracheostomy/ventilator-dependent patients, and in completing videofluoroscopic and fiberoptic swallowing exams. Christina is a member of the Aerodigestive Team, Tracheostomy Team, Head and Neck Tumor Program, and collaborated with otolaryngology to form the Swallowing Disorders Clinic. She has serviced children in a variety of medical settings including outpatient, intensive care units, and the neonatal intensive care unit. Christina is board certified in swallowing disorders by the American Board of Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders.

Ashley Brown, M.S., CCC-SLP (SENTAC Board Member) is a Speech Language Pathologist and Board-Certified Specialist in Swallowing and Swallow Disorders.  Her clinical focus is with dysphagia and voice management in children with complex airway diagnoses and tracheostomy, including instrumental assessment (FEES and VFSS).  She is the lead SLP in the Airway Management Program at Children’s Health Medical Center in Dallas, TX. 

THIS IS FREE TO MEMBERS AND ONLY $25 TO NON-MEMBERS.
1.0 CME will be awarded.  
**All other disciplines will receive a certificate of completion and if requested, other documents required to submit for CE credit.

The Multidisciplinary Approach to Treating Children with Complex Sleep Apnea

Wednesday, March 24th

This 1-hour course will discuss approaches to the multidisciplinary management of children with complex sleep apnea and be presented by:
  • Javan Nation, MD – Rady Children’s Hospital San Diego (moderator)
  • David Zopf, MD – Mott Children’s University of Michigan
  • Andre Wineland – Arkansas Children’s
  • Evan Propst – Hospital for Sick Children Toronto Canada

1.0 CME will be awarded
*All other disciplines will receive a certificate of completion and if requested, other documents required to submit for CE credit.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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