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Paediatric Stridor and Dysphagia

Paediatric Stridor and Dysphagia

The BLA is pleased to announce that we will be holding a VIRTUAL Webinar "Paediatric Stridor & Dysphagia" on Saturday, 19 March from 15:00 - 18:30 (GMT, UK TIME)

Course Convenor – Mr Adam Donne, BLA Council Member & Consultant Paediatric ENT Surgeon, Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, UK

Learning objectives

To update on: stridor in children and Respiratory papillomatosis as a cause, the value of balloon in the paediatric airway, diagnosis and management of types 1-4 laryngeal clefts, common voice problems in paediatric voice clinic compared to adult practice and the role of the speech and language therapist for managing paediatric voice conditions.

Why attend?

This update will be delivered by professionals with an expertise in their field. It will be an opportunity to cover a wide range of predominately paediatric airway and voice problems and may help influence those hoping to set-up specialist paediatric voice clinics.

Who should attend?

Trainees and consultants will find this webinar informative. The interested generalist will find value in the management approaches expressed and the specialist will appreciate the update from experts from the UK and USA.

 

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER 

 

There is a minimal registration fee charge of £35 for BLA Members and Members of BVA (BRITISH VOICE ASSOCIATION) and ELS (EUROPEAN LARYNGOLOGICAL SOCIETY) and £45 for NON Members.

PLEASE NOTE: If purchasing a Members ticket, your details will be cross referenced to our membership database, so please ensure that your BLA membership is up to date before purchasing. Thank you. 

EARLY BIRD CLOSES FRIDAY, 12TH MARCH 2022

 

PROVISIONAL PROGRAMME

 

BLA STUDY DAY WEBINAR

SATURDAY, 19 MARCH 2022

15:00 – 18:30

 

Paediatric Stridor and Dysphagia”

 

PROVISIONAL PROGRAMME

 

TIME (GMT)

PRESENTATION

SPEAKER

15:05 – 16:05

SESSION 1- STRIDOR AND PAPILLOMATOSIS

CHAIR : ADAM DONNE

15:00 – 15:05

Welcome & Introduction 

 

Prof Guri Sandhu

BLA President 2021 - 2023

Consultant Otolaryngologist and Head & Neck Surgeon at Imperial College, The Royal Brompton and Chelsea and Westminster Hospitals, London, UK

15:05 – 15:25

Difficult to diagnose stridor 

 

Mike Rothera

Consultant ENT Surgeon, Royal Manchester Children's Hospital and Hope Hospital, Salford, UK

15:25 – 15:45

Recurrent Respiratory Papillomatosis

 

Seth Pranksy

Paediatric otolaryngologist, Rady Children’s Hosptial, San Diego, USA

15:45 – 16:05

Airway Balloons

Steven Powell

Consultant Paediatric 

Otolaryngologist
Great North Children’s Hospital and Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

16:05 – 17:05

SESSION 2 - LARYNGEAL CLEFTS & PAEDIATRIC DYSPHAGIA

CHAIR : SAM MAJUMDAR

16:05 – 16:25

 Type 1 laryngeal cleft and non-cleft 

 aspiration

Matt Brigger

Chief of the Division of 

Otolaryngology, Rady Children's Hospital, San Diego & professor of surgery at UC San Diego School of Medicine, USA

16:25 – 16:45

Type 2-4 laryngeal clefts

Mike Rutter

Paediatric otolaryngologist &

Professor of the Department of 

Otolaryngology / Head and Neck Surgery, Cincinnati University, and Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital 

Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.

16:45 – 17:05

Paediatric swallow assessment 

Vicky Thorpe

Specialist Speech and Language Therapist, Great Ormond Street Hospital, London, UK

17:05 – 18:05

SESSION 3 -VOICE CLINIC PRESENTATIONS

CHAIR : CHADWAN AL YAGHCHI

17:05 – 17:25

Common adult voice clinic presentations

Andrew Kinshuck

Consultant ENT, Head and Neck Surgeon, Aintree University. Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Liverpool, UK

17:25 – 17:45

Paediatric Voice Clinic and the three common diagnosis that you face?

Kate Stephenson

Paediatric Otorhinolaryngologist at Birmingham Children’s Hospital, UK

17:45 – 18:05

SLT therapy for common paediatric voice problems

TBC

18:05 – 18:15

Closing remarks

Adam Donne

BLA Council Member & Consultant Paediatric ENT Surgeon, Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, UK

 

Please note that this is a provisional programme and subject to change

 

Date: 
Saturday, 19 March, 2022
Location: 
Virtual
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The next BLA Study Day - Practical Skills in the Voice Clinic

 

The BLA:Practical Skills in the Voice Clinic will be held on Friday 10 February 2023 in central London (Welbeck Health, Wigmore Street).