February 25-27, 2018 Advanced Practices in Voice & Dysphagia
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Advanced Practices in Voice & Dysphagia Contact us: Las Vegas, NV | February 25-27, 2018 Email: info@SinCityLaryngology.com 2018 Optional Courses

NEW!! Sin City Sleep Medicine Course - Open to MDs Only

You can also go to www.SinCitySleep.com for details.

Saturday, February 24, 2018


Join us a day early for the Advanced Practices in Sleep Medicine course, where we will discuss contemporary diagnosis and management of snoring and sleep apnea.


Course Directors:  Scott C. Fuller, MD, MS, FACS and Rishi Jay Gupta, DDS, MD, MBA


Course Faculty:  Megan Durr, MD, FACS, Kimberly Hardin, MD,  Stanley Yung Liu, MD, DDS, Kathleen Sarmiento, MD, MPH, and Carlos Torre, MD


Course Schedule:

7:45

Check In and Refreshments

8:30

Welcome Remarks - Scott C. Fuller MD, MS, FACS

8:40

Natural History of Untreated Sleep Apnea - Kimberly Hardin, MD

9:00

Polysomnogram Interpretation Basics - Kathleen Sarmiento, MD, MPH

9:20

Defining Success and Failure with PAP Therapy - Kimberly Hardin, MD

9:40

Medical Management of OSA: PAP Alternatives - Kathleen Sarmiento, MD, MPH

10:00

Break

10:15

Physical Examination of the Sleep Apnea Patient - Rishi Jay Gupta, DDS, MD, MBA

10:35

Drug Induced Sleep Endoscopy (DISE): Application and Controversies - Carlos Torre, MD

10:55

Defining Success and Failure with Surgical Treatment of OSA - Stanley Yung Liu, MD, DDS

11:20

Evidence Based Approaches for Surgical Management of OSA - Rishi Jay Gupta, DDS, MD, MBA

11:40

Management of Snoring - Scott C. Fuller, MD, MS, FACS

12:00

Lunch on your own

1:00

Phase I Surgical Techniques (Nasal Surgery) - Carlos Torre, MD

1:25

Phase I Surgical Techniques (Palatal Surgery) - Megan Durr, MD, FACS

1:50

Phase I Surgical Techniques (Hypopharyngeal) - Carlos Torre, MD

2:15

Phase II Surgical Technique and Indications - Stanley Yung Liu, MD, DDS

2:40

Phase II Outcomes - Rishi Jay Gupta, DDS, MD, MBA

3:00

Hypoglossal Nerve Stimulation - Scott C. Fuller, MD, MS, FACS

3:20

Pitfalls and Complications in Sleep Apnea Surgery - Stanley Yung Liu, MD, DDS

3:40

Break

4:00

New Technology and Innovation in the Management of Sleep Apnea - Megan Durr, MD, FACS

4:25

Faculty Forum: Management of the Difficult Case - Faculty

5:15

Questions and Closing Remarks

5:30

Adjourn

Two optional courses will be offered this year. See details below.

Voice Course

Saturday, February 24, 2018


Come a day early for this pre-conference voice course!


The pre-conference will focus on voice therapy throughout the lifespan. Considerations for pediatric voice therapy and techinques to address lesions in school aged children will be presented. The aging voice will be addressed exploring characteristics of aging and how to maximize voice in the presence of associated change. We will also cover topics in between, including voice therapy for lesions and glottic insufficiency. Case studies across the age spectrum will be presented.


Attendees are invited to submit cases for review!


Audience: Intermediate level


Presenters: Sarah L. Schneider, MS, CCC-SLP, Maia N. Braden, MS, CCC-SLP, Aaron M. Johnson, PhD, CCC-SLP


Course Schedule:

7:00

Registration with coffee and pastries

8:00

Opening Remarks

8:15

Candidacy and Considerations for Voice Therapy with Toddlers/Preschoolers - Maia Braden, MS, CCC-SLP

9:00

Voice Therapy for School-aged Children with Vocal Fold Lesions - Maia Braden, MS, CCC-SLP

10:00

Break

10:15

Do All Vocal Fold Lesions Require (Singing) Voice Therapy??? - Sarah Schneider, MS, CCC-SLP

11:00

Closing the Gap: When and What to Do Behaviorally - Sarah Schneider , MS, CCC-SLP

11:45

Audience Case/Q & A - Faculty

12:00

Lunch on your own

1:30

What Does ‘Aging Voice’ Really Mean? - Aaron Johnson , PhD, CCC-SLP

2:15

Voice Therapy and the Aging Voice  - Aaron Johnson, PhD, CCC-SLP

3:15

Break

3:30

Case Panel and Q & A (Prepared and Audience Cases) - Faculty

4:30

Q&A and Wrap-up

4:45

Adjourn