Mandibular Distraction for Neonatal Airway Obstruction: New Insights and Future Directions

CHOC is pleased to introduce our Virtual Pediatric Lecture Series. This series is part of our continued commitment to bring the latest, most relevant medical news to community providers.

All sessions, unless otherwise noted, are eligible for CME credit.

Presented by Raj Vyas, MD, FACS
Chief, Division of Plastic Surgery, CHOC
Vice-Chairman, UCI Department of Plastic Surgery, UCI School of Medicine Associate Professor, UCI Department of Plastic Surgery, UCI Health

Date: Tuesday, Mar. 30, 2021

Time: 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.

Target Audience
General pediatricians, family practitioners and other healthcare providers

Learning Objectives

  • Diagnose neonatal airway obstruction resulting from micrognathia and glossoptosis and refer patients for multidisciplinary team evaluation.
  • Manage the unstable airway in such children before, during and after mandibular distraction osteogenesis surgery.

CHOC is accredited by the California Medical Association (CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CHOC designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this live activity.

Nursing CEs
Continuing Medical Education is also acceptable for meeting RN continuing education requirements, as long as the course is Category 1, and has been taken within the appropriate time frames.

Questions or interested in upcoming lectures?
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