Yulli Tamayo-Myerson, RDHT OMT BBM

Airway and Breathing: Peadiatric Sleep - Anatomical red-flags for Sleep Disordered Breathing (SDB) and Pediatric Sleep Apnea (PSA)

Course Description

This presentation will look at recognising the anatomical red-flags of Sleep Disordered Breathing (SDB) and Peadiatric Sleep Apnea (PSA). Yulli Tamayo-Myerson will be defining these terms, taking a look at other diagnoses that can contribute to issues with airway and breathing issues. Yulli will be also present case studies demonstrating her approaches and techniques

Learning Outcomes
The participant will be able to:

  • Define the terms SDB and PSA
  • Recognise the clinical features of these conditions
  • Identify the symptoms and possible causes
  • Build referral pathways
  • Formulate appropriate plans of treatment depending on the case

Timed Agenda

  • 3 minutes – Introduction, my journey
  • 7 minutes – Overview, SDB and PSA definition and symptoms
  • 10 minutes – Oral Breathing. Exploring the possible causes (oral ties, facia restrictions, primitive reflex retention and more)
  • 10 minutes – Clinical/anatomical red-flags identification, why is oral breathing a huge red-flag?
  • 20 minutes – Case presentations (3 cases)
  • 5 minutes – Videos from a parent a child
  • 20 minutes – My approach and techniques
  • 15 minutes -- Wrap-up/Q&A

.15 CE Credits

Sat, Mar 13 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM EST