The Adult Cleft Patient Sat, Sep 21 1:30-2:30 p.m.

The adult cleft patient poses unique challenges for care. Many adults cleft patients have continued concerns related to their cleft (dental/prosthetic concerns, aesthetic, functional breathing issues, speech issues) after they have completed traditional team care. This panel will discuss treatment options and obstacles for adult patients affected by facial clefting. The panel will include surgeons and a prosthodontist to discuss care for the various issues affected adult cleft patients.

At the end of this activity participants will be able to:

  1. The learner will list common remaining issues identified in the adult cleft population.
  2. The learner will identify treatment options and typical outcomes for treatment in the adult cleft population.
  3. The learner will discuss obstacles to care for the adult cleft patient.

Accreditation: The American Society of Plastic Surgeons® (ASPS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

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