After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:
1. Review and contrast the pathophysiology between adult and pediatric OSA
2. Discuss childhood obesity and how it relates to obstructive sleep apnea
3. Understand treatment options and outcomes related to adenotonsillectomy for OSA
Formulate a safe and deliberate anesthetic plan for cases with severe OSA and obesity


Adam C. Adler, MD, MS, FAAP, FASE
Assistant Professor of Pediatric Cardiovascular Anesthesiology
Baylor College of Medicine
Department of Anesthesiology,
Perioperative and Pain Medicine
Texas Children's Hospital 
6621 Fannin Street
Suite A3300
Houston, TX 77030 

Faculty Disclosure

The design and content of Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education ( CE ) activities support quality improvement in healthcare and provide fair and balanced views of therapeutic options.  Faculty or planner conflicts of interest are resolved before the educational activity.

None of the members of the faculty and planning committee for this educational event have commercial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling or distributing health care goods and services consumed by or used on patients.


Session date: 
09/10/2020 - 7:00am to 8:00am EDT
Baystate Medical Center
759 Chestnut St.
Springfield, MA 01199
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 1.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours

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