FEES 2020: Instrumental Dysphagia Assessment-Moanalua Medical Center,

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FEES 2020:

Instrumental Dysphagia Assessment

Kaiser Permanente Moanalua Medical Center, Honolulu, Hawaii

Presented by SA Swallowing Services, PLLC, Nashville, Tennessee

Course Date:

Saturday and Sunday, January 18 & 19, 2020

Purpose:

To provide a two-day Basic FEES training course for Speech-Language Pathologists in the use of nasoendoscopy to assess oropharyngeal dysphagia using a standard FEES assessment protocol.

Objectives: At the completion of this course participants should be able to:

  • -Use safe & effective manual skills using nasopharyngoscopy to assess the oropharynx, hypopharynx, & larynx before, during, & after each swallowing event;
  • -Describe & use specific FEES protocols & procedures to assess dynamic swallowing events;
  • -Describe anatomy & physiology of normal & abnormal swallow events, as viewed endoscopically;
  • -Identify & use standard infection control procedures, & identify risks & contraindications for nasoendoscopy; and
  • -Score, analyze & interpret FEES results to recommend appropriate diets and interventions.
  • -Perform up to 15 successful endoscope/FEES procedures on normal subjects using a training protocol.

 

Faculty: – Certified, Experienced and Knowledgeable

Michelle Skelley, M.Ed., CCC-SLP, SA Swallowing Services, PLLC, Nashville, Tennessee

John R. Ashford, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, SA Swallowing Services, PLLC, Nashville, Tennessee

Karen Brown, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, SA Swallowing Services, PLLC, Chattanooga, Tennessee

Matt Ward, M.S., CCC-SLP, SA Swallowing Services, PLLC, Brentwood, Tennessee

Intended Audience Only:

Speech-Language Pathologists with earned Master’s degree or above who are working in the medical community.  Graduate students in their final year of training and have completed a university dysphagia course may attend. Registration by other professions will not be permitted.

Course Location:

Kaiser Permanente Moanalua Medical Center, 3288 Moanalua Road, Honolulu, Hawaii.  

Local Contact:

Olivia Uchima (oliviauchima@gmail.com)

Course Content, Registration, and Tuition:

The Basic FEES Training Course includes presentations on anatomy/physiology of swallowing, FEES-specific equipment, proper endoscopy handling, medical issues with nasoendoscopy, infection control procedures, FEES protocols and procedures, Abnormal swallow findings, scoring scheme, determining biomechanics of abnormal swallowing, use of endoscopy in treatment, hands-on endoscope training,  analysis learning and practice using computer-exercises, and a 140-page training manual (lecture power points, scoring forms, report examples, other information) to take home.

Registration: Online at www.sasspllc.com/fees-2020-instrumental-dysphagia-assessment-moanalua-medical-center/.

Tuition: $450.00

*If ATMOS Medical is paying your tuition, register by “Check” & please write in Customer Notes “ATMOS.”

*If ATMOS Medical is NOT paying your tuition, pay by check or PayPal.  You do not need a PayPal account

After registering, a Letter of Confirmation and course agenda will be sent to you by email.

Continuing Education Credit:

This course is offered for 1.6 ASHA CEU’s (Intermediate Level; Professional Area). ASHA CE Logo

 

 

 

 

Program Completion Requirements:

Participants are expected to be present for the entire program. Individuals who are not present for the full program will not receive ASHA CEUs. Partial credit is provided for special circumstances only.

Disclosures:

-Ms. Skelley:No relevant financial or non-financial relationships exits.

-Dr. Ashford: No relevant financial or non-financial relationships exits.

-Dr. Brown:  No relevant financial or non-financial relationships exits.

-Mr. Ward: No relevant financial or non-financial relationships exists.

-ATMOS Medical, Inc.: Financial-tuition support for select participants. No non-financial relationships exists.

Course Agenda:

Day One: 8:00 to 5:30

  • History & Purposes of FEES (45m)
  • Normal anatomy/Physiology Review (60m)
  • Introduction to FEES Equipment (30m)
  • Nasoendoscope Handling & Insertion (30m)
  • Medical Issues & Nasoendoscopy (30m)
  • Infection Control Requirements & Procedures (45m)
  • FEES Demonstration (30m)
  • Small Groups, Hands-on nasoendoscopy/FEES labs & computer analysis labs (225m)

Day Two: 8:00 to 4:30

  • FEES Protocols and Procedures (60m)
  • Scoring FEES Using Rating Scales (60m)
  • Analyzing Swallow & Airway Protection (75m)
  • FEES, behavioral intervention & EBP (45m)
  • Small Groups, Hands-on nasoendoscopy/FEES labs & computer analysis labs (225m)

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