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Friday, April 7, 2017 – Lecture from 1:00pm to 6:00pm
12:30-12:55 Attendee Check-in & Onsite Registration
1:00-1:30 The Role of the Speech-Language Pathologist in a Medical Setting
1:30-2:30 The Two Components of Breathing and Why They are Interdependent and Important
2:30-3:30 Common Pulmonary Diseases in Adults and How They Alter Breathing and Swallowing
3:45-4:45 Is it Pneumonia, Aspiration Pneumonia, or Something Else and How Do Lungs Respond to Pneumonia?
4:45-5:15 The Effects of Aging on the Respiratory System
5:15-6:00 Understanding Chest X-Ray Reports
6:00 Adjourn and Sign Out
7:30-7:55 Attendee Sign-in
8:00-8:45 Understanding the Digestive System and Its Many Functions
8:45-9:45 Normal Esophageal Structure and Function and Esophageal Test Procedures: What Do These Things Mean?
9:45-10:15 Structural Disorders of The Esophagus And Implications for the SLP
10:30-11:30 Esophageal Motility Disorders and Treatment Protocols Including Considerations for Reflux Disease
11:30-12:15 Tracheostomy Considerations and Effect On Swallowing
12:15-1:15 Lunch on Own
1:15-2:15 Assessment and Treatment Planning for Patients with Tracheostomy: Are Protocols the Answer?
2:15-3:15 Compensatory Treatments for the Dysphagic Patient
3:30-4:30 Restorative Treatments For Dysphagic Patients: What Are They And Who Can Benefit From These Interventions?
4:30-4:45 Summary And Questions
4:45 Adjourn, Sign Out and Certificates
Location & Lodging
Meeting Room: We will meet in the Anderson Auditorium within the West Building located
Parking: Free in the surface lot directly in front of the Washington West Building.
Nearby Hotels: No room blocks — please negotiate your best available rate.
This course is offered for 1.2 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area).
Prerequisite: participant must have a degree in Speech-Language Pathology, or currently be enrolled in a graduate SLP/CSD program.
California: NSS is approved as a provider of continuing education by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board. Provider #PDP4.
ASHA CEUS: Attendees must meet at least one of the following conditions in order to be eligible to earn ASHA CEUs:
If an attendee is not an ASHA member or CCC holder but meets any of the above criteria, they may provide their eligibility on the ASHA CEU Participant Form or inform the ASHA CE Registry of their eligibility by visiting this site.
Past Participant Comments
"Level of knowledge of presenter is phenomenal. Wow!! Good show!"
"This is one of the best programs I have attended. Thank you!"
"Dr. Coyle's clear presentation facilitated learning. Excellent explanations and definition of terms and pulmonary events."
"Very current research is included and instructor tells SLPs how to apply it to everyday practice."
"Very practical information for acute care that we do not get in school."
"Dr. Coyle is personable & well-informed, easily holding my attention..."
"Excellent presentation – very useful in rehab setting. Enjoyed case studies and questions/answers."
"Knowledge level is obvious in all related subject areas prompting very useful presentation & discussion."
"Excellent speaker on a very relevant, well presented subject matter with clinical relevance!"
"Very approachable, humble and willing to explain anything..."
"Good use of anecdotes, humor and information. Really held my attention and made presentation interesting."
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