Voice & Swallowing Clinicians . . . .we are more alike than different. Two practicing speech-language pathologists, one a voice clinician and one a dysphagia clinician, team up to present this intensive, two-day seminar. Described will be shared anatomy and physiology of voice and swallow and effective evaluation and treatment procedures that can impact both voice production and swallowing function. Presentation will include demonstration of techniques and hands-on practice in assessment and treatment modalities for both voice and swallowing.
Presented will be the anatomy, physiology and neuroanatomy of the upper aerodigestive tract with the opportunity to view the larynx from the lens of both the voice and the dysphagia clinician. Utilizing the same video based cases, both presenters will develop treatment plans from their perspective voice or dysphagia specialties, thus providing participants with insight into the areas that are omitted when only viewing with a singular specialty lens.
Case presentations will highlight deconditioning due to illness, loss of strength due to sarcopenia, or impaired messages to the muscles due to neurological damage. Particular time and attention will be paid to providing participants with useful, evidence-based treatment strategies for the problems of voice and swallowing in each video case presentation. Participants will leave the seminar with useful treatment techniques to use in therapy with their patients who are presenting with both voice and swallowing disorders. Offered for 1.0 ASHA CEUs. NSS is approved as a provider of continuing education by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board. Provider #PDP4.
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Sign In and Onsite Registration
Welcome and General Seminar Information
The upper aerodigestive tract: commonalities in voice and swallowing
Expanding the mind’s eye: using your clinical hypotheses to drive your diagnostic testing in voice and swallowing
Lunch on Own
Person vs parts: looking at the parts in the context of the person including quality of life and decisional balance
Ethics, autonomy, and standardizing evaluation and reporting
Questions, case discussions, and closing
Adjourn and Sign Out
Principles of exercise science and their application to therapy
Therapies that work
Questions and closing
Adjourn, Sign Out and Certificates
Lori Burkhead Morgan, PhD, CCC-SLP, has been a practicing speech-language pathologist since 1994 in a variety of healthcare settings. She earned a PhD from the University of Florida in 2005, focusing on applying exercise science principles to communication and swallowing rehabilitation. Her interest is in the development of more effective dysphagia rehabilitation practices.
Financial — Lori Burkhead Morgan is presenter of CE seminars sponsored by Northern Speech Services; receives speaking fees.
Nonfinancial — Lori Burkhead Morgan has no relevant nonfinancial relationships to disclose.
Edie R. Hapner, PhD, CCC-SLP, has been a practicing voice clinician for over 35 years with over 36 publications in voice disorders. Dr. Hapner is Professor in the Rick and Tina Caruso Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Southern California and a founding member of the USC Voice Center, an interprofessional team treating persons with disorders of voice and swallowing. Her research interests are in aging voice, adherence, and spasmodic dysphonia.
Financial — Edie R Hapner is presenter of CE seminars sponsored by Northern Speech Services; receives speaking fees.
Financial — Edie R Hapner is faculty and consultant with Medbridge; receives royalties.
Financial — Edie R Hapner is author with Plural Publishing Group; receives royalties.
Nonfinancial — Edie R Hapner has no relevant nonfinancial relationships to disclose.
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This program is offered for 1.0 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level; Professional area).
Speech-language pathologists who evaluate and treat adult patients with dysphagia and/or voice disorders across the continuum of care, including skilled nursing facilities, home health, outpatient and hospital settings.
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.
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