Rethinking Dysphagia: Equipping the Clinician's Toolbox - TIMED AGENDA

Day 1
8:30AM - 12:00PM (15 MIN. BREAK AT 10:45AM)
  • Anatomy and the normal swallow: what do we know about swallowing?
  • The Components of a Good Clinical Evaluation: Don’t forget the Cranial Nerve Exam
  • The Components of a Good Clinical Evaluation
12:00 – 1:00   Lunch
1:00PM – 4:00PM (15 MIN. BREAK at 2:15PM)
  • Introduction to Swallow Instrumentation: MBSS
  • Introduction to Swallow Instrumentation: FEES
  • What Function to Identify on the Instrumental Exam: Don’t Stop at Aspiration!
  • Video Review / Discussion
Day 2
8:30AM – 12:00PM (15 MIN. BREAK AT 10:45AM)
  • Etiology Specific Diagnostics: Determining What’s Best for your Patient
  • Etiology Specific Diagnostics (continued)
12:00PM – 1:00PM   LUNCH
1:00PM – 4:00PM (15 MIN. BREAK AT 2:30PM)
  • Development of the Treatment Plan and Therapeutic Techniques
  • Case studies/ Q & A