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December 3rd, 2022 from 11 AM EST – 7 PM EST

After this course, you will be able to…

  • Apply the tenants of evidenced-base practice across multiple case studies.

 

  • Identify appropriate evidence-based assessment and treatment approaches across multiple topic areas including dysphagia, voice, neurological and cognitive-communication disorders, while also considering interprofessional collaboration.

Can I get continuing education for this webinar?

After watching the webinar, you will need to pass a short quiz with at least 80% accuracy and attend the full webinar to obtain credit for your participation. The link to the quiz will be available to you after the presentation in the course area. Once completed, you will receive a certificate of completion inside your course area.

Speaker Information and Disclosures

George Barnes MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S is a Board Certified Specialist in swallowing and swallowing disorders who has developed an expertise in dysphagia management focusing on diagnostics and clinical decision-making in the medically complex population. George yearns to make education useful, research clinical-focused, and quality care accessible. He co-founded FEESible Swallow Solutions to expand access to high-quality dysphagia services and provide Med SLP coaching to SLPs seeking to be more successful in the field. With a passion for food and a deep appreciation for the joy and connection it brings to our lives, he has dedicated his life to helping others enjoy this simple but deep-rooted pleasure.

FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE:

Will receive a speaking fee for this course from the Medical SLP Collective.

NON-FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE:

George Barnes is involved in a research project to identify the risk factors for aspiration pneumonia in order to develop a calculator that would allow for objective assessment and improve risk management.

Autumn R. Henning, MS, CCC-SLP, COM , IBCLC is a certified and licensed Speech-Language Pathologist with Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA). She is a Certified Orofacial Myologist through the International Association of Orofacial Myology (IAOM). She is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. She graduated from the University of Kentucky with a Master’s Degree in Communication Disorders. Autumn R. Henning, MS, CCC-SLP, COM , IBCLC is currently appointed and in good standing as an Assistant Professor within the voluntary faculty series in the Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders at the University of Kentucky College of Health Sciences. She was a Founding Board Member for the International Consortium for Oral Ankylofrenula Professionals (ICAP).

Autumn is the owner of Chrysalis Orofacial in Greenville, SC. It is the first and only clinic of its kind in the region. Autumn specializes in orofacial function and development throughout the lifespan. She works with infants to adults at her private practice.

Financial Disclosures:
Autumn R. Henning, MS, CCC-SLP, COM, IBCLC is the owner of Chrysalis Orofacial and receives a salary, speaking fees, and royalties for presenting continuing education courses and rendering client and consulting services. Receives financial compensation as a Myo Mentor for the Myo Membership. She also has affiliate links for various products on social media. She is receiving an honorarium for this presentation from Med SLP Collective.

Non-financial Disclosures:
Autumn R. Henning, MS, CCC-SLP, COM , IBCLC is currently appointed and in good standing as an Assistant Professor within the voluntary faculty series in the Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders at the University of Kentucky College of Health Sciences. She is an Advisory Board Member for the International Consortium for Oral Ankylofrenula Professionals (ICAP) and has personal experience with myofunctional disorders. She has personal experience with tethered oral tissues.

Kelly Salmon SLPD, CCC-SLP, BCS-S, CLT-LANA, NDC is a speech-language pathologist specializing in the treatment of adults with communication and swallowing disorders across the continuum of care. She has been a Board-Certified Specialist in Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders (BCS-S) since 2011 and earned designation in 2014 as a Lymphology Association of North America Certified Lymphedema Therapist (CLT-LANA) specializing in the treatment of head and neck lymphedema. Over the course of her career, Kelly has focused on becoming an expert in the treatment of swallowing disorders resulting from many medical conditions including head and neck cancer, stroke, and progressive disease. The use of modalities and device-driven treatments for dysphagia as well as oncology rehabilitation, including rehabilitation post-total laryngectomy, have become focused areas of clinical practice for Kelly over the years. Kelly takes pride in contributing to the field of speech-language pathology through teaching and supervising graduate-level students, presenting posters and lectures at national conferences, and engaging in multidisciplinary research initiatives. She has recently transitioned from full-time clinical practice to the academic setting as an Assistant Professor at Salus University in Elkins Park, Pennsylvania. She also maintains a small clinical private practice and a medical speech pathology consulting business.

Financial Disclosures:
Receives an honorarium from MedSLP Collective for this presentation.
Receives a salary from Salus University in Elkins Park, PA
Draws a salary from Forward Focused, LLC
Receives compensation (honoraria and consulting fee) from CIAO Seminars
Receives compensation (honoraria and consulting fee) from The MedSLP Collective
Receives royalties from content created for MedBridge, Inc.

Non-financial Disclosures:
Member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
Member of the Dysphagia Research Society
Professional Development Manager (PDM) for ASHA Special Interest Group 13 – Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders
Member of the Pennsylvania Speech and Hearing Association
Member of the Pennsylvania Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
Member of the Lymphology Association of North America

Nicole Langton-Frost M.A. CCC-SLP, BCS-S is a speech language pathologist with 12 years of experience in a variety of medical settings. She has spent the past 9 years in the acute care setting with 4 of those years as the team coordinator for neurosciences and stroke therapy teams and the past 3 years as the supervisor for acute care PT/OT/SLP. She is the director of the advanced ICU clinical fellowship program. She has completed presentations and conducted research related to speech language pathology with a focus on dysphagia. She achieved her Board Certification for Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders in 2017 and has a passion for dysphagia as well as program and staff development.

Financial Disclosures:
Medical SLP Collective – Honoraria
Receive a salary from my employer

Non-financial Disclosures:
None

Holly DiClemente M.S. CCC-SLP is a medical speech-language pathologist working with adults in acute care at a large urban hospital. She received her BA in Linguistics from Georgetown University, and her MS in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Columbia University. Interests include intensive care unit populations, dysphagia evaluation and interventions, and tracheostomies.

Financial Disclosures:
Medical SLP Collective – receiving an honorarium
receiving salary from my employer

Non-financial Disclosures:
None

Katie Moore MS CCC-SLP

Financial Disclosures:
Medical SLP Collective – Honoraria for presentation
Medical SLP Collective – Salary
Duke University Health System – Salary

Non-financial Disclosures:
None

Brittany Krekeler PhD CCC-SLP is an assistant professor and clinician-scientist at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine in the Department of Otolaryngology -Head and Neck Surgery with a secondary faculty appointment in the Department of Neurology and Rehabilitation Medicine. She received her master’s degree and doctoral degree in Communication and Sciences Disorders at the University of Wisconsin Madison. She completed her post-doctoral fellowship at Northwestern University. Dr Krekeler’s research interests center around developing novel behavioral and exercise-based interventions to improve swallowing ability and quality of life for individuals with dysphagia. Her training in both basic and clinical-translational science sparked her interest in digging deeper to better understanding the role and applications of exercise and skilled-motor learning in dysphagia rehabilitation.

Financial Disclosures:
Salary support from University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and UC Physicians
Med SLP Collective Honoraria
Non-financial Disclosures:
None

Valeria Gary, M.A., CCC-SLP owns Parkinson’s Speech Services and The Welcome Consulting Company. She holds certifications in Speech-Language Pathology, Personal Training, Health Coaching, Nutrition Coaching, and Brain Health Training.  At Wellstar Kennestone Outpatient Neurorehabilitation Clinic, Valeria provides clinical services and co-hosts a monthly Parkinson’s support group. With the Medical SLP Collective, Valeria is a mentor, co-chair of the Diversity Collaboration Committee, and assistant to the Community Manager. Valeria is a world record-holding competitive powerlifter and aspiring triathlete in her spare time.

Financial Disclosures:
Honoraria for presentation and independent contractor for the Medical SLP Collective.
Employee Wellstar Health System
Non-financial Disclosures:
None

Mattie Murrey Tegels, MA, CCC-SLP is an educator, speaker, consultant, author, and podcaster. She received her Master of Arts degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Washington State University and has spent more than 25 years working around the world as a medical SLP in a variety of settings. She has mentored and supervised over 200 students and CFs, and has completed almost 25,000 1:1 hours of skilled intervention. Mattie is a member of SIG 3, 13, and 18 and has presented at both state-level and national-level speaking engagements and has also been a guest speaker at both master-level and doctorate-level courses on topics such as aphasia, dysphagia, voice disorders, and counseling. She now lives in Minnesota and is a college professor and clinical supervisor for a CSD graduate program and works almost exclusively with students. She is also the MNSHA Future Professionals Committee Advisor, responsible for supporting the needs of graduate and undergraduate SLPs at her state level. When she is not writing or podcasting, she enjoys spending time with her family, hiking, camping, traveling and riding big motorcycles.

Financial:
Mattie Murrey Tegels is an Assistant Professor and Clinical Supervisor for a CSD program, is employed part-time at the University of Minnesota Health Systems, is the founder of Fresh SLP and Badass SLP, and will receive an honorarium from MedSLP Collective for this presentation.

Non-financial:
Mattie Murrey Tegels is the MNSHA Future Professional Committee Advisor and a speaker for the National Alliance of Mental Illness. She is also a member of SIG 3, SIG 10, and SIG 13.

Ashley Michaelis, M.S., CCC-SLP (she/her/hers) is the owner of Empowered Voice Rehabilitation LLC and a mentor for the Medical SLP Collective. She has over 10 years of experience in the field working in a variety of settings across the lifespan. She received her undergraduate degree from Case Western Reserve University and her graduate degree from the University of Wyoming. She has been a visiting lecturer and adjunct professor at the University level. She is passionate about the areas of singing voice rehabilitation, voice disorders, swallowing disorders, upper airway disorders, and neurogenic communication disorders. She is an ASHA ACE Award Recipient and an ASHA S.T.E.P. Mentor. In her free time, Ashley loves to spend time with her family and dogs, as well as perform with local community
theaters.

Financial:
Empowered Voice Rehabilitation LLC (Owner)
Honorarium from Medical SLP Collective

Non-financial:
ASHA Member
SIG3 Affiliate

Faith Purnell, MS, CCC-SLP is an alumna of ASHA’s Minority Student Leadership Program (MSLP) Class of 2010 and graduated from Portland State University (PSU) in 2013. As a full-time Speech-Language Pathologist and Clinical Supervisor at the Portland VA Medical Center, she works across the continuum of care from critical care to outpatient, including the ALS Multidisciplinary Clinic. Since 2017 she has volunteered as an ASHA Student to Empowered Professional (STEP) mentor. Faith has received multiple Awards for Continuing Education (ACE) from ASHA and am currently an adjunct instructor at PSU. Her clinical interests include validated tools to interpret instrumental studies, Implementation Science and recruitment and retention of ethnically and racially diverse clinicians to medial SLP.

Financial Disclosures:
Faith Purnell receives an honorarium from MedSLP Collective for this presentation
Non-financial Disclosures:
None

Edgar Vincent Clark, M.Ed.,CCC-SLP

Financial Disclosures:

Will receive a speaking fee for this course from the Medical SLP Collective.  He is a consultant for Dr. Eric Blicker

 
Non-financial Disclosures:
Member of GSHA and ASHA.

Amanda Weissberg M.S., CCC-SLP has five years of experience as an acute care speech pathologist treating medically complex patient populations. She has worked within a continuum of medical settings: skilled nursing facilities, sub-acute, inpatient rehabilitation, and acute care (including critical care). She currently works as a per-diem acute care speech pathologist in two Dallas, TX hospitals. Amanda is a two-time ASHA ACE award and Distinguished Early Career Professional (ECP) Certificate recipient.

Financial:
Receive honorarium from the Med SLP Collective. Content creator and influencer for the Med SLP Collective.

Non-financial:
Content Creator for @millennialmedslp.

Eric Blicker CCC-SLP.D BCS-S is a board certified specialist in swallowing disorders since 2008. Eric received his doctoral degree from Nova Southeastern University in 2008 and was trained in Flexible Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing with Sensory Testing (FEESST) by Dr. Jonathan Aviv, the otolaryngologist who developed FEESST in 2000-2001 at Columbia University. Eric has started multiple Flexible Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES) programs throughout the country while training speech-language pathologists and physicians in the process since 2001. His clinical FEES experience includes working in long term acute care, inpatient acute care, outpatient hospital, skilled nursing facility, outpatient physician offices.

Financial Disclosures:
Eric Blicker received an honorarium for this presentation.

Non-financial Disclosures:
None

Kendrea L. (Focht) Garand, PhD, CScD, CCC-SLP, BCS-S, CBIS, CCRE is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology in the College of Allied Health Professions at the University of South Alabama. She is the Founder and Principal Investigator of the Swallowing Disorders Initiative (SDI) Research Laboratory, serves as the Program Coordinator for the PhD in Communication Sciences and Disorders, and she also holds an adjunct appointment with the Department of Neurology in the College of Medicine. She is currently Editor of Perspectives for SIG 13 (Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders) and Vice Chairperson of the American Board of Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders (ABSSD). Her primary research interests include the impact of aging and motor neuron disease on swallowing function. Her work has been funded through the Veterans Affairs, ASHFoundation, and the University of South Alabama. You may find some of her scholarly contributions in Dysphagia, American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, and Annals of Otology, Rhinology, and Laryngology. Lastly, she continues to provide clinical services to patients as an outpatient clinical supervisor for graduate students in speech-language pathology in the University-affiliated Speech and Hearing Center.

Financial Disclosures:
Speaking fee, MedSLP Collective
Salary, University of South Alabama

Non-financial Disclosures:
None relevant.

 

 

 

Course Agenda

 Agenda:

 

  • 11:00-11:30 AM- Is Feeding This Patient Too Risky? How to know whether to move forward or to slow down?
  • 11:30-12:00 PM- The Eagle has Landed: Eagle Syndrome Symptom Relief
  • 12:00-12:30 PM- NMES for Chronic, Refractory Dysphagia: Is it the Real Deal?
  • 12:30-1:00 PM- Applying Evidence-Based Practice to Communication and Swallow Interventions for Patient's Requiring ECMO: A Case Study
  • 1:00-1:15 PM – Break
  • 1:15-1:45 PM- Medical Speech-Language Pathologist's – Finding the Missing Link
  • 1:45-2:15 PM- Applying the Evidence in Complex Neurological Patients
  • 2:15-2:45- A Neuro SLP and the Voice Patient with Undiagnosed Cognitive Deficits
  • 2:45-3:15 PM- A Dysphagia Case Study in Medical Humanities
  • 3:15-3:45 – Break
  • 3:45-4:15 PM-Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) and Severe Brain Injury in a Young Adult
  • 4:15-4:45 PM- Managing the Complexities: ALS Multidisciplinary Clinic
  • 4:45-5:15 PM- You Don't Know What You Have Been Missing! Incorporating Flexible Endoscopic Examination of Swallowing into Everyday Practice
  • 5:15-5:45 PM- NMOSD: More Than Approaching  Dysphagia
  • 5:45-6:00 PM – Break
  • 6:00-6:30 PM- FEESST Exam and The Use of Anesthesia
  • 6:30-7:00 PM-The Case of Being Stuck when Something Feels Stuck

Additional FAQs

Can I get ASHA CEUS for this Course?

After watching the webinar, you will need to pass a short quiz with at least 80% accuracy and attend the full webinar to obtain credit for your participation. The link to the quiz will be available to you after the presentation in the course area. Once completed, you will receive a certificate of completion inside your course area.

What is the Refund/Cancellation Policy?  

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What can I do if I have a complaint?  

Please contact us at info@medslpcollective.com

Who is this webinar appropriate for?  

The target audience for this webinar is licensed speech-language pathologists. There are no prerequisite skills or knowledge needed beyond the basic speech-language pathology training and licensing.

What if I need special accommodations?  

If you require accommodations to access these materials due to a disability, please email us at info@medslpcollective.com