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December 2nd, 2023 from 11 AM EST – 7 PM EST

After this course, you will be able to…

  • Identify at least 3 treatment modalities and strategies implemented across multiple case studies.
  • Identified appropriate treatment approaches across multiple topic areas, including dysphagia, voice,disorders of consciousness and neurodegenerative disorders.
  • Describe how to choose individualized treatment strategies and modalities for their patients. 

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

Trismus Rehabilitation – Easy-to-Implement and Evidence-Based Clinical Approaches  

Kelly Salmon SLPD, CCC-SLP, BCS-S, CLT-LANA, NDC is a speech-language pathologist specializing in treating 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. Kelly has focused on becoming an expert in treating swallowing disorders resulting from many medical conditions. Modalities and device-driven treatments for dysphagia and oncology rehabilitation have become focused areas of clinical practice for Kelly over the years. Kelly takes pride in her teaching and supervision of students, presenting at national conferences,and engaging in multidisciplinary research initiatives. She is an Associate Professor at Salus University in Elkins Park, Pennsylvania.

FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE:

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 an honorarium from the MedSLP Collective for this presentation
Receives royalty payments for course content created for MedBridge, Inc.

NON-FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE:

Member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
Member of the Dysphagia Research Society
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

 

A Case-Based Approach to Dysphagia Management in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Lauren Tabor Gray, PhD, CCC-SLP, is an Assistant Professor and the Co-Director of the NSU Health Cathy J. Husman ALS Center at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, FL. She is the lead SLP in the multidisciplinary ALS clinic and director of her clinical research laboratory at NSU. The mission of her current clinical research is to develop efficacious treatment regimens to improve cough function and airway clearance in individuals with ALS in effort to maintain respiratory function, prolong oral intake and improve quality of life. Her research is funded by the Department of Defense, the ALS Association and a President's Research Faculty Development Grant.

FINANCIAL DISCLOSURES:

Medical SLP Collective – Honoraria
Salary from Nova Southeastern University
Grant funding from the Department of Defense, ALS Association, President’s Research Development Grant

NON-FINANCIAL DISCLOSURES: Memberships: Northeastern ALS Consortium, Dysphagia Research Society, American Speech Language Hearing Association

The Clinical Process for Swallowing: What is in the Soup?

Ed Bice M.Ed., CCC-SLP is currently working as a Clinical Consultant for IOPI Medical. He is the co-founder of Appalachian-Zenith Training and Education Courses (A-ZTEC). He has experience in various settings, including acute care, outpatient, home health, and skilled nursing. Ed has held various leadership positions, including a Regional Manager, Vice President of Clinical Services, and Chief Operating Officer. Ed has been a guest on national and international dysphagia podcasts, written articles concerning dysphagia and dysphagia-related topics for Dysphagia Café and has numerous publications in peer-reviewed journals. Ed was an invited member of the committee that developed the Adult Dysphagia Practice Portal for the American Speech Hearing and Language Association. The document provides guidance to clinicians across the United States for assessing and treating adults with swallowing difficulties. He teaches an introductory and advanced swallowing course at the University of Maryland as adjunct faculty. Ed has served as an expert witness in court cases related to swallowing and swallowing disorders. Ed has been an invited speaker for universities, state, national and international conventions on various topics in dysphagia.

FINANCIAL DISCLOSURES:

Salary from IOPI Medical, LLC
Honoraria from Med SLP Collective for the presentation

NON-FINANCIAL DISCLOSURES: None

Yvette M. McCoy, MS CCC-SLP, BCS-S is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Speech-Language Pathology in the Rehabilitative Sciences Department and Director of Clinical Education at Moravian University. She obtained her Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville. She currently holds her board certification in swallowing and swallowing disorders. Her current clinical and research interests include swallowing neurophysiology and rehabilitation of the impaired swallowing mechanism. She is currently collaborating with other experts in the field to research how speech-language pathologists can modulate the principles of exercise science for swallowing rehabilitation. She is also passionate about patient centered care and the impact of dysphagia among those who care for them. Yvette has numerous peer-reviewed publications, and serves on the American Board of Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders as secretary. She has volunteered her time on various committees for the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Dysphagia Research Society and has presented her work at both local and national conferences. She is working towards a PhD in health and human performance with an emphasis in exercise science at Concordia University-Chicago.

FINANCIAL DISCLOSURES: Receive salary from Moravian University and various honoraria for webinars and speaking engagements related to dysphagia as well as an honoraria for this presentation for the Medical SLP Collective

NON-FINANCIAL DISCLOSURES: None

The Art & Science of Voice Therapy: Thinking Outside of the Cookbook and Adding Your Own Ingredients

Melissa Grassia-Chisholm MS CCC-SLP specializes in voice, swallowing, upper airway disorders. She has 14 years of experience as a medical SLP from working bedside in the hospital, managing SLP teams, and working alongside ENTs in clinics. She is the CEO and creator of VOICE REHAB clinic consultations and VOICE REHAB Elite Mastermind Mentorship (EMM). Vocal performance has always been her passion as a singer herself, and fell in love with the medical side of the larynx as she explored her own mechanism. She believes that “Every voice deserves to BE HEARD”

Financial Disclosures:
Medical SLP Collective – Honoraria
Adjunct professor at Brooklyn CUNY College & NOVA Southeastern University
CEO of Voice Rehab
Creator of Voice Rehab Elite Mastermind Mentorship (EMM)

Non-financial Disclosures:
Member of PAVA
Representative for Patcom Medical

 Treatment Overview of Disorders of Consciousness

Isabel Lawton MS, CCC-SLP has been a practicing SLP for more than 10 years. She has worked with patients across the lifespan, from the NICU to geriatric care, in a variety of settings. Isabel specializes in acute care, dysphagia, brain injury, disorders of consciousness, professional issues, and patient advocacy. She is passionate about teaching and mentoring, having recently served as an adjunct professor at a local university. Isabel has been a member of the MedSLP Collective for four years and proudly serves as a mentor for the Collective and for the MedSLP Ed. She is a self described continuous learner who is driven to improve outcomes for everyone she encounters. Isabel splits her time between the acute care setting and her recently opened private practice.

FINANCIAL DISCLOSURES:

Medical SLP Collective – Honararia for today's presentation

NON-FINANCIAL DISCLOSURES: None

The “ENT” in dysphagia treatment: application of multidisciplinary care in dysphagia therapy

Dr. Stephanie Watts is chief of speech pathology in otolaryngology head and neck surgery at the University of South Florida. She is a funded researcher specializing in swallowing and voice. Research interests include esophageal physiology, cough neurophysiology, clinical evaluation of airway protective behaviors, and maximizing patient outcomes through multidisciplinary care.

FINANCIAL: None

NON-FINANCIAL: None

What's the Deal with McNeill? MDTP In Real Life

Jessica Gregor MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S is a Speech-Language Pathologist in the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at Mayo Clinic in Phoenix, Arizona with expertise in diagnostics and intervention of swallowing disorders in adults. She is board-certified through the American Board of Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders. Jessica also specializes in prevention, management, and rehabilitation of speech, jaw opening, breathing, and lymphatics in the oncology population, including alaryngeal speech and pulmonary optimization in total laryngectomees. She established the first Multidisciplinary Swallowing Clinic within the Mayo Clinic system with her ENT and GI colleagues for best collaborative care of complex dysphagia cases. Jessica obtained her Bachelor of Science in Speech & Hearing Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2008 and her Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology at Rush University in Chicago, IL in 2010. She is a trainer for the McNeill Dysphagia Therapy Program as well as a clinical mentor for the Med SLP Ed and associated certification program.

FINANCIAL DISCLOSURES: Receiving a Medical SLP Collective honorarium for this presentation,.

NON-FINANCIAL DISCLOSURES: No non-financial disclosures to list

Course Agenda

 Agenda:

 

  • 11:00-12:00 PM (Live)- Trismus Rehabilitation – Easy-to-Implement and Evidence-Based Clinical Approaches with Kelly Salmon,SLPD, CCC-SLP, BCS-S, CLT-LANA, NDC
  • 12:00-1:00 PM –A Case-Based Approach to Dysphagia Management in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis with Lauren Tabor Gray, PhD,CCC-SLP
  • 1:15-2:15 –The Clinical Process for Swallowing: What is in the Soup? with  Ed M. Bice, M.Ed., CCC-SLP and Yvette M. McCoy, MS CCC-SLP, BCS-S
  • 2:15-3:15 PM –The Art & Science of Voice Therapy: Thinking Outside of the Cookbook and Adding Your Own Ingredients with Melissa Grassia Chisholm, M.S.,CCC-SLP
  • 3:45-4:45 PM – Treatment Overview of Disorders of Consciousness with Isabel Lawton, M.S.,CCC-SLP
  • 4:45-5:45 PM – The “ENT” in dysphagia treatment: application of multidisciplinary care in dysphagia therapy with Stephanie Watts, PhD,CCC-SLP
  • 6:00-7:00 PM – What's the Deal with McNeill? MDTP In Real Life with Jessica Gregor, M.S.,CCC-SLP,BCS-S

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