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Overview of Flexible/Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES)

Course: #10850Level: Introductory 1.5 Hours
Live WebinarTue, Mar 5, 2024 at 3:00 pm EST

This course provides the SLP with resources to prove the medical necessity for swallow instrumentation. An overview of the FEES procedure based on medical literature is provided, including labeling anatomy, describing swallow function as viewed on FEES, and outlining the benefits/limitations of FEES. Examples of when FEES may be the ideal choice of instrumentation are also discussed.

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Live Webinar

Tue, Mar 5, 2024 at 3:00 pm EST

CEUs/Hours Offered: ASHA/0.15 Introductory, Professional; IACET/1.0; Kansas LTS-S1370/1.0; SAC/1.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify peer-reviewed medical journal articles that support the need for instrumental evaluation of the swallow.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify anatomy as viewed during FEES.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list at least three benefits of the FEES procedure.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-10 Minutes Case for instrumental exams
10-15 Minutes Overview of MBS and FEES
15-35 Minutes Introduction to FEES
35-40 Minutes FEES view and airway closure
40-50 Minutes FEES myths
50-60 Minutes Path of bolus; penetration/aspiration
60-75 Minutes Anatomical variants and abnormalities
75-85 Minutes Benefits of FEES
85-90 Minutes Summary, Q&A

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Molly Sloan was paid an honorarium for this presentation. She is co-owner/founder of Mobile FEES LLC. Nonfinancial: No relevant nonfinancial relationships to disclose.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by SpeechPathology.com, a Continued site.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

Introductory Level
0.15 ASHA CEUs


International Association for Continuing Education and Training

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

Continued, LLC, DBA SpeechPathology.com, is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). Continued complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, Continued is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. continued, LLC, is authorized by IACET to offer 1 CEUs for this program.


Kansas Dept for Aging and Disability Services

Approved for 1 continuing education clock hour(s) for Kansas licensed Speech Pathologists by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services. Long-Term Sponsorship number: LTS-S1370.

California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board: SpeechPathology.com is approved by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board as a Continuing Professional Development Provider, approval number PDP 268. This course may meet the requirements for 1 hours of continuing education credit for SLPs as required by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board. The responsibility for determining whether or not this specific course counts toward an individual's requirements for license renewal is up to the individual. Please refer to the CA state board rules regarding allowable topics and self-study limits: http://www.speechandhearing.ca.gov/licensees/ce_req.shtml. Live webinars on SpeechPathology.com do not count as self-study courses toward California professional development requirements.


Speech-Language and Audiology Canada

Speech-Language and Audiology Canada

Clinically certified members of Speech-Language and Audiology Canada (SAC) can accumulate continuing education equivalents (CEEs) for their participation with SpeechPathology.com. One hour of coursework equals 1 CEE. All SAC members are encouraged to participate in on-going education.


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