This course will cover treatment techniques for patients with VCD, including identification of VCD triggers, rescue strategies, and pulmonary function testing, which provides evidence of relief of VCD symptoms post treatment.
Course created on January 9, 2018
- After this course, participants will be able to define the population most often diagnosed with VCD.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify symptoms and etiologic factors of VCD
- After this course, participants will be able to describe effective strategies used to treat VCD.
|5-15 Minutes||VCD Symptoms|
|15-20 Minutes||Pulmonary function testing|
|20-30 Minutes||VCD Triggers|
|30-40 Minutes||Immediate Rescue Strategies|
|40-50 Minutes||Long term Treatment|
|50-55 Minutes||Discharge Criteria|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Bridget A. Russell, PhD, CCC-SLP
Bridget A. Russell received her B.A. , M.A., and Ph.D. from the State University of New York at Buffalo. She currently works as an Associate Professor at SUNY Fredonia. Her research has addressed numerous issues relative to voice disorders, including the effects of manual tension reduction therapy in pediatric dysphonia; ventilation and energy measurement during speech; and retraining techniques for patients with paradoxical vocal cord dysfunction.She has presented over 100 presentations at local, State, National and International conferences. She has published works in Journal of Speech, Hearing and Language Research (JSHLR), Contemporary Issues in Communication Science and Disorders, Speech and Voice Review and SpeechPathology.Com. She has served as an editorial consultant and reviewer for the New York State Speech-Language-Hearing Association, National Science Foundation, Journal of Speech-Hearing and Language Research (JSHLR), Contemporary Issues in Communication Science and Disorders, SpeechPathology.Com and Delmar Publishing Group. She is director of the Speech Production Laboratory at SUNY College at Fredonia.
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