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Test Your Ability to Interpret FEES: Level I
Presented by Joy Hesse, MA, CCC-SLP
Video
Course: #8749 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This is Part 1 of a three-part series. This course will briefly discuss normal anatomy and physiology of swallowing function and choosing appropriate candidates for FEES. Case studies of 3 patients with mild dysphagia will review case history, video of FEES, interpretation and recommendations.

Test Your Ability to Interpret FEES: Level II
Presented by Joy Hesse, MA, CCC-SLP
Live WebinarThu, Mar 7, 2019 at 12:00 pm EST
Course: #8756 Level: Advanced1 Hour
This is Part 2 of a three-part series. This course will briefly discuss normal anatomy and physiology of swallowing function and choosing appropriate candidates for FEES. Case studies of 4 patients with moderate dysphagia will review case history, video of FEES, interpretation and recommendations.

ALS: Impact on Nutrition
Presented by Denise Dougherty, MA, SLP
VideoAudio
Course: #8720 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This is Part 3 of a three-part series on amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). This course will discuss nutrition options - including percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) - as well as strategies to use at mealtime. Culture and religion can influence acceptance of a feeding tube; therefore, a patient's decision should be documented in an Advanced Directive. Resources for the SLP and patient will be reviewed. (Part 1: Course #8717, Part 2: Course #8719)

ALS: Advantages and Disadvantages of Exercise
Presented by Denise Dougherty, MA, SLP
VideoAudio
Course: #8719 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This is Part 2 of a three-part series on amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). This course will discuss the pros and cons of exercise, including expiratory muscle strength training, for individuals with ALS. Research and the ALS.org's view on exercise will be presented, as well as information about the efficacy of exercise for this population. (Part 1: Course #8717, Part 3: Course #8720)

Addressing Ethical Challenges Associated with Serving Children with Feeding and Swallowing Disorders in Schools
Presented by Lissa Power-deFur, PhD, CCC-SLP
Live WebinarThu, Mar 28, 2019 at 12:00 pm EDT
Course: #8804 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course will review the incidence of children with feeding and swallowing in schools, the relationship to special education requirements, and common challenges that school-based SLPs face in addressing the needs of these children. It will discuss how to apply an ethical decision-making approach to these challenges, and provide specific ideas for resources to use in approaching the dilemma.

Improving Pediatric Feeding Assessment Skills - Full Oral Motor and Swallowing
Presented by Jennifer Dahms, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S
Video
Course: #8665 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This is Part 5 of the five-part series, Improving Pediatric Feeding Assessment Skills. It is important for the clinician to identify the oral motor and swallowing components that may have deficits within an evaluation. This course will discuss aspects of disordered eating that impact a child's overall feeding safety and efficiency.

ALS: Medications and Oral Care
Presented by Denise Dougherty, MA, SLP
VideoAudio
Course: #8717 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This is Part 1 of a three-part series on amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). This course will identify medication and complementary alternative medicine that may be used by patients to treat ALS. The importance of saliva management and mouth care as a critical component of their daily care will be discussed, along with strategies.

Improving Pediatric Feeding Assessment Skills - Chewing Skills
Presented by Jennifer Dahms, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S
Video
Course: #8639 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This is Part 3 of the five-part series, Improving Pediatric Feeding Assessment Skills. Chewing is one of the most important skills in preparing a solid bolus before swallowing. This course will discuss the types of disordered chewing patterns that interfere with eating and how those deficits may impact the child's feeding as a whole.

Improving Pediatric Feeding Assessment Skills - Swallowing Skills
Presented by Jennifer Dahms, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S
Video
Course: #8640 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This is Part 4 of the five-part series, Improving Pediatric Feeding Assessment Skills. Swallowing is important for the overall safety of the feeding process. This course will discuss the types of disordered swallowing patterns that interfere with eating and how those deficits impact the child's feeding as a whole.

Test Your Ability to Interpret FEES: Level III
Presented by Joy Hesse, MA, CCC-SLP
Live WebinarThu, Apr 25, 2019 at 12:00 pm EDT
Course: #8766 Level: Advanced1 Hour
This is Part 3 of a three-part series. This course will show 3 separate FEES examinations with patients demonstrating severe dysphagia, all with significant aspiration. Scoring/interpretation of FEES will be reviewed and recommendations for oral vs. alternative feeding will be discussed.