Carolina Speech Pathology has a comprehensive Two Day FEES® Training Course coming to Chicago, IL August 9-10, 2014. Get registered now!

FEES® Training Course: August 9-10, 2014: Chicago, IL (click to view brochure)

Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing: A Procedure for Evaluating Oropharyngeal Dysphagia

This course is offered for 1.5 ASHA CEU’s (Introductory Level, Professional Area)

$525 $495 registration fee includes breakfast, lunch & snacks
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Send the registration form & check to:
Carolina Speech Pathology, LLC
130 Salem Towne Court
Apex, NC 27502
Or Fax the form to: 919-342-4613

Course Location & Time:
This Two Day Course Will Be Held At:
Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago
345 East Superior Street
Chicago, IL 60611
Magnuson Auditorium (16th floor)

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FEES® for Evaluating Oropharyngeal Dysphagia
This two day program provides an opportunity to develop an understanding of the FEES® procedure
and gain experience interpreting FEES® for the evaluation and management of oropharyngeal dysphagia.
It also includes information on how the procedure
compares to the Modified Barium Swallow
Study, as well as offer tips on
starting a FEES® program at your facility.

Opportunities for hands-on practice are offered both days with supervision from experienced FEES® providers.

The course is taught by a team of energetic and knowledgeable instructors who are employed by Carolina Speech Pathology, a mobile FEES® provider.
Each clinician has performed thousands of FEES® and has clinical expertise in oropharyngeal dysphagia. Our instructors have worked in a variety
of settings including hospitals (inpatient acute care, ICU and outpatient) and skilled nursing facilities. These instructors currently carry
caseloads and have experience with virtually all types of dysphagia.

Our Instructors Include:

Stuart Bradley, MS, CCC-SLP, owner of Carolina Speech Pathology & developer of NDOHD, a high definition endoscopy imaging system

Selena Reece, MS, CCC-SLP

Rachel Walt, MS, CCC-SLP

Amy Zeller, MS, CCC-SLP

Holly Garret, MS, CCC-SLP

Leslie Johnson, MS, CCC-SLP

Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
1.Identify the anatomy that can be visualized
using FEES®.
2.Differentiate a normal from an abnormal
swallow using flexible endoscopy.
3.Establish & follow a protocol for administering a
FEES® exam.
4.Identify key anatomical structures. Identify &
interpret finding and apply appropriate
therapeutic intervention during the performance
of a FEES® exam.
5.Implement & adapt the FEES® protocol for
different patient populations and settings.
6.Differentiate the use of endoscopy vs. modified
barium swallow to manage patients with
7. List the elements necessary to implement FEES®
in their employment setting
8. Perform, at an introductory level of skill, how to pass the endoscope safely and learn
how to properly position the scope to obtain ideal
view during the examination.

FEES® is a registered trademark of Susan Langmore, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, BRS-S.