Michigan Speech-Language-Hearing Association - Event Information
Decision Making in Dysphagia Using Instrumental Exams: MBSS vs FEES
This one day, intermediate course, will provide new and experienced Speech Language Pathologists an opportunity to improve their ability to make appropriate decisions in the diagnosis of dysphagia when utilizing the instrumental exams; “The Gold Standard” MBSS and the endoscopic upstart FEES. Participants will have the opportunity to compare and contrast the exams and discuss which patients may benefit from each particular exam. Participants will have the opportunity for hands on exploration of the FEES set up and procedure. Course Objectives:
Demonstrate informed decision making in choosing the most appropriate instrumental assessment for patients with dysphagia.
Demonstrate the ability to identify patients who would benefit and would be appropriate for a FEES procedure.
Demonstrate the basic set up and the implementation of the FEES procedure.
Presented by Dr. Arthur Knack, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, John D. Dingell VAMC and Dr. Jeffrey Hotaling, M.D., Asssistant Professor in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at Wayne State University.
Offered for 0.7 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area)