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Lunch & Learn V

Lunch & Learn V: Implementation of FEES Protocols in the Dysphagic Patients from Pediatric to Geriatrics

Friday, March 8, 2019, 12:00-1:00 p.m.

 Moderators:

  • Susan Langmore, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-S

Speakers:

  • Susan Langmore, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-S
  • Jennifer Reynolds, MS, CCC-SLP, CLC, CNT
  • Margaret Skinner, MD

Precision diagnosis using FEES is valuable in defining swallowing safety mechanisms and in the development of safe swallowing strategies. Cross-talk between pharyngeal, glottal and laryngeal areas result in safe or unsafe swallow will be discussed during this presentation.

After this presentation, attendees will be able to: 

  • Understand the roles and contributions of the SLP and ENT in evaluation of patients using FEES.
  • Understand the use of FEES in guiding therapy and management of the patient. 
  • Introduce FEES into various inpatient and outpatient settings.
  • Understand how FEES can impact the valuation and treatment of the dysphagia patient.
  • Identify indications and contraindication for pediatric FEES.
  • Describe the procedure for pediatric FEES.
  • State key components to implement a pediatric FEES program.
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