FEES® Training - Jacksonville, FL - November 11-12, 2017 (0217-005)
Carolina Speech Pathology

FEES® Training - Jacksonville, FL - November 11-12, 2017 (0217-005)

Regular price $495.00

Carolina Speech Pathology has a comprehensive Two Day FEES® Training Course "Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing: A Procedure for Evaluating Oropharyngeal Dysphagia" coming to Jacksonville, FL, November 11-12, 2017 from 8AM - 4:30PM. Get registered now!

This course will be taught by Selena Reece, M.S., CCC-SLP, BCS-S and Vanessa Peregrim, , M.S., CCC-SLP. These energetic instructors have have completed thousands of FEES for patients across a variety of settings including ICU, acute, outpatient, and long-term care. These clinicians have been deemed competent for supervision and training in FEES by a board certified Otolaryngologist. 

Selena Reece received her Master’s degree from University of North Carolina at Chapel in 2003 and obtained Board Certified Specialist in Swallowing in 2015. She has worked in acute care, outpatient, and inpatient rehabilitation settings. She currently serves as the Director of Educational Resources for Carolina Speech Pathology, while carrying an active caseload providing mobile FEES services.
Vanessa Peregrim received her Masters degree from Loyola University in 2006. She currently provides mobile FEES to the Maryland/DC/VA territory for CSP. Prior to joining CSP in 2016, Vanessa worked at University of Maryland Medical center in the acute care and outpatient setting with adults and pediatrics. She has presented posters and lectures at ASHA and Maryland State Association Conferences. She also teaches Ethics and Advanced Dysphagia graduate courses at Loyola University. 


**This course is offered for 1.5 ASHA CEU's (Intermediate Level, Professional Area)

$495 registration fee

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Carolina Speech Pathology, LLC
130 Salem Towne Court
Apex, NC 27502

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Course Location :
This Two Day Course Will Be Held At:

St. Vincent's Medical Center Riverside

Terry Conference Center, Chartrand Building

1824 King St., Jacksonville, FL, 32204


Hotel Recommendations:

Hampton Inn Jacksonville- I-95 Central

1331 Prudential Drive,
Jacksonville, FL 32207
(904) 396-7770


Omni Jacksonville Hotel
245 Water Street
Jacksonville, FL 32202
(800) 258-3826


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.

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 dysphagia.
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.