JUNE ONLY! | SELF-STUDY WEBINAR: Laryngopharyngeal Reflux: Essential Information for the Speech Pathologist
Because June is Dysphagia Awareness Month we are opening back up Dr. O’Rourke’s Laryngopharyngeal Reflux Self Study Webinar! Take it before it's too late!
Purpose: This 2-hour recorded webinar provides an opportunity to develop an understanding of laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR) and the differences between LPR and GERD. Instruction is provided on accurately utilizing tools to identify LPR and making appropriate referrals for diagnosis of LPR. Behavioral, medical, and surgical treatment options will be discussed.
About the Instructor: Dr. Ashli O’Rourke, M.D. began her professional career as a Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP). After more than seven years of clinical speech therapy practice at Emory University Hospital, she attended medical school at the Medical College of Georgia. She completed her residency in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia and her fellowship in Laryngology, Voice, and Swallowing Disorders at the Medical College of Georgia. Dr. O’Rourke joined the Medical University of South Carolina Evelyn Trammell Institute for Voice & Swallowing in September, 2012.
Dr. O’Rourke treats adult patients with problems located in the larynx and/or the esophagus. She is particularly interested in the diagnosis and treatment of swallowing disorders as well as LPR. Her research interests include exploring less invasive techniques for the diagnosis of LPR.
This course is offered for 0.2 ASHA CEUs (2 hours), Advanced Level, Professional Area
- Describe the differences between larygnopharyngeal reflux and gastroesophageal
- Accurately utilize the Reflux Finding Scale to evaluate a laryngeal
- List at least one other disorder, other than LPR, that can cause laryngeal
- Name the various tests for LPR and describe appropriate referral
- Summarize behavioral, medical, and surgical treatments for
:00-:20: What is Laryngopharyngeal Reflux (LPR)?
:21-1:20: Diagnosis of LPR
1:21-1:50: Treatment Options for LPR 1:51-2:00: Summary
Instructor Disclosure: Dr. O’Rourke has the following financial relationship. She is a paid employee of the Medical University of South Carolina. She receives payment for this webinar from CSP. Dr. O’Rourke has the following non-financial relationships to disclose: Dr. O’Rourke serves on CSP’s Advisory Board.