FEES 2021: Instrumental Dysphagia Assessment – Utah SLP Only

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FEES 2021: Instrumental Dysphagia Assessment – Utah SLP Only

June 5 @ 8:00 am - June 6 @ 5:00 pm MDT


This is a live in person course being held at St. Joseph Villa June 5th & 6th, 2021 – Open to SLP Only – The cost is $500.00 per therapist. Your facility will be charged for the $500.00.

see attached brochure for more info Fees Course June 5 6 Utah 2021

To provide a two-day intermediate-level, professional training course for Speech-Language
Pathologists in the use of transnasal endoscopy to assess oropharyngeal dysphagia using a standard
FEES assessment protocol and to analyze and interpret findings.

Objectives: At the completion of this course, participants should be able to:
• Apply safe & effective manual skills using nasopharyngoscopy to assess the oropharynx,
hypopharynx, & larynx before, during, & after each swallowing event;
• Describe & use specific FEES protocols & procedures to assess dynamic swallowing events;
• Describe and evaluate anatomy & physiology during normal & abnormal swallow events, as
viewed endoscopically;
• Identify & use standard infection control procedures, & identify risks & contraindications for
nasoendoscopy; and
• Score, analyze & interpret FEES results to recommend appropriate interventions.

Course Agenda: There will be one 15 minute break each morning and 30 minute lunch break each day
Day One: June 5, 2021 8:00 to 5:00
• Introduction to FEES (30m)
• Surface & Underlying Anatomy/Physiology (60m)
• Nasoendoscopy/FEES Equipment (30m)
• Medical issues & Nasoendoscopy (30m)
• Infection control Requirements & Procedures (45m)
• Endoscope Insertion Procedures (45m)
• FEES Administration Demonstration (30m)
• Small Groups, Hands-on Nasoendoscopy/FEES Labs & FEES Analysis Labs (225m)

Day Two: June 6, 2021 8:00 to 4:30
• FEES Protocols and Procedures (60m)
• Scoring FEES Using Rating Scales (60m)
• Analyzing Swallow & Airway Protection Behaviors (75m)
• FEES, behavioral intervention & EBP (45m)
• Small groups, hands-on nasoendoscopy/FEES labs & computer analysis labs (225m)

Participants must attend the entire program to receive ASHA CEUs. Partial credit is provided in
prior arranged special circumstances.

Faculty: – Experienced and Knowledgeable
Christina Everett, M.S., CCC-SLP Matt Ward, M.S., CCC-SLP
SA Swallowing Services, PLLC SA Swallowing Services, PLLC



June 5 @ 8:00 am MDT
June 6 @ 5:00 pm MDT
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St. Joseph Villa
451 Bishop Federal Lane
Salt Lake City, UT United States
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