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Flexible Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing for Individuals with Tracheostomy and Mechanical Ventilation webinar is a 3 hour intermediate level course dedicated to the particulars of an endoscopic swallowing assessment for patients with tracheostomy and mechanical ventilation. The course provides anatomical information observed with FEES and indications for FEES. There is in-depth information on secretion status, rating, and management as well as dysphagia characteristics specific to this population. This course will be available for ASHA CEUs starting May 1st.
- State 5 Anatomical areas visualized with FEES
- State 5 clinical indications for conducting FEES with patients with
- State 5 dysphagia characteristics specific to those with tracheostomy
- State 5 components specific to the FEES exam for individuals with
- State 5 potential adverse outcomes related to FEES
Course presenter: Dr. Eric Blicker, CCC-SLP.D, BRS-S
Eric Blicker CCC-SLP.D BCS-S has been a Board Certified Specialist in Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders since 2008. That same year, Dr. Blicker received his Clinical Doctoral degree from Nova Southeastern University. In 2000-2001, he was trained at Columbia University in Flexible Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing with Sensory Testing (FEESST) by Dr. Jonathan Aviv, the otolaryngologist who developed FEESST. Eric has started multiple Flexible Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES) programs in the United States while training speech-language pathologists and physicians in the process.
Disclosures: Financial: Dr. Eric Blicker received a speaker fee for this presentation from Tracheostomy Education. Owner of Community Care Partners, Inc.
Non-financial: No known non-financial disclosures.
Course format: Video Powerpoint with author narration
Course access: Available to purchase individually or included with All Access Membership
In order to receive a certificate of completion, learners must:
- Fully complete the course videos
- Complete and pass a 10 question multiple choice quiz with a score of 80% or higher and complete and submit the course survey. If needed, learners may re-take the test in order to achieve a passing score.
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Just the course I was looking for to help me with providing FEES to my trach patients!