On Wednesday, July 18, 2012, from 5:30 P.M. to 8:00 P.M., Communicative Health Care Associates will host a Continuing Education workshop with Elizabeth A. Pomerleau, M.S., CCC-SLP, who specializes in pediatric dysphagia and the speech pathologist’s role in the treatment of esophageal dysfunction. Pomerleau is a speech-language pathologist with over 25 years of experience, and is Director of Dysphagia Associates, which is committed to training, education, and research in dysphagia. She lectures both locally and nationally, and has created a Dysphagia Center which includes MBS, FEES, ph Probe Testing and manometry and V stim.
Upon completion of this workshop, participants should be able to:
1. Identify the elements of normal oral pharyngeal development.
2. Identify significant aspects of the suck/swallow/breath synchrony.
3 . Identify significant aspects in the development of conditional dysphagia.
4. Develop plan for strategic analysis of dysphagia and formulate organized treatment plan.
This program is offered for 0.2 CEUs (Intermediate level: Professional area). ASHA CE approval does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products, or clinical procedures.
An annual ASHA Continuing Registry fee is required to register ASHA CEUs. This registry fee is paid by the participant directly to the ASHA National Office. The registry fee ($30 for ASHA or NSSLHA members; $35 for non-members) allows registration of an unlimited number of ASHA CEUs for the calendar year. Contact the ASHA CE Division at 301-897-5700 for CE fee subscription. ASHA Disclosure Forms have been completed from which it was determined that there is no conflict of interest in the form of relevant financial or non-financial relationships to disclose.
There is a $49 per person course fee for this program, which includes a supper. Please R.S.V.P. by calling 781-899-4709 to reserve a place since seating is limited.