Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
- List and describe three methods for improving respiratory support for speech
- Complete and interpret three quick behavioral tests of laryngeal integrity
- Interpret the clinical significance of resonance change in the nostrils occluded condition
- Describe the rationale for bite block testing during the perceptual speech examination
- Identify the evidence and written materials necessary to initiate a nasal insert program for the treatment of velopharyngeal inadequacy
3-4 pm Evaluation and treatment of the respiratory system
4:15-4:45 Evaluation and treatment of the larynx
4:45-5:45 Evaluation and treatment of the velopharynx
5:45-6:15 Break for meal (not provided)
6:15-7:15 Evaluation and treatment of the oropharyngeal mechanism
7:30-9 pm New developments in ALS and other conditions previously thought untreatable
Dr. John “Jay” Rosenbek is a professor in the department of speech, language and hearing sciences in the College of Public Health and Health Professions, University of Florida in Gainesville, Fla., where he teaches post-graduate courses in motor speech disorders. He is also a courtesy professor in the department of neurology, an adjunct professor at Michigan State University, and a research scientist at the University of Florida Movement Disorders Center.
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Saint Francis Medical Center offers many continuing education courses to healthcare employees throughout the region, including American Heart Association educational courses for healthcare providers, child care providers and lay rescuers. We deliver exceptional customer service built on years of experience and integrity. We look forward to having you in classes and working with you to meet your educational and training needs.
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