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Alta Bates Summit Medical Center

2450 Ashby Avenue

Berkeley, CA 94705

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Respiratory Muscle Strength Advanced Clinical Training Workshop

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This course is offered for 0.75 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level; Professional area.)


Presented by:

Chris Sapienza, Ph.D, CCC-SLP, Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders

World Renowned Expert in the field of RMST.

Learn more about Dr. Sapienza HERE

This premier presentation will cover the basic principles and clinical utility of Respiratory Muscle Strength Training (RMST). It will include information on its theoretical underpinnings, report on past and current outcome data, and present treatment approaches for various patient groups using both inspiratory and expiratory muscle strength training devices. Dr. Sapienza brings pragmatic information that is both informative and interesting to clinicians worldwide.

Learning Outcomes

Participants will:

  • Identify key anatomical and physiologic components of respiration, swallow and cough

  • Understand effectiveness of RMST for patient care

  • Demonstrate the ability to assess key measures of respiratory strength and relate these to RMST protocols

  • Demonstrate knowledge of devices for RMST and advantages/disadvantages with various patient groups

  • Demonstrate ability to plan and implement RMST protocols

  • Demonstrate ability to assess RMST outcomes in terms of respiratory muscle strength, swallow and cough


Course Schedule (0.75 ASHA CEUS)

7:45- 8:15 Registration and Continental breakfast (provided)

8:15-10:15 What is RMST?

10:15-11:00 Airway Protection

11:00-11:15 Break

11:15-12:15 Airway Protection, continued (Breathing, Cough, and Swallow)

12:15-1:15 Lunch

1:15-3 :15 Applications for Assessment & Treatment, Demonstration (Use, Troubleshooting, Measurement)

3:15- 3:30 Break

3:30- 5:30 Cases and Critical Thinking

Additional Course Information:

  • Handouts will be available in digital format prior to event

  • Respiratory muscle strength training devices and assessment tools will be on hand for demonstration

  • Continental Breakfast and refreshments will be provided
  • EMST150 device will be provided to each course participant courtesy of Aspire Products, LLC


*** This course is offered for 0.75 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level; Professional area.)

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