$300 – $345

Saint Louis Langmore 2.0: Current Updates on FEES

Event Information

Share this event

Date and Time



SSM Health

12303 DePaul Drive

Bridgeton, MO 63044

View Map

Refund Policy

Refund Policy

Refunds up to 30 days before event

Event description


This program is geared toward clinicians who are FEES competent who want to sharpen their scoring and interpretation of FEES exams. A review of scoping techniques to achieve optimal view will be covered. Updates in research, protocols, scoring and interpretation will be introduced, as well as updates in using endoscopy to guide treatment. Participants will have an opportunity to sharpen their skills by practicing scoring recorded FEES exams. Case studies will be provided with treatment considerations.


SSM Health

12303 DePaul Drive

Bridgeton, MO 63044

May Rooms A & B

Hotel Recommendations:

Holiday Inn Express St. Louis Airport-Riverport

13735 Riverport Drive, Maryland Heights, MO 63043

(314) 298-3400

Holiday Inn St. Louis Airport West- Earth City

3400 Rider Trail South, St. Louis, MO 63045

(314) 291-6800

SpringHill Suites by Marriot St. Louis Airport/Earth City

3099 Rider Trail South, St. Louis, MO 63044

(314) 739-9991


$300 (Early Bird through 8/31/2019)

$345 (Late Bird until registration is full)

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Be ready to incorporate new FEES protocols into your practice.
  2. Describe scoping techniques to obtain optimal views.
  3. Identify normal versus abnormal swallowing.
  4. ScoreFEES exams using a scoring worksheet.
  5. Apply the results of the FEES exam to make meaningful recommendations
  6. Discuss case studies using FEESwith different patient populations.
  7. Incorporate scoring and interpretation into a new model of dysphagia.
  8. Describe new uses of endoscopy as a biofeedback tool.

About the Instructor:

Dr. Susan Langmore, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-S pioneered the implementation of fiberoptic endoscopy for the evaluation of swallowing. She has used FEES with all types of adult patients and dysphagia etiologies, and has worked in ICU, inpatient, outpatient, and nursing home settings. Dr. Langmore is a Professor of Otolaryngology at Boston University. She has multiple ongoing research projectsand lectures internationally on dysphagia.


Dr. Langmore has the following financial relationships to disclose. I receive funding support from PCORI. Dr. Langmore recieves honorarium for teaching this course. Dr. Langmore has no non-financial relationships to disclose.


8:00 AM Sign-in and Breakfast (provided)

8:30 AM Introduction: FEES Experiences, Clinical Issues

9:15 AM Protocols and Scoring Systems: Updates

10:15 AM Break

10:30 AM Scoring FEES exams; Interpretation of findings,

12:00 PM Lunch (provided)

1:00 PM Review Scoping Techniques; scoring practice

2:30 PM Break

2:45 PM Treatment considerations/ Case studies

4:00 PM Continue scoring, interpretation, treatment, case studies

5:00 pm Summary, Questions

5:30 PM Adjourn


Please park in Parking Lot 3 and use the dedicated entrance for the May Center. A campus map will be emailed prior to the course date.

This course is offered for 0.75 ASHA CEUs (Professional Area, Intermediate Level)

Succesful participation in this course includes 100% attendance. All participants who successfully completed this course will receive a course completion certificate via email within one week of completing this course. If you would like your participation reported to ASHA, you must complete the ASHA Participation form that was provided to you at the course and submit to the course instructor prior to leaving the course. ASHA CE Providers have up to 45 days from the course's end date to send your participation to the ASHA CE Registry. The ASHA CE Registry processing time usually takes one week. During periods of heavy volume, processing time may be longer. If you have any questions, please email education@carolinafees.com or call 877-390-1887.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations submitted in writing 30 days prior to course date will recieve a full refund. No refunds for cancellations made within 30 days of the course date.

Share with friends

Date and Time


SSM Health

12303 DePaul Drive

Bridgeton, MO 63044

View Map

Refund Policy

Refunds up to 30 days before event

Save This Event

Event Saved