Education

FREE WEBINARS FOR DOWNLOAD AND SELF-STUDY GUIDES

Radiation Safety & Patient Risk

This free module explores the question of radiation exposure and the risks involved with videofluoroscopic swallowing studies. The main focus will be on patient risk, but considerations around clinician radiation exposure will also be addressed. The webinar can be found here: https://kite-uhn.com/e-learning/en/radiation-safety-and-patient-risk

How Thickened Liquids Work to Improve Swallowing

This 60 minute webinar hosted by the the University of Wisconsin Madison on August 15th discusses the role of thickened liquids in swallowing. The recording can be found here (link).

Swallowing Dysfunction and Aspiration Prevention in Neuromuscular Disorders

Catriona was invited on May 31st, 2019 to present at McGill University Health Centre (MUHC)’s 32nd annual Dr. Dorothy Wiselberg Seminar on Neuromuscular Disorders and Respiration. Catriona presented on the topic of pathophysiology and management of swallowing dysfunction and aspiration in neuromuscular disorders, including ALS, Myasthenia Gravis (MG), Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, and Oculopharyngeal Muscular Dystrophy (OPMD). A re-recording of this talk is available here link.

Reference Values for Healthy Swallowing

A 75 minute webinar discussing reference values for healthy swallowing across the range from thin to extremely thick liquids is available at https://youtu.be/Kg9aL72LJQQ.

We also have 60 minute recording addresses questions from from clinicians regarding the latest publication and webinar sharing reference values for healthy swallowing across the range from thin to extremely thick liquids. The Q&A session is available at https://youtu.be/Q4HH8IqG7-s.

Best Practice In Videofluoroscopy Webinar

This 25-minute recording of a talk from a 2012 research conference covers current knowledge about best practices in performing and interpreting videofluoroscopic swallowing studies. Issues related to radiation exposure, protocol, barium stimuli and analysis are covered. For more information please click here

PAID WEBINARS AVAILABLE

Best Practice in Videofluoroscopy Course

The Swallowing Rehabilitation Research Lab launched 7 modules focusing on enhancing clinicians’ ability to perform a videofluoroscopic assessment. Topics include:

  • Radiation Safety and Patient Risk (FREE)
  • Anatomy and Physiology of Swallowing ($25)
  • Indicators and Protocols for Videofluoroscopy  
  • When to Choose Videofluoroscopy  
  • Technical Components of Videofluoroscopy  
  • Contrast Agents for Videofluoroscopy   
  • Alternatives to Videofluoroscopy  

Each webinar comes with a helpful study guide and practice quiz. As a bonus for early registrants, there will be an opportunity to attend a one-hour livestream Q&A session. Register for the webinar and bonus livestream event here: https://kite-uhn.com/e-learning  

Best Practice in Videofluoroscopy Course

This 7-part webinar course is available at medbridge.com. Use the promocode SteeleSLP to access a discount.

Tongue Pressure Resistance Training as a Treatment for Dysphagia

This 5-part webinar course is available at medbridge.com. Use the promocode SteeleSLP to access a discount.

Surface EMG for Swallowing Muscle Training and Education

A 4-part self-study webinar offered by the Biofeedback Foundation of Europe. For more information please click here.

For more information about the course, as well as EMG equipment and software for dysphagia management, contact:  greendysphagia@gmail.com

INVITED PRESENTATIONS 

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