dysphagia assessment, Dysphagia Therapy, Objective assessment

Basic FEES Workshop

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Fiberoptic Endoscopic Examination of Swallowing (Basic FEES) Workshop 2015

Hosted by The Chinese University of Hong Kong

The FEES workshops are structured to provide speech therapists and doctors with updates on dysphagia and serve to promote the use of FEES in the assessment of dysphagia, in rehabilitation planning and as a biofeedback tool. Clinical updates of dysphagia management and intervention methods will also be discussed. The workshops will also provide hands-on opportunities to participants which bridge the theory to practice. Organisers: Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, & Institute of Human Communicative Research, The Chinese University of Hong Kong Target participants: Speech Therapists, Otorhinolaryngologists and Medical Doctors.

Learning Objectives: The objectives of the 2-day workshop are to present:

 The anatomy and neurology for swallowing

 An overview of dysphagia

 Swallowing assessment – principles and the diagnostic tools

 Assessment of voice and laryngeal function

 FEES –normal vs abnormal videos

 Diagnostic options for patients – VFSS / FEES

 Tips on endoscopy

 Provide 3-4 hours of supervised hands-on practical passing the endoscope on other participant(s) and / or on dummies

Course Day:             14 & 15 December 2015 (Monday – Tuesday)

Venue:                     Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong

Registration is now opened, please go to the following link for the registration:
http://goo.gl/Ph8We8

For the details of the workshop, please kindly refer to the attached flyer or visit our website:  http://www.ihcr.cuhk.edu.hk/eng/events/main.htm

Due to the intensive nature of training, spaces are limited and processed on a first come first serve basis.

For overseas participants, you can email the secretariat for advice and special arrangements.

Applicants will be notified of the results of their application by email.
Should you need any further information, please feel free to contact the secretariat of the Program, Ms Rina To at (852) 3943 9609 or speechtherapy@ent.cuhk.edu.hk.

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