February 15-16, 2013

Emory Voice Center Workshop

Register for the Emory Voice Center Workshop taking place at Emory University Hospital Midtown.

The course is approved for 1.45 ASHA CEU’s Intermediate Level-Professional Content

Course Description

This course will include didactic and laboratory sessions. There will be 6 hours of guided hands-on practice time in small groups. Participants will have the opportunity to practice interpretation of stroboscopy and FEES.

Day One will feature lectures on flexible and rigid laryngoscopy, stroboscopy and interpretation; flexible endoscopic evaluation of swallowing and interpretation.

Day Two will feature lectures on Otolaryngology in-office procedures, TNE, and report generation and reimbursement. Concurrent master classes in voice and dysphagia therapy the second day giving participants an opportunity to observe and interact with master clinicians during hands on care of real patients.

Learning Objectives

1. Participants will distinguish the appropriate application of laryngeal imaging for diagnosing voice disorders and FEES for the diagnosis of dysphagia with its use in treatment planning.

2. Participants will demonstrate endoscope management, universal precautions, and safe use of topical anesthetic.

3. Participants will develop basic endoscopic techniques for use of the rigid and flexible endoscopy.

4. Participants will develop an introduction - intermediate level skill of interpreting laryngeal imaging examinations and FEES.

Target Audience

A hands-on workshop for Otolaryngologists and Speech Language Pathologists, interested in performing laryngeal imaging examinations, stroboscopy, and FEES

Continuing Education Credit

The Emory University School of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 15 AMA Physician’s Recognition Award Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. The Emory University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Emory University School of Medicine Department of Otolaryngology is approved by the Continuing Education Board of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) to provide continuing education activities in speech-language pathology and audiology. See course information for number of ASHA CEUs, instructional level and content area. ASHA CE Provider approval does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products or clinical procedures.

Tuition

Tuition fee is $515. Tuition includes a course syllabus distributed on a flash drive, continental breakfasts and breaks, lunches and other amenities involved in creating a rewarding learning experience.

This course has a maximum registration, so please register early. Written cancellation on or before February 1, 2013 will be refunded less a $100 administrative fee. Cancellations after February 1, 2013 are NON-REFUNDABLE and NON-TRANSFERABLE. Program agenda is subject to change without notice.

Conference Location and Accomodations

The conference will be held at Emory University Hospital Midtown, Glenn Education Building and Emory Voice Center, 550 Peachtree St., NE, Atlanta, GA. (formerly called Crawford Long Hospital).

Hotel Accomodations

Hotel accommodations can be reserved at the following hotels that are within walking distance to the conference facility:

1. Sol-Melia: 590 West Peachtree Street, Atlanta, GA 30308; 404-881-6000 (two blocks). Ask for Emory University rate.

2. Georgian Terrace: 659 Peachtree Street, Atlanta, GA 30308 (three blocks) 404-897-1991. Ask for hospital rate.

3. Hyatt Place: 3030 Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30308 (two blocks) 404-577-1980

4. The 12 Hotel: 400 West Peachtree Street, Atlanta, GA 30308 (three blocks) 404-418-1212

5. Hotel Indigo: 683 Peachtree Street, NE, Atlanta - (404) 874-9200 (three blocks). Ask for hospital rate.

Faculty and Speakers

Edie R. Hapner, PHD Course Director
Director Speech-Language Pathology, Emory Voice Center
Associate Professor
Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Financial disclosures: Royalties Plural Publishing Group
No relevant non-financial disclosures

Michael M. Johns, III MD Course Co-Director
Director, Emory Voice Center
Associate Professor
Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Financial disclosures: Royalties Plural Publishing Group
No relevant non-financial disclosures

Adam Klein, MD FACS Course Co-Director
Laryngologist-Emory Voice Center
Associate Professor
Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Financial disclosures: Royalties Plural Publishing Group
No relevant non-financial disclosures

Melissa Statham, MD
Laryngologist-Emory Voice Center
Assistant Professor
Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
No relevant financial or non-financial disclosures

Adam D. Rubin, MD
Laryngologist and Director, Lakeshore Professional Voice Center
Saint Claire Shores, Michigan
Adjunct Asst Prof, University of Michigan
No relevant financial or non-financial disclosures

Marina Gilman, MM, MA, CCC-SLP
Speech Pathologist-Singing Voice Specialist
Emory Voice Center
Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Financial disclosures: Royalties Primal Pictures, Inc
No relevant non-financial disclosures

Meryl Kaufman, M. Ed. CCC-SLP BRS-S
Speech Pathologist-Dysphagia and Head and Neck Cancer Specialist
Emory Voice Center
Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
No relevant financial or non-financial disclosures

Elizabeth Seelinger, MS CCC-SLP
Speech Pathologist-Dysphagia and Head and Neck Cancer Specialist
Emory Voice Center
Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
No relevant financial or non-financial disclosures

Carissa Maira, MS CCC-SLP
Speech Pathologist-Voice Specialist
Emory Voice Center
Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
No relevant financial or non-financial disclosures

Brian Petty, MA, MA
Speech Pathologist-Singing Voice Specialist
Emory Voice Center
Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
No relevant financial or non-financial disclosures

Laureano Giraldez, MD
> Laryngology Fellow
Emory Voice Center
Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
No relevant financial or non-financial disclosures

Madeleine Pethan, MS
Speech Pathology Clinical Fellow
Emory Voice Center
Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
No relevant financial or non-financial disclosures

Marissa Stoltzfus, MM, MS
Speech Language Pathologist, Professional Voice Specialist
Voice and Speech Lab
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
No relevant financial or non-financial disclosures

Alexander T. Hillel, MD
Laryngologist
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
No relevant financial or non-financial disclosures

Agenda: Friday, February 15, 2013
7:30 a.m. Registration and Breakfast: Glenn Education Building Auditorium
8:00 a.m. Welcome and Announcements
8:15 a.m. Laryngeal Imaging: What, When, Why
8:45 a.m. Stroboscopy / Parameters of Importance
9:30 a.m. Common Findings in Laryngeal Imaging
10:15 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. The FEES Examination: including comparison to MBSS and Interpretation
11:30 a.m. Rigid and Flexible Endoscopic Technique and Use of Topical Anesthetic
12:15 p.m. Choosing Equipment that is Right for Your Needs
12:45 p.m. Lunch In Glenn
1:30 p.m. Walk to Emory Voice Center
1:45-4:45 p.m. Hands-On Practice with Laryngeal Imaging, FEES and Interpretation
4:45-6 p.m. Wine and Cheese Reception
Agenda: Saturday, February 16, 2013
7:30 a.m. Breakfast and Registration: Glenn Education Building Auditorium
8:00 a.m. Welcome and Questions from Day One Hands-On Workshop
8:15 a.m. Ergonomics: Saving Your Back During the Busy Workday
8:30 a.m. Maximizing Your Laryngeal Imaging and FEES Examinations
9:15 a.m. Grand Rounds in FEES and Strobe
10:15 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. In-Office Medical/Surgical Procedures: Advancing the Frontiers
11:15 a.m. Coding and Reimbursement
12:00 p.m. Documentation for FEES and Stroboscopy
12:30 p.m. Lunch in the Glenn
1:15 p.m. Walk to Emory Voice Center
1:30 p.m. Hands-On Practice with Laryngeal Imaging, FEES and Interpretation
3-4:30 p.m. Concurrent Master Classes in Voice and Dysphagia Therapy
4:30 p.m. CEU/Certificates of Attendance and Evaluations
Sign-up for the Workshop

Sign-up for the Emory Voice Center Workshop. We will send you a PDF form to complete for registration.

Emory University School of Medicine Department of Otolaryngology is approved by the Continuing Education Board of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) to provide continuing education activities in speech-language pathology and audiology. See course information for number of ASHA CEUs, instructional level and content area. ASHA CE Provider approval does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products or clinical procedures.