Swallow Function Tool Kit – Revised with Goal Writing

June 23, 2017 10:30am - 12:30pm

*This is a Closed Event for Therapy 2000 Employees Only*

This event is open to OT/ST

Approval is pending for 2 CEUs by TOTA, approved for 2 CEUs by TSHA

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Speakers:

Chessa Jones, MS, CCC-SLP & Paige Howell, MS, CCC-SLP

Course Location:

Therapy 2000

2535 Lone Star Dr.

Dallas, TX 75212

Times: 

10:30am to 12:30om

Course Description:

This course will review completing a comprehensive bedside evaluation, including using cervical auscultation and palpation.  This training will also focus on developing a treatment plan and goals based on evaluation of feeding and swallowing.  Goals will be written based on the SMART guideline (specific, measurable, attainable, realistic, and time-based).

About Our Speakers:

Chessa Jones, MS, CCC-SLP

Chessa earned her Master’s degree in Communication Disorders at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in May of 2008.   Chessa worked at Our Children’s House Baylor for five years. She has worked at THERAPY 2000 since July 2008.  During that time, she has served in many different roles.  Currently, she is the Senior Clinical Feeding Specialist, for the Dallas division, a team manager, and also the Interim Co-Director for the Feeding Program. Her expertise and passion is working with patients that have dysphagia and feeding disorders.  She provides training, mentoring, and leads small groups that focus on feeding to ensure all of the THERAPY 2000 feeding therapists have the knowledge and resources needed to serve their patients with dysphagia and feeding difficulties well.  When she is not working hard at THERAPY 2000, she is enjoying her 3 large rescue dogs, hanging out with friends and family, or traveling.

Paige Howell, MS, CCC-SLP

Paige is a Hanen-Certified Speech-Language Pathologist who specializes in early childhood with an emphasis in feeding and high risk infant care.  She earned her Master’s degree in Communication Disorders from The University of Texas at Dallas- Callier Center in May 2008.  Paige spent five years working in the public school setting as the Early Childhood lead, working almost exclusively with children with ASD and language delays ages 3-6.  She joined the Therapy 2000 team in August 2013 and currently serves as a Team Manager and Senior Clinical Specialist for the Fort Worth Division.  Paige enjoys working closely with Therapy 2000 clinicians as well as the patients and their families to help ensure Therapy 2000’s high standard of quality care.

Learner Objectives:

  1. Clinician will be able to evaluate and identify oral phase dysfunction, along with etiology, oral motor function, and ways to determine intervention strategies to complete a comprehensive bedside evaluation.
  2. Clinician will be able to evaluate and identify suspected pharyngeal phase dysfunction, along with etiology, s/s of aspiration/penetration, and ways to determine intervention strategies to complete a comprehensive bedside evaluation.
  3. Clinician will be able to define auscultation and use auscultation to complete bedside swallow evaluation.
  4. Clinician will be able to develop feeding goals that are SMART (specific, measurable, attainable, realistic, and time-based).

Times: 

10:30am to 12:30pm

 

IMPORTANT INFO FOR SLP/STA CEU Credit

“Based on our CEU application method, TSHA requires all speech professionals miss no more than 10 minutes of class to receive full credit. Partial credit is not available for speech therapistsIf you are late to class at start or after break by more than 10 minutes, no credit can be granted, although you are still warmly welcome to attend.”

Thank You for your understanding of this externally mandated requirement.

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