FEES Interpretation and Analysis
This course aims to promote independent interpretation and analysis of fiberoptic endoscopic evaluation of swallowing (FEES) exams. The instructor provides an overview of the terminology needed for FEES p.o. trial analysis along with a large library of video clips of actual patient studies played in real time and slow motion for FEES analysis practice.
This is a 9-hour recorded course that participants can complete at their own pace. Upon course completion, there is a required quiz and course survey that must be submitted for course participation credit.
Expected Learner Outcomes:
After attending this course, participants will be able to:
Identify and describe all anatomical structures observed on a FEES exam
Analyze p.o. trials on a FEES assessment and document the trial findings using appropriate terminology
Identify normal and abnormal swallowing findings as observed on FEES exams
Time Ordered Agenda (8 Video Modules):
Video 1: (48 minutes) Introduction and FEES Terminology Overview
Video 2: (1 hour, 7 minutes) Endoscopy Videos and Analysis- Clips 1-10
Video 3: (1 hour) Endoscopy Videos and Analysis- Clips 11-20
Video 4: (51 minutes) Endoscopy Videos and Analysis- Clips 21-30
Video 5: (1 hour, 2 minutes) Endoscopy Videos and Analysis- Clips 31-40
Video 6: (44 minutes) Endoscopy Videos and Analysis- Clips 41-45
Video 7: (39 minutes) Endoscopy Videos and Analysis- Clips 46-50
Video 8: (48 minutes) Endoscopy Videos and Analysis- Clips 51-55
Video 9: (32 minutes) Endoscopy Videos and Analysis- Clips 56-60
Video 10: (38 minutes) Endoscopy Videos and Analysis- Clips 61-65
Video 11: (51 minutes) Endoscopy Videos and Analysis- Clips 66-70, Report Writing, Closing Statements
Target Audience: This course is intended for speech-language pathologists, speech-language pathology assistants, or graduate students in speech-language pathology who treat or have an interest in learning about adult dysphagia, particularly FEES analysis.
Course Completion Requirements: To receive course participation credit, participants must complete the quiz at the end of the course videos and submit a course survey.
Course Offering Dates: October 15, 2020 - September 30, 2025
Cancellation Policies for Online Courses:
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Tiffany Turner is a board certified specialist in swallowing and swallowing disorders. She founded Swallowing and Neurological Rehabilitation in 2014. Tiffany and her team perform outpatient diagnostic and treatment services and complete mobile diagnostics for swallowing and voice (FEES and videostroboscopy) in inpatient facilities. Tiffany has also authored several clinical resources related to adult speech pathology topics which have been utilized by thousands of SLPs worldwide. She is a graduate student supervisor and frequent mentor to other clinicians in the area of dysphagia.
Presenter: Tiffany Turner, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S
Financial Disclosures - Tiffany Turner is the owner of Swallowing and Neurological Rehabilitation, LLC and receives a salary.
Nonfinancial Disclosures - No relevant non-financial disclosures exist.