MDTP New Orleans, LA Certification Course

Saturday, August 08 2020, 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM [CST]

1512 Jefferson Hwy, New Orleans, LA, 70121, United States

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Saturday, August 08 2020, 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM [CST]

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Course Date and Location

New Orleans | Saturday, August 8th, 2020

Ochsner Medical Center

Brent House Conference Center

Lejuene/Caldwell/Burns Rooms

1512 Jefferson Highway

New Orleans, LA 70121

 

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Course Description

MDTP is a systematic exercise-based approach to dysphagia therapy in adults.  Rather than a specific technique, MDTP is a framework from which to provide individualized therapy to adult patients.  This one-day intermediate course introduces participants to the conceptual basis of MDTP, provides the results of initial clinical studies documenting functional and physiologic benefits from MDTP intervention, describes in detail the components of MDTP, and provides step by step instruction for the evaluation and treatment of patients receiving the MDTP approach.

 

This course is offered for 0.85 ASHA CEUS (Intermediate level, Professional area)

The content of this seminar is not available to students

 

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course participants will be able to...

  1. Describe the components of MDTP therapy and differentiate this approach from more traditional therapy.

  2. Describe current clinical research supporting MDTP therapy.

  3. Explain how MDTP uses exercise principles to improve swallow function.

  4. Explain physiologic changes in swallowing that may result from various foods/liquids.

  5. Use specific clinical tools in the evaluation of patients for participation in MDTP therapy.

  6. Conduct MDTP therapy sessions and monitor patient progress and outcome.

 

Cost

Early Bird: Before June 8th, 2020: $475 USD

Regular Registration: After June 8th, 2020: $525 USD

No onsite registration.

**All Registrations are subject to an additional $9.99 processing fee. 

  

Timed Agenda

7:30 - 8:00 am     | Check In

8:00 - 9:30 am     | MDTP - What is it?  How does it differ from what we currently do?

                              AND Current evidence supporting MDTP

9:30 - 10:30 am   | Exercise principles in MDTP part 1

10:30 - 10:45 am | Break

10:45 - 11:30 am | Exercise principles in MDTP part 2

11:30 - 12:00pm  | The MDTP Food Hierarchy

12:00 - 1:00 pm   | Lunch- Lunch will be provided

1:00 - 3:00 pm     | Swallowing Assessment and Outcome Protocols for MDTP

3:00 - 3:15 pm     | Break

3:15 - 5:45 pm     | Step by Step Therapy Procedures for MDTP

5:45 - 6:00 pm     | Questions and Answers

 

Speakers

Speakers listed below are subject to change. Two or more speakers will present at every seminar.  

 

Cancellation Policy

Up to one week prior to the seminar, refunds will be made minus a processing fee of $100 USD.  No refunds will be available if cancelling within a week of the seminar nor following the seminar.

 

Seminar Location Change Policy

Once registered for a given MDTP seminar changing to a different seminar will require cancellation of the initial registration (See cancellation policy) and registering for a new seminar (pending space availability).

 

Course Materials

Course materials for MDTP seminars will be provided via internet download available one week prior to the seminar. Course Emails will be sent from Eventzilla (events@eventzilla.com)- make sure to check the email that you used to register. Alert us (floridadysphagiainst2@gmail.com) with changes to your registration/email/name.

Hard copy materials are limited to certain forms and handouts that will also be available to certified provided following the seminar on our website.

A non-disclosure agreement will be provided via internet download.  This agreement is mandatory to attend this seminar. The purpose of the NDA is to minimize erosion of MDTP via sharing with untrained professionals. The faculty will be happy to address any further details/questions at the seminar.

 

Certification

All attendees will be given access to the post test. All participants have one month (30 days) following the course to pass this test. The test may be taken as many times as needed but MUST be completed one month from the course date.

 

 

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About the Organizer

Florida Dysphagia Institute (FDI) provides current, evidence-based and clinically relevant information and experiences to clinicians and clinical researchers in the field of dysphagia management.

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Event Speakers

Yvette McCoy is a speech-language pathologist with over 25 years experience, specializing in adult neurological rehabilitation with a special interest in dysphagia and stroke rehabilitation. She owns Speak Well Solutions, LLC. She is certified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, a board certified swallowing specialist, MDTP certified Provider, eight time ACE Awardee, mentor and CFY supervisor. She currently serves on the Executive Board for the American Board of Swallowing and Swallowing Disorder and is the Public Relations Committee Chair. She is a member of the Dysphagia Research Society where she has served on the Website Communications and Public Relations Committee. She is co-creator/author of the mobile app ‘Dysphagia Therapy’, and The Adult Dysphagia Clinician’s Pocket Guide: From Neuroanatomy to Clinical Practice by Plural Publishing. Finally, she is an adjunct instructor at the University of Maryland, College Park. She is joining the FDI as part of our MDTP instructor team.

Diane Longnecker is an Advanced Clinical Specialist for the speech pathology department at Baylor Scott and White Institute for Rehabilitation at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. She also holds her Board Certification in Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders (BCS-S). Diane has been using MDTP for over 5 years with a variety of patient populations and across a variety of clinical settings. She has also led the integration of MDTP into routine use for treatment of dysphagia in a large hospital system.