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Course Date and Location
Saturday, May 30th, 2020
In consideration of your health and the health of our MDTP instructors in the presence of this viral pandemic this will be a LIVE and ONLINE MDTP Certification Course. The content and format will be the same as our face to face courses.
A link to join the course in Zoom will be sent to all registered participants the week before the course.
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
Upon completion of this course participants will be able to...
Describe the components of MDTP therapy and differentiate this approach from more traditional therapy.
Describe current clinical research supporting MDTP therapy.
Explain how MDTP uses exercise principles to improve swallow function.
Explain physiologic changes in swallowing that may result from various foods/liquids.
Use specific clinical tools in the evaluation of patients for participation in MDTP therapy.
Conduct MDTP therapy sessions and monitor patient progress and outcome.
Single Registration Fee for this Online Course: $475 USD
Registration must be completed before May 16, 2020
NOTE: If you registered at the regular face to face cost ($550 USD) we will refund you the difference minus a small processing fee. If you opted to remain registered for the face to face Houston course you are automatically registered for this LIVE and ONLINE course.
**All Registrations are subject to an additional $9.99 processing fee.
Timed Agenda: Note that these are CENTRAL TIME
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
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
PLEASE NOTE: The following policieds may be superceded by circumstances created by the current viral pandemic. Please see our website (FDI2.com) for the most current policies regarding cancellation or relocation.
Up to two weeks prior to the seminar, refunds will be made minus a processing fee of $100 USD. No refunds will be available if cancelling within two weeks 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 for MDTP seminars will be provided via internet download available one week prior to the seminar. Course Emails will be sent from Eventzilla (firstname.lastname@example.org)- make sure to check the email that you used to register. Alert us (email@example.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 online requiring an electronic signature. This agreement is mandatory to attend this seminar. Individuals who have not registered on our new website and electronically signed the NDA will not be allowed to participate in this online/live 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.
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.