The VFSS: Foundations, Clinical Concepts, and Case Studies

Presented by Jessica W. Gregor, MS CCC-SLP BCS-S

Friday, November 12th, 2021

Registration Fee:
$197 for Speech-Language Pathologists

11:00 AM EST / 8:00 AM PST – 8 PM EST / 5 PM PST

After this webinar, you will be able to…

  •  Learners will identify normal and abnormal anatomic and physiologic aspects on videofluoroscopic swallowing studies (VFSS).
  • Attendees will describe the value of VFSS, standardization practices, and multidisciplinary care in dysphagia diagnostics for optimal intervention.
  • Learners will list fundamentals of various fluoroscopic procedures used in swallowing including contrast materials used.

 

Agenda

  • 11:00-11:10 AM: Introduction
  • 11:10-11:45 AM: A Prelude to Dysphagia Diagnostics
  • 11:45 AM -12:05 PM: Section 1 – Fluoroscopy Fundamentals
  • 12:05-12:25 PM: Section 2 – Other Radiological Exams/Contrast in Swallowing
  • 12:25-1:10 PM: Section 3 – VFSS Foundations

–(15 minute break)–

  • 1:25-2:30 PM: Section 4 – Standardization in VFSS
  • 2:30-3:15 PM: Section 5 – Normal Anatomy & Physiology under Fluoro

–(45 minute break)–

 

  • 4:00-6:10 PM: Section 6 – Oropharyngeal Impairments on VFSS: Considerations & Case Examples
  • 6:10-6:40 PM: Section 7 – Esophageal Phase Clearance Impairments on VFSS: Considerations & Case Examples
  • 6:40-7:40: Section 8 – Multiphase Dysphagia Case Examples
  • 7:40-8:00 PM: Q & A

Speaker Information

Jessica Wind Gregor obtained her Bachelor of Science in Speech & Hearing Science at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2008 and her Master of Science in Speech Pathology at Rush University in Chicago, Illinois in 2010. Over the past decade, Jessica has worked in a variety of medical settings (trauma, intensive care, acute care, acute rehab, long-term care, outpatient) at both VA and private sector health systems. She holds her Board Certification in Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders (BCS-S) through the American Board of Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders (ABSSD) since 2016 and served on the ABSSD Mentorship Committee from 2018-2020. Dysphagic populations of interest are oncologic and iatrogenic etiologies. She has been a certified McNeill Dysphagia Therapy Program (MDTP) provider since 2015 and a MDTP trainer since 2019. Jessica has a strong passion for the field of swallowing diagnostics and intervention as well as multidisciplinary collaboration for optimal patient care.

 

FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE:
 
  • Speaker fees from “Medical SLP Education”
  • Consulting Fee from Florida Dysphagia Institute, LLC
 
NON-FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE:
Jessica Wind Gregor has no non-financial disclosures.

Additional Info and FAQ:

Can I get continuing education for this webinar?  

After watching the webinar, you will need to pass a short quiz with at least 80% accuracy and attend the full webinar to obtain credit for your participation. The link to the quiz will be emailed to you after the presentation. Once completed, you will receive a certificate of completion within 48 hours.  You have 14 days to complete the test.

If you’d like to earn ASHA CEUs for the presentation, we can report your completion to ASHA. ASHA CEUs are awarded to those that meet eligibility criteria by the ASHA CE Registry upon receipt of the ASHA CEU Participant Form from the ASHA Approved CE Provider.

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Who is this webinar appropriate for?  

The target audience for this webinar is licensed speech-language pathologists. There are no prerequisite skills or knowledge needed beyond the basic speech-language pathology training and licensing.

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The VFSS: Foundations, Clinical Concepts, and Case Studies