FEES Course Details

Education Centre - Royal Victoria Eye & Ear Hospital: 

Tuesday/Wednesday 25th-26th September 2018 (Course + Exam)

Faculty

Dr. Laura Baijens

Prof. Dr. Pere Clavé

Prof. Dr. Rainer Dziewas

Dr. Daniele Farneti

Mr. Mark Rafferty

Prof. Dr. Antonio Schindler

Dr. Julie Regan

Prof. Dr. Tobias Warnecke

Online Programme

Online Program: Available from September 10th 2018

ESSD e-module: Oropharyngeal Dysphagia: Pathophysiology and Management

Online Programme Content

•             Physiology of deglutition

•             Neurogenic dysphagia – diseases, epidemiology and complications

•             Oropharyngeal dysphagia as a geriatric syndrome

•             Clinical screening and clinical diagnosis

•             Indications for instrumental studies

•             Videofluoroscopic swallowing study

•             Oesophageal endoscopy and manometry

•             Classification and grading of neurogenic dysphagia

•             Evidence-based treatment of dysphagia

•             Nutritional and respiratory complications of dysphagia

On-Site Programme

Day 1: Tuesday 25th September 2018

Venue: Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital, Adelaide Rd, Dublin 2

8:30

Registration

09:00 - 09:30

Welcome & Introduction (Mark Rafferty & Rainer Dziewas)

9:30 - 10:30

FEES I: Standard FEES-Protocol (Rainer Dziewas)

10:30 - 11:00

Coffee Break

11:00 - 11:30

FEES II: Salient findings (Antonio Schindler)

11:30 - 12:00

FEES III: Examples from clinical routine (Antonio Schindler)

12:00 - 12:30

Classification and grading of neurogenic dysphagia (Tobias Warnecke)

12:30 - 13:00

Q&A (Antonio Schindler)

13:00 - 14:00

Lunch

14:00 - 14:30

Technical procedures: sterilization, cleaning, safety of patient (Laura Baijens)

14:30 - 15:30

FEES hands-on I : in small groups, preparatory steps, handling of the scope, training with a dummy (Mark Rafferty, Antonio Schindler, Daniele Farneti, Emilia Michou, Laura Baijens, Rainer Dziewas, Tobias Warnecke, )

15:30 - 16:30

FEES hands-on II: in small groups, practicing FEES on each other (Mark Rafferty, Antonio Schindler, Daniele Farneti, Emilia Michou, Laura Baijens, Rainer Dziewas, Tobias Warnecke)

16:30 - 17:30

Analysis of FEES videos I in small groups (Mark Rafferty, Antonio Schindler, Daniele Farneti, Emilia Michou, Laura Baijens, Rainer Dziewas, Tobias Warnecke)

17:30-18.00

Discussion, concluding remarks (Mark Rafferty & Laura Baijens)

18:00

End of Day 1

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Day 2: Wednesday 26th September 2018

Venue: Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital, Adelaide Rd, Dublin 2

08:15

Registration

08:30 - 09:30

Specific FEES protocols for neurogenic dysphagia (Tobias Warnecke)

09.30 - 10:00

Dysphagia in the ICU (Rainer Dziewas)

10:00-10:30

Dysphagia in older patients (Pere Clavé)

10:30-11:00

Coffee Break

11:00-12:00

FEES hands-on III: patient case and practicing in small groups (Mark Rafferty, Antonio Schindler, Daniele Farneti, Emilia Michou, Laura Baijens, Rainer Dziewas, Tobias Warnecke)

12:00 - 13:00

Lunch

13:00-14:15

Analysis of FEES videos II in small groups (Mark Rafferty, Antonio Schindler, Daniele Farneti, Emilia Michou, Laura Baijens, Rainer Dziewas, Tobias Warnecke)

14:15- 15:00

When to be alert: Important ENT findings (Mark Rafferty)

15:00-15:30

Coffee break

15:30-16:30

Clinical decision-making based on FEES findings (Tobias, Laura, Antonio, Margaret, Daniele, Mark, all).

16:30-17:30

Exam (20 Multiple choice questions)

17:30-17:45

Discussion of the exam (Antonio Schindler, Laura Baijens, Tobias Warnecke, Rainer Dziewas)

17:45-18:00

Concluding remarks (Mark Rafferty & Antonio Schindler)

18:00

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Faculty

 

Laura Baijens


Head and Neck Oncology Surgeon and Senior Consultant Laryngologist at the Maastricht University Medical Center, the Netherlands.

Chair of the Dutch National Guideline Oropharyngeal Dysphagia.

Treasurer of the ESSD

University Medical Center   (MUMC+), Maastricht, the Netherlands.

Dutch Fellowship head and neck surgical oncology at Maastricht University Medical  Center (MUMC+), Maastricht, the Netherlands

in 2016 and 2017.

Research and clinical interests include:

 

˗           Head and neck surgical oncology

˗           Laryngology

˗           Pediatric otorhinolaryngology (incl. neonatal airway management)

˗           Skull base surgery

 

Danieli Farneti 

Dr Danieli Farneti is Assistant Physician in Otorhinolaryngology, Head of Voice and Swallowing Center and Audiology and Phoniatry Service, ENT Divisione ORL, at  Ospedale Infermi, in Rimini, Italy. He is a Board Member of ESSD and the Italian Study Group on Dysphagia (GISD)

He is also a member of the Dysphagia Research Society (DRS) and international affiliate member of American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA). He has published widely on dysphagia and FEES.

Antonio Schindler

He was born in 1972 in Turin, Italy. He graduated from Medical School in 1997, and Specialized in Phoniatrics in 2001 and in Otorhinolaryngology in 2005. He became Assistant Professor in 2006 and Associate Professor in 2013 at the Milan University Medical School. He is Head of the Bachelor Speech Pathology at the University of Milan and Head of the Phoniatric Unit at Sacco Hospital in Milan, Italy. His main clinical activities are child language (assessment and rehabilitation planning), voice disorders (assessment, rehabilitation planning and surgical management) and swallowing disorders (assessment and rehabilitation planning). He has been President of the Italian Society of Logopedics and Phoniatrics, Vice-President of the Union of the European Phoniatricians and Board Member of International Association of Logopedics and Phoniatrics (IALP). He is currently Chair of the IALP Dysphagia Committee and Vice-President of the European Society for Swallowing Disorders. He has published over 100 papers indexed in Scopus and his H-index is 18. 

 

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