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Dive Deep Into The Issues That Speech-Language Pathologists Face When Working With Patients With Swallowing Disorders.

 

We’ll discuss many controversial topics in order to provide the LATEST evidence-based treatment strategies, and create a community of dysphagia clinicians who want to consume incredibly valuable insight and information.

Our goal is to allow you to #swallowyourpride, and be open and willing to try the latest in evidence based treatment approaches by learning from experts and researchers in our field in order to create the best outcomes for our patients who need it most!

 

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219 – Beyond the Burn: Standardizing SLP Practice Part 2

If the burn unit is uncharted territory for your SLP program, you’re not alone! Morgan Billinger, MS, CCC-SLP, and Lori Skinner, MS, CCC-SLP are back for episode 219 to change that! These powerhouse SLPs attended a burn symposium that sparked the creation of a burn...

218 – Beyond the Burn: Standardizing SLP Practice – Part 1

If the burn unit is uncharted territory for your SLP program, you’re not alone! Morgan Billinger, MS, CCC-SLP, and Lori Skinner, MS, CCC-SLP are joining me for episode 218 to change that! These powerhouse SLPs attended a burn symposium that sparked the creation of a...

215 – Mastering Manual Therapy with Walt Fritz

With over 20 years of experience, Walt Fritz, PT, is sitting down to take a deep dive into all things manual therapy with me. Walt is an educator for all professions who provide manual therapy including PTs, OTs, massage therapists, and, yes, SLPs! He provides...

212-Evolution of Pediatric Feeding from a “Seasoned SLP”

Dr. Ruth Horning Stonestreet, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, Professor Emerita, Fellow- ASHA, Fellow-NAP, BCS-CL is a self-proclaimed "seasoned SLP" and has spent the majority of her career serving the pediatric feeding population. She's sharing her experiences working with various...

211 – Forging a (Speech) Path in the CVICU

Routine post-operative FEES? Could it be the future of the SLP role in the CVICU? According to my most recent guest on SYP, that may be the reality sooner rather than later! CVICUs can be an intimidating unit full of lines and machines and tenuous, critically ill...

210 – Heat Moisture Exchangers: Are Trach Patients Overlooked?

Laryngectomy patients often use Heat Moisture Exchangers (HMEs) since their airway bypasses the mouth and nose after the laryngectomy. So, if trach patients' airways also bypass their mouth and nose, at least in part, why are HMEs not widely used with this population...

209-Get Rolling with the Shakanki Speaking Valve

SLPs know that speaking valves are vital for patients with tracheostomies, but do you know all of the options available for speaking valves? Dr. Alan Shikani, MD, FACS, FARS, joins me for episode 209 of Swallow Your Pride to give us an in-depth look at his creation,...

208-Infant Feeding Performance: What does a cough really mean?

In episode 208, Katlyn McGrattan, PhD, CCC-SLP, shares insights into her fascinating research: Establishing Normative Values for Signs of Aspiration in Non-Dysphagic Infants. The study will be released soon, but Dr. McGrattan is sharing the incredible work on SYP...