Tiffany Turner - Adult Dysphagia Assessment, Treatment, and Case Studies

Tiffany Turner HeadshotTiffany Turner, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S, is a board-certified specialist in swallowing and swallowing disorders. In 2014 she founded Swallowing and Neurological Rehabilitation, a regional swallowing and voice center in Tulsa, OK. Tiffany and her team provide FEES and videostroboscopy diagnostics and highly specialized swallowing, voice, speech-language, and cognitive-linguistic treatment services to patients throughout the region. Tiffany has authored several clinical resources related to adult speech pathology topics which have been utilized by thousands of SLPs worldwide. She also teaches continuing education courses for SLPs related to dysphagia treatment, FEES, and other adult rehabilitation topics.

 

Thursday, October 14 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Dysarthria and Dysphonia Assessment and Treatment and Special Considerations for Progressive Diseases
This introductory course is designed to provide an overview of classification and basic treatment principles for dysarthria and dysphonia in the adult population. Participants will learn about the differential diagnosis of dysarthria and treatment considerations for each subtype of dysarthria, with special considerations for progressive diseases. Clinical voice evaluations and videostroboscopy will be covered along with basic treatment principles for dysphonia.

 

Thursday, October 14 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Adult Dysphagia Assessment, Treatment, and Case Studies
This course dives into practical dysphagia assessment and treatment techniques. The instructor discusses the dysphagia evaluation process, including cranial nerve exams and dysphagia imaging, and the selection of current evidence-based treatment approaches. Participants will then navigate several actual patient dysphagia case studies from the presenter’s swallowing center.

 

Thursday, October 14 - 3:15 PM - 5:15 PM

Ethics and Supervision of Graduate Students and Clinical Fellows in Adult Medical Settings
This course provides an overview of the ASHA Code of Ethics and student and CF supervision requirements. The instructor will provide specific examples for policy application using scenarios relevant to medical SLPs. Common questions will be discussed along with resources for seeking answers to questions that may come up in daily practice.

Disclosure

Financial Relationships:

  • Yes, Swallowing & Neurological Rehabilitation salary and ownership interest; Muscular Dystrophy Association salary; AskSHA speaking fee

Non-financial Relationships:

  • None
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