UCSF CME: Multidisciplinary Management of Head and Neck Cancer –
Maximizing Voice and Swallowing Outcomes - 2020 *Livestream*

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Department: Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery
Course Number: MMC21067
Activity Start Date: November 8, 2020
Activity End Date: November 8, 2020
Location: INTERACTIVE WEBINAR
Fees:

$150 Speech Language Pathologists
$150 Physicians
$150 Advanced Health Professionals
$150 Residents/Fellows

Optional Add-On Courses:
November 6-7th: Management Strategies in Early and Late Stage Head and Neck Cancer

Register for both courses and receive $100 off your combined registration fees.
 

Overview:

This course is designed for speech language pathologists and other members of the multidisciplinary health care team highlighting a collaborative approach for head and neck cancer survivors. Learn about the most innovative behavioral and surgical approaches to improve voice, swallowing, and quality of life outcomes by a variety of specialists in speech language pathology, surgery, laryngology, nutrition, palliative care, and social work. You can catch up on any sessions you miss with the video recordings available for 30 days after the course.

LIVE STREAM MEETING
This course will be offered as an interactive virtual conference.  Login instructions will be shared with attendees a week before the meeting.  Included in your registration fee is access to the course content on demand for any sessions that you miss.

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Objectives:

At the conclusion of this course, the learner will be able to:

  1. Identify and describe the role of members in a multidisciplinary head and neck cancer team.
  2. Choose appropriate voice therapy candidates in the head and neck cancer population.
  3. Describe 3 swallowing therapy techniques for the head and neck cancer patient.
  4. Define key factors to facilitate a referral to psycho-oncology.

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Accreditation:

The University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine (UCSF), is a Speech Language Pathology and Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board (SLPAHADB) approved provider for continuing professional development courses.  Provider Number: PDP364.

This live activity meets the qualifications for 7.50 hours of continuing professional development credit for speech language pathologists and audiologists as required by SLPAHADB.

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Course Outline:

Sunday, November 8, 2020

7:45 am Webinar Opens

8:00 Course Overview

8:10 Considerations for Today's Complex Head and Neck Cancer Patient – Evolution of Care Options and Their Impact
Patrick Ha, MD

8:30 Peri-oncologic Dysphagia Management – Setting the Stage for Expectations and Influencing Outcomes
Joey Laus, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S

9:15 Helping Patients Manage Life and Cancer Treatment
Ted Scheel, LCSW, MPH

9:30 Break

9:45 Nutritional Optimization – An Essential Part of Care and Outcomes for Patients with Head and Neck Cancers
Greta Macaire, MA, RD, CSO

10:00 Integrating the Digest Scale into the Diagnostic Battery
Heather M. Starmer, MA, CCC-SLP,BCS-S

11:00 Role of Voice Evaluation and Therapy in Early Glottic Cancer – Creating Realistic Expectations
Sarah Schneider, MS, CCC-SLP

11:30 Q & A

12:00 pm Lunch Break

1:00 Exercise in the Head and Neck Cancer Patient – Approaches and Expectations
Heather Starmer, MA, CCC-SLP, BCS-S

1:45 Utility of Manometry in Swallowing Therapy
Lisa M. Evangelista, CScD, CCCSLP, BCS-S

2:05 Lymphedema and Manual Therapy
Sky Yang, MS, CCC-SLP

2:25 Evaluation and Treatment of Trismus
Cara Evans, MM, MS, CCC-SLP

2:45 Break

3:00 Surgical Optimizations for Dysphagia
Yue Ma, MD

3:30 Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Strategies and Survivorship
Neha Goyal, PhD

3:50 Cases / Panel

4:45 Q & A

5:00 pm Course Adjourns

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Course Directors:

Joey Laus, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S
Senior Speech Pathology Supervisor
UCSF Voice and Swallowing Center and Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery
           
Sarah L. Schneider, MS, CCC-SLP
Co-Director, UCSF Voice and Swallowing Center
Assistant Clinical Professor
Speech Pathology Director
UCSF Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery

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Faculty:

Lisa Evangelista, CSD, CCC-SLP, BCS-S
Speech Pathologist
University of California, Davis Medical Center
Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery
           
Cara Evans, MM, MS, CCC-SLP
Speech Pathologist
UCSF Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery and Voice and Swallowing Center
           
Neha Goyal, PhD
Clinical Psychologist
UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
           
Patrick Ha, MD
Professor
Chief of Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery
Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
           
Yue Ma, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor
UCSF Voice and Swallowing Center
Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
           
Greta Macaire, MA, RD, CSO
Registered Dietician
UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
           
Ted Scheel, LCSW, MSW, MPH
Social Work
UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
           
Heather M. Starmer, MA CCC-SLP, BCS-S
Clinical Associate Professor
Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
Director, Head and Neck Cancer Speech and Swallowing Rehabilitation
Stanford Cancer Center
           
Sky Yang, MS, CCC-SLP
Speech Pathologist
UCSF Voice and Swallowing Center and Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery

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Travel & Lodging:

ONLINE - Interactive Webinar

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Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations received in writing before October 30, 2020 will be refunded, less a $75 administrative fee. No refunds will be made on cancellations received after that date.

Please email your requests to RegEmail@ucsf.edu.

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