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Advanced Practices in Voice & Dysphagia Contact us: Las Vegas, NV | February 23-26, 2019 Email: info@SinCityLaryngology.com

Advanced Practices in
Voice & Dysphagia

February 23-26, 2019

2019 Course Schedule Click here to download the MD version of the 2019 course brochure.

Sunday, February 24, 2019

9:00

Registration

10:00

Surgical Dilemmas and Decision Making for the Performing Voice - Blake Simpson, MD

10:20

Lower Esophageal Sphincter Incompetence and the Importance of Hiatal Hernia - Peter Belafsky, MD

10:50

A Hard Pill to Swallow: Pill Dysphagia - Maggie Kuhn, MD

11:10

An Open and Shut Case: Paradoxical Vocal Fold Motion in Athletes - Mary Sandage, PhD

11:30

The Shar Pei Larynx and Other Laryngeal Oddities - Kathleen Tibbetts, MD

11:50

A Leaky Valve Loses Air: The Importance of Vocal Fold Paresis and Atrophy - Laura Dominguez, MD

12:10

Lunch on Your Own

1:30

Dysphagia and the Critical Care Patient - Martin Brodsky, PhD

2:00

The IT Factor in Voice Therapy: You Either Have It or You Don’t - Edie Hapner, PhD

2:20

Famous Larynges in History - Ronda Alexander, MD

2:40

Dysphagia After Spinal Surgery - Rebecca Howell, MD

3:10

Break with Exhibitors

3:40

The Beam vs. The Blade: Functional Outcomes in Head and Neck Cancer - Jan Lewin, PhD

4:10

Cysts, Sulci and Mucosal Bridges: A Difficult Family - Nupur Nerukar, MD

4:30

Fight Night: Heavyweight Dysphagia Boxing -  Greg “Apollo Creed” Postma, MD vs. Daniel “The Contender” Cates, MD

5:30

FREE Workshop - State of the Art TEP: Optimizing Outcomes with Tracheoesophageal Speech - Lisa
Evangelista, CCC-SLP

8:00

Adjourn

Monday, February 25, 2019

9:00

Endoscopy Demonstrations with Exhibitors - Faculty

10:00

The Odd Couple: Live Patient Simulation - Edie Hapner, PhD and Clark Rosen, MD

10:40

Building a Bridge Between SLP and MD - Sarah Schneider, CCC-SLP

11:00

High Resolution 3-Dimensional CT Scanner for Dysphagia - Yoko Inamoto, PhD

11:30

Risk Management and the Laryngology Patient: Preventing & Repenting - David Godin, MD

12:00

Mission Impossible: Predicting and Exposing the Difficult Direct Laryngoscopy - Paul Bryson, MD

12:20

Lunch on Your Own

1:30

Frailty, Sarcopenia and How to Prevent the Dysphagia Death Spiral - Liza Blumenfeld, CCC-SLP

2:00

Manual Therapy for MTD: Release the Sounds - Sarah Schneider, CCC-SLP

2:20

How Low Can You Go? All You Need to Know About Glottal Fry - John Nix

2:50

Googlies in Laryngology: How to Score Laryngeal Wickets - Nupur Nerukar, MD

3:10

Break with Exhibitors

3:40

State of the Art Treatment for SD and Tremor - Blake Simpson, MD

4:10

A Change is Gonna Come: Principles of Neuroplasticity - Martin Brodsky, PhD, ScM

4:40

From Puccini to Pink: Helping the Classically Trained Singer Sing Pop - Tim Carson

5:00

Laryngeal Karaoke - Dr. Simpson and Faculty

6:00

Adjourn

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

9:00

TNE and Endoscopic Demonstrations - Faculty

10:00

What Happens in Vagus Stays in Vegas: Innovative Therapy for the Nerve We All Love - Liza
Blumenfeld, CCC-SLP

10:30

PresbyPHARYNX: Implications for Both Voice & Swallowing - Daniel Cates, MD

10:50

Trismus Bites - Lisa Evangelista, CCC-SLP

11:10

The Therapeutic MBS: Dilation of the Esophagus by Speech Pathology - Yoko Inamoto, PhD

11:30

Dysphagia and Cognitive Decline: Let Them Eat Cake - Rebecca Howell, MD

12:10

Wrap Up and Q&A

12:30

Adjourn

Click here to download the SLP version of the 2019 course brochure.

The cost for the Laryngology course is:

$625* for Physicians

$410* for SLPs and other practitioners

$300* for Residents/Fellows

*If postmarked after Jan 20, 2019, add $50

NOTE: The Sinus and Voice courses are separate fees. See the Sinus Course page or the Voice Course page for details.