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Sharing Difficult News: What Needs to be Said and Heard About Dysphagia - 2018 Meet the Masters

 Export to Your Calendar 3/1/2090
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Contact: ABSSD Office


Online registration is available until: 3/1/2090
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Course Description:

The Meet the Masters distinguished panel of two speech-language pathologists, a physician, and a parent discuss sharing and receiving difficult news. This is a recording of the 2018 Meet the Masters held during the ASHA Convention in Boston, MA

 

 

 

 

This course is offered for .20 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate Level; Professional area).

Presenters

Maureen A Lefton-Greif, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-S
Maureen A Lefton-Greif, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-S, is Professor of Pediatrics, Otolaryngology-Head and Neck, and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.  ASHA Fellow.  Founding member of the American Board of Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders (ABSSD) and Board Certified Specialist in Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders.

Disclosures:
Financial – Funding from NIH/NIDCD, royalties from MedBridge Education, salary from Ataxia Telagiectasia Childrens Program, honorarium from JH Conference Planning.

Non-Financial – Editorial Advisory Board for Dysphagia Journal, Editorial Review Board for Canadian Journal of Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology, 2019 Program Planning Committee for Dysphagia Research Society.

 

Michael Barnett, MD, MS
Michael Barnett, MD, MS, is Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at University of Alabama at Birmingham.  Director of UAB Palliative Medicine and Fellowship Program, ad Core Leader for Education.  Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Hospice and Palliative Medicine.

Disclosures:
Financial – Honorarium from JH Conference Planning.

Non-Financial – No relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

 

James L Coyle, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-S
James L Coyle, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-S, is Professor of Communication Science & Disorders and Otolaryngology at University of Pittsburgh, Co-Developer of clinical doctorate program in Medical Speech Pathology and teachers Master’s and Doctoral SLP students.  He is an ASHA Fellow and Board Certified Specialist in Swallowing Disorders.

Disclosures:

Financial – Grants from NIH-NSF, honorarium from JH Conference Planning.

Non-Financial – No relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

Joanne Petro, BA, Consumer Representative and Parent
Joanne Petro is the Consumer Board Member of the American Board of Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders since 2014.  She became involved after her child developed dysphagia following neurosurgery.  Former Healthcare Association Executive and holds a BA in Mass Communications.  She is currently employed by Montgomery County Public School in Maryland.


Disclosures:
Financial – Honorarium from JH Conference Planning

Non-Financial
– Consumer representative on ABSSD Board.

 

 

An unrestricted Educational Grant was provided for the live presentation by Bracco.

 

 

Duration

The presentation is approximately 2 hours long.

 

Agenda

Introduction (5 minutes)
Words Matter: A Guide for Sharing Difficult News (40 minutes)
Please Tell Me That I am Ready to Get The Tube Out (15 minutes)
Your Child Has Trouble Swallowing… (15 minutes)
A voice from the other side… (15 minutes)
Question and Answers (30 minutes)

 

Learning Objectives

After completing this session you will be able to:

  • Describe a framework approach for communicating serious news.

  • Identify the role that emotion plays in medical decision making.

  • Discuss exchanging difficult information with adults who have dysphagia.

  • Discuss exchanging difficult information with caregivers of children who have dysphagia.

  • Describe information exchanges that may help or hinder understanding and coping with dysphagia.

     

CEU Credits and Prices

  • You will receive a certificate of completion from AB-SSD upon completion of the learning assessment.
  • Your ASHA CEU credits will be processed through the American Board of Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders and submitted to ASHA four times per year; January, April, July, and October.
  • The regular price for the course is $25.00. Because the Meet the Masters courses are offered at this special price no additional discounts apply.