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Chronic Cough is Complex: Multi-Disciplinary Perspectives

Date: February 4, 2021
Time: 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Details: To provide an overview of etiologies, diagnostics, and treatments from cough specialists in Otolaryngology, Speech Pathology, Gastroenterology, and Pulmonology.

Description: This one hour session will be a moderated discussion of a multi-disciplinary group of cough experts to highlight the specific role of each team member and their approach to evaluation and management of chronic cough. Chronic cough is a complex topic necessitating a collaborative approach to care . At the conclusion of this course, the learner will be able to identify various team members, their specific focus, will understand workflows and the referral process, and the key components of multidisciplinary care.

McNeil Dysphagia Therapy Program Certification Course: Knowledge, Practice and Questions

Date: August 15, 2020
Time: 7:30am - 6:00pm
Location: Herbst Hall - 2nd Floor 1600 Divisadero Street, San Francisco, CA 94115 (UCSF Medical Center at Mt. Zion)

Details: The UCSF Voice and Swallowing Center will be hosting the McNeil Dysphagia Therapy Program Certification Course on 8/15/2020. See the below link for details! Hope you can join us.

Description: MDTP is a systematic exercise-based approach to dysphagia therapy in adults. Rather than a specific technique, MDTP is a framework from which to provide individualized therapy to adult patients. This one-day intermediate course introduces participants to the conceptual basis of MDTP, provides the results of initial clinical studies documenting functional and physiologic benefits from MDTP intervention, describes in detail the components of MDTP, and provides step by step instruction for the evaluation and treatment of patients receiving the MDTP approach.

Reflux Roundtable 2020: Knowledge, Practice and Questions

Date: January 15, 2020
Time: 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: Genetech Hall - Byers Auditorium (Mission Bay)

Details: Unique educational format of a brief review of the evidence for current practice followed by an audience-wide moderated discussion for each topic.